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#5807218 - 06/26/15 04:56 PM Have Rifle will Travel
Elkhunter49 Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 3988
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Hey folks I want to share a few photos of my new shooting iron. I bought it from a man in Missouri who builds some nice rifles. Itís the first Friday off Iíve had in a while so I went shooting this morning and I decided to snap a few photos before cleaning and returning to the safe.

The rifle is built on a Left hand C series Remington short action. The barrel is a Hart#2 stainless 24Ē 1-8 twist. The stock is a McMillian Remington classic ADL 13.5Ē lop standard fill 50/50 black and orange. The bolt ti fluted by Karl Kampfeld and is finished and bedded. Cerekoted by Eddie Fosaugh titanium and graphite black. It has a Talley base and rings. .Bare gun weighs 6.5#.

The rifle is chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor and it shoots 130 grain Accubond's like a champ! I've got some 120 grain Hornady Superformance I'll try with it next time.

Later Taters, Baker





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#5807228 - 06/26/15 05:06 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
Chief Joe Offline
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Registered: 02/06/10
Posts: 6148
Loc: Fredericktown, Ohio
cheers Really nice! Like those axis too!
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#5807247 - 06/26/15 05:18 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
janie Offline
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Registered: 08/30/05
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That is just downright sexy. Very nice set up sir. up
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#5807257 - 06/26/15 05:26 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: janie]
SapperTitan Offline
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Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: janie
That is just downright sexy. Very nice set up sir. up
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#5807263 - 06/26/15 05:29 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
pokerj2 Offline
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Registered: 12/02/08
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Loc: Wylie TX
Nice stick
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#5807273 - 06/26/15 05:38 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
DiverTexas Offline
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Registered: 03/17/10
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Loc: Austin
Sweet looking rig.
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#5807275 - 06/26/15 05:42 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Registered: 05/14/09
Posts: 17426
Loc: Denton/Argyle
Very sweet rig. Ought to drive tacks all day long with that setup.
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#5807313 - 06/26/15 06:09 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 9047
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Very nice southpaw rig. If you'd will it to me, I'd appreciate it.
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#5807332 - 06/26/15 06:22 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
Old Rabbit Offline
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Registered: 07/13/11
Posts: 2982
Loc: Lansing, TX
Great looking rig you have there, very nice.

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#5807528 - 06/26/15 08:29 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
TEXASLEFTY Offline
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Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 8777
Loc: The Island Cres
Nice! Don't see too many short action 700's with the bolt handle on the correct side.
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#5807540 - 06/26/15 08:42 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
Stub Offline
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#5807564 - 06/26/15 08:55 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
dogcatcher Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Nice rig, love that stock. cheers
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#5807628 - 06/26/15 09:39 PM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
tdecker22 Offline
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Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 5151
Loc: Emory,TX
Awesome looking rifle. Congrats
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#5807833 - 06/27/15 07:28 AM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 25273
Loc: Wise County Texas
Man, good looking rig, I like it as it resembles a hunter more than a target weapon. Stock actually works great in those colors too, mighty fine up

What did that thing set you back, if you care to share?
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#5807944 - 06/27/15 09:46 AM Re: Have Rifle will Travel [Re: Elkhunter49]
TexFlip Offline
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Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 10014
Loc: Chambers County
Looks good Baker, that creedmoor is an axis hammer.

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