Rifles

Building a custom Remington 700 hunting rifle

October 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Getting started… Shopping for a new hunting rifle is always a blast.  While an off the shelf .270 Winchester, .308 Winchester, 30-06 Springfield, or 7mm Remington Magnum will serve you well, building a custom rifle offers a infinite number of options.  Any imaginable cartridge, barrel …

This is a custom Remington 700 precision rifle I built with my friend.  It is a collection of old and new parts. New parts purchased were a Remington 700 Left-Hand short action receiver with .308 bolt face, Shilen #7 Select Match Barrel with a 1:10 twist, …

I’ve taken a few trips to the range developing a load for my 22″ barrel 6.5 Creedmoor precision rifle. The rifle is built with the following components from Brownells: Surgeon 591 action Bartlein 6.5mm 1:8 twist HV barrel Badger M5 bottom Metal Timney 510 trigger …

Creedmoor Sports, located in Anniston, Alabama, is a company well known in the high power rifle competition circuit.  Recently, they began producing their own line of ammunition.  While there are plenty of companies offering loaded cartridges; what makes Creedmoor unique, is their line of ammunition …

The flat shooting and light recoiling 6.5 Creedmoor was introduced by Hornady in 2007.  Based on a 308 Winchester case, the 6.5 mm (.264″) Creedmoor fits inside an AR10/ 308 AR platform and feeds well from AICS style magazines. The Creedmoor is unique among the …

Maynard Model 1 Breechloading Carbine

June 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

I was fortunate enough to meet a shooter who had his Maynard Model 1 carbine with him at the range. Designed by Edward Maynard (a prominent dentist) in 1851, the Model 1 is a breechloading, lever action, single shot, black powder carbine chambered in .52 caliber. …

With over 5 million rifles produced, the Remington 700 is one of the most commonly encountered bolt actions rifles in the country.  While most shooters are familiar with the 700, fewer are aware of its little brother, the Model Seven. I’ve worked on quite a …

Custom Remington 700 6.5×47 Lapua Build

April 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this post, we’ll build a custom Remington 700 chambered in 6.5×47 Lapua. First, a little history on this project.  My buddy managed to score a great deal on a used McMillian HTG stock inletted for a Remington 700.  Since he is left handed (a …

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