"The Hammer" (338 Edge porn)

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  1. Tikka Lover

    Tikka Lover <strong>Official LRH SPONSOR</strong>

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    Updated "The Hammer" (338 Edge porn)

    So, this rifle started out as a 7 WSM with a Savage Short Target Action.
    Then one day I thought to myself...... I could build an Edge off this action I already have! Buy a barrel and a little gunsmithing, TA DA. New Edge. While Nate had my new barrel and action I thought I should get a fancy paint job done on my stock and order a new brake from Kirby.

    This is the end result. I've only shot 4 rounds down the tube so far, all is well and it blew right through 1/2" plate at 200 yards with the 300 Grain SMK. More shooting to come next week.


    • Savage Short Target Action (single shot)
    • 30" Brux Barrel, 9.5 twist chambered by Nate (SSG)
    • Kirby's Painkiller Brake, installed by Nate (SSG)
    • Sightron SIII 6-24X50 mil dot
    • EGW 20 MOA base
    • Nightforce angle indicator
    • Tactical bolt handle by Tactical Works
    • Bolt fluted and coated by Nate (SSG)
    • Stockade Tactical stock airbrushed by friend
    • Hunters Ridge bi-pod
    • Accutrigger set to 14 oz.
    • Weight as is in pics 13 lbs
    First steel target is 1/2" mild, cratered it real good and left quite a bulge on the other side, not quite making it through, that was 815 yards. The center hit was the first shot and it tipped over so drove clear back out there, put a big rock behind it, then my little brother shot it up in the right corner which also knocked it over again. We just left it the second time.
    Second steel target was also 815 yards but made of Hardox, like AR but even better. It's only 1/2" as well but it did nothing but knock the paint off. I can rub the hits with my finger and it is absolutely smooth, not even a dent. These were 300 grain SMK's mind you. First two shots are only 3 1/4" apart and the third one down lower, just didn't take enough time on it and I think I got a little excited with the dead center hit. It was quite windy so I think it was pretty good.
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  2. Tikka Lover

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  3. VSSF

    VSSF Well-Known Member

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    Very Nice!!
     
  4. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    Yep....that's gun porn!
     
  5. shooterpunk2

    shooterpunk2 Well-Known Member

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    I live in Saratoga Springs, not far from you at all. I would love see one of these things in action one of these days. Beautiful rifle!!
     
  6. MN Hunter

    MN Hunter Well-Known Member

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    Sweet Rig
     
  7. Oliveralan

    Oliveralan Well-Known Member

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    That's an awsome looking gun!
     
  8. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Will the fired bass eject or you have to remove the bolt?

    Real nice!
     
  9. ROBSTER

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    Nice looking gun love the paint job on the stock as well as the fluting.
    robster gun)
     
  10. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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    Love the Paint Job!!!!
     
  11. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    Nice looking rig fluting looks awesome.
     
  12. Tikka Lover

    Tikka Lover <strong>Official LRH SPONSOR</strong>

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    The fired brass comes out just like any cartridge would, plenty of room. The loaded shells are another story, you do need to pull the bolt.
     
  13. midwesthunter

    midwesthunter Well-Known Member

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    Very nice man from brake to stock everything looks like it belongs together
     
  14. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    She is nothing short of a work of art. Beautiful, but deadly! Thanks for sharing that. JohnnyK.