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Vince - Custom Rifles...
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 6:19 pm    Post subject: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

Hi Vince,

since you seem to fancy my work, here are a couple of rifle I thought you might like to drool over. Let me know what you think....


7mm WSM -




280 Ackley Improved -




243 Winchester -




280 Ackley Improved -



I hope you like at least one of them....

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

very nice bangsticks. they dont look too heavy either.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

Nice rifles DS!

You did always made pretty stuff Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 3:18 am    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

Dang. Wish I had a wipeable keyboard cover. Drool everywhere.

What a beautiful selection of rifles.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

Deer Sniper, What stock is on the first gun (7mm WSM) and can you please tell me about the modification to the bolt handle.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

Thank's guys, I appreciate the compliments and glad you like the rifles....


Chambered221 - that first stock shown on the 7mm WSM is an H-S Precision Pro Series Varmint/Tactical stock...

As far as the bolt handle goes, I turned down the bolt knob, threaded it and screwed on that tactical bolt knob....

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 6:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

Thought so.........That's the stock I wanted to put on my Remington 40X !!!

They don't make it for the 40X (single shot) nor do they do any modifications or custom orders. They do however make a bench model for the 40X.
I was going to get one for a 700 and put ADL bottom metal on but they wouldn't/couldn't tell me if the barrel channel is cut the same on the two stocks. Trying to get them to understand the 2 guns are virtually the same thing was about impossible.
I've since been considering re-barreling and have held off till I figure out what barrel contour I'll go with.

It appears to me (from your pictures) that the barrels on those guns are not a factory varmint contour and you probably opened the channels some. Another subject HS didn't want to talk about. Any advise you could give on the subject would be greatly appreciated.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

chambered221,

None of the barrels are factory varmint contour. Two of them have a muzzle diameter of 1.200"...

None of the barrel channels had to be opened up and are as they came from the factory...

Here are two 240 Weatherby Magnum rifles that I built and both have the same style H-S Precision Target stocks. These will work with your 40X action as a single shot as it has no BDL cut out. I bedded a single shot follower to these two rifles and converted them to single shot....









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PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:05 am    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

DS,
Fabulous rifles, thanks so much for sharing them with us! There aren't too many fans of the 7mm WSM, but I'm one of them. I had a Winchester Mod. 70 chambered for that cartridge and loved it.
Darned if you don't have me thinking of building another long range rifle.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:38 am    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

44marty wrote:
Dang. Wish I had a wipeable keyboard cover. Drool everywhere.

What a beautiful selection of rifles.

OK...after spending the last 15 minutes going over these pics, I now find that I have "drooled up" my keyboard.

As usual DS, you have managed to impress the h3ll out of me. It doesn't matter how many of your works of art I see mate, I always come away feeling like I have just found the epitome of firearm workmanship.

Damn it....I want one of each...especially the .243magnificent. Thanks mate.

Cheers, Vince

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

Thank's Vince and others, I'm glad you like these rifles...

Vince - if you ever get to the states, I'll let you shoot one of my custom rifles. I have a lot of fun EXPLODING 12 oz. soda pop cans at 600 yards and I believe you would too...

Don - this is the first 7mm WSM that I have built and after studying the case for a while, I kinda got the hankering for one for myself. My favorite cartridges though are the 6mm-284, 280 Ackley Improved, 7mm STW and 300 Weatherby...

If you guys like the T/C Encore, I'll post a couple of pictures of them that have been "customized"....

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Vince - Custom Rifles... Reply with quote

Thanks for the info DS !!!

I truly want the varmint/tactical stock, I do not favor the looks of a flat bottom target model nor need it for my shooting.

I think everyone would enjoy seeing more of your work.....please post them there pictures. Very Happy

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