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Discussion in '.375 & Up' started by matt85, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. matt85

    matt85 AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    thanks Velo, that double of yours sure is a nice rifle!

    i think ive got mikes contact info, ive just been too busy to deal with the rifle lately.

    -matt
     

  2. Velo Dog

    Velo Dog AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    No worries.
    Just PM your flight info to me on Fri night or Sat morning.
    That way I can track your ETA .
     

  3. Royal27

    Royal27 AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

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    Matt can always just pull both triggers at once, so he can feel at least a little recoil.... :A Stars:
     

  4. matt85

    matt85 AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    both barrels would equal a 1000 grain bullet moving at 2050fps... basically a 700 NE from a 10.5 pound gun! :eek:

    -matt
     

  5. matt85

    matt85 AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    finished pictures of the AHR 505 Gibbs (pictures sent to me by Wayne). second picture has my Trijicon RMR installed with an AHR QD mount.
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    -matt
     

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  6. Bullthrower338

    Bullthrower338 AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    Tell him to quit taking pictures of it and send it to you so we can get a damn report! Lol
     
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  7. matt85

    matt85 AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    the rifle ships out Monday!:E Happy:

    -matt
     

  8. bassasdaindia

    bassasdaindia AH Elite

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    looks great Matt
     

  9. Timt

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    Looks horrible matt, I'm sure that even though it's set up the wrong way I can find a home for it for 50$ so you can just cut your losses....

    I expect a full report on Wednesday at the latest or I'll spam your inbox until you post it!
     
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  10. Amon458

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    Very nice rifle.
     

  11. matt85

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    i should have the rifle on Wednesday and will take her to the range on Sunday.

    -matt
     

  12. matt85

    matt85 AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    the rifle showed up this morning! i didnt get much of a chance to play with her before i had to go to work so i cant say much at the moment. shes an absolutely fantastic looking rifle and even the metal finish i was worried about looks great! i took the chance to shoulder the rifle and test out the Trijicon RMR which i wasnt overly impressed with. the RMR's red dot seems very blury and quite large to be used practically but that was indoors in a poorly lit room.

    i also confirmed some dents on the stock that Wayne told me about in advance. he said when he tested the rifle the new ear muffs he was wearing had put two small dings in the stock. they werent awful but certainly noticable. he didnt have time to fix them at the moment and i need the rifle for my hunt. but hes instructed me to send the rifle back after my hunt and he will fix the dings along with any other scratches and dings that occur while hunting.

    will give more updates and pictures when i get home from work!

    -matt
     
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  13. matt85

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    here she is:

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    as you can tell he didn't just use any old fence post for this stock! the rifle shoulders easily (14" LOP per request) and the balance point is about the center of the magazine which makes the rifle easy to swing despite its hefty weight of 11 pounds 2 ounces (per request). that extra weight will be appreciated when throwing 570gr .505" A-frames at 2200-2300 fps. the trigger is crisp and clean with around a 3 pound pull. the action isn't the smoothest out there but is great for a new CZ 550 action and will likely smooth out more with use.

    next will be some range time this Sunday!

    -matt
     

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  14. Pheroze

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    That's a very nice looking rifle Matt, congratulations!
     

  15. bassasdaindia

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    looks great Matt , waiting for the range report
     

  16. Wouter Roets

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    Congrats Matt! Let the games begin!
     

  17. matt85

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    thanks guys!

    i cant wait to take her to the range for some testing.

    -matt
     

  18. sierraone

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    The makers of this rifle looks like they knew what they were doing! I hope that operationally, it performs as well as it looks.
     

  19. shuter

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    Gorgeous rifle! Wayne's a true craftsman.
     

  20. IdaRam

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    Congrats Matt! That is a darn fine looking rifle (y)(y)(y)
    I'm really looking forward to the range report.
     

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