New 243 Ackley Imp. Build.... NEW PICS !!!

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  1. Sendero_Man

    Sendero_Man <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    Got George aka gliechty (username) here on LRH. Building me a new 243AI...

    here are the specs...


    The build will be as follows:

    McMillan A5
    Remington S/A stainless blueprinted, trued to centerline, threads, boltface lugs recut off centerline. All surfaces concentric
    Badger recoil lug
    ABS carbon barrel 7.75 twist .243 caliber #7 contour 26" finished length, 11 deg crown
    Badger detachable mag system with one 5rd mag.
    Pillar and marine tex bedded.
    Trigger tuned to 2.5 lbs
    Reamed with PTG reamer 243 AI.

    His website is here:

    Home Page Your source for long range tactical and hunting gear.

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    Counting down the days...
     
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  2. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    Gotta love the 243AI one of my favorites. What bullet are you planning to push with the 7.75 twist? Sounds about right for the 115s. Good luck with it, looking forward to a range report.
     

  3. Sendero_Man

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    105 to 115 probably.

    DTACS new 111 if they EVER get it out for sale...

    has polymer tip, .600 BC, and it should make a better hunting bullet than the 115.
     
  4. landcbeitner

    landcbeitner Well-Known Member

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    A 111gr DTAC w/.600 BC? That sounds like an awesome bullet! I'll be waiting for those to come out.
     
  5. jwp475

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    Very nice. You will love it.. Have fun.. [​IMG]
     
  6. Sendero_Man

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    go see it here...


    DavidTubb.com.html
     
  7. landcbeitner

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    Thanks for the link Sendero Man! Can't wait to get my hands on a box of those. I really love the Berger 108 BT (.546 BC). I'm getting 3100fps in standard 243 w/26" barrel. I think I could easily get the 111gr bullet to the same velocity wich would do wonders for my longrange ballistics!
     
  8. Buffalobob

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    So is this going to be an antelope rifle?
     
  9. Partagas

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    Sendero Man what color specs did you go with on the A5? It looks like a desert camo with green and dark grey added? I have been trying to look for a color scheme to use the desert camo but bump up the contrast a little.

    Looks like a great long range coyote smoker.
     
  10. Sendero_Man

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    This is the way George ordered it... I just got real Lucky when he drew his sheep tag !!

    Specs sheet.

    A-5(rem) Molded-in color, Precision Camo(see below)
    RH, S700, B-M5 f/p, .260, badger lug, #7 rock b/c
    inl blank
    SPA SYS, 1 studs, 2 flush mount cup

    Note: install 2 f/m cups on left side (front & rear)-Precision Camo = med tan
    base w/dk tan, lt tan, olive splotches & a small percentage of forest green splotches
     
  11. Sendero_Man

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    antelope, coyotes & mule deer....

    If it shoots like my other AI that George built....

    watch out critters :)

    Did you apply for a Wyoming goat tag BB ??? Need to get a hold of me if your coming this way again.....
     
  12. Buffalobob

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    We hope to draw some tags in Unit 71 (I think that is where I applied). We put in for the two reduced price doe tags as well as buck tags.

    Perhaps, you can come out for a while and sit with us and wait for the wind to die down. Thats mostly what I do.:D

    Just a note on the flush cups, don't trust them. The ones I installed myself seem to be holding up pretty well but MacM made some kind of mistake on the ones they installed on my A5 and one of them lets loose at strange times.
     
  13. TheReeper

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    SenderoMan, you are going to love the 243AI. It's a great long range varmint rig with the 105grn and 107grn Bullets. The A-5 stock is a great stock, hard to get, but worth the wait and money.
     
  14. Sendero_Man

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    thanks for the heads up BB...

    let me know if you draw....