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building first SP! help please

 
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:59 AM
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Re: building first SP! help please

Ok guys! Thank you a bunch for all the help and info! Another quick question and I will leave you alone for a while. What's the best caliber xp to build off of? Or is there a custom action that clones a xp and just uses the center grip trigger linkage?
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Old 11-06-2010, 11:42 AM
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Re: building first SP! help please

I have a number of XP's that have been trued, that shoot great.
Here is a company that does make a clone XP action- Great guy!
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:37 PM
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Ok guys, might be stupid question but where do you have the best luck finding XPs for your builds? Kicking myself for not buying a 221fireball a guy offered me for 550
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:39 PM
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Patience and steadfastness is the key.
If you can find a XP for $550 or under is a good deal today.
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Old 11-07-2010, 07:20 PM
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Re: building first SP! help please

Most are being sold in the $625.00 to $695.00 mark. Gunbroker has a few on it. Just have to look around for them.
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Old 11-09-2010, 05:10 PM
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I had a carpenter tell me once " The only way to spell 'COOL' is with dollar bills". This applies to guns. Patience will get you a base xp for $650 delivered from Gunbroker. There are several 7BRs in UTAH for $700. They punch out to 7-08 or 284Win easily. Rebarrel to 6.5x284 easily to. WSM and SAUM cartriges add $$$ for the bolt conversion. 400 yards is easily attainable with conventional optics and cartriges. Brakes, high dollar scopes, big cartrige conversions enable the range to be streched, with the next $2000 gone quickly. This is based on my own experience. I hunt with a JDJ that will reliably hit and dispatch game to 400. Accuracy is 1/2 min. and remains stable at much longer range, but terminal velocity will not expand bullets beyond 500. I currently have a 6.5x284 xp 100 in the works to strech some things out distance wise. Serious Investment. As they say,costs less than a snowmobile or a boat, to keep it in perspective.
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Old 11-09-2010, 05:58 PM
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Re: building first SP! help please

bar,
Whos doing your build? Kirby is doing one of mine and Mac guns is doing somemore
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