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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Budget Build 308 Long Range

I wanted to build a rifle to take on the M24 Sniper Rifle. I succeeded at a fraction of the cost. 

Started with the Remington 700 SPS, which had same action barrel and Accutrigger that the Police and Military had off the shelf. Now I got that rifle at a bargain because Remington was had a manufacturer rebate on the rifle. I scored it in the 300's. 

Next, I took it all apart and bought the Very capable Magpul Hunter 700 stock from Cabela's. Thank you very much for the Military Discount. Current price is 259.00 I paid less when I started this project. Hunter 700 has a real nice Aluminum bed block and fully free floats the barrel. I believe I torqued the front bolt and 70-inch lbs and rear at 65-inch lbs. I also added the Magpul Mag box to match stock and this boosted the cycling reliability tremendously. Short Action mag box 69.99

Now little did I know this was one of the rifles in the Accu Trigger Recall. It didn't matter to me I never used safety, because I've been pulling my bolt from the rifle when I walk down range since Chris Kyle got shot with his own gun at a Texas shooting range. Taking the Firing Pin with you is safer the Safety. What happened to Chris Kyle was very tragic and the nation lost a hero.  

Just to be safe in case if family borrowed my rifle, I decided to change that trigger. My Rifle couldn't be sent back Remington with the mods I had already performed. It just wouldn't fit in the box that they sent and I didn't feel like being without my rifle anyways, so I went to my gunsmith Gary Brock in Sauk Prairie, WI who works out Wilderness Fish and Game. He did such a  beautiful job on the rifles crown, just gorgeous job. Well he had a nice Timney Trigger and so I bought that trigger and slapped it on. 

For Optics I went with the Vortex Optics Diamondback Tactical FFP 6-24x50. 

Well here is what it came out to be. A Sub MOA rifle.















  


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