My 300ss (Sherman Short) Ruger M77

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  1. gator378

    gator378 Well-Known Member

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    Target looked like 1 minute of fly. Wish I could get to that point
     
  2. frostop

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    I'll second the EGW bases, I've tried that Wiegand base and just wasn't confident in it!
    Had an EGW put on two rifles and running Warne rings!
     
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  3. Mainmechanic

    Mainmechanic Active Member

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    Really partial to Ruger hunting rifles myself. Do you have your smiths contact info ?
     
  4. odoylerules

    odoylerules Well-Known Member

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    Nick at Yaak precision
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    odoylerules Well-Known Member

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    Nick @ Yaak precision
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  6. elk wallow

    elk wallow Active Member

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    Where is your gunsmith located?
     
  7. Rhino Hunter

    Rhino Hunter Well-Known Member

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    Very nice results...both the gun, and the group!

    When you said "old Ruger M77" I thought I'd see a tang safety and not the three position safety though. Either way, Ruger makes some very durable firearms.
     
  8. Mainmechanic

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    Noticed the work done to the inside of the forearm. Would you elaborate on what was done in that area please ?
     
  9. odoylerules

    odoylerules Well-Known Member

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    The boat paddle stock has a lot of flex near the forearm. Loading the bipod caused the stock to make contact with the barrel, even after inletting it a bit. My smith reinforced it with a super lightweight composite material used in aircraft. Added very little weight but made the stock very strong/stiff.
     
  10. odoylerules

    odoylerules Well-Known Member

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    Central Oregon
     
  11. RedSnake

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    Great looking build and what a tack driver!

    I’m reviving my tang safety m77 — at gs getting barreled to 338 Sherman. Modified the bolt stop, fabbed an extended box and opened up back end of action action to allow OAL of 3.6.
     
  12. odoylerules

    odoylerules Well-Known Member

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    Well the Sherman worked perfectly! The Berger 215 was as devastating as I’d heard.
     

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    Very nice!! Details?
     
  14. odoylerules

    odoylerules Well-Known Member

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    Been practicing and preparing my long range game and wouldn’t you know it, I shot this bear at 125 yards! Happy to fill the tag obviously, just a little funny/ironic.