custom long range rifle builders

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Gaard, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. Gaard

    Gaard New Member

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    Im going fore a custom this time and i want the best :)
    any builder recommendations ?
    The main use is going to be long range competition shooting and some hunting
    prize is not an issue
     
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    JackinSD Well-Known Member

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  3. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    Dave Bruno
    Jim Borden
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  4. Joe King

    Joe King Well-Known Member

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    On this site, there's plenty. If you put up your location I bet you'll find one within a reasonable distance pretty quick
     
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    Don Geraci
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    His rifles flat out hammer, does excellent work for a VERY fair price and if you have all the parts for your build he will have it done in a matter of weeks, not months or years.
     
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    Greywolf18 Well-Known Member

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    I have two rifles (7WSM & 6x47 Lapua) built by Jim See at Center Shot Rifles. They are absolutely awesome and extremely accurate.
     
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    Truc Well-Known Member

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    Sid Goodling
    Clay Spencer
    Eddie Harren

    are some more excellent choices and are all Benchrest gunsmiths
     
  9. Outlaw6.0

    Outlaw6.0 Well-Known Member

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    I have use Chad Dixon on the last 2 builds... my guess is he'll get the 3rd too. Very few in that industry can compete with Chad's Resume.


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  10. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    would you mind posting pics of those rifles?
     
  11. Wkerat

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    Kevin Cram of Montour County Rifles just built one for me and I'd recommend him to anyone. It was my first custom and I was so happy I left another rifle there for him to work on. He talked me through the whole process, went over all my options, and told me what to expect. I wanted it for hunting so weight was a factor. He promised under 10 pounds with optics and I'm at 10.1 with a bipod and sling. He promised 1/2 moa and it's shooting 1/4 moa with 190 grain Berger hunting bullets. He exceeded all of my expectations, now I just need to improve my shooting to keep up with the rifle.
     
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    Outlaw6.0 Well-Known Member

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  13. Scot E

    Scot E Well-Known Member

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    Below is a link to many of the names listed here with contact info.

    Top Gunsmiths

    In addition, if you want to support guys on this forum who are also great smiths then you can add to that list:

    Defensive Edge- Shawn Carlock
    MCR- Kevin Cram
    Holland- Darryl Holland
    Gunwerks
    Quarter Minute Magnums-Scott Harrold

    Scot E.
     
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    +1 Jim See for sure! He'll be getting my next one, when funds allow.
    I run his muscle brakes, & am super impressed with his work, & reputation here. Not to mention he's about as polite as they come.