Finally the Defensive Edge LRKM is unveiled

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Shawn Carlock, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. Shawn Carlock

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    OK I have been developing this for a long timeand thanks to the few people who have seen it but kept a lid on it like I asked.
    The biggest complaint I have had with LR rifles is the length for any number of reason, cases, portability, platform etc. I had an idea floating around in my head and started work developing it a few years ago. This is the prototype with a Rem 700 action, the finished version will be available on a BAT single shot action only. They will initally be available in 338 Edge (of course), 338 Lapua Mag and 338 Edge +P (more on that later). OAL is only 43" !!!!! Weight will be right around 15 lbs with a NF 5.5-22 NXS and bipod. 85% of the rifles weight is behind the bipod, that makes it ride a bag better than any conventional rifle you ever shot (4.8 lbs bag pressure). Accuracy is outstanding and it is bomb proof. LOP is spacer adjustable, cheekpiece are supplied in 1/8 increments for a total of 1/2" adjustment. The green OD color or Coyote tan will be hard anodized and the black will be Cerakote. We will be ready to start building these very soon, it has been a long but worth while project as it turned out better than expected in the area of performance. Also as you would expect form me it will be availble in both RH and LH unlike most other cool stuff.

    PS - I'll send a free copy of Send It volume 2 to the first person to post the correct long version name that LRKM stands for.

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  2. Scot E

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    LOng Range Killing Machine!
     

  3. Scot E

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    Wow Shawn! Crazy Cool design!

    How was the transition in getting used to throwing the bolt that far back?

    How long is the barrel?
     
  4. Shawn Carlock

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    Scot,

    Send me your address so I can mail your DVD out to you. The barrel is 30" + the brake. The bolt throw takes a roll of the shoulder to accomplish but is not an issue for the LRH guys.
     
  5. Scot E

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    Sweet! I guessed correctly!

    Thanks a lot Shawn! I will PM you in a bit.

    where is your cheek weld on that system? I guess with a gun that heavy a good cheek weld isn't as necessary for the recoil part, just consistent eye placement. Now that I look at the picture again and realize you are left handed I see the curved portion of the receiver that is likely the spot.

    Beautiful work as always Shawn!
     
  6. eyeballjr

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    long range killing machine
     
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  7. lamiglas

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    Shawn, what a cool weapon. i will ask for everyone because i am sure they want to know! when will this be available?

    Bill
     
  8. Capt Academy

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    Wow!!!! That rifle is really something! Way cool....
     
  9. Southpaw

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    Shawn

    You have made me so happy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Having handled that gun (unfortunately he wouldn't let me shoot it) I know how great it is. There is one of these in my future.

    I should have some money to send you soon.

    Southpaw

    P.S. Thanks for the great LR Shooting Class
     
  10. geargrinder

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    I love it. Especially being that it is a lefty.
     
  11. Shawn Carlock

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    We are going to start taking orders but since they will all have BAT actions and the leade time on them is 5-6 months you can ifgure on a 8 month wait until we get stocked on actions.
     
  12. SavageShtr

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    So what's the +P?

    Tank
     
  13. Mayhem338

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    Wow what a gun! I live close to you and may just have to pay you a visit to drool . Nice work Shawn
     
  14. Outlaw6.0

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    I darn near fell outta my chair when I seen it was a lefty... as we southpaws know, most all of the awesome stuff out there is right hand only. Thank you Shawn for caterin to us lefties, we do appreciate it!