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Old 07-21-2006, 09:38 PM
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Kirby\'s craftsmanship pics

Just thought I'd give a little plug here for one of our resident gunsmiths. This is a beauty that Kirby just finished.

It is a 6.5-.284 on a Rem xr-100 action. Lilja 4groove barrel and Holland QD brake. Stock is Rem factory laminate TH. Rifle basix trigger and Holland lug. Sako extractor installed. Scope is a Leup 8.5-25x50 LRT with fine duplex reticle. Rings are Burris sigs with inserts on a Ken Farrell one piece extended base. THis gun would be dang hard to mount up without this base!

Good work Kirby. I will feel bad getting her dirty!

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Old 07-21-2006, 09:48 PM
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Re: Kirby\'s craftsmanship pics

Beautiful!
What caliber did it begin life as?
I bought a XR-100 last year in 22.250 and have yet to shoot it. Work has been crazy. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]
If I ever get time to shoot the barrel out of it, I may have to ship it off to Kirby. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]
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Old 07-21-2006, 09:55 PM
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Re: Kirby\'s craftsmanship pics

Thanks for putting up the pics Grouper.

I think she turned out pretty good as is normal with Kirbys work. Thanks Kirby !!!

Just starting the break-in and she already cleans like a dream. I'll get the break-in finished early tomorrow before it hits 104*. Can't wait to see how she shoots!!!--7mmRHB-
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Old 07-21-2006, 10:03 PM
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Matt G. thanks, It was a 22-250 last nov., Unfired till kirby did the honors last week. Should be a fun gun for the owner(he's never even seen it yet)--7mmRHB--
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Re: Kirby\'s craftsmanship pics

7mmRHB:

Looks like another typical APS creation. I'd bet that somebody is gonna be real happy when he gets his hands on this one. Let us know how it shoots after break in.
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Old 07-22-2006, 02:51 PM
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Re: Kirby\'s craftsmanship pics

Thanks ss7mm,

you're right about the guy going to be happy since this is his first custom gun. The break-in was a snap to finish this morning, one shot and clean for nine times. No blue after shot # 4. Started at 6am and done at 8am. The last three shots went into 3/8ths inch so the thing should shoot with good ammo.---RHB---
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Old 07-22-2006, 07:33 PM
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Re: Kirby\'s craftsmanship pics

Is the Ken Farrell base just extended? no moa ?

I have a xr that will get a longrange barrel someday.
Looks great _Mike
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