Originally Posted by 300 ultra
I put a #5 Fluted Lilja on my 300 ultra and it definetly seems cumberson. It is 27" long and then a Holland brake. I would of gone shorter and smaller contour if I did over again. Its hard to shoot off hand. You already have your lapua so why not make this one a Gentlemans rifle that is for packing. My 2 cents anyway..
Not to flame you man but shooting offhand and a rifle chambered in a cartridge with the words "ultra" and "magnum" in the name seems a bit odd to me.
The only exception would be a safari gun.
Just my .02
Also I think the big issue isn't weight in so much as balance. My win mag is crazy front heavy. But is a pron, or shooting stick gun. If I ever have to shoot standing off hand the feces has hit the fan!
How about heavy contour and shave a few inches of the length? Saves a bit of mass, and makes it much more balance.
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