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First Custom Rifle

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Unread 10-01-2009, 04:04 PM
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First Custom Rifle

I wanted to make my first post pictures of my new rifle so here it is.

This rifle started off as a Stevens 200 chambered in .243 Winchester. It shot ok out of the box but I wanted better. I contacted Kevin Rayhill of Stockade Stocks to ask about a stock, and well he talked me into a complete rifle build.






Specs
Benchmark Barrel chambered in .243 Ackley 1-8 twist 26” long
PD/Tactical stock adjustable cheek rest, bipod rail, and detachable swivel stud.
Time and trued action
Tactical bold handle
Rifle basix trigger
Bushnell Elite 4200 6-24 X 50 Tactical

Kevin was wonderful to work with and did a superb job on this rifle. The best part was he told me it would take 4 months to complete it was done in 2 months!!
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    Unread 10-01-2009, 04:50 PM
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    Re: First Custom Rifle

    Kevin's a good guy. He sure does like to chat.
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    Unread 10-01-2009, 05:02 PM
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    Re: First Custom Rifle

    You definitely don't want to call him unless you have an hour to chat.
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    Unread 10-01-2009, 08:19 PM
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    Re: First Custom Rifle

    Good looking rifle. You'll have to let us know how it shoots.
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    Unread 10-01-2009, 10:37 PM
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    Congrats, keep us posted on how it shoots.
    Good luck and shoot safely.
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    Unread 12-12-2009, 05:14 PM
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    Re: First Custom Rifle

    Great looking rifle!!! Here is the one that Kevin built for me except I finished the stock myself. All the specs are here:


    Popguns stock is finished. - Georgia Outdoor News Forum

    My new long range popgun. - Georgia Outdoor News Forum

    joseph
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    Unread 12-12-2009, 10:53 PM
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    Re: First Custom Rifle

    Nice looking rig. Hopefully by now you've had a chance to shoot it...how does she shoot?
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