My new 6.5-284 LSR

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by D.P., Jan 8, 2005.

  1. D.P.

    D.P. Well-Known Member

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    Got a new toy last month but haven't had much time to shoot it yet.

    700 action
    Broughton 5-C heavy varmint
    A-5
    Badger Metal top and bottom
    Mark 4 8.5-25
    Built by Chris Matthews LongShot Rifles

    Break in was easy. Cleaned up nicely after about 7 rounds (1 and clean) Showed great signs with H4831sc 50 grains during break in with 142smk's and 210m Lapua brass. (slow load 2780fps) went under 1/2" for five shots. When I worked up to 2960 fps it went 1/4" for 3-shots. I haven't played with seating just 12 off, don't think I will, if it repeats it I'm going shootin /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
    Ric will post pictures.
     
  2. Guest

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    Here ya go...! Looks like Chris did it again!!!
    2960 is great velocity for that 142!


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  3. 260shooter

    260shooter Well-Known Member

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    Rimfire

    Nice rifle /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif

    How long is the barrel? And, what does it weigh?

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  4. D.P.

    D.P. Well-Known Member

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    28" Broughton lists it at 7.6 Lbs. When I get a Chance I will weigh it and let you know.
     
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    I've been waiting to see this baby. Talked to Chris awhile back and he mentioned to keep an eye out for this post. WOW!! I need to have this rifle built for me now
    A few questions. Is it a 700 long action? Looks like it is.

    Time to gather an action and send it off to Chris Can you give an idea of the total you paid for this lovly beast

    Also..is it a single shot or repeater. God I'm drooling all over. Time to try to gather some funds

    Thanks

    joe
     
  6. 260shooter

    260shooter Well-Known Member

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    Rimfire

    Was wondering what the whole rig weighs?

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    Another question..The Mcmillan A-5 looks different on the mcmillan web site. Whats up?
     
  8. Guest

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    nope that's the A5.. I have 3 of em.. AWESOME Stock!!
     
  9. Guest

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    wooppss

    The one I saw on the web site did not show the optional thumbwheel adjustable stock. A little digging proved me wrong...

    God I love this rig...

    Hey Chris...Get ready to do another /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Joe
     
  10. D.P.

    D.P. Well-Known Member

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    Got a chance to recheck the H4831sc load it repeated so I'm not going to mess with (2960 FPS) Also shot first 3 shot group at 200 yards things look good now it's time to go shooting /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
    Rick will post targets.
    The Broughton Barrel is a keeper!
    and so is Chris Matthews.
     
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    Rimfire

    I thank you for this thread. Today I talked to Chris and my 700 long action will be on it's way to him next week. NOW...What to do during the wait /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Man...I can't wait

    BTW..Almost a mirror to what you got but with a blind mag

    Joe
     
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    Now ya got me thinking... I may need to build somthing with a Broughton Barrel....

    ohhhhhh.. Cccchhhhrrrrriiisssssss ;-) LOL


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  13. Guest

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    Looks like we may keep Chris busy for awhile /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
    Joe
     
  14. jponto

    jponto Well-Known Member

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    Nice rig!