Shopping list help

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by timmymic, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. timmymic

    timmymic Well-Known Member

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    I'm trying to build a long range (600 yd) target and varmint gun! I have a tenitive list but wanted help from experienced guys to make sure it's a good build.

    Action- remington 700 trued from north west action works
    nwaw-1

    Barrel- shilen remington pre fit chambered in 6mm br Norma 26in 1/8 twist
    (Could use some advise in where to find one or can I call shilen?)

    Stock- McMillan a-3 from this site.

    Optics- zeiss mc conquest 6.5-20x50
    Zeiss MC Conquest Rifle Scope 6.5-20x 50mm Side Focus Target Turrets

    Also need help wit bottom metal!

    Thanks for the advise!
     
  2. Lefty7mmstw

    Lefty7mmstw Well-Known Member

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    midway usa or remington country store may have the bottom metal. When I swapped my 7rem to a bdl I got my metal from my local 'smith though. I wish he did more than little jobs, as I don't feel like shipping off toys.
     
  3. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't do a pre-fit barrel. Get a blank and have the smith chamber, thread, and fit everything together all trued to the tightest tolerances possible. Bed the action, float the barrel, tune the trigger, etc...

    1:8 should be a good twist that will allow for lights and heavies.

    Just my $0.02.
     
  4. Stanm70

    Stanm70 Well-Known Member

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    I totally agree. As for bottom metal PTG makes some good detach metal for like 150$ or less.
     
  5. Stanm70

    Stanm70 Well-Known Member

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    Oh and as far as optics I personally would opt for a vortex pst. However that is pure opinion.
     
  6. Zep

    Zep Well-Known Member

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    Your'e going to need a good gunsmith.