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Old 08-08-2018, 10:55 AM   #1151
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They are nylon brushes. Very soft and wonít damage the barrel.
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Old 08-09-2018, 08:34 AM   #1152
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Allright......Who ordered this 6.5man bun? It is actually a really nice looking rifle.
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Old 08-09-2018, 10:28 AM   #1153
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Allright......Who ordered this 6.5man bun? It is actually a really nice looking rifle.
It wasn't me, but if my wife likes mine I may be ordering her one not to different from that. She's never been a rifle shooter, but I'm hoping she likes shooting this one and decides to take an animal or 2 while we're in Africa next June.
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Old 08-09-2018, 06:27 PM   #1154
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Send Mike Lucas an email at lucasmjb@windstream.net and he will get you set. Just know what action and what cleaning rod you use.
maybe dumb question to anyone who will answer but what to I tell mister lucas? for example I have the 6.5 with the axiom action. what what do I tell him during the order?
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Old 08-09-2018, 06:45 PM   #1155
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Any update on standard long action status?
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Old 08-09-2018, 07:01 PM   #1156
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maybe dumb question to anyone who will answer but what to I tell mister lucas? for example I have the 6.5 with the axiom action. what what do I tell him during the order?
Tell him exactly that. You have a Curtis axiom action chambered in 6.5cm. I also included that the action has a 700 footprint but not sure if that was needed or not.
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Old 08-09-2018, 07:37 PM   #1157
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Allright......Who ordered this 6.5man bun? It is actually a really nice looking rifle.
That man bun sure is pretty. It does look pretty nice actually.
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Old 08-09-2018, 08:11 PM   #1158
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Tell him exactly that. You have a Curtis axiom action chambered in 6.5cm. I also included that the action has a 700 footprint but not sure if that was needed or not.
He will also want to know what kind of cleaning rod you use.
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Old 08-09-2018, 11:03 PM   #1159
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He will also want to know what kind of cleaning rod you use.
This as well. Needs to know the rod you use so the rod guide will be sized appropriately.
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Old 08-10-2018, 03:46 PM   #1160
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Just got around to putting my AAC breakout and Millett LRS scope on. Not the best scope in the world, but I had it sitting in the closet and figured it was better than nothing. Canít wait to get to the range to see how it shoots!!





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Old 08-10-2018, 04:19 PM   #1161
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Just got around to putting my AAC breakout and Millett LRS scope on. Not the best scope in the world, but I had it sitting in the closet and figured it was better than nothing. Canít wait to get to the range to see how it shoots!!







Oooo! A beauty by the pool....shwiiiing!


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Old 08-11-2018, 07:58 AM   #1162
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Buy with confidence fellows...

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Old 08-11-2018, 10:13 PM   #1163
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great lookin guns yall. I'll post mine up as soon as I get some glass on it
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Old 08-12-2018, 08:00 PM   #1164
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If anyone is having buyers remorse, seriously doubt that,or maybe some things have changed since ordering and would consider selling, let me know what you got coming. I'm really kicking myself for not getting on this. Kinda in the mood for 7RM but might be open to another caliber.
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Old 08-12-2018, 09:38 PM   #1165
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Not a Curtis, but still a hell of a nice APR build in the classifieds. 7mm.

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...d.php?t=608236
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Old 08-12-2018, 09:40 PM   #1166
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If anyone is having buyers remorse, seriously doubt that,or maybe some things have changed since ordering and would consider selling, let me know what you got coming. I'm really kicking myself for not getting on this. Kinda in the mood for 7RM but might be open to another caliber.
Iím having buyers remorse in the sense of not ordering another in 300 rum lol
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:08 AM   #1167
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Not a Curtis, but still a hell of a nice APR build in the classifieds. 7mm.

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...d.php?t=608236
It sold.
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:59 AM   #1168
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Any update on the 7mm-08 builds remaining?
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:08 PM   #1169
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Any update on the 7mm-08 builds remaining?
We received 10 short action bodies late last week. Which would be great if they had bolts The bolts were coming from another location and did not arrive with them. Hopefully they tried to deliver today(we're closed) and will show up in the morning. These should cover all of the remaining 7-08 and 6.5 CM builds. This was a failed attempt to "expedite" the short actions that were supposed to deliver later this week.......and the week before, and the week before....... We really appreciate everyone's patience and hope everyone knows we are doing everything possible on our end to get these things delivered. This has certainly been a learning experience for us, and I don't think we will likely do another group buy deal that is in anyway dependent on outside production schedules.

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Old 08-13-2018, 05:13 PM   #1170
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We received 10 short action bodies late last week. Which would be great if they had bolts The bolts were coming from another location and did not arrive with them. Hopefully they tried to deliver today(we're closed) and will show up in the morning. These should cover all of the remaining 7-08 and 6.5 CM builds. This was a failed attempt to "expedite" the short actions that were supposed to deliver later this week.......and the week before, and the week before....... We really appreciate everyone's patience and hope everyone knows we are doing everything possible on our end to get these things delivered. This has certainly been a learning experience for us, and I don't think we will likely do another group buy deal that is in anyway dependent on outside production schedules.

