First build finally complete. 260.rem

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by matt_3479, Jun 7, 2015.

  1. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    As most of you guys know it's been a long time in the making. But she's finally back from the smith and going out today to break in the barrel and see how she shoots

    rifle specs;

    caliber: 260.ren
    action: stiller tac 30
    barrel: benchmark 26" 1:8twist sendero contour
    stock: mcmillan a5
    trigger: jewel trigger set at 1.5lbs
    bottom metal: ptg
    brake: JEC
    scope: nightforce nxs 5.5-22x50

    i have some 140 hybrids and 140 amaxs to try through it on virgin lapua brass, federal primers, h-4350. See how she goes. The other rifle in the last picture is the younger brothers 243. rem which i sold to fund this project.

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  2. born2kill

    born2kill Active Member

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    Good looking rifle. Let us know how she shoots!
     
  3. foreign

    foreign Well-Known Member

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    Wish I could sell my bros rifle to fund a build.:) sweet looking rig
     
  4. elktaker

    elktaker Well-Known Member

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    Did you make the round holder on the side looking for something similar for my xlr element chassis (is it velcro-ed on?)
     
  5. mountainman56

    mountainman56 Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations! That is a good looking rifle. gun)
     
  6. foreign

    foreign Well-Known Member

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    Did you specify the freebore length for the long pills?
     
  7. ShtrRdy

    ShtrRdy Well-Known Member

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    That's a nice looking shooter! Have fun with that!
     
  8. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    I meant sold to him, should of specified that lol
     
  9. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    Thats an SAP 2 round holder (short action precision)
     
  10. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    thank you gentleman, very excited about it. Barrel is broken in good, and just trying to narrow down a load, which looks like i may have found it we will see next time i can get out.
     
  11. foreign

    foreign Well-Known Member

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    Don't leave us hanging, lets see load development pics!
     
  12. Cold Trigger Finger

    Cold Trigger Finger Well-Known Member

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    Very nice setup. Hope it shoots great for you. 1 in 8 ?
     
  13. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    Yes sir, 1 in 8 is what it is.
     
  14. matt_3479

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    Yes sir it's a 1 in 8 twist

    I don't have any pictures at the moment but I will get some when I go out to test that load and keep you guys posted