Carolina Custom Rifle's or McWhorter Custom Rifle's

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by tnhunter211984, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. tnhunter211984

    tnhunter211984 Well-Known Member

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    i had posted earlier that a friend of mine is gonna get mcwhorter to build him a custom rifle in 7mm Dakota. Well he has changed his mine and went to a different cal. Well i've jumped on the dakota band wagon and want one. of the 2 above mention fine gun makers which would be better? anythoughts.. oh yea for those that help me decide on a bullet for my .30-378wtby thank ya'll again.. as of right now i'm shooting the 190gr. berger hunting vld..WOW WAT SOME DAMAGE... Please shoot for neck with the bullets if ur a meat hunter like me... but the reason i'm wanting the 7mm dakota its right in between the 7mm wtby and 7mm stw. Casing is short enuff i think to load the bergers or others out to the lands.. thank ya'll for the in puts
     
  2. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Why not pick one of the gunsmiths here? I think it would be much more personal and you have in the area or 2k plus happy customers on this site I would imagine. Plus all of our guys are hunters and shooters. These guys are some of the top builders in the industry quite and humble, I have worked with most of them and they are all masters of making your dream reality.

    Kevin Cram Montour County Rifles
    Kirby Allen(FiftyDriver) Home Page
    Shawn Carlock ..::Defensive Edge - Custom Gunsmithing::..
    Nate (308Nate) Straight Shot Gunsmithing
    Shortgrass
    JE custom
    A rifle from the long range store even Len loves the 7mm Dakota
    (sorry if I forgot you)
     

  3. Mikecr

    Mikecr Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't go with any unless they actually shoot the guns they sell, and show you the results before sale.
    Like these folks: Accurate Custom Hunting Rifles by Quarter Minute Magnums

    No, I don't work for them. I don't have any of their guns.
    But IMO, their business model represents a huge advancement in gun building.
    They take all risk off customers, and show you what you're actually buying.
    AWESOME
     
  4. dmoran

    dmoran New Member

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    I like ICANHITHIMMAN's advice on using/supporting those here and agree:
    "These guys are some of the top builders in the industry"

    I can attest for SSG (Nate) quality, accuracy, and detail. Plus Nate is well tooled that makes some very innovative gunsmithing components and does a fair amount of work for other smith's.
    The last barrel Nate chambered for me I have now shot 6-times at IBS-1000yd matches that averaged 7.6" (10-shot groups).

    Good Luck,
    Donovan Moran
     
  5. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    +1! You cannot go wrong with any of the sponsors here (http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f110/). gun)
     
  6. tnhunter211984

    tnhunter211984 Well-Known Member

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    i thank ya'll for the advice. i email mr. kirby, montour rifles, and defensive edge. i'm waiting for there replies. as far as bullet choose i'm gonna do the the burger 168gr. berger hunting vld and the GS custom hv in 130gr. i'm only gonna be shooting 400yds. maybe until i go out west mule deer hunting. any load advice?
     
  7. barnesuser28

    barnesuser28 Well-Known Member

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    dmoran, PM imbound
     
  8. nddodd

    nddodd Well-Known Member

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    I'm gonna have to go with Jim See at centershot rifles. I've got a rifle that he built same caliber and all. It's my all time favorite and I've owned alot of them. A few from other builders on this site as well. They shot very well too, but this one is my favorite.

    It has a surgeon rlr action, jewel trigger, 27.5" brux 1-8.7" twist, muscle brake and grey bull stock.

    Center Shot Rifles - Rifle Gallery

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  9. tnhunter211984

    tnhunter211984 Well-Known Member

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    what are u shooting out of yours? i'm wanting to shoot the berger hunting vld 168gr. or the gs custom hv bullets
     
  10. nddodd

    nddodd Well-Known Member

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    I'm shooting the 180 berger hybrids at close to 3100 fps. It's a mild-hot load and my gun absolutely loves it. It was the second load I tried first seating depth and it shoots easy 1/3 moa to 600 that's as far as I've had a chance to shoot.


    Nathan
     
  11. tnhunter211984

    tnhunter211984 Well-Known Member

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    is the hybrid good for hunting... i'm lookin at trying the 168gr. berger hunting vld or the gs custom hv bullets..
     
  12. nddodd

    nddodd Well-Known Member

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