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Cooper 54 Excalibur

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Unread 07-15-2013, 11:03 PM
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Cooper 54 Excalibur

Looking for input on the cooper 54 excalibur. I came across one in a 260 and for $1200 LNIB i couldnt pass it up. Anybody have any experience with this model?
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    Unread 07-16-2013, 07:58 PM
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    Re: Cooper 54 Excalibur

    Anybody?
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    Unread 07-17-2013, 08:53 PM
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    Re: Cooper 54 Excalibur

    yeah, they are awesome. I have one in 6.5 creedmoor and it shoots excellent. The only complaint I have is...the spent cases hit the scope half the time and stay in the action. I think this could be prevented with medium rings instead of low but I have not proved that theory.
    I used to have a model 52 in 25-06 and it was a great shooter also. I wish I never sold that rifle.

    You should enjoy the rifle for a long time. Which bullets are you planning on using?
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    Re: Cooper 54 Excalibur

    I have a M54 Varminter in 22-250 that is just fantastic. It is probably my favorite rifle to shoot. Accurate, nice looking, and very well made.
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    Re: Cooper 54 Excalibur

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    yeah, they are awesome. I have one in 6.5 creedmoor and it shoots excellent. The only complaint I have is...the spent cases hit the scope half the time and stay in the action. I think this could be prevented with medium rings instead of low but I have not proved that theory.
    I used to have a model 52 in 25-06 and it was a great shooter also. I wish I never sold that rifle.

    You should enjoy the rifle for a long time. Which bullets are you planning on using?

    This rifle is mainly just going to be a whitetail gun here in PA so im going to try both the 120 ballistic tip and the 130 accubond. Ive got a bunch of varget and some H4350 lying around which should work good.
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    Unread 07-18-2013, 10:50 AM
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    Re: Cooper 54 Excalibur

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    This rifle is mainly just going to be a whitetail gun here in PA so im going to try both the 120 ballistic tip and the 130 accubond. Ive got a bunch of varget and some H4350 lying around which should work good.
    You might try the 130 Sciroccos. They would be my choice before the the AB's.
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    You might try the 130 Sciroccos. They would be my choice before the the AB's.
    Good advice, and the AMAX bullets are great also and affordable.
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