Last piece to the puzzle

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by bplumcrazy, Aug 17, 2018.

  1. bplumcrazy

    bplumcrazy Active Member

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    I have finally decided and purchased my scope for the rifle I just finished building. This is my first long range rig and can't wait to shoot it.

    300WM-Savage action blue printed by Kevin Rayhill, 28" Benchmark barrel, SSS trigger and stockade stock
    Scope-5-32x52 March with MTR3 reticle

    Plan on breaking in rifle with over counter ammo then start my load development
     
  2. Mercracing

    Mercracing Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the new rifle! Sounds like it will be great!
     
  3. bplumcrazy

    bplumcrazy Active Member

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    Thanks, I sure hope so lol
     
  4. Mercracing

    Mercracing Well-Known Member

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    Any pics?
     
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    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    Any idea's for load development? You have some top notch rifle components there. That 28" Benchmark should be able to wring good velocity out of anything you send down it. Just a suggestion; 210-215gn Bergers, 212gn Hornandy or 200-210gn AB with either H1000, RL26 or N570 (later two can be hard to find/acquire). For brass I'd go with Norma. It would be great if Lapua would start making belted mag brass again but not yet. Anyway, I'm sure you've got something planned. Good luck with your new stick!
     
  6. bplumcrazy

    bplumcrazy Active Member

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    I'm trying to get some pics but I'm out the country. I had the rifle built for the berger 215 so hopefully the rifle likes them. H1000 and RL26 will be my go to at first