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Old 04-17-2007, 07:18 PM
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New XP Project

I have in the works collecting the pieces.
XP 100 action
Wilson arms Chrome-Moly Barrel
Lenth to be Decieded
Thinking about a joel Russo Laminate Stock
Chambered in 300wsm

Any help on what Brake to use or What lenth of Barrel.
Also what scope and Mounts . I am not afraid to use a normal Rifle scope , I know you have to watch the eye relief.
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Old 04-17-2007, 07:31 PM
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Re: New XP Project

check out XPhunter's latest XP's both have brakes and are using Leupold Mark IV scopes. you can see them on the SP forums or he may post here if he reads this post. both guns are exceptional, You will also like the 300 WSM, I have a HS in that caliber, I will post a pic of it as well.
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Old 04-17-2007, 08:51 PM
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Re: New XP Project

BLAS, I use Vias brakes. They are the best brakes I've ever used. I would use a Nightforce NXS scope, rings, and base if it fits your budget. I would go with one of Joel Russo's stocks. I am having a 300-WSM built too, however, it's a rifle. I am having it built around Norma 300-WSM Brass and the 125grn Ballistic Tip. What kind of bullets are you going to use. The 300-WSM is an awesome cartridge with great potential. The Norma brass is really uniformed. It sounds like it's going to be a nice project.

Wildcat
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Old 04-17-2007, 10:07 PM
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Re: New XP Project

I am thinking of a 165 or 180 gr bullet . I have a 1-10 twist barrel.
I just bought a Nightforce for my 7mm STW a 5.5 x 22 x56
with a R1 recticle.
I would like to use a 3.5 x 15 x 50 R1 in the money falls Right.
I sent Joel an Email about a Yellow and Black Laminated Stock , Looks like a yellow Jacket.
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Old 04-18-2007, 05:40 AM
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Re: New XP Project

The 1-n-10 is a good twist as it will allow you to try some of the longer VLD type bullets. There are a lot of good bullets available in .308 I have been trying several of Bergers VLD's from 155 to 210 and really like them.
As hshunter said you might want to check with xphunter concerning the brakes as he has used a couple of different ones.
I have a Vais brake on my XP in 7.82 Patriot and it does a great job in tameing the recoil.
Good Luck on your project
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Old 04-18-2007, 06:28 AM
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Re: New XP Project

You bought the set up off Ernie, did you not .
I was going to by that Barrel but work got slow and money Dryed up for toys at the time.
I thought I might try some of Richard Graves Bullets.
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Old 04-18-2007, 01:32 PM
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Re: New XP Project

here are a couple of pics of my 300 WSM HS, it has the HS Brake on it. I shoot the 165 gr BT. well pleased with the way it shoots.


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