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Old 05-17-2010, 11:26 AM
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Re: Long Rifle Inc. masterpiece

I weighed all the components minus the trigger before I shipped them to Chad and they weighed right at 7 pounds.
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Old 05-20-2010, 05:02 AM
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Very nice. Based on the pics posted on here at various times, Chad sure seems to do miticulous work.
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Old 05-20-2010, 01:15 PM
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That thing has some sexy lines. It just seems to flow togather. Looks awesome. Congrats. I hope (and Im sure it will) shoots as good as it looks.
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Old 02-25-2012, 06:15 PM
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Don't keep us waiting get some groups shot and post some pics. You have what I think is the perfect functional hunting rifle.
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Old 02-25-2012, 06:31 PM
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after 2 years, I'm sure he's shot some groups. Might even be ready for a barrel!
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:19 PM
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Howdy guys. I forgot all about this post. Chad did an unbelievable job putting this rifle together. Finished weight with Seekins base, rings, and a Zeiss 4.5X14X44 is 8.2 pounds. I really haven't had the chance to shoot it as much I would like. Been working out of town for long stretches at a time. We used a reamer by PT&G set up to seat 168 Berger VLD's just north of the neck shoulder junction. This give me a OAL base to ogive of 2.657 touching the lands. Working up a load I was able to go to 67 gr. of H-4831SC with no pressure signs. It seemed to like 66 gr better. I tried Bergers test of starting at the lands and working back .040 at a time. The best groups were touching the lands. I haven't crono'ed the rounds yet. So far with 66 gr H-4831Sc, Federal 215 primer and the 168VLD set touching the lands these are the average 3 shot 100 yard groups.
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:07 PM
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Very nice! lets us know how she shoots.
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