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#7100784 - 03/04/18 01:49 PM Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles
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There was a thread several years ago about custom rifles....A lot of the pics have been hijacked by photobucket though....Let's start over since some have probably changed anyway....Plus hopefully pictures were taken this weekend at the match.....Any info such as:
stock
action
trigger
barrel
gunsmith
optics etc....
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#7100792 - 03/04/18 02:04 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Lazyman]
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6.5 SAUM
Borden Alpine Ti
Manners EH3
Bix n Andy Trigger
Bartlein 2b @ 24”
Leopold Mark 6
All put together by WTO and the work is awesome

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#7100843 - 03/04/18 03:21 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Lazyman]
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Only custom I have right now. And it isn’t particularly custom.
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#7100856 - 03/04/18 03:35 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Lazyman]
jmm Offline
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Exhibition Turkish Walnut
Granite Mountain M98 Action
Pacnor 24" 5 groove 1/10 RH twist
Todd Ramirez gunsmith
30-06

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#7100864 - 03/04/18 03:46 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: jmm]
Tff caribou Offline
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Originally Posted By: jmm


Exhibition Turkish Walnut
Granite Mountain M98 Action
Pacnor 24" 5 groove 1/10 RH twist
Todd Ramirez gunsmith
30-06




Sweet Jesus. Shut it down, we have a winner.
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#7100866 - 03/04/18 03:51 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Originally Posted By: jmm


Exhibition Turkish Walnut
Granite Mountain M98 Action
Pacnor 24" 5 groove 1/10 RH twist
Todd Ramirez gunsmith
30-06







Agree............




Sweet Jesus. Shut it down, we have a winner.


Edited by snake oil (03/04/18 03:52 PM)

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#7100891 - 03/04/18 04:18 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Lazyman]
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He's located near Lake Fork, correct?
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#7100894 - 03/04/18 04:21 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Lazyman]
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Finally a bolt on the correct side!! It's a beauty!
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#7100897 - 03/04/18 04:23 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Originally Posted By: jmm


Exhibition Turkish Walnut
Granite Mountain M98 Action
Pacnor 24" 5 groove 1/10 RH twist
Todd Ramirez gunsmith
30-06






Sweet Jesus. Shut it down, we have a winner.



Yup. While assembling a good stainless barreled action and mating it to a synthetic stock can yield outstanding accuracy, a nicely done blued & walnut rifle outclasses it as a "custom."
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#7101041 - 03/04/18 07:18 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: jmm]
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Originally Posted By: jmm


Exhibition Turkish Walnut
Granite Mountain M98 Action
Pacnor 24" 5 groove 1/10 RH twist
Todd Ramirez gunsmith
30-06




Beautiful! Something like that is exactly what I think of when someone says “custom rifle”.
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#7101049 - 03/04/18 07:24 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Lazyman]
KRoyal Offline
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Not a full custom only semi custom but I had it made exactly the way I wanted so it's custom to me and I love it.




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#7101077 - 03/04/18 07:57 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Lazyman]
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Shilen Med Hvy Varmint 1-10 twist at 22"
Forend hangar tuning screw
Barrel work by Tumbleweed Customs in Round Rock
Wood work was DIY (walnut, ebony, Limbsaver)
Leupold 6.5x20x40mm in ruger rings

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#7101152 - 03/04/18 09:04 PM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: RiverRider]
bphillips Offline
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Originally Posted By: jmm


Exhibition Turkish Walnut
Granite Mountain M98 Action
Pacnor 24" 5 groove 1/10 RH twist
Todd Ramirez gunsmith
30-06






Sweet Jesus. Shut it down, we have a winner.



Yup. While assembling a good stainless barreled action and mating it to a synthetic stock can yield outstanding accuracy, a nicely done blued & walnut rifle outclasses it as a "custom."


Yea I’d love one I just wouldn’t have much use for one other than to look beautiful. Couldn’t stand to be rough on one like that
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#7101523 - 03/05/18 09:47 AM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: Lazyman]
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I had it made to use. It has been on multiple Africa and Argentina trips and has been used hard. The bluing is worn on the barrel and magazine floor plate. The stock has multiple dings and scratches. The wrist and cheek piece are stained darker with sweat. To me it is prettier now than when it was new. Over 200 zebras, wildebeest, impala and gemsbok in addition to over 100 whitetail deer have been taken with this rifle.


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#7101531 - 03/05/18 09:55 AM Re: Let's see the custom and semi custom rifles [Re: jmm]
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Originally Posted By: jmm
I had it made to use. It has been on multiple Africa and Argentina trips and has been used hard. The bluing is worn on the barrel and magazine floor plate. The stock has multiple dings and scratches. The wrist and cheek piece are stained darker with sweat. To me it is prettier now than when it was new. Over 200 zebras, wildebeest, impala and gemsbok in addition to over 100 whitetail deer have been taken with this rifle.




Thats awesome

Still don't think I could do it haha. I might be able to if I also had a synthetic to swap back and forth depending on the hunt hahahha
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