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Old 08-04-2012, 06:17 PM   #1
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Hey Folks,

Havent hung out here in a while.
I just finished my "Buget Savage" build

Here we go:
- Savage 10 action (Stevens 200)
- Comp Recoil Lug
- Choate Tactical stock
- Shilen Select Match Barrel (.223wylde SS Varmint)
- CDI Drop Mag System (AI mag)
- Millett TRS-1
- Tactical Bolt Knob
- some krylon

I know im forgetting some stuff here, but oh well. I will probably switch my scope to my new viper vortex 6.5-20x44. And add a kydex cheek rest, and some lower rings, but for now, i love it

Was not sure how it would shoot. I had my first chance to go to the range with it on Thursday. First loads I worked up shot like a dream....

I bet I can shrink them up once the barrel gets broken in and with playing around with my handloads.....



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Old 08-04-2012, 07:44 PM   #2
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a very nice clean looking good shooting rifle ... Dog approves



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Very nice, I'm a big fan of Savage products.

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very nice indeed! nice looking rifle and especially for a first build. groups are very good and i am sure that with a little fine tuning they will look like one ragged hole shortly.

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Old 08-28-2012, 01:34 AM   #5
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Good looking build.
Are you still running the stock trigger? If so,change it out with a SSS competition trigger and your groups will really shrink.It's a drop in trigger that is very adjustable,and user friendly.

http://www.tacticalworks.com/Savage-Competition-Trigger.html
If that trigger is too lite for you,they do make another model that is between 2-4lbs pull.



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