Now this is a coincidence.
A year ago I wanted a long range (for me that's 4-500yds) elk rifle. I was debating between the .300 Win, .300 Wby and .300 RUM. I decided on the .300 Wby, bought a Vanguard.
I like to tinker with guns, and I have stocked several of my other rifles, so I thought this would be a good winter project. I ordered a AA Fancy Claro Walnut semi-finished stock from Richards Microfit. I had a local gunsmith install a KDF muzzle brake
on the barrel. I pillar and glass bedded the action and glassed and free floated the barrel. I installed a Limbsaver 1" recoil pad, and installed a mercury recoil reducer in the stock. The factory trigger was a POS, so I polished the trigger and sear and cut the trigger spring so it could be adjusted. It is now fully adjustable and I set it at 2 1/2 lbs with a crisp break. I also smoothed the sharp edges of the face of the trigger, and re-blued it. I finally finished checkering it last month.
I've been working up a load with Barnes 180 gr TSX bullets. Last week 4 shots grouped 0.76" at 3180 fps. I have my new favorite elk rifle.
And the coincidence? I grew up in Colorado, and my name is also Kurt B.