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Old 08-08-2012, 07:45 PM
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You're right. They changed their site. They had the prices a year ago. The base rifles were 1500-2000 range. You might check Guns America, many dealers used to have have new Cooper rifles listed.
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:26 AM
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Prices range from about $1700 to $2400, with the exception on any Magnum cal that is $2800 At the Scheels store in Sparks, Nevada there is a .243 for $1600 Prices go up depending on the Wood grades in most cases.

Grey Wolf ...........................Tell me about your 6.5 Would you use it on Elk? What bullet do you shoot ? What kind of velocity are you getting? The Scheels store had a 6.5x284 the the Excaliber with the synthedic stock. I really wanted that rifle.................it was beautiful. I have been considering the .280 AI in the Excaliber as my next rifle................but then Cooper goes out of their way to meet your every want that it makes it that much more enjoyable customizing your rifle. Right now my biggest rifle is a .243AI My inlaws live up on the Idaho/Montana boarder and want me to come Elk hunting...................So I have a good reason for buying another Rifle.
I Just received my .243AI from CPR.............if I had to do it over Cooper would be the way I would have gone. My .243 cost $2,000

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Tell me about your 6.5 Would you use it on Elk? What bullet do you shoot ? What kind of velocity are you getting? The Scheels store had a 6.5x284 the the Excaliber with the synthedic stock.
Yes, I would use it on Elk. I would reduce my max range used for deer sized game which is 1000 yards, down to 700 yards. At that range I'm getting 1500 pounds of energy, I fully trust the Berger 140VLD's expansion characteristics, and I am confident of the accuracy of the rifle for good shot placement. My load devolops 2970FPS at the muzzle an still traveling 1800 FPS at 1000 yards using a 140gr Berger Hunting VLD.
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Old 09-28-2012, 07:46 AM
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I have limited experience with them but have fell in love with the one I own. I found one used for a steal at Gander Mountain and bought it on first sight. It appears to have hardly been shot or possibly not at all outside of the factory.

It's a model 52 Jackson Hunter in 280 Rem. I've made two trips to the range with it and it really seems to like the 160 grainers. I've shot five groups with the Fed TB 160's that are all under .25 and two groups at 300 in 1.5-1.7 range. It also shoots 140 HSM Bergers and Fed Bal Tips to .7 at 100 yards.

Fit and finish it top notch and the trigger is set to an incredibly crisp 2.0 lbs.

Here's my best 3 shot group at 100 yards, one ragged hole.

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Old 10-01-2012, 04:11 PM
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What did you pay for it........................I see that Cooper had a price increase

that is an awsome group you cant get much better than that

Did your rifle have a 2.0 trigger pull when you bought it.
I saw a excaliber in the 6.5mmx284 and was told it had a set trigger at 5.0 lbs.

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Old 10-01-2012, 05:20 PM
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I walked out the door for just at $1000 and like I said not a mark on it.

Yes the trigger was 2.0 when I bought it.
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:12 AM
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Wow................What a great deal............I would have to. You just saved yourself about $800
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