I'm new and need help w/ specs on a rifle

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Kalle "Cully" Hyrkas, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. Kalle "Cully" Hyrkas

    Kalle "Cully" Hyrkas Member

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    I am going to order a 300wsm from Len and need help on what the following specifications mean:

    Brux Barrels - hand lapped 26 inch stainless match grade barrel, with #5 contour and 9 twist
    Phoenix Machine custom stainless long action with fluted, oversize bolt handle
    Throated for 210 grain Berger VLD bullets
    Pinned recoil lug
    Pillar bedded, free floated
    Side bolt stop, release
    Front and rear studs with 1 inch Pachmayr Decelerator pad
    20 MOA Picatinny scope mounting rail

    Can someone help me with this?

    Kalle
     
  2. RockZ

    RockZ Well-Known Member

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    The best thing you can do is call Len and discuss the build in detail with him.
    He may also put you in contact with the smith that does the work and they will give you a very good education.
     

  3. Kalle "Cully" Hyrkas

    Kalle "Cully" Hyrkas Member

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    Great idea. Thanks. I don't feel so bad anymore... Several people have looked at my questions, but you're the first response.
     
  4. cash338rum

    cash338rum Well-Known Member

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    Cully
    This is Corey I shoot shotgun with you at rattlesnake, Len will walk you through the process basically the chamber will be reamed to that bullet, in short call len or shoot me a email cjashbeck@hotmail.com I can answer some of your ?'s see ya soon, glad to see you on here. Coreygun)
     
  5. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

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    Loose the 9 twist in favor of a 10 twist and you wont grind up those soft Bergers before they clear the barrel. Other than that, Id do as Rock Z said and contact Len, or his smith.
    Id also be interested in some feedback on his rifles. Ive looked at the add about 50 times. Be nice to here from a real customer how the whole proscess was. Im guessing if Len has his name on it/ associated with it its gonna be something of quality, but I wanna know about the customer point of view how they are to work with. And how receptive they are to thier customers questions and needs etc.
    Good luck with your build
     
  6. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    I don't think a guy could go wrong with Len's rifles, getting a rifle spec'ed out by the best in Long Range Hunting and built by smiths on this site, killer combo!!
     
  7. Kalle "Cully" Hyrkas

    Kalle "Cully" Hyrkas Member

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    Hey Bigngreen,
    Thanks a bunch!!! I kinda had a feeling I had figured it out. I was close. But your reply sealed it for me.

    Been a bow hunter for the last 30 years (with 30 big game animals in the bag) and had forgotten a lot about rifles. Plus a lot has changed over the last 30. This new love is triggered (no pun intended) by my shooting a caribou in Alaska in September with a 223. Went on a bow hunt - Couldn't close the gap for a bow shot, so took a bull at 301 yards... It's all about bullet placement!

    Thanks again,
    Kalle