I have the standard Professional stocks and will take anything up to .375 H&H. If I want to do the semi weight barrels, Blaser said they would open up the channel on my stock and it would take both weight barrels.Thanks for all the reply's now I just need to see one in person. One last question, do all the barrels interchange with all the actions? How does this work?
It is pretty simple and you can download the Blaser PDF that lays out the options .Thanks for all the reply's now I just need to see one in person. One last question, do all the barrels interchange with all the actions? How does this work?
I have been reading and doing my homework -- a common thread has appeared (at least to me) it seems many of the folks on here are going to blaser firearms-- I have never seen one in person, but I have seen the videos and have seen them on tv shows. Can someone please shed some light on what exactly it is that makes these guns so attractive to you?
Fit& finish? Some look like works of art, others are utilitarian and still command a high price
Recoil management -- do they recoil less?
Is it just about the interchangeability of barrels making travel easier?
Do all receivers work with all the different barrels or is it just model to model-- it appears they are model to model
I apologize if I sound like a simpleton, but if I dont ask I'll never know--and please dont hesitate to break this whole thing down into language a 5 year old could read--I am honestly interested -- I have been to a few forums and am still somewhat unclear on the Blaser mystique. If it is a super long explanation and a phone call would suffice pm me and Ill give you my number-- I am honestly asking here-- or maybe I just want some new toys... not sure yet
The rifle you are talking about......changing barrels from .500 Jeffrey to .243 Winchester.HWL
So I have never purchased a case with one of my rifles. I do own two break-down cases that roll that I use for the Blaser and for shotguns (OU/SxS) when I travel. Like you, if it doesn’t roll, it doesn’t fly.One of my issues would be carrying the takedown case with extra barrels and scopes. It just seems like, for and older smaller guy, it could be tougher than a Pelican case with rollers on one end.
But but but...One of my issues would be carrying the takedown case with extra barrels and scopes. It just seems like, for and older smaller guy, it could be tougher than a Pelican case with rollers on one end.
My experience with Blaser is limited to the Tactical 2 .338 Lapua and a R93 .500 Jeffrey I fiddled with at a gun shop. The Tactical 2 is a great shooter, super accurate and the adjustable stock seriously helps with recoil. The straight pull took less time getting used to than I anticipated. I wish they would sell this gun again as an R8. I would buy one of those in a heartbeat. The .500 Jeffrey felt great in hand and the ergonomics were good, though stock was a little short for me, especially in such a cartridge. Could not justify the cost of it, especially with the R8s already out at the time and I really prefer a more traditional rifle setup for dangerous game guns, as well as a .505 Gibbs fan. For the money, I would also prefer a double. I am always in the market for a new gun so if an R8 crosses my path for a good deal I might end up getting one at some point, or if they ever make the Tactical 2 in the R8 I definitely will.
One of my issues would be carrying the takedown case with extra barrels and scopes. It just seems like, for and older smaller guy, it could be tougher than a Pelican case with rollers on one end.
AH HA! So it is possible to get 2 barrels & 2 scopes in that case. Nice work!
You have an interesting setup there!I've got a different case, it's a Pelican 1750 but I had the foam inserts made in a two layer set up. This works really well for Blaser type break downs. Pictured below with my 12G Beretta with 28" barrels. You could have a setup like this in a much shorter case if you were to pack only one firearm. I'm guessing in iM3100 you could pack 3 or 4 sets of barrels and scopes. I've flow with this set up multiple times and can confirm it survives air travel type handling.