338 Big Baer

Discussion in 'Gun Photos' started by BountyHunter, May 23, 2010.

  1. BountyHunter

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    Here is the latest Joel Russo/Bruce Baer creation. this is my 338 Big Baer (338-408) built on the new Stiller 408 action. He has a 1.450 and 1.6 and I chose the 1.6 in a single shot.

    Barrel is a 32" 1.350 tapered to 1.0 Bartlein in 9.7 twist and fluted with a Darryl Holland Radial Brake.

    Jewell trigger, Bruce Baer/NF 30 MOA base, NF rings and scope level and ACI. Scope is NF 5-22x50 and have a Davis 3X eyepiece to add to it for LR work. Bruce even did his "zero stop" conversion that works as good as the NF and costs a whole lot less. I will let him tell you about it if you call or email him. Well worth the few dollars he charges for it.

    Stock is one sweet Joel Russo A5L with adjustable cheeckpiece in high grade bubinga. Only one sling stud at front for a bipod.

    this is strictly a mile comp and LR hunting gun so no need for slings.

    Bruce made a great set of custom dies and I have 100 pieces of brass sized down and turned to fit this baby. Bought 8 lbs of 50 BMG at the gunshow today so ready to start loading and fireforming soon.

    BH

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  2. trueblue

    trueblue Well-Known Member

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    I am so jealous !
     

  3. Oliveralan

    Oliveralan Well-Known Member

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    Wow awsome looking rifle!!

    "stricly mile comp..." where do you shoot 1 mile matches?
     
  4. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

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    That may just be one of the most beautifull rifles Ive seen on this site! Im in love:D
     
  5. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    BH, Congratulations, that's one big bad boy cartridge. Awesome looking rig. I love wood stocks and your is gorgeous. Joel makes some mighty fine artwork out of a chunk of wood and that piece you got I'm sure wasn't cheap. Keep us posted on how it shoots. Enjoy.
     
  6. ROBSTER

    ROBSTER Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful fire arm love the wood I`m jealous
    robster
     
  7. DCGS

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    Expect no less from those two. I bet it shoots as good as it looks. Dan
     
  8. Booney

    Booney Well-Known Member

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    Whats it weigh? very nice.
     
  9. Joel Russo

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    Glad you're happy with it BH.

    Now drag that precision instrument to Ohio and shoot the Mile with us...
     
  10. Jrigby

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    very nice looking rifle and a beauty of a stock. I love the look of bubinga
    Jrigby
     
  11. Gene Jr.

    Gene Jr. Well-Known Member

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    BH, nice rig!

    I like your choice of craftsmen. I'm working on something with them right now. When my 308 Baer is done I just might "need" a Big Baer also! Gotta love that Bubinga stock.
     
  12. BountyHunter

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    Jolene

    Told BB to let me know when the next one is. Spending 2 weeks a month on the road now. if here and can make it will do it.

    Now inquiring minds want to know. What was it you said about "if you only do two you are not really....."

    BH
     
  13. ross_eickhoff

    ross_eickhoff New Member

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    Ok pretty sure I just saw this rifle for sale on snipers hide? This rifle is a beautiful work of art, Joel Russo's stocks are awesome, I want one of my own. Is this the rifle on his homepage?