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#5264758 - 08/20/14 11:00 PM Custom Rifle Build Plans Only !
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Registered: 07/08/07
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This post is dedicated to custom and semi custom hunting rifle plans only in order to give ideas to those thinking about a future build. Please limit your chit chat and smileys and try to use the pm messaging system for questions

At a minimum, let's use this template

Caliber
Make and type of action?
Barrel maker, contour, length of barrel, twist rate, style of flutes?
Stock maker, style, color?
Trigger maker and weight?
Bottom metal or magazines?
Maker and size of scope?
Maker of rings and bases?
Other accessories?
Gunsmith (optional)
Bullet Recipe ?
Total weight and length of gun

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#5264774 - 08/20/14 11:12 PM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
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6.5 Creedmoor
Stiller Predator action
Brux 1/8 twist with Hybrid fluting, #3 Contour
McMillan Hunter stock in black ,od, orange , 13.75 lop
Timney 2lb trigger
Satin Black Cerakote
Leupold 3x10x50 duplex with CDS, sitting on Talley Highs
Stiller bottom metal and bolt knob
Custom loaded Berger VLD 130 at 2810 fps
Gun with scope is 21.5" and weighs just over 8 lbs
Gunsmith - ZG customs

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#5264793 - 08/20/14 11:28 PM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
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Tracker

Registered: 11/28/10
Posts: 948
Loc: North East Texas
7Mag
Defiance deviant hunter (integral 20 MOA base and recoil lug)
Bartlein 5R #3 straight flutes 25.5"
Manners MCS- EH2 / carbon fiber
Jewell 2lbs
Wyatt's internal mag box - custom bottom metal
Nightforce 5.5-22 illuminated MOAR
Nightforce ultra lightweight rings
Atlas QD bipod
9 lbs
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#5264919 - 08/21/14 06:49 AM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
dee Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 04/10/10
Posts: 4664
Loc: Red River way
7mm -08AI
Rem or clone action although a FN CRF action would be nice
Krieger, bartlien or brux in a magnum contour
Manners stock in a chassis system
AI maggs for chassis
Jewell trigger set at 1.5lbs
Not sure on optics
I run Amax's in my current 7mm-08AI for hunting with good results but would likely try berger classic hunters out.
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#5265019 - 08/21/14 08:09 AM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
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Registered: 12/16/08
Posts: 17893
Loc: Wolfe City, TX


7 mm Rem Mag
Remington Action
Pacific Tool and Gauge bolt knob
Timney trigger
Rock Creek 1:8.5", Light Palma, 26", Kampfield Custom flutes
Manners T-4 "Desert Sage" with added Flat Dark Earth
Badger Ordinance Detachable Bottom Metal, Accuracy International mags
JEC Custom brake
EGW aluminum 20 MOA base
Talley Tactical rings
Vortex Viper PST 6-24X 50 mm Mil/ Mil FFP
Harris 6"-9" swivel bipod
ZG Custom Rifles did the. machining and bedding
71.2 gr H-Retumbo, 180 gr Berger VLD Hunting @ 2950 fps.
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#5265027 - 08/21/14 08:17 AM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
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Pro Tracker

Registered: 11/02/11
Posts: 1155
Loc: Waco


6mm Creedmoor
Horizon/Stiller action Cerakote Magpul tan
Benchmark 1/8 twist 26 inch VC with QD for Suppressor
McMillan McSwirly HTG with Surgeon BDM AI Mags tan/olive/black
Huber Two Stage trigger at 2.0lbs
Stiller 20 Moa base TPS super low rings
3.5-21X50 Bushnell Tactical DMR
105 Berger Hybrid's at 3080fps Load 42.0gr N160 AOL 2.765
Built by Derrick Ratliff of Horizon Firearms


Edited by DStroud (08/21/14 08:54 AM)

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#5265058 - 08/21/14 08:35 AM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
RHutch Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 05/25/13
Posts: 317
Loc: Frisco


7WSM
FN SPR action and floormetal
Broughton #4 1:9 at 24"
KG cote black on metal
McM Sako Hunter molded tigerstripe (75%black, 25%OD)
Jewel trigger
Near 20moa rail
Premier Hunter GenIIMD with turret conversion in Seekins rings
168 VLD at 3006 FPS
Weighs 10lbs 3oz.
Built by American Precision Arms

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#5265067 - 08/21/14 08:39 AM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
RHutch Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 05/25/13
Posts: 317
Loc: Frisco


243Win
Remington Short trued up w/BDL bottom
Wyatt's mag box
Bartlein Bull Sporter 1:8 at 24" fluted, threaded 5/8x24
Graphite black ceracote
McM A1-3 "McFlame" black to red to orange to yellow.
Pre-XMP trigger worked over
Seekins rail and rings
Premier Light Tac 3-15, GenIIMD
105VLD at 2900ish
Weighs 10lbs
Built by Gene Williams


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#5265104 - 08/21/14 08:57 AM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
RHutch Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 05/25/13
Posts: 317
Loc: Frisco
Last one for today…



223AI
Remington Short trued up.
Williams bottom with mag box mod to run the heavies
PacNor Rem Varmint contour 1:8, fulted at 22"
KG cote black on all metal
Manners MCS-T
Pre-XMP trigger worked over to 2lbs.
Seekins rail and rings
Bushnell 3-12x44 LRHS (temporary home for this scope)
50VMax (3270fps) and 75Amax (cant recall)
Weigh 10lbs, 8oz
Built by American Precision arms

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#5265113 - 08/21/14 09:01 AM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: DStroud]
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Registered: 12/16/08
Posts: 17893
Loc: Wolfe City, TX
DStroud, didn't know you were a lefty.