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So does that mean asking about another group build for those of us too hard headed to get in on this one would be bad timing?
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:22 PM   #1171
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Any word on the long actions?
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:25 PM   #1172
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So does that mean asking about another group build for those of us too hard headed to get in on this one would be bad timing?
Nope. It means that whatever it ends up being in the future will either be in our inventory already, or be available from vendors with a solid history of meeting their delivery deadlines. I've got some ideas floating around for the next one
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:47 PM   #1173
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We received 10 short action bodies late last week. Which would be great if they had bolts The bolts were coming from another location and did not arrive with them. Hopefully they tried to deliver today(we're closed) and will show up in the morning. These should cover all of the remaining 7-08 and 6.5 CM builds. This was a failed attempt to "expedite" the short actions that were supposed to deliver later this week.......and the week before, and the week before....... We really appreciate everyone's patience and hope everyone knows we are doing everything possible on our end to get these things delivered. This has certainly been a learning experience for us, and I don't think we will likely do another group buy deal that is in anyway dependent on outside production schedules.

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Thanks Robert. I am assuming the short mags and longs are yet to appear as well?
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:06 PM   #1174
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Thanks Robert. I am assuming the short mags and longs are yet to appear as well?
The last word was that the short mags will be with the the remaining short actions coming this week. I simply can't get a straight answer on the standard longs.
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:11 PM   #1175
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The last word was that the short mags will be with the the remaining short actions coming this week. I simply can't get a straight answer on the standard longs.
Thanks again! Sure you guys are frustrated!
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Old 08-15-2018, 08:32 AM   #1176
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Nope. It means that whatever it ends up being in the future will either be in our inventory already, or be available from vendors with a solid history of meeting their delivery deadlines. I've got some ideas floating around for the next one
Would the next group buy possibly be using y'alls new actions? Kicking myself for not getting in on this one to have a 22 Creedmoor built.

Side note, I know a friend of mine had a 22 Creemoor built. Besides his were there many others?
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Old 08-15-2018, 11:56 AM   #1177
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At the range today. Will post results up when Iím done. First 5 down the tube and cleaned between each one. Ready to get some groups now. I have Hornady Black 140, Hornady 140 ELSM, Hornady 143 ELDX, and Federal 130 Berger Match. Hoping it likes one of these factory options before I start reloading for it.

I have 150 Sierra Matchkings, 143 ELDX to load, and some 124 Hammer Hunters on order to try. Now I just need to break down and buy a Chrono.

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Old 08-15-2018, 01:55 PM   #1178
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At the range today. Will post results up when Iím done. First 5 down the tube and cleaned between each one. Ready to get some groups now. I have Hornady Black 140, Hornady 140 ELSM, Hornady 143 ELDX, and Federal 130 Berger Match. Hoping it likes one of these factory options before I start reloading for it.

I have 150 Sierra Matchkings, 143 ELDX to load, and some 124 Hammer Hunters on order to try. Now I just need to break down and buy a Chrono.

Checkout the magnetospeed. Great price and easy to use. Anyone know if there is any 6.5 factory ammo using the SMK 150?
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Old 08-15-2018, 03:54 PM   #1179
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Checkout the magnetospeed. Great price and easy to use. Anyone know if there is any 6.5 factory ammo using the SMK 150?
none that I know of
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Old 08-15-2018, 04:36 PM   #1180
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If anyone is having buyers remorse, seriously doubt that,or maybe some things have changed since ordering and would consider selling, let me know what you got coming. I'm really kicking myself for not getting on this. Kinda in the mood for 7RM but might be open to another caliber.

I've got an APR 6.5 creed built on a Rem 700 I'd sell.....shoots excellent with factory ammo and Dallas Reloads 143 gr ELD-X. I just don't have the time to dedicate to learning to shoot long range.
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Old 08-15-2018, 10:10 PM   #1181
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I've got an APR 6.5 creed built on a Rem 700 I'd sell.....shoots excellent with factory ammo and Dallas Reloads 143 gr ELD-X. I just don't have the time to dedicate to learning to shoot long range.


Send me pics and a price and Iíll check it out. Donít think I want a 6.5 but maybe pics will change my mind.
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:43 PM   #1182
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We received 10 short action bodies late last week. Which would be great if they had bolts The bolts were coming from another location and did not arrive with them. Hopefully they tried to deliver today(we're closed) and will show up in the morning. These should cover all of the remaining 7-08 and 6.5 CM builds. This was a failed attempt to "expedite" the short actions that were supposed to deliver later this week.......and the week before, and the week before....... We really appreciate everyone's patience and hope everyone knows we are doing everything possible on our end to get these things delivered. This has certainly been a learning experience for us, and I don't think we will likely do another group buy deal that is in anyway dependent on outside production schedules.

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Any word on if the bolts showed up?
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:48 PM   #1183
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Any word on if the bolts showed up?
They have not. Tomorrow I hope......
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:55 PM   #1184
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They have not. Tomorrow I hope......
Fingers crossed!
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