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Unread 10-25-2012, 04:45 PM
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Re: custom long range rifle builders

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Dave Bruno
Jim Borden
Mike Bryant
Speedy Gonzales
Sid Goodling
Clay Spencer
Eddie Harren

are some more excellent choices and are all Benchrest gunsmiths
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    Re: custom long range rifle builders

    I have use Chad Dixon on the last 2 builds... my guess is he'll get the 3rd too. Very few in that industry can compete with Chad's Resume.


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    I have use Chad Dixon on the last 2 builds...
    would you mind posting pics of those rifles?
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    Re: custom long range rifle builders

    Kevin Cram of Montour County Rifles just built one for me and I'd recommend him to anyone. It was my first custom and I was so happy I left another rifle there for him to work on. He talked me through the whole process, went over all my options, and told me what to expect. I wanted it for hunting so weight was a factor. He promised under 10 pounds with optics and I'm at 10.1 with a bipod and sling. He promised 1/2 moa and it's shooting 1/4 moa with 190 grain Berger hunting bullets. He exceeded all of my expectations, now I just need to improve my shooting to keep up with the rifle.
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    would you mind posting pics of those rifles?

    Can do! To get a closer look at the fit/finish of the sticks, open the SH build threads, detailed photos are in there.

    Build thread 1 6mm-284:

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    6mm-284 remix. . . - Sniper's Hide Forums

    Build thread 2 6.5mm- WSM:

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    Re: custom long range rifle builders

    Below is a link to many of the names listed here with contact info.

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    In addition, if you want to support guys on this forum who are also great smiths then you can add to that list:

    Defensive Edge- Shawn Carlock
    MCR- Kevin Cram
    Holland- Darryl Holland
    Gunwerks
    Quarter Minute Magnums-Scott Harrold

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    I have two rifles (7WSM & 6x47 Lapua) built by Jim See at Center Shot Rifles. They are absolutely awesome and extremely accurate.


    +1 Jim See for sure! He'll be getting my next one, when funds allow.
    I run his muscle brakes, & am super impressed with his work, & reputation here. Not to mention he's about as polite as they come.
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