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Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

very tidy,flashasmichaeljackson even...you sure wont risk crushing stock with those solid pillars in place.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

That’s what I call bedded mate. What is the epoxy material you use for the bedding mate?

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

Thank you Vince! My favorite bedding compound is Marine Tex Gray...

After filling the action and recoil lug recess, I also bedded 3" of the barrel channel, since it is under the straight shank section of the barrel. This will keep any undue stress off of the action itself...

I should be able to have everything finished and the scope mounted sometime this weekend. There is over a pound of steel in the scope base and rings, and I should be able to lock everything down rock solid! I always install the scope base to the action before bedding the action to a stock. All 4 base screws were torqued to 80 inch pounds, and I also epoxy bedded the base to the action...

I have also adjusted the trigger to the customer specified 10 ounces, and it breaks very consistent from pull to pull...

If everything goes according to plan, the next pictures should be of a completed rifle. After that, the only thing left is to finish chambering the hand die and bullet seating die...

Stay tuned for the conclusion of this build...
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

That’s a lot of excess goo...do you mill it down after it sets?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:02 am    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

looks great,can hardly wait to see finished product....mental note,must buy some baby bibs to keep drool of keyboard.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:41 am    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

Hunter Joe 21 - after the bedding compound was fully cured, I chiseled and filed it to contour with the stock...


Elvis - before the day is out, I will have pictures of the build posted, so have your bibs ready!
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

Love at first site!!! Thanks for sharing the build-up of this beauty.

Elvis, you must be asleep. I got to see this gem before you!!!

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

DeerSniper,
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

DS...that is absolutely magnificent mate and well up to and maybe even beyond your usual standard of workmanship.

I’ve beaten Elvis in and have pretty much drooled enough for both of us I reckon. Your customer should be over the moon with your build of his rifle. I’ll be looking forward to the range report if you do one mate.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

That's a superb looking rifle matey & a great job done of documenting & explaining its build.

Much appreciated.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Building a long-range rifle in 300 Jr. Reply with quote

great stuff,surperb craftmanship as always,I wasnt asleep I was fishing with my nearest and dearest.
the finished product looks awesome and Im sure it will shoot as well as it looks....do we get a range report???? surely you will try it out before you hand it over??? not that its needed,I could probably do it from here,just get 30 cal projectile and poke ragged hole in cenre of bullseye as Im sure thats what a group will end up looking like anyway.

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