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my long range pistol build (done 5/30/09)

 
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Old 06-02-2009, 05:28 AM
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Re: my long range pistol build (done 5/30/09)

jorvin,
What barrel contour and length did you use ?
Also, what did your rig end up weighing ?
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:11 AM
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Re: my long range pistol build (done 5/30/09)

the barrel is a mcgowen #7 (i think) target contour. it tapers to 8.75" at the muzzle. Mcgowen has a speicial on there pistol barrels(tell them it's a savage pistol large shank) up to 17" long. i went with the 17" barrel. my gun with everything on it including the bipod is 10.5 lbs. and it is 31" long tip to tip. very hard to find a holster for her!!!!
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:19 AM
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Re: my long range pistol build (done 5/30/09)

jorvin, I have a holster from dave at quitehide that I like a lot and for longer trips I just got an eberlestock gunslinger that holds my SP perfectly!
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Old 06-02-2009, 09:02 AM
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Re: my long range pistol build (done 5/30/09)

Since you used a rifle action and made a pistol will you have to do paperwork to have it reclassified as a pistol?
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Old 06-02-2009, 09:10 AM
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Re: my long range pistol build (done 5/30/09)

the action is sent to you ffl undesignated and when your ffl puts it in your name it gets classified as a rifle or pistol... I don't think you can go from a rifle to a pistol.
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Old 06-02-2009, 09:32 AM
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Re: my long range pistol build (done 5/30/09)

zuba is right ! these action's come from the factory as actions only. they have never been assembled as a rifle. it is a felony to take a rifle action and make it into a pistol. just like the encore frame. jim at northland supply can give you more info.
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Old 06-02-2009, 09:47 AM
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Re: my long range pistol build (done 5/30/09)

zuba i think i saw a picture of your quiethide holster/backpack on the SP. when my funds recover alittle from my build. i'm going to go with quithide also.
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