SSG 338 Lapua Ackley Improved

Discussion in 'Gun Photos' started by Desert Fox, May 3, 2008.

  1. Desert Fox

    Desert Fox Well-Known Member

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    This is Nate personal rifle that I now proudly own. The rifle is everything I expected it to be. Thanks Nate!

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  2. ARPredatorHunters

    ARPredatorHunters Well-Known Member

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    WOW. That about sums that up.
     

  3. Longshot38

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    Very nice! What action is that beast built on? I'll be very interested in seeing how it shoots. I have a 338 lapua being built now and I debated on the AI but decided against in the end.
     
  4. jjmp

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    Congrat''s .......... desert fox!!!! NATE builds an Awesome rifle, that is 4 surrrrrrrrre.
    regards
     
  5. Capt Academy

    Capt Academy Well-Known Member

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    That is one hot looking rifle. Do tell us how well it shoots!
     
  6. Desert Fox

    Desert Fox Well-Known Member

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    Lawton 7500 Single Shot
     
  7. Desert Fox

    Desert Fox Well-Known Member

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    Here's Nate 600 yard 3 shot group

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  8. Desert Fox

    Desert Fox Well-Known Member

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    Yep! Nate is a hell of a riflesmith and a nice guy.
     
  9. Longshot38

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    Sweet deal! I hear nothing but good things about Lawtons actions, What is your impression? I ask just cause my 338 LM is going to on a 8500 repeater action.
     
  10. robbor

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    Lawton 7500?

    Do the Lawton 7500s (1.45")come with his large or small tenon thread??? (1.062 or 1.187)
    very nice looking rig, how long is the barrel?
     
  11. dbhostler

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    Nice piece.
     
  12. Desert Fox

    Desert Fox Well-Known Member

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    1.062 According to Lawton Spec.
     
  13. terjeness

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    Your rifle looks great and obviously shoots as well.
    Would you mind responding to some questions, as I am trying to decide on caliber and rifle....although I'm leaning towards a .338LAI:
    Specs such as lenght of barrel (excl. lenght of brake), make and # barrel, twist, weight of gun (it looks like a MacMillan 5 stock).
    Also, I am looking at either a USO scope or IOR. Your's looks like Valdada's IOR (3-18x50?)?
    Any info would be helpful. I am trying also to decide what features I'd like on the gun. What bolt handle did you choose?

    Very curious,
    terjeness
    nesstj@gmail.com
     
  14. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

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    Wow. Kinda looks like a fire breathing draggon with an attitude! Sweet rig. Ive never hered even 1 coarse word when it comes to Nate's work. Congrats!