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Old 08-18-2009, 08:46 AM
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Re: Tell Us About Your 2009 Custom Rifle Build

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This will be my first true custom where I'm having it sent out to a smith to be completed.
  • Barrel brand, length, profile, coating if any - Brux barrel, 6.5mm SS, 1-8 twist, "Hunter" profile, 27" finished, recessed target crown, teflon black
  • Action brand, model, coating if any - FN SPR action, pre-64 win style, stock finish
  • Brake brand...or NONE - None
  • Stock brand, model, color - Richards microfit stock, marksman style, walnut. No synthetics for me.
  • Bottom metal - Factory floorplace and internal magazine
  • Cartridge - Either 6.5 Creedemore, or 6.5x47 Lapua
  • Trigger - Tuned factory
  • Scope - Not sure yet
  • Scope base and rings - Warne rings on factory rail.
  • Smith if already chosen - GA Precision
  • Expected weight of rig without scope and mount - Don't know and don't care.
I'm still a ways out from having all the parts assembled, but if everything goes well I would like to at least have it to the smith in 2009.
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  • Barrel brand, length, profile, coating if any - Brux barrel, 6.5mm SS, 1-8.25 twist, LV profile, 27" finished, recessed target crown, teflon black ($285)
  • Action brand, model, coating if any - FN SPR action, pre-64 win style, stock finish ($400)
  • Brake brand...or NONE - None
  • Stock brand, model, color - Richards microfit stock, marksman style, walnut. No synthetics for me. ($175)
  • Bottom metal - Factory floorplace and internal magazine ($100)
  • Cartridge - 6.5x47 Lapua
  • Trigger - Tuned factory
  • Scope Vortex Viper 6.5-20x44 with BDC reticle. (Bought used for $390)
  • Scope base and rings - Warne rings on factory rail. ($50)
  • Smith if already chosen - Reconsidering
  • Expected weight of rig without scope and mount - Don't know and don't care
  • Sitting around $1,500 before smithing
Im also open to any open to any suggestions on Smiths. The one I wanted to use originally is now back logged about 10 months.
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:09 AM
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Re: Tell Us About Your 2009 Custom Rifle Build

Barrel brand, length, profile, coating if any -Krieger -34"-Allen Contour-teflon coated
Action brand, model, coating if any BAT Model M-teflon coated
Brake brand...or NONE-APS
Stock brand, model, color -McMillan A5- 50% black, 20% Olive, 20% Lt. Brown, 10% White
Bottom metal-BAT ADL
Cartridge 375 Allen Magnum
Trigger-Jewell
Scope-NF or USO
Scope base and rings-BAT 40 MOA base- NF Ultralights(4)
Smith if already chosen-Kirby Allen
Expected weight of rig without scope and mount 15#
Approximate expected cost without scope and mounts (ADDED 2-7-09) $5800

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