Official (DTA) SRS, HTI, Covert, Hunter Thread

ReneM

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Is there any of you gentlemen in here ho can provide me vith the barrel specs for the dta srs ?
I have an older one and want to have another barrel spun up by my gunsmith but would prefer not to take off the barrel extension on my 338 lapua barrel .
Dta is happy selling rifles abroad but wont export the barrel specs they have for sale on their web page
 
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I’ve got a question about painting the skins on the Desert Tech. I finally bought a Desert Tech last fall. I was going to get one from Primal Rights and get it with either ODG or FDE and have the receiver and hand guard in one color and the skins another. But I ended up buying a rifle that was all black, why? Because I got a steal on the entire rifle package. I got the rifle for the price of the chassis alone! I had to ask them several times if that was the right price and they said it was, so I drove an hour to the store that had the rifle. When they started to ring it up the guy realized that I was quoted the wrong price. I felt bad because I knew that was way below dealer cost, but they honored the price regardless! So I bought some extra stuff just because of that. Now, what is that best way to paint the skins? I would like to have a 3-4 color paint scheme but not sure what is the best paint to use. Or if I could find another set of skins in ODG or FDE I would just go that route.
 
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That looks really good. I don’t have a paint gun or anything like that but I’m debating on getting some type of kit with everything you need. I’ve got a bunch of the thin vinyl that you cut the shapes with a exacto knife. I’ve got a 6 Creedmoor barrel coming that’s 22” so it will just stick out far enough for my suppressors to fit. I think I’m going to just paint the skin and factory barrel and leave the action and hand guard black. After you finish painting do you put any type of clear coat or top finish to keep it from scratching and protecting it from being knocked around?
 

SupressYourself

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After you finish painting do you put any type of clear coat or top finish to keep it from scratching and protecting it from being knocked around?
No. My rifles are primarily hunting rigs, so I want the paint to be as flat as possible. Even so, it holds up really well. You have to scrape against it with something really hard (rocks, steel, etc) to scratch it.
 
Jul 28, 2012
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Hey guys,

Quick question about the rail. I have a srs a1 and a Geissele super precision mount. The mount will go on flawlessly on the rail that is on the handguard but the lugs are slightly to big for the rails where a scope would be mounted over the receiver. I’ve tried it on every other rifle I have and it goes on fine. Am I missing something? Some unknown secret to get a scope base onto a desert tech?
 

pinhead

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Sounds like something is out of specification. Do you have calipers that you can measure the spacing in the handguard versus the spacing on top of the action, or another one piece mount you can put on to with to see if it fits?
Is this a new chassis or used?
 

ChadL

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Finally got around to “tuning” the trigger as per Orkan. I thought the trigger before tuning was really good, but every so often I could detect some creep in the trigger. Now however, after following Orkan’s guide to tuning the trigger I have to say the trigger is exceptional. Makes me love this rifle even more, if that’s possible.
 
Likes: Juggerxxx
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Finally got around to “tuning” the trigger as per Orkan. I thought the trigger before tuning was really good, but every so often I could detect some creep in the trigger. Now however, after following Orkan’s guide to tuning the trigger I have to say the trigger is exceptional. Makes me love this rifle even more, if that’s possible.

Sir where did you find that?
 
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Sounds like something is out of specification. Do you have calipers that you can measure the spacing in the handguard versus the spacing on top of the action, or another one piece mount you can put on to with to see if it fits?
Is this a new chassis or used?
It’s new. I did end up measuring a few things and the mount was .0010 smaller. I used a little muscle and it popped in. It wasn’t so much that damage was don’t to anything but at the same time it was more than I’d ever had to use before.
 

secondofangle2

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Got my 35" Lilja 375 Cheytac shooting CE 352 MTACs like a champ at 3250 fps powered by n570. 5 shots there, about 0.5MOA if you count the "flier" about half that if you don't. Then DT factory ammo, 2 five shot groups pushing about 3200 via Retumbo. One is about 1/4 MOA all 5, the other was ruined by one "flier".

Spun up by Eric Smith at ES Tactical in West Haven Utah. Give him a call if you want a hammer.
 

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Got my 35" Lilja 375 Cheytac shooting CE 352 MTACs like a champ at 3250 fps powered by n570. 5 shots there, about 0.5MOA if you count the "flier" about half that if you don't. Then DT factory ammo, 2 five shot groups pushing about 3200 via Retumbo. One is about 1/4 MOA all 5, the other was ruined by one "flier".

Spun up by Eric Smith at ES Tactical in West Haven Utah. Give him a call if you want a hammer.
Very nice shooting! We were down at Rebel Ridge Outfitters this weekend stretching mine out to 2640. Hit on second attempt and then multiple more times useing the 352 MTAC. This pic was from Sunday after the snow storm blew in. 19926.jpeg
 
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Well, I just did a thing and bought a SRS A1 with the 26" 6.5 barrel. It's been a long time coming, but the stars (and funds) finally aligned. I bought a Vortex Razor Gen II and now I am looking for advice on how to mount it. I have already received a lot of positives about the Spuhr and DT mounts, but I have always had good luck with Badger Ordnance. Is anyone running a Badger setup with a Razor II??
 

ChadL

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I'm using the American Rifle Company M10 mount on my SRS A1. I have a Spuhr mount on a different rifle and it is very nice, goes without saying. I have a bit of a "man crush" on Ted at American Rifle Company since starting to use his products. I have multiple sets of M10 rings, a couple mounts, Nucleus action, etc.....I just really like his design philosophy. The reason I like the M10 mount and rings is the way the "clam shell" design retains the scope body.
 
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