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Old 01-16-2017, 12:28 PM   #201
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Thanks. I have some ring lapping compound on hand. Not sure how that compares grit wise to what he is using?
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Old 01-20-2017, 08:40 PM   #202
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Add me to the group. Trying to decide on glass, a muzzle brake or not, and possibly a stock.


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Old 01-21-2017, 04:44 PM   #203
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Add me to just pick one up
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Old 01-22-2017, 08:45 PM   #204
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Very impressed with this rifle
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Old 01-22-2017, 08:48 PM   #205
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100 Yards 3 shot group
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Old 01-22-2017, 09:24 PM   #206
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What ammo?
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Old 01-22-2017, 09:26 PM   #207
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Where if I may ask?
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Old 01-22-2017, 09:33 PM   #208
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143 Hornady ELD-x
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Old 01-23-2017, 05:51 AM   #209
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Just got one of these myself. Waiting on its arrival


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Old 01-23-2017, 08:16 AM   #210
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Daughter put the Creedmoor to work this weekend.

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Old 01-23-2017, 11:48 AM   #211
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That is awesome! I sent you a message asking if she had any issues with fit or shouldering the RAP because it has a longer length of pull than any of my Remington's. Apparently that is not an issue! Great parenting there!
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Old 01-23-2017, 11:51 AM   #212
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That is awesome! I sent you a message asking if she had any issues with fit or shouldering the RAP because it has a longer length of pull than any of my Remington's. Apparently that is not an issue! Great parenting there!
Yeah I just saw it, yes the length is about 2.5" too long, but that's the gun she likes to shoot. But yes it's a little long.

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Old 01-23-2017, 04:22 PM   #213
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Ok, thanks! Looks like that extra length doesn't bother get much, she's a shooter!
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Old 01-23-2017, 05:01 PM   #214
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Gun seems out of stock every where I've looked. Know if anywhere one might be in stock?
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Old 01-23-2017, 05:10 PM   #215
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I ordered mine from kygunco this weekend


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Old 01-23-2017, 06:40 PM   #216
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Sold out lol
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Old 01-23-2017, 08:39 PM   #217
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Try Abels in Huntsville. Had several Last week when I got one. $399


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Old 01-23-2017, 08:53 PM   #218
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Sorry, looks like Able's is sold out too now. Guy acted like they had a lot of them last week.


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Old 01-23-2017, 09:05 PM   #219
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Cabelas in Fort Worth
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Old 01-23-2017, 09:13 PM   #220
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pretty sure Evans brothers guns in Huntington has one
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Old 01-24-2017, 09:12 AM   #221
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I ordered one last weekend. It wasn't the Ruger, however. I'm going to try the savage and see what results I get. 22 inch heavy barrel. Hoping I'm not disappointed going with savage but had a bad itch for a 6.5.
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Old 01-27-2017, 06:46 PM   #222
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Just picked mine up from my FFL. Now it's time to mount the scope, bipod, and the brake (until my can comes in).

Also grabbed some 143 eld-x after seeing great results from others.

Hope to take it for some range time tomorrow.


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Old 01-28-2017, 08:29 AM   #223
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Old 01-28-2017, 08:36 AM   #224
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Tried getting the 6.5 ruger, but no one had them! Ended up getting it in the Savage Axis. Anyone know how well they compare to the Ruger?
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Old 01-28-2017, 10:27 AM   #225
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I saw a Ruger Precision 6.5cm at the academy in Sherman the other day.


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Old 01-28-2017, 11:38 AM   #226
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I've been checking out this rifle and noticed they make it in 6mm creedmor. Anybody tried it yet ?

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Old 01-28-2017, 12:14 PM   #227
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Got a chance to go to the range this morning. I was impressed. Here's a 200 yard group shooting with the bipod and no bags.

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Old 01-28-2017, 09:04 PM   #228
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First hand loads. 143 eldx on top of h4350. We'll see how they do.
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Old 01-28-2017, 09:35 PM   #229
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First hand loads. 143 eldx on top of h4350. We'll see how they do.
I can't find any H4350 anywhere.

Anybody know where to order some?
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Old 01-28-2017, 10:00 PM   #230
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First hand loads. 143 eldx on top of h4350. We'll see how they do.
Awesome. Keep us posted. I'm about to load up 140 ELD Match over Reloader 17 for my first ocw test. The factory 140s have been consistent groups between .75" and .5" at 100 so I'll be happy if I can keep it closer to that .5 mark.
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Old 01-29-2017, 09:58 AM   #231
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I can't find any H4350 anywhere.



Anybody know where to order some?

I picked up the last pound of it from our only local source for reloading supplies, about a month ago. The guy that runs the reloading department said that it's impossible to find right now. Whenever Hogdon gets around to making more it'll be back but it usually seems to take these powder companies a while. Not sure but I think I heard that they all have contracts with ammunition makers and that's their primary business; so powders for home reloader are a back-burner concern that are only fulfilled when it's convenient. I don't think we're high on their priority list.


