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Ultimate LR rig

 
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Old 06-23-2004, 03:30 AM
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Ultimate LR rig

I was just wondering what everyones dream LR rig would be if money was no issue.
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Old 06-23-2004, 05:59 AM
 
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Re: Ultimate LR rig

Well...

I would have Lapua make 300 RUM brass

I would have a BAT action or somtihing similar in a repeater setup...

gonna shoot the 240's

30" fast twist Schnieder Polyagonal or Rock Barrel..
Flutted ( for the cooling aspect not weight saving )
OPS Inc. Break
An A5 or Tooley MBR stock heavy/sniper filled. And able to cycle loaded cartridges from the mag. Chris would have to make a custom mag I'm sure..

If in the A5 then Badger metal, rings and base...

not sure on Optics.. Nightforce or USO in a scope with up to 30X available just in case I get that early morning shot with No mirage!!
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Old 06-23-2004, 08:35 AM
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Re: Ultimate LR rig

Since I'm in colorado and hunt elk in the high country plus being over 60 doesn't help I'd like a rifle in about 5lb including scope. Wake up your dreaming again.
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Old 06-23-2004, 12:21 PM
 
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Re: Ultimate LR rig

Actually, Mark Banser makes a "Sheep Hunter" edition rifle that is around 6 lbs ...

very high priced but seems to be of good quality
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Old 06-23-2004, 12:55 PM
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Re: Ultimate LR rig

Roper, check out www.kifaru.net. They've got standard caliber rifles at 4.5 lbs scopes, and the WSMs could be under 5 lbs without problem.
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Old 06-23-2004, 02:31 PM
 
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Re: Ultimate LR rig

Mine would be a PGW Timberwolf 338 Lapua in an A5 stock w/ optional suppressor.
Wayne




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Old 06-24-2004, 12:48 AM
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Re: Ultimate LR rig

Wayne, A VERY cool Rifle.

I have several favorites, but my current one is the 7mm WSM on a M70 CRF with MacMillan A-5. Don't know about optics as I currently have no favorite.

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