.338 Lapua mag build

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by PEI Rob, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. PEI Rob

    PEI Rob Well-Known Member

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    My hunting buddy begged me to make him a rifle, here it is. Stevens 200 LA turned into a .338 Lapua mag with early Timberwolf mag and bottom metal. Gaillard barrel, Holland brake, Farrel base, TPS rings, Falcon Menace, Kydex cheekpiece I made, my freehanded bolt knob and a quality custom stock. It shoots good enough to win in F Class [edit - if it were allowed, it shot informally along with us] with 225 accubonds, he was one point behind me at 600. I had a tattoo artist paint it, his first rifle job. Overall I'm very happy with his paint job but I failed to tell him it was important to paint the rings, sear, trigger and cheekpiece bolts which didn't get the first coat of Ceracoat. I waited forever to get this painted, until I found this guy then it was no problem.

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  2. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Sweet rifle man. I like that you used a Stevens action. I know you won't disappointed in your decision.

    Tank
     

  3. old_heli_logger

    old_heli_logger Well-Known Member

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    Nice looking stick! What a paint job! Kind of scary and creapy looking...did you name it the grim reaper? :D
     
  4. Southernfryedyankee

    Southernfryedyankee Well-Known Member

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    Awesome. Did dimensions do i that stock? whoops sorry I just saw the tattoo artist did it
     
  5. MN Hunter

    MN Hunter Well-Known Member

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    WOW!!!
     
  6. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    What a stick and nice Tattoo! Really turned out good. JohnnyK.
     
  7. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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    That is the sickest paint job I have ever seen!!! I am going to a tat artist I know that is a competition shooter to do my rifle when I return from Africa in september!! Awesome awesome stuff!!!!
     
  8. 3fingervic

    3fingervic Well-Known Member

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    May be the best paint job I have ever seen. Seriously!
     
  9. trueblue

    trueblue Well-Known Member

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    Unusual paint job. I kinda like it.
     
  10. BHP9

    BHP9 Well-Known Member

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    Nice job.

    Where did you get the early T'wolf mag and bottom metal? Steve/Ross?
     
  11. PEI Rob

    PEI Rob Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Its in reality a HS Precision bottom metal. It took some serious reworking to get it properly pillar bedded, I used steel pillars. The entire bottom metal is epoxied in for greater strength to the system and stock. The 5rd mag is unmodified and removable by using the release lever between the mag and trigger guard. And I have another just like it :D