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Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by johnnyk, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    Just thought I'd post a few pics of my latest rifle...bought it used in Union Gap, Washington yesterday...Savage 112 in .300WinMag...right now she's straight stock..trigger is pre-Accu and has been adjusted as best the previous owners gunsmith could. It's not too bad but will definately go as soon as I get a Timney for it.
    Loaded Nosler 165gn Ballistic Tips using 69.0-73.0gn of H4350 and 9.5M. Average velocity for group (72.0gn) shown was 3269fps. That's higher than Nosler 6 list for that powder but getting no pressure signs.
    Took the Leupold 6.5-20x40 off of my .25-06 Sendero and mounted on her. Now I gotta get another scope! I had dual dovetail mounts/rings to fit it.
    Whatcha' think?...JohnnyK.
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  2. winmagman

    winmagman Well-Known Member

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    Got that very same monster, put a Sharp Shooters trigger in it, topped it with a 6.5x20 Conquest and now it puts 200 gr Accubonds into sub 1" groups all day. Best shooting factory gun I've ever had,

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  3. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    JohnnyK,

    Pretty nice!

    If I had that piece of wood I'd reshape a nice thumb contour and palm swell. Then do a bit of reshaping on the fore arm. I'd kinda go for the A-5 look on the thumb rest and palm swell. Just keep rasping/filing/sanding until it feels good to ya.

    This suggestion is only if you desire a different looking stock and not have to mess with bedding which already works well.

    Just my thoughts and not to offend.