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Here's Kirby's latest 338edge

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Old 08-26-2007, 06:10 PM
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Here's Kirby's latest 338edge

I got my new rifle back from Kirby about three weeks ago right after i had a heat stroke. I finally got out and shoot it this past week. like the rest of Kirby's fine work the rifle shoots and looks great. As i was working on breaking the barrel in i shoot six groups of 5 the largest group @ 100 was .465 and the smallest was .216 that's not bad being i was cleaning the barrel between shots. i can't wait to get out and work up a good load for it. I'm shooting 300smk. i was up to 2876 with 92gr of retumbo. For any one out there looking to have a rifle built. i would look for Kirby. Kirby builds a great rifle. I could not be happier. He handled all of the transitions very professionally. I read a lot of good stuff about him before i went with him and saw all of his great shots he has made. Even with all of the good things i read. I was still nervous about sending my rifle and money to some one i never met. But after a lot of emails back and forth i felt a lot better. He is very helpful and took a lot of time answering all my question(i had a lot). so if your looking to have a rifle built. i highly recommend Kirby Allen i don't think you can find a better more professional person out there.

Here's the specs.

Receiver accurizing
Wyatt stretched magazine box
Holland Comp recoil lug
32" Lilja stainless steel barrel fluted and Kirby's Muzzle brake
Jewell trigger
Nightforce 20moa rail base Nightforce 30mm rings
Night force 5.5x22x50
H and S stock
Here's a link to Kirby for those that don't know how to get in-touch with him.


Thanks again for a great rifle and all of the help Kirby.

This pic shows what it's for!!!!!!!!!!!!

Last edited by jeff 300; 08-26-2007 at 06:43 PM.
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Old 08-26-2007, 07:58 PM
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I was still nervous about sending my rifle and money to some one i never met.
You should get you an elk tag and head north and stop by and see him. An elk rack would look nice up there with all of those pygmy deer heads you have.

isn't it surprising how well the barrels shoot with cleaning solvent in them.

Hope you have a nice hunting season and get a chance to stretch it out.
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Old 08-27-2007, 12:22 AM
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Very nice!
What receiver are you using?
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Old 08-27-2007, 04:14 PM
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Nice looking rig. Kirby does excellent work. I am thinking about having him build my 6x284.

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Old 08-27-2007, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Wallowa Hunter View Post
Very nice!
What receiver are you using?
It's a REM 700.
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Old 08-28-2007, 12:24 PM
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Very glad your happy, she turned out well. Remember to send pics of your victims!!!! Pork or deer!!

Thanks for the kind words, it was a pleasure working with you, sorry it took a bit longer then expected.

Kirby Allen(50)
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Home of the Allen Magnum, Allen Xpress and Allen Tactical Wildcats and the Painkiller Muzzle brakes.

Farther, Faster and Flatter then ever before.

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Old 08-28-2007, 07:19 PM
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Great looking rifle. I am having a similar rifle being put together and was interested if you specifically had the chamber cut to suit a particular projectile ? I will shoot the 300 smk also, but want to shoot the 265 wildcat as the primary round of choice. Did Kirby talk to you about the new Al tipped bullets. Also I read that alot of EDGE shooters are loading with H1000 around 93 grns with the smk. Thats probably want I'll load for that projectile.

Look forward to future successful hunts and lots of pics !!!

You're on a winner there !
With each step in the bush, you are a step closer.
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