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#6190228 - 02/18/16 10:11 PM WGR Custom Rem 700 308
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Registered: 01/18/09
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Loc: DFW

Here's a new build I just got back from Gene Williams in Princeton... For anyone considering a custom, I would highly recommend him. He will deliver you a 1-holer!

Rem 700 SA Receiver,
Bartlein barrel S/S, #3, 4 grooves, 11 twist 25" long
Rem Aluminum SA bottom metal
Jewell RHVR Trigger (set at 1#)
Custom Muzzle break
H-S Precision stock PSS003
Glass bead finish on barrel
Epoxy Bead finish barrel action
Seekins Rings
Nightforce NXS 5.5-24x56









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#6190468 - 02/19/16 07:36 AM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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Very nice rig. up
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#6191351 - 02/19/16 06:39 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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up can't wait to start my build
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6191470 - 02/19/16 08:11 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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Nice choice

How much does it weigh?

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#6192378 - 02/20/16 06:37 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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Registered: 01/18/09
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Loc: DFW
10.6 lbs with the nightforce

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#6192379 - 02/20/16 06:38 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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nice nice nice
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#6192433 - 02/20/16 07:22 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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Originally Posted By: CalebtheLee
10.6 lbs with the nightforce


That's spot on what I'm looking for, weight is perfect! I'll be using a slightly lighter stock, 3b barrel finished at 24 with fluting, and either a Nightforce or Burris optic both of which are around 30-32oz
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6192539 - 02/20/16 08:34 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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You don't need a 24" plus his is a #3 not a 3b. You're going to build s toad of a gun for no gain other than having a heavier than necessary toad.

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#6192577 - 02/20/16 09:04 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
You don't need a 24" plus his is a #3 not a 3b. You're going to build s toad of a gun for no gain other than having a heavier than necessary toad.


Every gunsmith including your recommendation said to use the 3b and keep it at 24. This is why I buy them already built, lol
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6193673 - 02/21/16 07:49 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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cheers

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#6196188 - 02/23/16 04:25 PM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
SingleShot85 Offline


Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 1782
Loc: S.A. and Kinney Co.
nice rig....

Gene has built 6 rifles for me and is currently building me a 9mm 1911. You will be pleased for years


Edited by SingleShot85 (02/23/16 04:25 PM)

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#6197177 - 02/24/16 11:05 AM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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Registered: 09/04/09
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Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Very nice actually as close to perfect as your likely to get.

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#6202344 - 02/28/16 08:03 AM Re: WGR Custom Rem 700 308 [Re: CalebtheLee]
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Very nice clap

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