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Old 01-29-2017, 01:23 PM   #232
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Houston reloading. Only 8lbers though.
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Old 01-29-2017, 03:30 PM   #233
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I can't find any H4350 anywhere.

Anybody know where to order some?
I'm using IMR 4350 with good results. It's pretty easy to find.

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Old 01-30-2017, 07:26 AM   #234
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Anyone have a idea where I can pick up one of these in Houston area? I have looked everywhere I can think of.
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Old 01-30-2017, 07:28 AM   #235
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Anyone have a idea where I can pick up one of these in Houston area? I have looked everywhere I can think of.
I got mine at Carroll's in Wharton back in October.
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Old 01-30-2017, 07:31 AM   #236
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I got mine at Carroll's in Wharton back in October.
Thats one place I haven't looked. Will check with them today.
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Old 01-30-2017, 04:39 PM   #237
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Also, look on Texas Gun Trader. I think I saw a few listed on there the other day, just not sure what city they're in.
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Old 01-30-2017, 10:39 PM   #238
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Anyone have a idea where I can pick up one of these in Houston area? I have looked everywhere I can think of.


Did you try Academy? I know it's a long shot, but I saw one in an academy in Sherman the other day.


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Old 01-31-2017, 06:03 AM   #239
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Did you try Academy? I know it's a long shot, but I saw one in an academy in Sherman the other day.


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I tried all the local Academys with no success. If anyone sees one or knows of one let me know I will but it.
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Old 01-31-2017, 06:28 AM   #240
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Here's one on Texasguntrader.com. it's in Austin, but if the price us right, worth the drive.
http://austin.texasguntrader.com/index.php?a=2&b=952529
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Old 01-31-2017, 08:29 AM   #241
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Tried getting the 6.5 ruger, but no one had them! Ended up getting it in the Savage Axis. Anyone know how well they compare to the Ruger?
You'll be just fine...here's what mine does after sighting it in.
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Old 01-31-2017, 10:21 AM   #242
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Thats one place I haven't looked. Will check with them today.


This pawn shop has one on the shelf, new. Might call and see if it's worth the drive for you from Katy. That's a 409 area code.
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Old 02-01-2017, 05:18 AM   #243
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6.5 120 grain hornady match. Doe was at 130 yds and coyote was at 100 yds. Double lunged the doe, she ran about 100 yds leaving a great blood trail. Coyote dropped in his tracks.
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:56 AM   #244
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Do those come threaded?
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Old 02-01-2017, 12:03 PM   #245
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Do those come threaded?
Yes. They are threaded 5/8-24.
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Old 02-02-2017, 08:23 AM   #246
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If anyone knows of one on the westside of Houston I am ready to buy today.
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Old 02-03-2017, 10:20 AM   #247
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These guns are a myth. I've scoured the internet. They don't exist anywhere but in legends.
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Old 02-03-2017, 10:22 AM   #248
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I just picked one up this morning in league city..... finally the search is over
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Old 02-03-2017, 01:04 PM   #249
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I'm just going to wait until they become more available. Don't have to have it now anyway. Maybe I will stumble across one at Academy where I can use a gift card left from Christmas. It'll feel like an even better deal then.
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Old 02-03-2017, 03:09 PM   #250
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Well last week I picked up a RAP, didn't get a 6.5CM though, I decided to get a .243. Primarily going to use it for predator hunting is why I went with .243 over 6.5 so I can use lighter bullets better suited for coyotes/bobcats. Plus I can use it for deer or pigs still if I feel like it, although I have other choices for that.

First thing I did was modify the trigger, I see some of y'all talking about cutting a coil off the spring to lighten the trigger pull. I did a little more searching and found where a lot of people are just removing the spring instead. This makes it even lighter and has been tested for safety and is perfectly safe. I also drop tested it and slammed the bolt shut to make sure it wouldn't fire. I don't have a trigger scale but I'd say its right around 2 pounds and maybe a hair under. Some guys have tested it at 1.8-2.0 pounds on their rifles after removing the spring.
I also floated the barrel and added a lot of weight to the rear to balance it out as I will be shooting it suppressed. Lucky for me I have a ton of old wheel weights laying around to fill the stock with. My rifle now weighs 11.5 pounds with scope and suppressor on it.
I may still get a boyds pro varmint stock for it, haven't decided.

I'm beyond pleased with this rifle, shot 1/2 groups for the first shots with factory ammo. Can't wait to work up a load for it to see if I can improve it.

The day after I zeroed it in I drove up on a pregnant sow that was bedded in a field and she took off into the field and stopped a good ways out so I guessed the range and took a shot. Dropped her and then ranged it at 379 yards.

These guns are flat shooters. For the price I don't think they can be beat.
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