My new SP handgun

Discussion in 'Specialty Handgun Hunting' started by TXshooter, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. TXshooter

    TXshooter Well-Known Member

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    Just picked it up last night and thought I'd share some quick photos. First the details

    XP-100 action
    Benchmark 18" 1-9 twist heavy bull barrel chambered in 284 win
    Mcree stock
    Jewel trigger
    And I forgot what nMe the smith told me for the brake

    The scope is just a throw on so I can play with the handgun. I plan on a night force soon. Also, looks like I can use low rings instead of medium. As for how she shoots I dunno, fingers are crossed. I'll start a barrel break in tomorrow and hopefully do a load work up the following day. I gotta give Ernie credit for this one. I always wanted to do something to my XP but wasn't sure what until I saw one of his. Thanks for the idea and sorry I stole it:D

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  2. TXshooter

    TXshooter Well-Known Member

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    A little better photo

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  3. Ernie

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    Nice!
    Looking forward to a range report.
     
  4. bfr4570

    bfr4570 Well-Known Member

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    Ernie got another one.:D
     
  5. Rupe

    Rupe Well-Known Member

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    Nice! Very Nice! Thanks for.sharing. Looks like a.shooter to me.

    Rupe
     
  6. TXshooter

    TXshooter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys. The black stock is temporary. At some point I'm going to dip it in atac camo. And I do think its a shooter I did half my barrel break in last night. I used some old Hornady 139gr bullets just to use them up. I plan on using Berger 168 for my load development. Anyway I am excited. The first three shots are almost in the same hole at 100 yards. I can't wait to see what I can do when I actually try to develops a load. I only got 10 rounds through it before dark but they were all in there. I only got a pic of the first three.
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  7. chas3stix

    chas3stix Well-Known Member

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    It looks good and it shoots good....What more can you ask for? Good luck on your future load development work.
     
  8. Rupe

    Rupe Well-Known Member

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    Not to bad for just some old laying around rounds. Once you work up a load that thing is going to be scary accurate! :)
    Rupe
     
  9. Buttermilk

    Buttermilk Well-Known Member

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    Nice Gun! Excellent shooting!


    What scope base do you have on there? I've been looking for one similar for my XP.


    Thanks.
    Rog
     
  10. bowstryder

    bowstryder Well-Known Member

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    That's an APA Fat Bastard break with the rear contoured down to match your barrel od. I have one on my .338 long gun and a little jimmy (same but think smaller) for my .260 xp build.
    Very fine looking shooter!! and a shooter it is too!!!!:cool:
     
  11. TXshooter

    TXshooter Well-Known Member

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    It's a ken ferral scope base 20 moa. I had a hard time finding one myself except for the cheaper ones. Sorry it took so long to respond I've been swamped and haven't had time to get on.
     
  12. TXshooter

    TXshooter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks I've been loving it. Took it out to about 720 this last weekend and it performed well. It is quickly becoming my favorite gun in the safe
     
  13. Buttermilk

    Buttermilk Well-Known Member

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    Thanks TXshooter. Appreciate the info.

    Regards
    Rog