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Old 12-18-2005, 10:13 PM
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Re: 270 AM in A5

I would love to hear some specs on this rifle???
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Old 12-19-2005, 10:13 AM
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Re: 270 AM in A5

Bill,

Very nice!! Let us know how she shoots now. I suspect it will shoot alright [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]!!

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Old 12-19-2005, 12:51 PM
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Re: 270 AM in A5

BJ,

Man that rifle really looks sweet now! Thanks for posting this for us. and yeah for kicks and grins spec it out for us again. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 12-19-2005, 02:54 PM
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Re: 270 AM in A5

The reason I asked about the color is it looked close to what I wanted but somehow it is showing up on my screen a little more red than the orange one they have on thier website. I suspect it is just a matter of all the computer chips the picture has been throough by the time I see it.

Any way, it looks very nice.
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Old 12-19-2005, 03:10 PM
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Re: 270 AM in A5

That's the baddest looking Savage that I have EVER seen!!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img] Congrats, and be sure to let us know if Kirby does a good job or not! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
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Old 12-19-2005, 07:40 PM
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Re: 270 AM in A5

The rifle is built on a Savage 110 pre accutrigger. It has a 30" 1-8" twist 3 groove Lilja HV contour bbl. The break is a Holland QD. The trigger is a Rifle Basix which Kirby tuned to a crisp 8 oz. It has a Near Mfg 20 MOA base bedded to the receiver w/a 8.5-25x50mm Leupold Mark 4 locked into a set of Mark 4 rings.

I already know Kirby does great work. This thing had no trouble busting milk jugs @ 950 yds w/the old stock on it and it wasn't worth a darn off of bags. Either this gun or Lerch's or both will have a 1500 yd pdog by March!!! Mark my words on that. Just have to wait till after the holidays and find a weekend when the weather will cooperate!!!

Just for kicks, here's the gun with the old stock.
http://longrangehunting.com/ubbthreads/s...part=1&vc=1
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Old 12-20-2005, 01:13 AM
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Re: 270 AM in A5

Bill Bailey,
My question is, did you not have to glass bed the action to the stock and fit it all over? did you just drop it in?
Will it shoot as good as the one Kirby had fitted for you? Just things I need to know. Thanks in advanced.
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