The LRKM is Just about ready for production

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Shawn Carlock, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. Shawn Carlock

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    Here is a photo of the preproduction prototype of the LRKM in 338 Edge + P. There will be very few changes from what you see here and the changes that need to be made will be extremely small. It is 15.9 lbs, trigger adjustable from 1-3.5 lbs, 44" OAL with a 32" Kreiger barrel 1-10 twist. The 338 Edge + P chambering is running the 300 Berger at 3023 fps out of this setup. Test groups are impressive.

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    The final load, test group.

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  2. WAMBO

    WAMBO Well-Known Member

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    Sholy hit!!!
    That is impressive.
     

  3. grit

    grit Well-Known Member

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    :D:D. What are your impressions in the field? Looks very handy. Will you be doing adjustable cheek pieces? Do you notice the concussion under your nose?
     
  4. geargrinder

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    That's a great looking rifle and a very impressive group.
     
  5. Shawn Carlock

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    It is extremely handy in the field, the neutral weigh makes offhand shooting very possible despite the weight. The cheekpiece is not adjustable but we make them in 1/8" increments to any size you might want. The shock is no different than a conventional rifle other than you are closer to the muzzle.
     
  6. Scot E

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    Shawn,

    Can I assume that is 15.9 lbs with the scope? If so, which NF is on there? I am guessing around 32 oz or so?

    Beautiful gun! Great Job!
     
  7. jmden

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    Wow, Shawn. Impressive. Great work.
     
  8. Shawn Carlock

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    That is scope, bipod etc field ready. It is wearing a 5.5-22 NXS with zero stop and NPR1 reticule.
     
  9. The Surgeon

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    +1 to that
     
  10. Scot E

    Scot E Well-Known Member

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    Nice! Just under the 16 lb limit for Idaho!

    Scot E.
     
  11. B23

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    Shawn, that thing is sweet looking!! Did you by chance take the LRKM hog hunting?

    Bryan
     
  12. hnts4fun

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    Great looking compact package. Would you please add a picture of the right side of the LRKM? I need some help visualizing what the cheek piece would look like in a RH version.

    Thanks
     
  13. Shawn Carlock

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    Sadly it was not ready in time to make the trek to Texas.

    I don't have a right side photo but i will get one up here, this is as close as I have.

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  14. hnts4fun

    hnts4fun Well-Known Member

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    Man that's a lot of horsepower in a packable rifle. I can wait for a picture :)