A3 Sporter? Anyone have one?

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by KPK, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. KPK

    KPK Well-Known Member

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    I've posted something like this before, but it was a long time ago. Thinking of building a .260 on one with RV barrel contour, 700 SA, etc. I really like the look, but wondering what you guys thought about it. I love the normal A3's!
     
  2. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    No, but I sure want one. I had the pleasure of getting to mess with one in a 700 LA rig a couple of weeks back and it just made me want one all the more.
     

  3. KPK

    KPK Well-Known Member

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    They look like they would be the best of both worlds for hunting, tacticool, etc. They have the high comb, wide forend, but not bulky. Just about perfect.

    I've got one that I can get very soon, just wondering what you guys thought!
     
  4. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    Between it and the Bell and Carlson M-40 it's a real toss up for me. They are both fantastic stocks for someone like me who just feels more at home with a tactical stock yet needs a good hunting stock as well.

    If you like a Sendero stock, you'll love either of those even more.
     
  5. KPK

    KPK Well-Known Member

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    Anyone else??
     
  6. Sendero_Man

    Sendero_Man <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    mine is a .260 on an A3-A5 been really happy with it.


    rifle in the back...

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  7. Sendero_Man

    Sendero_Man <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    Specs are as follows:

    Surgeon RSR SA
    Kreiger 1x8.5" twist #7 taper 26" long bbl
    260 Rem caliber
    A3/A5 stock in desert marble/molded colors, with Badger Detachable magazine system
    20 moa base on action
    Jewell trigger with safety
    Metal was finsihed by Phantom Finishing in FDE and bolt was micro slicked.
    NF NXS with HS and zero, 5.5-22x50 NP-R1 reticle

    shoots the 139 scenars incredible !

    5 shots, test loads/ load development/ barrel break in
    47 grains of H4831SC
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  8. topwater225

    topwater225 Well-Known Member

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    I can help.......let me show you a real A3 Sporter like you asked :D

    I saw a picture of one about a year ago, and ended up talking two of my buddy's into them for their builds. I ended up loving 'em so, I ordered one and it's currently at the gunsmith waiting to get dressed up with all the other parts for a 20BR coyote calling rig.

    Only pic I ended up having, but you get the idea....:D

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  9. midnightmalloy

    midnightmalloy Well-Known Member

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    I have one and like it. Its in the edge package and weights in at 30oz. I just sent it back to mcmillan to repaint it and open up the barrel channel. I think this is the best bet for a set up for hunting which can be shot better from multiple positiins and not just prone.
     
  10. outlaw45

    outlaw45 Active Member

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    I saw a post about these on sniperhide.com awhile back. I've been interested to see more of them. I think it going to be a perfect hunting stock. Why doesn'et McMillian show it on there website?
     
  11. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    When I called they said they're too busy making stocks... .gun)
     
  12. outlaw45

    outlaw45 Active Member

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    I'm sure there's someone sitting in the office that could take a picture and upload it to the web.

    They could send me one, I'll take a picture of it and write up a discription.
     
  13. SpencerSS

    SpencerSS Well-Known Member

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    I've got two that made it to the house last week. Can't tell you what they're like, as I won't get to see them til December.