1st custom rifle ordered

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by JARHEAD1371, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. JARHEAD1371

    JARHEAD1371 Well-Known Member

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    Last week I placed the order for my 1st custom rifle build. Jim See at Center Shot Rifles is doing all the work.

    Here is a rundown of the components:
    Surgeon single shot short action
    Brux Barrel finished at 28"
    CSR Muzzle Brake
    Manners T2 Stock dipped in Marine Corps Desert Digital Camo
    Timney Trigger set at 2 lbs
    Nightforce 3.5-15x50
    Badger Ordnance Rings
    DuraCoat on action and barrel in light tan
    Chambered in 7mm SAUM pushing 180 gr Berger VLD

    It's gonna be a long couple of months!
    The critters in SD and WY won't know what killed them!
    gun)
     
  2. zuba

    zuba Well-Known Member

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    Jim is great to deal with and he's good with the duracoat! You're gonna be happy!
     

  3. cabelas90

    cabelas90 Well-Known Member

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    I hope to get to work with Jim someday:rolleyes:
    What caliber?
     
  4. buzzgun

    buzzgun Well-Known Member

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    Interesting cartridge choice.........why the 7 SAUM???

    By the way........I had my first custom built a couple of years ago.......I chose the 7 SAUM too!
     
  5. JARHEAD1371

    JARHEAD1371 Well-Known Member

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    I was torn between the 7 SAUM and the 7 WSM for some time. I decided on the SAUM because it can almost copy exactly what the WSM can do, but with less powder. That and I've been known not to do what most people are doing. I hope to get good performance and good barrel life, time will tell.
     
  6. j870sm

    j870sm Active Member

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    Hey that sounds like an interesting rifle and caliber choice. I think you are the first that I have noticed to build up a 7SAUM. You sure picked a righteous scope.