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.338 Lapua improved/Shehane rifle

 
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Old 01-22-2005, 11:34 PM
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.338 Lapua improved/Shehane rifle

This is some equipment to make hitting the mark easier!
This is a pic of the parts being used in a rifle that my uncle (brian b) and I are having Bill Shehane make for us. Thought some of you would like to see it. It should weigh in at about 60 pounds when finished. A BAT action and 34" Krieger barrel are being used. That barrel block is 9" long and 4.5 inches wide! With any luck, the 2 mile gong will be rung this spring with this setup!


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Old 01-23-2005, 03:35 PM
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Re: .338 Lapua improved/Shehane rifle

Goodgrouper,

Good looking pile of parts, I am sure you will be hitting steel with this rifle. Looks suprising similar to my 338 Kahn excpt I used a Rem 700 and my own 10" Barrel Bedding V-Block system which is not externally visable except for the three mounting bolt holes in the bottom of the forend.

Let us know how she runs. Bill will do you proud. I assume you will be using the 300 gr class of VLD and ULD bullets.

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Old 01-23-2005, 08:34 PM
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Re: .338 Lapua improved/Shehane rifle

Fifty driver,
Got any pics of that beast of yours? I would love to see 'em!
Yes, we will be shooting the 300 grain MK bullet. They are cool looking bullets!
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Old 01-23-2005, 09:59 PM
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Re: .338 Lapua improved/Shehane rifle

Goodgrouper,

Here are a couple pics, not the best pics but you get the idea.





That is a SS 16x42mm Mil Dot in the rings. I wanted to test this scope out on a serious long range rifle and so far I have been suprised at the quality of this scope. Its glass is clear, reticle is very good and the best thing it has 110 moa of vertical adjustment which will take the Kahn out to 2000 yards.

The rifle recoiled pretty good at first so I designed this muzzle brake and fitted it to the 1.350" diameter barrel. Now recoil is in the class of a 12 lb 308 Win. Very nice, easy to spot your impacts.



The brake diameter is 1.450" tapered to 1.350" to match the barrel. It was machined out of a 6" section of 1.500" diameter Lilja stainless barrel scrap.



This is the only sing that this rifle is not a conventionally bedded rifle, the three 1/4x28 TPI mounting bolts in the bottom of the forend.

I did not want anything disrupting the lines of the rifle so everything is hidden inside the stock. Kind of a sleeper of the V-Block rifles. The old receiver screws are dummies. Nothing touches the receiver at all.

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Re: .338 Lapua improved/Shehane rifle

Fiftydriver,
Wow, our guns are almost twinners! The color scheme is almost the same! How heavy is your v block?
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Re: .338 Lapua improved/Shehane rifle

Goodgrouper, my V-block design only adds about 1/2 lb to the rifle.

I am actually designing a "sporter V-Block" system which will be used for sporter weight big game rifles. Will keep you posted on that.

They are almost twin stocks!!!

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Old 01-24-2005, 09:11 PM
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Re: .338 Lapua improved/Shehane rifle

Fiftydriver,
Is your V-Block system similar to Darrel Holland's ??
I have one of his rifles and it seems like an awesome set-up having the action floated along with the barrel ahead of the block.
With a 1.45" barrel 34" long is a V-block as strong as a full barrel block such as the one in goodgrouper's pic. what are the advantages and disadvantages of each design??
Thanks B
p.s.could you re-barrel a holland V-Block rifle ?? it has a very unique contour.(life is too short to have to deal with someone as grumpy as darrel more than once)
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