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opinion on Christensen Carbon rifles

New to the site.... Alot of Knowledge here... Looking for feed back on the Carbon One in 300 WSM... Not so much the cal. but more the about the rifle it self.... They guarantee .5 moa at 100 yd. x3 shots... Not a big deal... But i Like the concept... Would love your 2 cents....
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    Re: opinion on Christensen Carbon rifles

    Check the link below, and you'll probably be able to form an opinion.

    http://www.longrangehunting.com/foru...earchid=403593
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    Unread 03-25-2009, 10:58 AM
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    Re: opinion on Christensen Carbon rifles

    Ya ...I see this question has been answered ....thanx Ill stay clear... I thought I saw a good deal on a new gun in my area.... It was NIB for 1900$ in 300 WSM .... I dont need one but im weak for new guns...
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    Re: opinion on Christensen Carbon rifles

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    ... I dont need one but im weak for new guns...

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    Re: opinion on Christensen Carbon rifles

    I'm pretty confident in saying that Christensen Arms is the most overpriced, over-rated gun shop in America today. Anyone who knows precision equipment and precision shooting sees red flags all over their products.
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    Re: opinion on Christensen Carbon rifles

    I have never owned a Christensen rifle nor do I plan on it. I have talked to many shooters who have had them or have them. Most hated or hate them. A few "love" them but none of those guys shoot it more than a few shells a year right before hunting season. They dont shoot them enough to have an opinion on them. They paid top dollar for them and they look like theyre on the cutting edge of technology so they must be the bomb.

    Quite frankly, they may hold 1/2" when you get them but the barrels will cook in short order and wont hold the 1/2" groups for long.
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    Re: opinion on Christensen Carbon rifles

    I have a rem 700 in 300 rum and it shoots mediocre groups with hand loads. a 165 grain MRX with 93.5 grains of RL25 and federal 215 m primers on full lenth sized brass... Im looking to get it to shoot under an inch... I have a HS prescision full bed stock other wise it is stock... No other mods.. I have a VX # 6.5 x 20 x 50 mounted... Im either going to buy a new gun or have this one sent off and get the the thing to shoot as well as I can. I want the action trued and squared and im not oposed to rebarelling it ..... But im overwhelmed by the different types of after market barrels... Hart , shillen, lija, pac nor, the list goes on and on not to mention contours and twist rates.... Id love to hear some ideas you pros have... id consider a different cal. too. 7mm or Stw... would lover to hear any idea on that as well.... I like timney trigers but ive never shot a jewel.....oh ya lenth of barel and muzle brake or not ? BTW im not an english major nor do use spell check

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