They call it "The Alaskan" because it is a remake of the original classic "Alaskan" produced many years ago on the Pre 64 action as you can see with going back to the old barrel ring design.Wood and Blued Steel, not sure why they named it Alaskan. Here it is:
Full view outside in bright morning sun:
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Right side butt:
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Rear sight blade:
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Door bell just rang, Midway package is here! Time to get the 2-7 Leupold mounted and some rounds loaded, what better to do on a 95 degree day with 61% humidity, a heat index of 115.
I came within an inch of buying one with thoughts of turning it into a .375 Ruger but with what it would cost to do so I would be well into custom territory.
Fortunately before losing my mind completely I came across an exceptional barely used M70 classic stainless in 375Ruger for far less.
Congrats on the nice find and here's to many years of good shooting with it.