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Old 03-24-2010, 08:42 AM
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Re: First purpose bought long range hunting rifle.

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Fitch,
I just purchased my second BVSS last week. I like the rifles too. I bought a used .300WinMag in Wa. state in 2008. Hardly shot, replaced old trigger with Rifle Basix - nice trigger. I initially had plans to bed the thing but after I shot it decided that could wait a bit.
That sounds promising.

FWIW: I decided to bed all new rifles before starting load development as a matter of standard practice. I figure if I'm going to invest a couple hundred bux (easier to do than most realize) in developing loads, I should do it after I've done the bedding. I've had bedding invalidate load development but improve the rifle significantly. So I'll just do it. But I'm sure glad to hear yours didn't "need" it to shoot acceptably.

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Just picked up a 6.5X284 (new) last week for 600 bucks.
That's what I paid for mine (new). Ken is a busy guy!

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I will get brass/dies and mounts once I get settled in Georgia. Good luck with you new rifle. Let us know how she shoots! JohnnyK.
Oh yeah!

Fitch
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