505 Gibbs cz 550

49cub

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Woohoo!! Rifle is back home.

First, feeding seems to be good. Tried some dummy cartridges and the second cartridge picked up and fed fine. I can't remember if it was before or not, but loading 3 down and closing the bolt is a snug fit. I haven't had a chance to shoot it yet so won't know for sure until then but all seems well right now.

Barrel was shortened but I must've forgot to mention to remove brake! So, it still has a removable brake but they put on their newer brake and they included a thread protector for shooting without the brake which is great because I didn't have one before. So best of both worlds. If I ever have to sell it I've got a brake but for me I can just leave thread protector on.

Gun was refinished wood and bluing and does look good. They did a fantastic job.

Altogether I'm thrilled. I am excited to go try it out especially now that I've got reloading components and some more factory ammo.
 

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49 let's get that cannon to the range!
 

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shame they left the brake on, but if youve got a thread protector that looks decent and stays on under recoil then you will be all right.

a important note at the range is DO NOT SHOOT IT FROM THE BENCH. shoot the rifle from shooting sticks or from off hand.

-matt
 

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