Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
AMET, ashleyjc, Whosure, beartrap, Rusty Metal
61402 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 80219
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44003
BOBO the Clown 41683
BMD 40584
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 36047
txshntr 34168
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31062
facebook
Forum Stats
61402 Members
46 Forums
420893 Topics
5812330 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6292438 - 05/09/16 01:06 PM New rebarrel
okierifleman Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 04/14/12
Posts: 389
Loc: Houston
I was doing some scope swapping yesterday and thought I would share my newest from Derrick at Horizon. This started as my SS Mod 75 in 7STW. I have put a lot of rounds through this gun over the years and the accuracy was just not what it used to be. I am taking this gun with me to Africa in August AND I just happened to have a Bartlein 2b waiting on other parts for another 280AI build, so, I figured I would just have Derrick screw a new barrel on it for me. I had ordered this McMillan in urban camo for it awhile back. I love the stock, but it never looked right with the SS barrel and action. So, after he was through we did a black cerekote on everything and it looks so much better. Now, when I talked to Derrick about this project, he did try to talk me into doing a 28 Nosler, but I have had a STW or 2 around for as long as they have been around and the round just holds a special place for me, so I withheld the temptation to switch.

I started the first load work up last week, with 160AB's at the lands, H1000 and Retumbo. The H1000 was a clear winner. Groups around 3/4". Now on to seating depth. This is the second gun Derrick has built for me and I cannot be happier with his work and should have no problem getting this down around 1/2". Look out Africa here we come!!


Top
#6292451 - 05/09/16 01:20 PM Re: New rebarrel [Re: okierifleman]
FiremanJG Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/16/08
Posts: 19129
Loc: Wolfe City, TX
Love the big 7's up
_________________________


800 Yard Steel Rifle Range
Long Range Shooting Instruction
Memberships and Classes Available


Top
#6292457 - 05/09/16 01:26 PM Re: New rebarrel [Re: okierifleman]
HorizonFirearms Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 05/05/10
Posts: 1638
Loc: College Station, Texas
Appreciate it! Give those Accubonds a little more jump and they will like you a little better up
_________________________

www.HorizonFirearms.com

Top
#6293039 - 05/09/16 09:15 PM Re: New rebarrel [Re: okierifleman]
Sneaky Offline
The "Grouch"

Registered: 10/22/12
Posts: 16656
Loc: Winters
Very nice. My STW loves H1000 and Accubonds, as well.
_________________________

Top
#6293260 - 05/10/16 06:41 AM Re: New rebarrel [Re: okierifleman]
patriot07 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 11/06/11
Posts: 1269
Loc: Royse City, TX
Nice looking rifle!

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide