The Build (W/TFF Help)

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by Airdale, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Airdale

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    You're probably right josh. Certainly make things simpler (and cheaper).
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    Re: The Build (Delayed)

    Have decided to go ahead and have my action trued and timed
    by Fred Moreo at SSS if I can get it in for their Feb run. Also gonna have 'em flute my bolt. If I'm lucky I should have it back about the time the chassis arrives.

    Figured I'd always regret not doing it right the first time around.
  3. JLA

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    Excellent choice. You'll make a laser out of that thing.
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    Nice going project! I have a SS, fluted 26" barrel on my model 12, in .223 cal. and couldnt be more pleased!
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    Good to hear Zane. Shipped the action off and waiting for the chassis to be completed (probably 5-6 weeks). But it's so cold I wouldn't be shooting for, at least, that long.
  6. Airdale

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    Re: The Build (W/TFF Help) Chassis arrived

    The XLR chassis arrived and I'm not dissappointed. It is all I expected and more, it is flawless: Only thing left is getting my action back and I can start putting all the parts together.

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    :eek: whoa, whoa, whoa.... That is awesome
  8. JLA

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    Im jealous. I may need you to send it to me so i can verify is of sound quality and up to the task of a build.. ;)
  9. dad2thebone

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    Nice project ! Has me itching to do something now lol.
  10. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    Looking for an update Airdale? How is the Rifle/unit coming along?
  11. JLA

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    I need that Chassis AD.. I picked up a steal at the Shilen Swap Meet this morning, got there early and walked away with 3 select match barrels for 385 bucks, one of which is a full bull 28" 6.5-284 8 twist ready for a savage action. Im all tingly with anticipation. :D
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    Finally Progress to report!!! Got the action back from SSS (the smith had injured his fingers so it took longer than normal). I went ahead and installed the Timney trigger and tactical bolt handle. The fluted bolt gives it some bling. Waiting for my smith to call so he can set the pull to three pounds. Then it won't be long till it's all together.

    Great catch at on those Shilen barrels Josh. Kind of figured youd be there.

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  13. JLA

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    That action looks sweet AD. How bout a pic from the ring end. I wanna see what the smith did up front.
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    That is a kick ass stock....
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    Here you go Josh. Sorry I missed your request for the Pic til today.

    Hope to mate the action and barrel tomorrow.

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    he did you good. He faced the action ring, reciever lugs and the boltface. all you need to do now is lap the bolt if he didnt already and put that beast together!
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    Well here it is! All done, five months and one day later. Only thing left is bases, rings and optics. which I'll be asking you guys for help on in a seperate thread.

    I got the Timney set at 3.25 lbs and then put it together. The people I worked with were all great people giving great customer service. Have not been disappointed with any of the products and services used in the creation of my dream rifle.

    So here she is.

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    One more.

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    OooWeee, that sure is pretty!!
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    VERY NICE...I love that stock.
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