Remington 700 Long Action in .338 Lapua Magnum
BUILDER: Cody McMoran @limestone
In the realm of precision shooting, creating a custom rifle that suits the individual needs and preferences of the shooter is a cherished tradition. The Remington 700 Long Action based build chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum is a testament to this tradition, where every component has been meticulously selected and crafted for optimal performance and durability.
Chapter 1: The Foundation: Blueprinted Remington 700 Long Action
In the epicenter of this custom build rests the blueprint-ed Remington 700 Long Action, a cornerstone known for its unfaltering reliability and accuracy in the long-range shooting domain. Accompanying it is a PTG one-piece bolt, lapped to perfection ensuring a 100% lug contact, which translates to a precise lock-up with every shot, laying a solid foundation for the rest of the build.
Chapter 2: The Barrel: Bartlien's Precision
A top-tier Bartlien Barrel with an M24 contour is a standout feature, with a finished length of 28 inches. Known for its exceptional accuracy and consistency, the Bartlien barrel is a jewel in the crown of this custom build. Attached is the Terminator T4 Brake, significantly mitigating recoil and muzzle rise, thus enhancing the overall shooting experience.
Chapter 3: The Chassis: Woox Furiosa's Modern Tradition
Encasing the rifle's operating system is the sturdy yet elegant Woox Furiosa Chassis in Micarta Black. The chassis is a marriage of modern engineering and traditional craftsmanship, providing a rigid structure for the barreled action and aiding in recoil management. The Micarta Black finish imparts a sleek yet robust aesthetic.
Chapter 4: Feeding and Mounting: Badger Ordinance Integration
For seamless feeding, Badger Ordinance bottom metal has been employed, known for its durability and flawless integration. Above, a sturdy Badger Ordinance Picatinny rail holds the fort, providing a reliable platform for the optics.
Chapter 5: Sighting: Vortex's Clarity
Ensuring a clear line of sight is a set of Vortex professional rings along with a Vortex scope. Vortex, a brand synonymous with quality, offers clarity and reliability, making each shot count.
Chapter 6: Stability: The Atlas Bipod
An Atlas Bipod rounds off this build, known for its rugged construction and adaptability to varying terrains. Whether in a competitive arena or the rugged wilderness, the Atlas Bipod provides a stable shooting platform, cementing the rifle’s status as a reliable companion for the discerning marksman.
This meticulously crafted Remington 700 Long Action build in .338 Lapua Magnum is a testament to the tradition of custom rifle building, embodying a tailored solution for those in pursuit of long-distance precision shooting. Through a blend of high-quality components and craftsmanship, this rifle is a companion in the quest for accuracy and superior performance.
The choice between a factory rifle and a custom-built rifle largely depends on the shooter's needs, budget, and preferences. For casual shooters or those on a budget, a factory rifle might be the most practical option. However, for competitive shooters or those who require specific features, a custom-built rifle could be worth the investment.
This custom rifle, with its blend of the Kelbly Atlas action, Krieger barrel, and other high-end components, is more than just a firearm; it's a testament to the art of precision shooting. Whether for competitive shooting, hunting, or simply the pursuit of shooting excellence, this rifle stands as a pinnacle of performance and reliability.
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