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Old 06-27-2006, 10:29 AM
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hello all,i am new to this site and have very much enjoyed and appreciated all the great info!! my ? is for bjlooper and the rifle he was having built by kevin weaver.i was curious if you recieved it yet and your opinion of it and it`s accuracy!! thanks in advance!!
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Old 07-03-2006, 09:48 AM
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Re: 257stw

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My brother picked up the first of two we're having built. The accuracy is good a little under .5 MOA and we are hoping that it will improve after we get 100-150 rounds through her. We'er getting around 4000 fps with a Barns 100gr TSX. the barrel is a Pacnor #3 fluted, 27" 3 grove chrome molly. The rifle weighs a little under 8lbs.

We are very pleased with her,to get this kind of accuracy out of a 8lb rifle with this round and velocity is verey good.
I have a second one ordered which will have a 28" ABS 5R barrel. I think the second rifle will be intresting the ABS barrel It will weigh just over 2lbs but be as stif as a #6.
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Old 07-03-2006, 05:17 PM
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Re: 257stw

thanks for the info dr.b.i had kevin build me a 270-300 win mag last year.it is built on a benchrest trued remington with a #3 broughton,sleeved bolt,pillar bedded in a bansner high tech stock.this rifle shot 5 different loads including 130 gr tsx between 1/4 and 1/2 moa at 100 yds.needless to say i was very happy with kevin`s work.
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Old 07-03-2006, 06:11 PM
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Very good looking rifle. Kevin and I have talked about your 270-300 several times, I want one just like it. I love 270 cal rifles, and yours is as slick as they come.
What kind of velocity are you getig with the 130gr TSX?
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Old 07-04-2006, 10:10 AM
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Re: 257stw

dr b.
i have not purchased the equipment yet for checking velocities,i also have not loaded to maximum loads yet.i`m sure the velocities will be smokin fast!! i will post info as i get more and keep you up to date.
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