I was going to go with a 24" barrel but this is going to by my midweight long range rig so i decided on 26" (with the help of vegas steve) for a little more velocity to reach out on a antelope at 1k and coyote waaay out there.
I'm 15 "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." ~George Washington
"The only advantage a light rifle has is weight, all other advantages go to the heavy rifle."
~ JE Custom