Re: help me biuld my next rifle--ultra light 300 rum
That'd be a rifle to climb mountains with, but I'd want a brake at that weight, I think. Ask Shawn or Kirby or one of the other smith here.
I saw a scoped 300RUM over in MT a couple of years ago that had some super light custom made carbon stock that barely weighed over a pound (the stock, that is) and a pencil thin 26" barrel--made my factory barrel look fat. If I recall it came in at just under or right at 7lbs scoped. Seemed like a feather compared to my (at the time) nearly 11lb RUM. It shot well too. It was offered to me to shoot. I was too chicken as it didn't have a brake and he was shooting 180 AB's at 3400fps--his Nosler brass was showing the pressure as you might expect. I've gotten beat up enough with my 9-10 lb. RUM shooting 200AB's at 3200fps and 240's at 3000fps!
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