I love this caliber and my gun makes me look good! First custom. I shoot competition w/ it & hunt with it.
Rem 700 LH w/ factory bottom metal & factory trigger,tuned & trued. $500
Bartlien 5R 1:9 twist #5 contour SS finished at 25.5" $315
HS Precision stock $365
Timney trigger factory set at 1.5# $75 (Sold factory trigger for $50.net cost)
Vias muzzle brake $90
6x24x50 MD Sightron III $740
Burris Signature Z high rings $40
TAB sling $65
Smith work to true action, chamber, install bbl. & brake, bed action, free float bbl. & reamer rental: $630
Total : $2840
Don't know what I could have done to shave $$ off this as everything was at retail and I wanted it good, and I wanted it NOW! LOL
168g Berger VLD at 2900 fps w/ Retumbo: .4 - .5MOA
140g Berger VLD at 3225 fps w/ H-4831sc: .3-.4MOA
160 g Accubond at 3015 fps w/ Retumbo: .4-.5 MOA
Nosler .280AI brass annealed every other firing No other prep done.
Fed. 210M primers.
All bullets .40 thou off the lands
You'll love the round. Get what ya want in a rifle. Buy once, cry once and don't look back. The sting of the money is forgotten now as everytime I shoot it, the grin gets bigger. Good luck!
Originally Posted by Greg Duerr
Anyone with experiance with this Cartridge? It on my list as a long range Deer and Elk Rifle.....................My next and last ........
What barrel length? Contour ? I would use the 168gr Berger VLD Im leaning towards the Cooper Jackson Hunter, for my pocket book thats a heck of a deal for what others have said about the coopers