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Old 12-12-2017, 06:31 PM   #1
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Just paid APR so they can get started on my build.

Chambering in 7 rSAUM, Remington short mag action. Trued up, 28Ē 1:8Ē twist Bartlein barrel. Jewel trigger. XLR element chassis. Seekins 20 MOA base. Undecided on rings. Vortex Viper PST gen II, 5-25 mil/mil scope. Undecided on bipod. Goal will be steel out to a mile. And pig control. Plan on going with Hornady 180 ELD-M loads. Hopefully Iíll find a good node around 2950. Will be mag fee out of Accurate mags. 2.94 or so OAL will be my limitation.

What rings and which bipod would you recommend?

Will be on this chassis. No more 308 with 16.5Ē barrel limitations. This was thanksgiving morning. Banging steel at 800.




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Old 12-12-2017, 06:54 PM   #2
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I've been happy with the Burris XTR Signature Rings on my long range build. You can set them any where from 0 to 40 MOA and can even make some windage offsets.
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Old 12-12-2017, 07:09 PM   #3
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ARC M10 rings
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Old 12-12-2017, 07:14 PM   #4
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Iím running Accutac rings on my newest range gun, pretty pleased so far. Cost is good, built in level works...only concern is their low torque specs (11lb rings and 25lb bases, if I recall).


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Old 12-12-2017, 07:17 PM   #5
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Iím pretty sure Blake is my spirit animal.

These things are money!!


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Old 12-12-2017, 07:19 PM   #6
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If weight isn’t an issue, go full-retard: http://www.spuhr.biz/ideal-scope-mount-system
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Old 12-12-2017, 07:26 PM   #7
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If weight isnít an issue, go full-retard: http://www.spuhr.biz/ideal-scope-mount-system


Weight is no worry. But $400 is. Lol. Looks nice though.


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Old 12-12-2017, 07:28 PM   #8
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I was curious about these. Badger, ARC m10, and Night force ultralights are the ones Iíve been looking at.


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Old 12-12-2017, 07:32 PM   #9
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Weight is no worry. But $400 is. Lol. Looks nice though.


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I’ve never had a need to spend that much on rings. I’m sure to some people, they are worth it though.

And for a bipod, I think atlas are about the best out there for all-around shooting/hunting.
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Old 12-12-2017, 07:35 PM   #10
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Nice build!
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Old 12-12-2017, 07:47 PM   #11
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Iíve never had a need to spend that much on rings. Iím sure to some people, they are worth it though.

And for a bipod, I think atlas are about the best out there for all-around shooting/hunting.


The Atlas PRS looks nice but Iím leaning toward the BT-46 is what Iíll probably get.



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Old 12-12-2017, 09:04 PM   #12
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Yep. Great rings.

I recently moved from these on a couple of rifles to the Hawkins Precision Long Range Hybrid. I like both a lot.


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Old 02-20-2018, 10:22 AM   #13
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A little update. The barreled action should be wrapped up in the next couple weeks. Went with the base model Atlas bipod, itís mounted to my chassis already. I went with Seekins precision for base and rings. Got reloading components in yesterday. Norma brass, Hornady 180 ELD-match. My dummy round next to one of my 308ís with a 175 SMK. I ordered the box of 100 pieces of brass and zero culls. First experience with Norma brass, very pleased. Iíve always loaded in Lapua brass if possible but they donít make WSM or SAUM brass yet. ready to get it together and start some load development.



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Old 02-20-2018, 11:52 AM   #14
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I got some34mm ARC M10 rings recently and theyíre awesome. While torquing them on the tube, there was ZERO movement. That was pretty handy. The quality of the materials/workmanship was at least equal to my NF rings and Badger rings. Theyíre probably overkill but I donít mind that or the insurance it provides.


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Old 02-20-2018, 02:02 PM   #15
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I was going to suggest the seekins and you've beat me to it.

Looks like a mean bang stick is headed your way.
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Old 02-20-2018, 02:04 PM   #16
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Just paid APR so they can get started on my build.

Chambering in 7 rSAUM, Remington short mag action. Trued up, 28Ē 1:8Ē twist Bartlein barrel. Jewel trigger. XLR element chassis. Seekins 20 MOA base. Undecided on rings. Vortex Viper PST gen II, 5-25 mil/mil scope. Undecided on bipod. Goal will be steel out to a mile. And pig control. Plan on going with Hornady 180 ELD-M loads. Hopefully Iíll find a good node around 2950. Will be mag fee out of Accurate mags. 2.94 or so OAL will be my limitation.

What rings and which bipod would you recommend?

Will be on this chassis. No more 308 with 16.5Ē barrel limitations. This was thanksgiving morning. Banging steel at 800.




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I have Remington 700 Ti in 7 RSAUM with a 24" barrel. What load are you going with to get that velocity out of 180 gr. pill? Just curious. The best I can get is 3050 with a 140 gr. TTSX before seeing pressure signs. I know you'll have longer barrel, but can't see it making that much difference. Maybe I'm wrong.
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I assume you made your dummy round off of the mag length since that will be the limiting factor even though your barreled action isnt there for you to measure the chamber?
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Old 02-20-2018, 02:13 PM   #18
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I have Remington 700 Ti in 7 RSAUM with a 24" barrel. What load are you going with to get that velocity out of 180 gr. pill? Just curious. The best I can get is 3050 with a 140 gr. TTSX before seeing pressure signs. I know you'll have longer barrel, but can't see it making that much difference. Maybe I'm wrong.


Lots of load data out there for 180ís going 2900-2950 out of short action. Faster on long action and seating far. But h1000 seems to be the one for long barrels. But until I start I have no real idea


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Old 02-20-2018, 02:14 PM   #19
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I assume you made your dummy round off of the mag length since that will be the limiting factor even though your barreled action isnt there for you to measure the chamber?


Exactly. I wanted to see what OAL I could pull in the mag.


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Exactly. I wanted to see what OAL I could pull in the mag.


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Nice!
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Old 02-20-2018, 02:21 PM   #21
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Nice!


Also need to measure a loaded neck so I can order the neck bushing for the sizing die.


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