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Sort of amazing what you can do with a 22lr out to 400 yards

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Re: Sort of amazing what you can do with a 22lr out to 400 yards

BTW, Ernie, Darrell Holland build my awesome Rem 700 in a 1-7" Lilja, 6mm Ackely Improved, in his Benchrest stock---what a shooter digesting those 107 gr. Sierras. The man is a genious!

Would you mind giving us a "un-official" price on his ART system? I was actually going to call him tomorrow if I wake up early enough, LOL. I work Second Shift, FWIW, and it takes me a while to wind down.
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    Re: Sort of amazing what you can do with a 22lr out to 400 yards

    Thanks!
    Let me clarify something, no one was shooting at 1K with a rimfire.
    Sorry if I was not clear.
    We only shot out to 400 yards with the 22lr specialty pistol.

    Are looking at having the ART added to a scope you already have or or buying a new scope from Darrell with ART?
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    Thanks!
    Let me clarify something, no one was shooting at 1K with a rimfire.
    Sorry if I was not clear.
    We only shot out to 400 yards with the 22lr specialty pistol.

    Are looking at having the ART added to a scope you already have or or buying a new scope from Darrell with ART?
    LOL, my bad. Sorry. No, the ART would be installed in a 4.5-14x50 Vari-X III that I already have. One inch tube unfortunately.
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    Re: Sort of amazing what you can do with a 22lr out to 400 yards

    When you send in your scope to get converted it costs $450.00
    Tell him "Hi" for me when you call.

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    BTW, Ernie, Darrell Holland build my awesome Rem 700 in a 1-7" Lilja, 6mm Ackely Improved, in his Benchrest stock---what a shooter digesting those 107 gr. Sierras. The man is a genious!

    Would you mind giving us a "un-official" price on his ART system? I was actually going to call him tomorrow if I wake up early enough, LOL. I work Second Shift, FWIW, and it takes me a while to wind down.
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    When you send in your scope to get converted it costs $450.00
    Tell him "Hi" for me when you call.
    Will do! And here is a picture of the perfection that he built for me several years ago.



    The scope in the pic is a 6.5-20x50 VariX-III. The 4.5-14x50 will be going on another rifle, JFYI.

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    Re: Sort of amazing what you can do with a 22lr out to 400 yards

    Nice rifle!
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    Re: Sort of amazing what you can do with a 22lr out to 400 yards

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    Nice rifle!
    Thanks Ernie! I'm proud of it.

    Darrell did a wonderful job, and my only complain was that I wanted to use the factory Laminated Varmint stock, but Darrel said that with my HV Lilja there wouldn't be much wood left---which was probably correct.

    Darrell's solution: sell me one of his target stocks (which I love the cheek wield and the LOP is almost right for me). My only problem is that I also wanted to use a Bi-Pod when out in the field, and sling swivels would have been useful.

    After a call to Darrell, he offered to install a Versa-Pod stud for FREE, but I already have an awesome Bald Eagle cast iron Y-rest with all the bags for my Rem 40XBR 6mm PPC, so I told him that it was too much effort to ship it back. So she became a bench queen, Lol.

    I am thinking of sending the action to Krieger to have a quick twist .308 Win barrel fitted for a switch barrel shooter. Having Nato catridge'd shooting sticks is good! ;^)

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