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    M2008: Most Amazing Rifle Ever!

    In my opinion, at least...

    I just picked up this yesterday after waiting three weeks for shipping issues to be resolved. I can't begin to say how amazing this thing is.
    It's GAP built on a Badger M2008 Action, AICS 2.0 Chassis with Huber Concepts 2 stage trigger (originally a timney straight trigger but I changed that out last night).
    Barrels are both Krieger straight taper: one is an 18" 308 w/badger brake and the other is a 24" 284 Win also threaded for badger brake.
    Bought it off of Longrangehunter website. Came with the bipod shown, both barrels and the AI action wrench for changing them.
    I paid 3k for the whole setup which is appropriate because it weighs nearly 3k pounds!

    Feeds like butter from AW mags and is the smoothest action I have ever felt! I can't wait to shoot it!



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    Congrats man, what scope you gonna put on it?
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    I've got a Nikon Tactical 4-16x50 taken off of my previous bolt gun that i'm going to start with, although I've always had my eye on a Nightforce 5.5-22x50...

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    Not that anyone cares, but log books included indicate round count of 300 for .308 barrel and around 250 for .284 barrel.

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    Oh man that's a sexy beast! Congrats.

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    It sure is a cool feeling when you finally get to pick your new rifle and handle it for the first time. Congrats!

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    Love mine. I've got an M2008 with .308, .260, and 6x47L barrels. I've got an M2013 on the way!

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    Congrats, nice looking lets see some holes.

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    Nice lookin rig. I'm waiting on my M2013 action to have GA build me one like it.
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    Congrats!!! Looks like a sweet shooter.


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    The 2013 action is supposed to be even nicer which is hard to imagine. Shaving a few ounces wouldn't make much of a difference in this build because of how much weight is in these monster barrels.

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    Looks like keeper, if she shoots!

    Who makes the forearm cover? Seen them before, but can´t remember. Thanks.

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    I don't know. It came with the gun. Pay for shipping and you can have it. I don't really like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j-red View Post
    I don't know. It came with the gun. Pay for shipping and you can have it. I don't really like it.
    You have a private message, I'll take that skid plate off your hands.
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    Skid plate is NLA, cause if Koukal doesn't want it it's spoken for by others. Thanks.

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    Was asking more out of interest, so no actual need for that skid plate here. Now bomb him with PMs who´s interested

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lukas Koukal View Post
    Now bomb him with PMs who´s interested
    Lol, that would suck. I've already paid for it.

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    Cool rifle! Let us know how it shoots. I am thinking of one of the M2013s for my next build.

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    That rifle deserves better than a Nikon to be utilized it to its full potential.

    I would look over/search the optics section and look for a scope that costs at a minimum half of what your rifle cost. You will never regret it.

    Something in the 3-15 range would be about perfect. Either a NF (at a minimum), Steiner (Perfect), or Premeir (very nice as well) would be dragon tits for this rifle.

    Good looking rifle tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D_TROS View Post
    That rifle deserves better than a Nikon to be utilized it to its full potential.

    I would look over/search the optics section and look for a scope that costs at a minimum half of what your rifle cost. You will never regret it.

    Something in the 3-15 range would be about perfect. Either a NF (at a minimum), Steiner (Perfect), or Premeir (very nice as well) would be dragon tits for this rifle.

    Good looking rifle tho.

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    But if OP Is really attached to scope I'm sure we can find someone to take the rifle off his hands.

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    Ah what a sweet looking shooter!

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    It probably recoils like 22LR.. congrats man, that rig looks awesome!!!

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    nice set up! hope it shoots as good as it looks!

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    Got to shoot it today for the first time. The wind was howling and it felt like 30 degrees outside but I couldnt wait any longer.
    Happy to report that she's a shooter. Half inch groups af 120 yards even with frozen hands. Surprisingly the 168 bthp's and the 155 a-max's shot to almost the exact same point of aim. Didn't expect that. It liked both rounds equally well although better conditions will allow some more precise analysis.

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    3K seems to be a pretty great price for that switch-barrel set up. Congrats on the purchase, and if you ever break an axle on your vehicle you have a spare in the form of that .308 barrel!