Fellas, this is the clear example why it would be a serious error for a country to even consider invading the U.S.
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#5265295 - 08/21/14 10:49 AM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
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Registered: 02/25/09
Posts: 4109
Loc: Burleson Texas
7mm08
Savage long action
Criterion, 26", stainless 1 in 9" twist
varmint contour
Stock trigger 3 pounds
Blind mag
Choate Varmint stock,
EGW base 20 moa
SWFA scope mounts
Falcon Menace - 4 x 14 x 44 - FFP - MOA/MOA -
Total Elevation Adj. Range 90 MOA
12 pounds loaded
Best load
Nosler 140 grain Ballastic Hunting Tip,
Seated .020 from ring lands,
IMR 4064 42 grains
.30 group 3 rounds
Gun/loads self assembled

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#5265453 - 08/21/14 12:34 PM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
Drew in Tejas Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 03/31/12
Posts: 114
Loc: Mckinney, Tx
here are my 3


My comp rifle

Caliber 7mm-08
Make and type of action
Rem 700SA Pinned hollands lug

Barrel maker, contour, length of barrel, twist rate, style of flutes
Rock Creek, Sendero, 26", 8.5

Stock maker, style, color
Manners T6A, Standard Fill, Molded Desert

Trigger maker and weight
Timney Calvin Elite 8oz

Bottom metal or magazines
PTG Stealth , Accurate Mag

Maker and size of scope
Bushnell 3.5-21x50 G2

Maker of rings and bases
Seekins 34mm Lows

Other accessories
JEC Level, JEC Brake, Harris with JEC Spike feet

Bullet Recipe
162 Amax, Win Brass, 46gr H4350, 210m Primer 2775fps

Total weight and length of gun
16lbs




My hunting Rifle
Caliber 7mm-08
Make and type of action
Rem 700 SA oversized pinned recoil lug

Barrel maker, contour, length of barrel, twist rate, style of flutes
Rock Creek, Sendero, 17", 8.5, Straight flutes by Kampfield

Stock maker, style, color?
Manners T6, Mud Camo

Trigger maker and weight?
Timney 510, 1.5lb

Bottom metal or magazines?
PTG Stealth

Maker and size of scope?
Vortex HS-T 4-16 Mrad

Maker of rings and bases?
DNZ Mount

Other accessories
Templar Tactical Can

Bullet Recipe
168 Berger Hunting Classic, 308 Lapua Brass Neck Turned, 210m Primer, 40gr Varget, 2525fps

Total weight and length of gun
10lb with suppressor



Fiance's Rifle I had built
Caliber 243 KMW Reamer
Make and type of action
Rem 700 SA, pinned hollands lug

Barrel maker, contour, length of barrel, twist rate, style of flutes?
Bartlein Rem Varmint, 22" , 8 twist, Spiral flutes by Kampfield, JEC Brake

Stock maker, style, color?
Manners MCS-T 90% Carbon, custom paint by Todd Jackson

Trigger maker and weight?
Timney 510, 2.5lb

Bottom metal or magazines?
PTG M5

Maker and size of scope?
Vortex 4-16 HST mrad

Maker of rings and bases?
DNZ Mount

Bullet Recipe Still working on that , 105 Berger Hunting, Lapua Brass, 210m Primer, 42gr h4350, 3100fps

Total weight and length of gun
10lb with bipod

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#5265613 - 08/21/14 02:02 PM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
senderoman Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 114
300 WM
Rem 700 re built bolt
Tac Bolt Knob
Timney 1.5
1-9 26" Kreiger
AICS Stock-Black
AI Mag
JEC Brake
Talley Rings
Nightforce 6x24-56
52" Very Heavy
Texas Brigade Armory

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#5265623 - 08/21/14 02:09 PM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Brother in-law]
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Registered: 02/18/09
Posts: 816
Loc: Crossroads, TX
Eventually...
Caliber: 6.5x39 (Custom round based on the 7.62x39 but using 6.5mm bullets. Something may already exist, but have not researched it much)
Action: Savage Target Action
Trigger: Savage Target Accutrigger (6oz-2.5lbs adjustable)
Barrel: Not sure, still need to research
Stock: Manners probably
Scope: Leupold VX 6 or Vortex (Will be used for hunting and target shooting)
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#5265638 - 08/21/14 02:16 PM Re: Custom Rifle Build Plans Only ! [Re: Precision_Shooter]
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 8630
Loc: Harris County
Originally Posted By: Precision_Shooter

Caliber: 6.5x39 (Custom round based on the 7.62x39 but using 6.5mm bullets. Something may already exist, but have not researched it much)

6.5 Grendel.
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