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Old 06-17-2013, 07:20 PM
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338 lapua Ackley Improved Build

8 months in the making but she is finally finished. Can't wait to get her to the range for some fire forming and load development.

Specs:
Stiller tac 338
Bartlein barrel 29in at the threads 31 at the muzzle finished at 1in
Spiral fluted by kampfeld
Chambered in 338 lapua ackley improved throated for the 300gr Berger hybrids
Csr 4 port break
Seekins dbm
Jewel trigger
McM A5a

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Old 06-17-2013, 07:25 PM
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Re: 338 lapua Ackley Improved Build

Nice rifle!! What are you doing for dies? Redding has stopped taking custom orders now I hear.

Jeff
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:32 PM
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Re: 338 lapua Ackley Improved Build

My smith has a set of dies right now. So he is doing all my loading for me.
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:56 PM
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Re: 338 lapua Ackley Improved Build

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My smith has a set of dies right now. So he is doing all my loading for me.
Ok, thanks!

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Old 06-17-2013, 08:06 PM
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Re: 338 lapua Ackley Improved Build

@Broz here is a guy that makes custom dies for the 338 improved if your looking to buy some I was looking into him for my die needs as well
http://www.blackdiamondrifles.com/si...Dies.html#2634
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:13 PM
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Re: 338 lapua Ackley Improved Build

Thank you. I think I will order another undersized reamer to match the reamer I am using and do it myself. I want it to match the reamer I am using.

Thanks again.

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Old 06-17-2013, 08:21 PM
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Re: 338 lapua Ackley Improved Build

Nice shootin' stick! Those blackened spiral flutes are cool!
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