Thinking bout a custom

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by zookman, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. zookman

    zookman Well-Known Member

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    Looking for custom 7mm don't want to brake the bank any suggestions ?
     
  2. jrw1976

    jrw1976 Well-Known Member

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    Zookman,

    My son and I just built a 7mm rem mag on a savage action and we got it done for less than $700.00. We just shot it this morning and it print .75" group at 100 with a 12mph 9 o-clock wind. I dont think that is to shabby for our first build. If your pennies are tight savage is the way to go imo.

    Good luck, JRW
     

  3. Dean2506

    Dean2506 Well-Known Member

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    Im just now having my first true custom done. I am building a 7 stw on a rem 700 action with a broughton bbl i am pretty excited. I had a sendero converted to ackley improved. There is a special feeling about having a custom rifle built. It is a time consuming process but i think it is well worth it. I traded for the rifle i used for the action. The bbl was about 560.00 and the action work and bedding and install will be about 400.00.
     
  4. BountyHunter

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    Lets define exactly what you are talking about.

    Are you talking custom or semi custom (simple rebarrel)?

    How much will break the bank?

    New or used?

    BH
     
  5. zookman

    zookman Well-Known Member

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    I don't care just want a shooter$ 2000
     
  6. Coyboy

    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    Thats easy,

    Remy trued up.
    Cut rifled barrel.
    medalist stock
    tune factory trigger.
    skim bed in stock.
    fit and chamber.
    Cerakoat the metal.
     
  7. jrw1976

    jrw1976 Well-Known Member

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    If it was me I would do the savage custom for $700 yourself and spend the other $1300 on good glass. But that is just me.

    JRW
     
  8. BountyHunter

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    Savage action timed by Sharp Shooter Suppply. Fred there keeps them on hand for under $400-500 depending on which one you want.

    SSS also has drop in chambered match grade barrels for $325

    Stockys new Savage stock with bedding block (under $300) laminate, clear coated with recoil pad. Ready to drop in.

    20 MOA base

    Spend the rest on reloading and quality scope.

    BH
     
  9. ejg

    ejg Well-Known Member

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    Plenty to choose from,
    Remmy would be a good start being a light action and plenty bits to add.
    Howa would have a useable trigger if tuned well and one of the best designed actions.

    Roedale built my semi 308 on an old Sako L579 action, which is maybe the father of the howa action design just made with a smaller bolt and lighter. Even older Sako's have very good quality metals in the action. Down side was I had to refit one of our stocks and soon will refit an aftermarket magazine system.

    Extremely happy with the Lothar Walther match barrel which is heavy magnum sporter profile. 1" at 300m are doable. Barrel does not seem to be sensitive to heating up either. Annoyed a few TRG's etc. at 300yd competitions who didn't like being beat by a "huntin" rifle.

    L579 in 308, 22" LW 1450 stainless match, PSE Carbon stock, 6.5-20x50 conquest, ultra light Roedale Delta 5 suppressor (6.2 oz), 20 MOA rail

    [​IMG]

    edi
     
  10. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    For what you want. This is my suggestion. Buy a Remington Sendero for $1200.00 and put a $1200.00 Leupold scope on it from Greybull Precision.
    Work up a reload and you are ready.