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#5748493 - 05/17/15 09:00 PM Rifle Face Lift !
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Had this rifle built for my southpaw grandson to shoot 2 years ago and decided to get it a face lift for him.
This is the only pic that I can find of the rifle as it was built. Not a great pic but you get the idea.


Song dog in the snow.



Here it is after Fluting the bolt, adding the bolt knob, machining the firing pin shroud and a custom cerakote job.

He was all smiles when he saw it.





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#5748512 - 05/17/15 09:07 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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#5748547 - 05/17/15 09:21 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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You Sir are a good Grandpa
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#5748578 - 05/17/15 09:45 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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Where in Grayson county, Mike?

I'd like to look over your should periodically. grin
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#5748591 - 05/17/15 09:52 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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Looks great.

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#5748693 - 05/17/15 11:39 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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rock_on 257 Wby Mag is a great caliber too.
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#5748712 - 05/18/15 12:35 AM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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Nicely done! up
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#5748728 - 05/18/15 05:18 AM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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Wanna be my grandpa? smile Nicely done.

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#5748810 - 05/18/15 07:35 AM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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#5748847 - 05/18/15 08:06 AM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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That will be a treasure for that kid for ever... dang nice rifle and coming from grandpa should make it pricless
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#5749228 - 05/18/15 12:35 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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That's awesome and good job g'pa!
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#5749317 - 05/18/15 01:23 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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When you get our age it is more fun to Give to our young'uns than it is for ourselves. Mostly, what we do buy for ourselves, will someday be theirs anyway.

Great job on a great gun and GREAT caliber. Brass is easy to find too... king
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#5749318 - 05/18/15 01:24 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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When you get our age it is more fun to Give to our young'uns than it is for ourselves. Mostly, what we do buy for ourselves, will someday be theirs anyway.

Great job on a great gun and GREAT caliber. Brass is easy to find too... king
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#5749479 - 05/18/15 03:39 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: MikeC]
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I need to forward this to my grandpaw! Lol

Nice!

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#5749525 - 05/18/15 04:11 PM Re: Rifle Face Lift ! [Re: Bullfrog]
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I need to forward this to my grandpaw! Lol

Nice!


APR did the work for me. I picked this one up as I dropped off the Bartlein barrel and LH 700 stainless action for him to build me a 26 Nosler.
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