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Unread 03-13-2010, 05:30 PM
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my new 260 rem just for digs

Guys I had this in the safe for about 2 months now I had to sell my scope to buy the wife a new house. I have been so pre consumed with Kevin Crams 300 win mag I have neglected Kirby Allen’s hard work. Sorry Kirby.

Well I am holding on to some guns for a friend and he asked my to work up some loads for his 308. So I said nice scope and borrowed if for a while he doesn’t need it.

Shot the rifle yesterday for the first time WOW no recoil! The Muzzle brake is a work of art. I felt like a kid shooting a BB gun .












Specs
Rem 700 SA trued, bolt fluted, Sako extractor installed
Brux #7 Light target 1-8 twist with APS 3 port painkiller brake
HS Precision stock skim bedded
Factory trigger tuned by Kirby
Nightforce 20MOA base

I mounted up my buddies IOR scope grabbed the re loads and headed to the range. Kirby shot a one hole 756 yard group in testing prior to the rifles return to me( I lost the load info). I just shot a ladder yesterday and went a little too far popped a primer at 47g of H4350 scared the **** out of me. I went to fast had no pressure signs at 46g lesson learned.

Hope you guys like her. In hind sight I would have went with a different profile much too heavy for anything but prone work. But oh well just got to shoot her out I guess.

Jon

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    Unread 03-13-2010, 05:45 PM
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    Re: my new 260 rem just for digs

    That's a SWEET looking rifle.

    Let us know how she shoots once you've worked up a load.
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    Re: my new 260 rem just for digs

    Nice looking rig. Was the barrel and brake beadblasted or what?...I like the way it looks.

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    Re: my new 260 rem just for digs

    The best group was 1" at 200 yards at 46g of H4350 and no pressure signs but when that primer poped at 47g I freeked out! No Im scared to go that high again. I am shooting 140 AMAX rem cases CCI BR2 primers and H4350.
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    Nice looking rig. Was the barrel and brake beadblasted or what?...I like the way it looks.
    Yes bead blasted
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    Unread 03-13-2010, 06:16 PM
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    Re: my new 260 rem just for digs

    SWEEEEEEEEEEEETTTT
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    Re: my new 260 rem just for digs

    Nice rig. That's a boxcar of a brake!
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