the "BLACK WIDOW" 6.5 WSM

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  1. huntinfool18

    huntinfool18 Well-Known Member

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    recently built this for one of my family members. its a 6.5 WSM with a Christensen arms barrel. the stock is a richards mircofir wildcat thumbhole in the black widow color. i havent had a chance to shoot it yet but will in the next few days. one last thing to do to it, its getting a black widow lazer engraved on the floor plate.

    and poof..... let there be pictures! i guess im still pic posting handicapped cause i cant get the to show.
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  2. HRstretch

    HRstretch Well-Known Member

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    I want one of those stocks in that color. Had not seen the full stock in that color, it looks great.
     

  3. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Huntin...

    Just go in to your post and edit. Where the picture code is now "URL", change that to "IMG".
     
  4. huntinfool18

    huntinfool18 Well-Known Member

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    HOly Crap!!! it worked. thanks Len
     
  5. HeskethPritchard

    HeskethPritchard Well-Known Member

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    Huntin..

    You got pictures of the ammo it uses? I have a 6.5 x 55 and was wonderin if I could get it re-chambered to a 6.5wsm?

    Cheers HP
     
  6. shiredude

    shiredude Writers Guild

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    swweeeeeet stock!!!!!!!
    be sure and let us know how she shoots.
     
  7. Shawn Carlock

    Shawn Carlock Sponsor

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    I have the same color pattern in a A5 stock from Joel. Hope to get enough time to finish it one day.
     
  8. huntinfool18

    huntinfool18 Well-Known Member

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    its hard to tell the difference between it and a 270 wsm. thats all it is, is 270wsm necked down to 6.5cal. i havent shot it yet but hopefully some time this weekend.
    huntinfool18
     
  9. James Jones

    James Jones Well-Known Member

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    Looks very good , what did you use to finish the stock with??
     
  10. huntinfool18

    huntinfool18 Well-Known Member

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    james, i used tru oil im on the 6th coat and still going, trying to fill in some open pores.
     
  11. jghoghunter

    jghoghunter Well-Known Member

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    My richards microfit stock should be here in the next 2 weeks the color is coral reef. Yours looks great and that was one of my choices kinda makes me wonder if I made the right choice now!!!!!!!!!!! My question is how well done was the stock when you recieved it. I've seen a few of these stocks some are good some are bad to the point that my buddie sent his back and the second one wasn't to bad.
     
  12. Skidly_50

    Skidly_50 Well-Known Member

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    6.5wsm

    I built a savage 11 into a 6.5wsm last Summer. Let me know what loads you end up with. So far my best groups are using 140g SMKs and 76.5g US869
    (COL "2.860)

    also had pretty good success with 65.5g H1000 and 66.5g Retumbo and 140 Berger VLDs
     
  13. huntinfool18

    huntinfool18 Well-Known Member

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    when i recived the stock it looked like crap. it too alot of sanding to get all their sanding marks out. i dont think i will go with richards again.
    huntinfool18
     
  14. HRstretch

    HRstretch Well-Known Member

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    How was the fit. I am wanting to put their Tack Driver stock onto a Savage 12 FVSS 7MM STW. I don't mind sanding for a good finish as long as you don't have to take a lot of wood off.

    What about the stock was it that really disappointed you besides the sanding marks?
     
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