.300 Win Getting Some Work

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  1. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Well-Known Member

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    64A12723-EF95-406C-8D04-2AD021F63E19.jpeg 31E5D3C7-B974-4AD9-B16C-870B21A7226A.jpeg 6A870EE4-5D39-4412-A9AD-D24B3E00DEA8.jpeg Im headed out soon to do some specialized training with my brothers, who are some of the country’s finest protectors. I had to put a rifle together, chambered in .300 Win, to be able to shoot specific ammo, and to shoot it really well.
    I pulled one of our long action Axioms and came up with this. Did some load development and came within a few feet per second of where I need to be with what I have to shoot when I get there. 190 SMK at 2,900 fps. A big thank you to my friends Varian at McMillan, and Sean at NF for sending me what I needed in very short order. I didn’t have time to make a stock, nor did I have a scope with the TReMoR3 retical.
    With the hay up due to the wet weather we’ve been having, I was restricted to only 500 yards this weekend.
    Shot a few good groups with the last four shots going into .685”.
     
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  2. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Joel,

    You gotta love that! Excellent shooting and good luck with the training session with your brother in arms. Cheers!

    Ed
     
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  3. Mike 338

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    Dang...

    Do any of your rifles not shoot? I always thought the 300 WM was sort'a finicky but you just throw this together and and your shoot'in the eye out of a rat a 500. I tip my hat.
     
  4. Joel Russo

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    Honestly, it’s not that hard to build an accurate rifle, especially with the high level of components available today. It’s all in the combination.

    This one was kind of difficult because I don’t have the option of using different bullets. I have to hit the ground running and shoot their ammo..
    Fortunately, it all came together.
     
  5. 2Backcountry

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    wow nice !! Got to love that !!
     
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  6. Joel Russo

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    2915252D-4C91-4C1A-A958-84E4DCE869E5.jpeg I have to use the TReMoR 3 retical for this stint, so today I mounted up the one NF sent me.
    Went out to get my suppressed zero, and found this amusing.
    First one on paper went low left, corrected and sent three in a hole. Lol
     
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    Wow... that corrected zero is a 64th inch off. That must be annoying... not! Sweet gun aside... that's some great shooting on your part. Not everybody can get the accuracy potential out of a magnum as well as that.
     
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  8. Dpmj

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    I have one of Joel's guns. He is a wonderful guy to deal with and a mountain of knowledge and gave me support after the sell. My only problem is I need another. Awesome job Joel have a great time with your brother and thank you both
     
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  9. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    That's a sharp rig brother! What kind of can you running on the end of it?

    DPMJ, you're lucky... I haven't been able to get one of Joel's/Chase's works of art yet. Someday though.
     
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  10. Dpmj

    Dpmj Well-Known Member

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    Thank you mudrunner iam very lucky. When you do it you won't be sorry.
     
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  11. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Well-Known Member

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    Thanks man.
    I’m running a SAS Vengance can. Originally bought it for my .338-.408 improved, but ended up using it on everything but the big guns.
     
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