Whqt do you think? 7 WSM

Discussion in 'Specialty Handgun Hunting' started by long450, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. long450

    long450 Well-Known Member

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    This is a 7 WSM that I had built.

    Borden action
    Kreiger 18" barrel plus brake.
    Joel Russo laminated stock
    Jewell trigger
    Seekins rail
    All built by Kirby Allen

    I have not shot it yet, but Kirby said it shoot well at 750 yards.
     

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  2. Ernie

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    Very nice indeed!
     

  3. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Official LRH Sponsor

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    Very nice indeed! What power scope did you put on it?
     
  4. bfr4570

    bfr4570 Well-Known Member

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    That is good looking:)
     
  5. shortpants

    shortpants Well-Known Member

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    Looks like some serious fun right there!!!
     
  6. long450

    long450 Well-Known Member

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    Joel, that is Kirby's 3.5x15 on it in the picture. I am planning to put a 5.5x22 on it.
     
  7. Joel Russo

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    Looked like a 3.5x15... that piece deserves more... let us know how it shoots!
     
  8. Fiftydriver

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    Come on, that scope has killed rock chucks at 1555, 1712, 1930, 2100 and 2370 yards, how could you ask for more???:D

    Just for your information, my 5.5-22 test scope was working on another customers rifle that day or it probably would have been mounted on this great handgun. That thing flat out shoots!!! 1/2 mile was boring!!!
     
  9. Ernie

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    My rear grip 7 WSM just had a 5 shot group at 1000 yards at the MOA handgun match under 4 inches today.
     
  10. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Ernie, I am disappointed in you since that kind of group is so unfair to the other handgun competitors. Just how do you think they feel now?
     
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  11. Fiftydriver

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    I would imagine your happy with that!!:D From what I saw with the OPs 7mm WSM shooting the 180 gr Bergers, I would suspect he could play with that group size from time to time at 1K once he gets the break in and fine tune the load. The 7mm WSM just flat out shoots. Not sure why but I have built alot of 25 WSM, 6.5 WSM, 270 WSM, 7mm WSM, 300 WSM and 338 WSM and while the 6.5mm WSM is a close second, the 7mm WSM just seems to be the most consistant of the family time and again.
     
  12. Joel Russo

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    Just bustin' your chops Kirby...:)

    Nice work on this one for sure.
     
  13. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    Ya I know, :D

    This was a combo effort for sure, great metal work, great stock work. To tell you the truth, I was nervous having that finished stock in the shop, one mistake and an amazing stock finish would have been spoiled!!
     
  14. Joel Russo

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    I have the easy part when you send them to me in the rough...:D

    Keep up the great work.. Golden's build is getting closer..