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#6207043 - 03/02/16 12:40 PM Need advice pricing a used custom 6mm dasher
Biggs Offline
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Registered: 03/31/11
Posts: 921
Loc: Comanche, tx
Looking to take this on trade but I have no idea how to price a custom rifle since I have never had one built.

R700 action
Krieger ss fluted barrel
Jewell trigger set @ 12 oz.
McMillan swirl varmint aluminum full bedded with glass skimmed
PTG aluminum firing pin
PTG bolt shroud
Leupold mark 4 base millet rings
The bolt, action and barrel has all been trued comes with dies and some new and once fired brass. Round count is 317.






Edited by Biggs (03/02/16 01:06 PM)

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#6207060 - 03/02/16 12:49 PM Re: Need advice pricing a used custom 6mm dasher [Re: Biggs]
Judd Offline


Registered: 01/22/09
Posts: 10762
Loc: Sachse, TX
At the end of the day it's still a Remington...1200-1700 is where I'd put it and that would depend on who did the work.

That is a round I shoot a lot, it's impressive.
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#6207159 - 03/02/16 02:16 PM Re: Need advice pricing a used custom 6mm dasher [Re: Biggs]
Big Fitz Offline
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Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 2008
Loc: McKinney, TX
Judd, does the 6mm Dasher have to be fire formed or is it a standard case? Might be a heck of a varmint rifle.
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#6207309 - 03/02/16 04:19 PM Re: Need advice pricing a used custom 6mm dasher [Re: Biggs]
Judd Offline


Registered: 01/22/09
Posts: 10762
Loc: Sachse, TX
Has to be fire formed....it's a 6br with the shoulder angle changed and blown forward .010.

Its a heck of a rifle for anything and one of the most accurate rounds out there.

PS - there is a way you can form them without firing...Hornady makes a forming die. You put liquid in the case and the die has the shape of the case and seals...you hit a plunger of sort on top of the die and it will blow the shoulders out for you. I'm not a big fan because they are smoking accurate while you are fire forming and I have a fire forming barrel now.
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#6207359 - 03/02/16 04:51 PM Re: Need advice pricing a used custom 6mm dasher [Re: Biggs]
Cleric Offline
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Registered: 03/11/12
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Add up the price of components. Find the smith and get his price. Determine how much it's worth not to have exactly what you want.

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