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#7063887 - 02/02/18 09:15 PM Birthday build is done!
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Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 4043
Loc: Watauga, TX
My wife’s birthday is the 6th and she’s always liked shooting, but has taken more interest in wanting to learn more about guns at a deeper level than just shooting. She asks about how they function, what parts are called, etc. so I figured a quick 10/22 build would be perfect for that. Picked up a 10/22 carbine at academy last week, ordered a few parts, and we were off. I had the scope and rings in the safe. Here’s what we put together. Nothing too crazy

*Brand new 10/22 that we only kept the action out of
*Green mountain 16.25” .920 heavy fluted barrel
*Ruger BX Trigger
*Boyd’s At-One gunstock in blackjack
*Ruger factory scope base
*TPS steel rings low
*Nikon Prostaff 7 4-12x40 w/ side focus

All in just under $700 since I had the scope and rings already.

First range trip will be Monday. I’m expecting 1/2” groups at 50 yards based on everything I’ve read about the green mountain barrels.



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#7063889 - 02/02/18 09:20 PM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
Eyesofahunter Offline
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Registered: 01/11/15
Posts: 653
Loc: Hill Country of Texas
A very nice present clap

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#7063894 - 02/02/18 09:25 PM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
Sneaky Offline
The "Grouch"

Registered: 10/22/12
Posts: 19046
Loc: Winters
You done good. That’s a fine lady gun.
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#7063973 - 02/02/18 11:17 PM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
BigPig Online   content
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Registered: 08/27/09
Posts: 13105
Loc: Forney, Tx
Wet nice looking gun, minus the noticeable ding in the stock. Green Mountain barrels are good for the money, just heavy. I’m Wanting to replace mine with a carbon fiber barrel.
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#7063978 - 02/02/18 11:27 PM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
2Beez Offline
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Registered: 07/17/15
Posts: 11640
Loc: Lake Texoma, TX
Nice work Bou up

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#7063988 - 02/03/18 12:13 AM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Eyesofahunter]
SapperTitan Offline
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Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 26630
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: Eyesofahunter
A very nice present clap
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I plowed mules.
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I did build a cabin. Aka “the brokeback shack”.


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#7063996 - 02/03/18 12:42 AM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
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Registered: 02/03/11
Posts: 1735
Loc: The Lone Star State
Purdy! up
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#7064080 - 02/03/18 07:40 AM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
JCO Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 03/06/11
Posts: 236
Loc: N.E. Texas
Good looking rig. She'll be really proud when ya'll get it to the range. Should be a dandy shooter.

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#7064082 - 02/03/18 07:43 AM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Bar-D]
Lazyman Offline
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Registered: 01/13/11
Posts: 4298
Loc: Hamilton
Originally Posted By: bar-d
Purdy! up

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#7064228 - 02/03/18 10:17 AM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
Big Fitz Offline
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Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 2495
Loc: Prosper, TX
Looks awesome, nice job!
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#7064387 - 02/03/18 01:53 PM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
Buzzsaw Online   content
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Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 13838
Loc: Frisco, Texas
cheers
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#7064462 - 02/03/18 03:12 PM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Buzzsaw]
chital_shikari Offline
Minor in training

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 12546
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
cheers

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#7064747 - 02/03/18 07:57 PM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: chital_shikari]
TonyWornick Offline
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Registered: 10/29/13
Posts: 742
Loc: McKinney
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#7065045 - 02/04/18 05:08 AM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
pigplinker Offline
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Registered: 08/07/11
Posts: 2084
Loc: Ben Wheeler,Tx
cheers

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#7065096 - 02/04/18 07:41 AM Re: Birthday build is done! [Re: Tff caribou]
Old Rabbit Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/11
Posts: 3727
Loc: Harrison County, Longview TX
Great present.

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