First LR Build

Discussion in 'Gun Photos' started by jharris308, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. jharris308

    jharris308 Well-Known Member

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    I haven't posted much on here at all, but I've done lots of research, both here and everywhere else. All that led me to my first LR rifle build. I started out with a Remington 700 .243 that I traded my Dad for (traded a 3-9 Leuopold VX1). The only thing left is the receiver. Here are the specs:

    Remington Model 700 ADL Receiver
    HS Precision PSV004 Stock
    PSS Bolt and Handle
    Hart Rifle Barrels Spiral Fluted MHV (1.250 @ shank-.940 @ 26")
    Vais Muzzle Brake
    Harris Bipod
    Jewel HVR Trigger
    Badger Ordnance 20MOA picatinny base
    Badger Ordnance rings

    I still have some decisions to make, especially the scope. I have narrowed it down to Leopold 6-20 Mark 4 or NF 5.5-22 NXS. I also think I might change it over to BDL configuration and add bottom metal and extended mag. I am considering going with a McMillian A5 stock as well.

    Thanks to all of you guys helping without probably even knowing it! I'll keep you posted. Hope the pictures turn out. Wasn't real sure how to do it.

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    Last edited: Nov 24, 2010
  2. loaders_loft

    loaders_loft Well-Known Member

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    is it still a 243 or did you switch to some other chambering?
     

  3. jharris308

    jharris308 Well-Known Member

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    Guess it would have helped to mention that. It is now a .308, .342 neck
     
  4. bandit10-4

    bandit10-4 Well-Known Member

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    Nightforce
     
  5. Capt Academy

    Capt Academy Well-Known Member

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    Both scopes are great scopes. If weight is a factor go with the Leupold, if not I would go with the Nightforce. Either way you can't go wrong, I have both.
     
  6. 6.5x284tony

    6.5x284tony Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like a great start to an excellent rifle! I run both Leupolds and nightforces, I like both of them very well, but if money was not a issue, I would take nightforce every time.

    Tony.