close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Regional Forums > Australia, New Zealand

Reply

I'm in the Edge Aussie club

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #43  
Unread 01-10-2010, 07:47 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: VICTORIA AUSTRALIA
Posts: 912
Re: I'm in the Edge Aussie club

Get some shooting under your belt mate and there will be no stopping us !

Something about that gun that looks familiar..mmmmm... Just cant put my finger on it ?

Worth the wait hey !

DUH
__________________
With each step in the bush, you are a step closer.
Reply With Quote
  •   #44  
    Unread 01-10-2010, 08:37 PM
    MDP MDP is offline
    Bronze Member
     
    Join Date: May 2008
    Posts: 33
    Re: I'm in the Edge Aussie club

    Funny that. I wonder what that might be.
    In all seriousness though if it wasn't for your help and finding this site I would have never got right into this long range caper and probably would have ended up buying one of those MLR rifles.
    Reply With Quote

      #45  
    Unread 01-13-2010, 06:00 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Nov 2008
    Location: Nelson, New Zealand
    Posts: 366
    Re: I'm in the Edge Aussie club

    I know I'm not an Aussie but Kiwis are close enough

    I have had my Edge going for a couple of months now & have fired 200+ rounds

    I'm very happy with it, I have made it light under 9.5 lbs.

    30" Truflight 1-9 sendero profile 8 flute.
    Rem 700 action.
    McMillan Hunters Edge carbon stock.
    Allen 3 port brake.
    6.5-20x50 VX3.
    Aluminium rail.
    Warne rings.
    Reply With Quote
      #46  
    Unread 01-13-2010, 09:42 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Nov 2008
    Posts: 1,087
    Re: I'm in the Edge Aussie club

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Kiwi Greg View Post
    I know I'm not an Aussie but Kiwis are close enough

    I have had my Edge going for a couple of months now & have fired 200+ rounds

    I'm very happy with it, I have made it light under 9.5 lbs.

    30" Truflight 1-9 sendero profile 8 flute.
    Rem 700 action.
    McMillan Hunters Edge carbon stock.
    Allen 3 port brake.
    6.5-20x50 VX3.
    Aluminium rail.
    Warne rings.
    Yeah Greg, Close enough, actually most Kiwi's now live in Queensland don't they? How about you post a photo of your rifle.
    How do you find the Truflight barrel, are they any good?
    What bullet are you using?
    Have you shot any game with it yet?
    Should turn a Sika deer inside out.
    __________________
    scientia est potentia
    Reply With Quote
      #47  
    Unread 01-14-2010, 01:53 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Nov 2008
    Location: Nelson, New Zealand
    Posts: 366
    Re: I'm in the Edge Aussie club

    I use 300 SMK HBN coated, 94.5 H1000, cci 250 primers, 2850 fps depending on conditions crony etc, have yet to validate it on Exbal.
    Will have an extended mag box soon.
    I have only shot targets & rocks so far, no animals yet, scared some rabbits @ 500 odd yards recently

    Might have to figure out how to post pictures soonish

    Its nicer to shoot with the Edge stock as it actually has a recoil pad not a bit of old truck tyre like the Sendero stock
    Reply With Quote
      #48  
    Unread 01-14-2010, 07:51 AM
    MDP MDP is offline
    Bronze Member
     
    Join Date: May 2008
    Posts: 33
    Re: I'm in the Edge Aussie club

    I look forward to seeing a few pics Greg. Its pretty easy with the pics. Just upload them to Image hosting, free photo sharing & video sharing at Photobucket copy the direct link then press the insert image icon when posting and insert link.
    I am actually going over to NZ on the 5th of Feb however its for some hunting underwater rather than on land. Doing a spearfishing trip out to White island for a week chasing big kingies then am off to the Chatham islands chasing hapuka followed by few days at Opito bay getting scallops, paua, crays and john dory. Well thats the plan anyway.

    My gun is shooting pretty good already. We went to Silverdale and it was 40 degrees plus. There was heaps of mirage too which made the targets slightly blury. Was doing the run in which sucks and only got one 3 round group in at 200. Still went .5 MOA including the fowling round which consistently shoots to the right. It can only get better from there and besides 1/2 MOA is still good enough.
    Matt

    Reply With Quote
      #49  
    Unread 01-14-2010, 01:42 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Nov 2008
    Location: Nelson, New Zealand
    Posts: 366
    Re: I'm in the Edge Aussie club

    Looks pretty good Matt, cheers for the link

    I'm waiting for the scope, rings, magbox & light weight firing pin to show up from the states, when I have got them & the rifle is finally in its final form I will post some pics.

    I have been using another VX III & the now redundant MK 4 off my .416 on it up till now.
    I have a spare centre feed mag box I got from Shawn but the bullets don't need to be that long & the bolt needs to come way out of the reciever to accomodate it, also with the Edge stock not having bottom metal it was looking like it might be a bit silly to use it.

    I might build another one & use the Sendero stock & the centre feed box

    There is no such thing as to many guns or toys for that matter
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: I'm in the Edge Aussie club
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    338 edge club midwesthunter Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 10 01-23-2011 11:04 PM
    Gday, I'm an Aussie nickyb Member Introductions 1 10-04-2009 02:29 PM
    Another Aussie steps in jmvssf Member Introductions 1 09-07-2009 04:29 AM
    First Post from Aussie Aussie Powder Burner Australia, New Zealand 5 04-21-2008 11:26 PM
    Aussie in WA EXPRESS General Discussion 1 05-30-2004 07:55 AM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:57 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC