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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:36 pm    Post subject: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

I FINALLY PICKED ELVIRA UP. I am not much of a LR hunter but love to shoot at LR. Anyway I figured you guys might like her.

Specifics:
Manners T2 Stock
Lawton 8500 action fluted bolt
Timney trigger
Lawton Barrel 30" SS fluted 11.5:1 LRB twist For brass solids and others
Lawton Muzzle brake
375 Cheytac Improved AKA......... 375 Snipetac.
NightForce rings
Nightforce 5.5-22x50mm Zero Stop scope.
Lawton 40 MOA base. good for 2500-3000 yards.
Cryogenized (all metal)

As is 13.75 LBS

For those who do not know what that is, well lets put it this way.
It is based on the 505 Gibbs case.
260 Accubonds 3600 fps (not max, think of it as a 22-250 for elk-- If one is so inclined)
300 Accubonds 3400 fps
350 Sierra Matchking or
370 Rocky Mountain Hunting bullets 3250fps easy!







Fireformed before and after



Bullets:

300 Sierra BT
300 Hornady BT
300 Accubond
350 SMK .8 BC
370 RM Hunting Bullet .942 BC


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:55 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

Now that should reach out there. Very Nice Very Happy Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:59 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

WOW, that is a nice setup, would love to get a bit of trigger time with something like that. Would be interested to hear what kind of groups you get at 1000 plus yards.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 4:57 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

POP!! wrote:
I FINALLY PICKED ELVIRA UP. I am not much of a LR hunter but love to shoot at LR. Anyway I figured you guys might like her.

You figured right, I like her!!! I've been seeing some info on the Cheytac on the Military channel. Very nice, congrats!
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:05 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

I only have one manners but I was impressed I have two mcmillans but thought the manners was superior on the inside.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:27 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

Very nice POP !!! Congrats on a fine build !!!

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:05 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

POP!! wrote:
I FINALLY PICKED ELVIRA UP.

370 RM Hunting Bullet .942 BC

A rifle that most can only dream about! Really cool!!

I tried to look up RM Hunting Bullets but couldn't find them on the web. Do you have link we could use?

Also, what banded solid is in the right case?

Thanks for sharing!!!
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:16 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

Nice..

How did she behaves?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:43 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

yip very nice. hows does it shoot?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:44 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

That is one very sweet "little" lady POP. I'm surprised yer missus is happy to share you with "her".

Cheers, Vince

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:05 am    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

found it! Rocky Mountain Bullets
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:03 am    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

Nice set up , I would love to shoot it...what do you have the trigger set at??

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:45 am    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

Have not shot her yet. I just recieved the dies but not the press. The dies are like 50 cal so I neede a new press. Here is some more info on the gun/performance bullets etc.




L/R: .30-06 Springfield, .375 H&H, .404 Jeffery, .505 Gibbs

The 375 is a necked down and improved version of a 505 Gibbs.

Max case capacity for the Cheytac is 161 gr H2O. The snipetac version has more.


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416 Rigby 505 Gibbs.


Specifications for the Cheytac. My snipetac is an improved version!

Parent Case 408 CheyTac
Bullet Diameter .375 in (9.53 mm)
Neck Diameter .3757 in (9.54 mm)
Rim Diameter .6400 in (16.26 mm)
Rim Thickness .065 in (1.65 mm)
Case Length 3.037 in (77.14 mm)
Case Capacity 161 gr. H20 (10.43 cm³)

For More Information

* CheyTac Official Website

Recommended Load Data for 375 Solid Projectiles

Projectile 350 grain solid
Powder Hodgdon Retumbo
Max Load 139 grains
Cartigde Overall Length 4.303
Primer Magnum Large Rifle
Average Velocity 3,200 fps








Recommended Load Data for 375 Sierra Match King Projectiles

Projectile
350 grain Sierra Match King
Powder
Hodgdon Retumbo
Max Load
139 grains
Cartridge Overall Length
4.100 inches
Primer
Magnum Large Rifle
Average Velocity
3,200 fps



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 3:48 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

Wow that is a sweet rifle.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:36 pm    Post subject: Re: My new LR toy! Reply with quote

A 350 grain bullet @ 3200 FPS has me mesmerized.

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