For Sale: Long Range, Heavy Gun, BR Rifle 6.5mm dual cartridge, up to 4 barrels
Photos - see bottom of page.
Rifle photo with 30.25 barrel and brake installed. Cartridge photo: 6.5x47 Lapua (no-turn neck) and custom 6.5mm-300 RSAUM Improved (reamer dims - 40°shoulder, .342 long/.292 dia neck, 1.520 base-to-body-shoulder junction, 2.010 base-to-case-mouth, excl .013 chamfer).
Action - Barnard Model P (RB/RP without ejector) including MT Guns action wrench; second Barnard bolt with .534 magnum bolt face, without ejector
Trigger standard Barnard target
Barrel #1 (max 350 rounds fired)
o Bartlein, 6.5mm(.264 groove/.256 bore), 30.25" finished, 416R SS
o Contour - straight cylinder, 1.450 diameter, 5R, 1:8 twist
o Salt bath nitride (Isonite QPQ) barrel and brake; oxide blasted before coating for matte black finish (no finger prints); QPQ nitriding source - Joel Kendrick/MMI-Trutec
o Associated go and no-go gauges
o Chambered and fitted in 6.5x47 Lapua (no-turn neck, throat for 130-140gr VLDs) by MT Guns.
Barrel #2 (well under 100 rounds fired)
o Bartlein, 6.5mm (.264/.256), 5R, 1:8 twist, 1.450 straight cylinder, 32" finished, 416R SS
o Salt bath nitride (Isonite QPQ) barrel and second brake; oxide blasted before coating for matte black finish (no finger prints); QPQ nitriding source - Joel Kendrick/MMI-Trutec
o Associated go and no-go gauges
o Chambered and fitted in custom 6.5mm-300 RSAUM Improved by Gary Ocock/GO Precision (cartridge info below photo)
o Used, fire-forming-only, SS; chambered and fitted in custom 6.5mm-300 RSAUM Improved by Gary Ocock (for fire-forming for barrel #2)
Barrel #4 (brand new)
o Krieger, 6.5mm (.264/.256), 5R, 1:8 twist, 1.450 straight cylinder, 32" finished, SS, un-coated; brand new as received from Krieger
(2) Vais SS, 1.500" OD for finishing flush with barrel OD, including one (1) thread cap and R&R dowel both brakes finished flush with their respective barrel (MTG/Ocock); brakes are easily removable for transport
o Shehane MBR Tracker (McMillan fiberglass), desert camo molded-in color
o Substantial weight added to butt of stock for balance (molded in by McMillan, NOT removable)
o Bedding block (Vee-Bed Block) MTG
o Buttplate - from MTG, simple, straight, polished aluminum (coated matte black by Tumbleweeds/Mark Pharr KG Gun-Kote, #3401 Ceramic)
o Trigger guard - from MTG, w/ bottom slot for trigger adjustment, polished aluminum (coated matte black by Tumbleweeds/Mark Pharr KG Gun-Kote, #3401 Ceramic)
o Stock tape - ShotMaster 10X (1 @ 5x5 and 1 @ 6 x 3.5), installed
Scope base (ONLY) - Barnard original, Piccatinny, steel, black, 25 min elevation w/ mounting screws, installed
Scope itself, and the associated rings, NOT included.
Gunsmithing base rifle in 6.5x47 Lapua by MT Guns (sole US importer of Barnard actions), Santa Barbara, CA; second barrel/brake set by Gary Ocock, GO Precision, AZ
Rifle case - Plano #10819-0 (AW series - double, interior 52" x 13" x 5.25", 2 handles, black)
Weight - with 6.5x47 barrel, approx 33#; with 6.5-300 barrel, approx 35#
Length - with 6.5x47 barrel, approx 52; with 6.5-300 barrel, approx 54
Associated reloading and maintenance gear:
o Barrel stubs with cut dummy chamber (one for each cartridge) - to use as a bullet seating tool
o Bore guides (one for each cartridge) - thru MTG, custom with solvent port
o RCBS shell holders (one for each cartridge)
o Forster die set # U04256 - micrometer sizer and standard seater for 6.5x47 Lapua
o Neck sizer - Redding Type S bushing neck sizer die, 6.5x47 Lapua (#71479) w/ 289 steel bushing (#73289) chamber is .294
o Body Die for 6.5x47 - Redding #75479 (for de-priming w/o body sizing)
o Custom die set (micrometer sizer, micrometer seater, (9) bushings, expander) for custom 6.5mm-300 RSAUM Improved - Neil Jones
Brass (goes with respective barrel):
Fire-formed Lapua 6.5X47 (4 PH 6010) 237
Fire-formed Norma 300 RSAUM for custom 6.5mm-300 RSAUM Improved 92
New, unprimed Nosler Custom 300 RSAUM 149
Rifle is as described above, used as noted by round count; NO dings of significance. At this point I am NOT prepared to part-out. Please do not ask.
Logistics: Payment by personal check or money order; shipment made upon your check/MO clearing my bank. Rifle shipment ONLY to currently licensed FFL holder to their location after confirmation that their FFL is current and the ship to is their business location.
FIRM prices, EXCLUDING shipping (please do not ask for component set alternatives):
Everything listed above - $5700
Everything less 6.5mm-300 RSAUM-specific items (= 6.5x47 configuration) - $3600
Everything less 6.5x47 Lapua-specific items (= 6.5-300 RSAUM Imp configuration) - $4100
If you are local to the Los Angeles area, I have some handloaded 6.5x47 ammo built for this rifle will not ship because of HazMat restrictions (sorry, do not recall load data).
Why am I selling? for funds for the next project (408 CT based).
(139.63 kB, 1519x605)
HG BR cartridge comparison - 6.5x47 Lapua and 6.5mm-300 RSAUM Improved