It seems like I see this asked about every week, so I figured I'd try and do a definitive description of how I do things on my 550's and the guys who do likewise can put in their 2 cents and maybe we could have something worthy of a sticky.
Obviously there is more than one way to skin a cat...
Sinclair mandrels. Tool steel. All expanding mandrels are like new. Turning mandrels have been used on less than 500 rds each.
$45 shipped. I will not split these up. I don't want any trades. MO or personal...
M700 .223AI CM bbl'd action with a black Cerakoted 1-8" McGowan #4 at 21". Cerrakote is pretty rough and I tried to show in pics. Pinned Holland recoil lug. Lug wouldn't fit the MDT LSS so I milled it down to standard tombstone lug dimensions. EGW 20 moa rail included. A guy that goes by the...
M700 .223AI with a 1-8" twist 21" Pacnor in Remington Magnum Sporter contour. Round count is somewhere near 1,000. Action and bbl are Cerakoted black. There is a little wear on the action just behind the ejection port I tried to show in the pics. Bolt has been Micro slicked and the firing pin...
Anschutz 54 Match. Dual extractors. Light bbl contour. Some light surface rust and a bit of blueing wear. Just had the stock done professionally with Duracoat in Gap camo. Two stage trigger set at 4 oz. No bipod but will include the stud for the Anschutz rail. $950 shipped from individual to...
Anschutz 54 match barreled action with 5018 trigger. No bolt. This has the lighter contoured barrel. Blueing is good. MT Guns import stamp on barrel. Mac sold this to a friend of mine and installed the trigger. He also cut off the safety as this model had the safety on the bolt. Shot really good...
I've been shooting 4" out to 450. Pretty challenging, but I learn a bit with every trigger pull.
I was reading the Vudoo thread and someone mentioned a 16" plate at 400 something.
Seemed a bit large to me.
What size steel are you guys hanging for distant .22 stuff?
For Sale- Whidden 6 Dasher Micrometer Seating die. $100 shipped
Hornady 105 Amax. 500 each. Same lot. $115 shipped
Photobucket sucks so PM if you need pics. Postal MO only. First I'll take it followed by a PM wins.
User Strider SnG with Gunner Grip. I used this one for several years and it shows. I got some of that expandable foam on the blade and it just wouldn't come off, so I polished it up and the stripes went away. Lock up is a bit loose. $400 obo shipped. MO only.