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View Poll Results: Do you plan to buy a new custom rifle in the next 12 months?
YES - Of course 2,205 72.25%
NO - wife/girlfriend won't let me. 847 27.75%
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Do you plan to buy a new custom rifle?

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Unread 02-09-2008, 12:25 AM
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Am in New Mexico right now and am going to meet Dr Ken Howell tomorrow and get his 375 Howell barreled 98 action (octagon Marquart barrel, machined rib, front site, integral recoil lug and machined barrel band for the sling) that he never got to finish. Have several blanks of various wood types we are going to discuss. I will be so looking forward to completing this unfinished project of his as soon as possible as well as hunting with it. Have been a fan of his for a long time!!
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    Unread 02-13-2008, 11:27 AM
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    7mm STW, 700 action, shilen barrel, jewell, borden rimrock stock, lupy
    Rebarrel [Hart] Win 70 .270, bed, float etc
    22-250, 700 action, hart barrel, stock undecided
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    Unread 02-20-2008, 07:12 PM
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    Well depends on what you mean. I'm gonna have an 700LA cleaned up and gonna have a new 26" tube reamed to a custom spec'd 6.5-06AI and threaded on. Then I'm gonna bed it in the original stock with some Devcon. If I get some extra money later I may buy a new stock and have it professionally pillar bedded.
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    Unread 02-20-2008, 10:38 PM
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    I'm having Kirby build a 300 RUM at the present time. Stiller TAC 300 action, Lilja 27" M24 contour fluted, Brown Precision thumbhole, Shawn's muzzle brake, jewel trigger and a NF 8-32X56 on top.

    A couple of weeks ago I bought a Lilja 30" #7 contour (fluted), 30 cal w/ a 10 twist. I guess I might as well order a custom action :confused: to go with the barrel, right? Maybe, I should also be looking at stocks.
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    Unread 03-18-2008, 02:46 AM
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    I just bought,second hand, a 700 REM in 300 RUM. It is the Sendero model, 26" bbl, muzzle brake. Stock has been replaced with a Choate Plaster Master Varminter, loaded with lead. Must weigh 17lbs.!!EDIT((ACTUAL WEIGHT IS 19.5)) Scope is a 3200 Elite w/mildots....now I gotta figure them out! Haven't had a chance to shoot it yet. Richard from Wildcat Bullets is sending me out some of his nice bullets today. Hopefully I'll get to shoot it before I go for surgery on the 28th!!!
    So, I had to vote NO, because now I need all the various toys-I mean tools- such as rangefinder, Kestrel, etc. to be able to reach out and touch some of those WT and MD that only show themselves at 8 or 900 yds.
    Moose and Elk will be on the menu as draws permit.
    A Siamese Mauser and a P-14 are on the menu for BOOMERS down the road.

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    Unread 03-20-2008, 08:28 PM
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    My friend and I just ordered matching 375 Allen Mags:

    -Bat action
    -32" Lilja "Allen 32" contour (stainless fluted of course) 375AM
    -Aps 5 port slab brake
    -Mcmillan A5 integrated adjustable cheekpiece in Desert camo
    -jewell trigger

    And other assorted APS goodies!
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    Unread 04-12-2008, 12:23 PM
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    I plan on building a few

    17JCS on a trued 700 with a single stack mag in a McMillan A4 with a finish at 24inch lilja 9 twist. oh jewel trigger

    About to finish a 300rum, Manners stock, trued and sleeved 700, jewel bottom safety trigger, 8-32NXS, 28inch 9twist krieger, single shot. Custom brake

    Another 300rum, A4 stock, trued and sleeved 700, 28inch krieger, jewel bottom safety, NXS, 28inch krieger 10twist, single shot, custom brake

    6mm ackley, McMillan MBR stock, sleeved 700. I believe that is an 8twist shilen, finish at 28. will be my rock chuck rig. jewel trigger etc. custom brake

    338-408imp, 36inch 1.450 krieger, 10.5 twist, jewel trigger, Stiller python action right right, McMillan bigmac with barrel block. custom brake

    Stolle panda, 6ppc, 20.5 inch shilen, kelbly klub, jewel, Either a fixed 45leupold or a nightforce benchrest in 12-42. bench gun.

    1911, just going through it to make it happy.

    I think thats is for this year.
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