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Old June 25, 2012, 05:33 PM   #1
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Your long range dream rifle.

I have wanted a Barrett MRAD in .338 Lapua Mag since the day they came out with a Leupold Mk 4 scope to get out to 1000 yards with accuracy. I consider that my long range dream rifle. What would be yours? (If you own one already, what is it?)

Note: Im talking 1000+ Yards here
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Old June 25, 2012, 08:09 PM   #2
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An M-2 .50 caliber machine gun with a BIG Nightforce scope! or maybe just my 7mm rem mag.
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Old June 25, 2012, 08:11 PM   #3
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I'm anxious to try the one I've got at a grand; watched those magpul videos the other day; .308 at 1760? Unreal. Inspiring.
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Old June 25, 2012, 08:13 PM   #4
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Mine's HK PSG-1. I know there's "better" rifles out there that weigh alot less, may be more accurate and easier to get here in the states but well.....it's a H&K and I'm a huge HK fan.
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Old June 25, 2012, 10:39 PM   #5
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.243 Winchester


I started this build a while back and it has slowly been coming together here is what I have so far.

Stevens 200 CF action
.243 Win Heavy Varmint McGowan 1:7 twist
Stockade tactical bolt handle, recoil lug, and lift kit
SSS Competition trigger
EGW 20 MOA base
Leupold QRW rings
Weaver 3-10X40 Tactical Grand Slam Mil-Dot scope
HS Precision stock and bottom metal with detachable mag


I will eventually upgrade the optics, and maybe the stock again. I really like the Mickey A5 and CDI bottom metal. They just aren't in the budget yet. I know this doesn't have a huge cool factor, but I get to shoot a lot cheaper.
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Old June 25, 2012, 10:48 PM   #6
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Unlimited budget?

Well, I guess I'm short on details...

I'd want something with really light recoil. Quite possibly 243AI.

For optics, I've always wanted to try something from USOptics. Probably their 10-42x, though it is $4,220.

Beyond that, I don't know.
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Old June 25, 2012, 11:30 PM   #7
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The Chey Tac M-200 Intervention in .408 that Mark Wahlberg used to shoot the 5" tall Dinty Moore stew can at 1 mile. Not just A Chey Tac... THE Chey Tac from the movie, cause Marky Mark used it!!
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Old June 26, 2012, 12:01 AM   #8
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The Chey Tac M-200 Intervention in .408 that Mark Wahlberg used to shoot the 5" tall Dinty Moore stew can at 1 mile. Not just A Chey Tac... THE Chey Tac from the movie, cause Marky Mark used it!!
Amen Brother...
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Old June 26, 2012, 02:25 AM   #9
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The Chey Tac M-200 Intervention in .408 that Mark Wahlberg used to shoot the 5" tall Dinty Moore stew can at 1 mile. Not just A Chey Tac... THE Chey Tac from the movie, cause Marky Mark used it!!
The topic of LR / Tactical rifles never needs to be discussed again - you nailed it!!
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Old June 26, 2012, 06:50 AM   #10
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Sako Grey Wolf 7mm mag with 4-16X50 Swarovski 30mm will do all you want!
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Old June 26, 2012, 07:13 AM   #11
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I'm torn right now, and trying to decide between the Savage 111 Long Range Hunter in .25-06 or the Ruger Mark II Target in .25-06. I really like that caliber and both rifles I have in that caliber (older Model 77s, tang safety) are tack drivers. The two I've chosen, NIB, are withing $10.00 US in their MSRP and I'm trying to decide which I'm going to put on layaway.
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Old June 26, 2012, 03:54 PM   #12
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I have a Savage LRP in .260 that fills the need for a 0-1000 yd rifle. I do want a Savage in .338 edge for the 1000-2000yds though.
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Old June 26, 2012, 03:58 PM   #13
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That Savage, Paw Paw is one accurate dude, and I'd like one in .308 win maybe one day.
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Old June 26, 2012, 04:07 PM   #14
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300 RUM, Nightforce 5.5-22
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Old June 26, 2012, 04:29 PM   #15
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For optics, I've always wanted to try something from USOptics. Probably their 10-42x, though it is $4,220.
Indeed. I'm a big USO fan, love my SN-3. They've gone up since I got mine. But John and company are great people to deal with and probably have the best customer service in the industry.

As for my favorite rifle? Idk there isn't just one dream rifle for me. There is the one below that is far from finished. Then....

GAP Gladius in .308
KMW Sentinel in 6.5x47L
7mm SAUM
AI .338 Lapua
Also throw a 6XC build in there.

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Old June 26, 2012, 04:29 PM   #16
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Old June 26, 2012, 09:38 PM   #17
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The Chey Tac M-200 Intervention in .408 that Mark Wahlberg used to shoot the 5" tall Dinty Moore stew can at 1 mile. Not just A Chey Tac... THE Chey Tac from the movie, cause Marky Mark used it!!
That's pretty much a thread closer right there. +1000000!! What an epic piece of hardware!
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Old June 26, 2012, 09:38 PM   #18
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M1A if I did not have to chase around the brass...
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Old June 26, 2012, 09:52 PM   #19
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The Chey Tac M-200 Intervention in .408 that Mark Wahlberg used to shoot the 5" tall Dinty Moore stew can at 1 mile. Not just A Chey Tac... THE Chey Tac from the movie, cause Marky Mark used it!!
Just to burst everyone's bubble, he shoots the can from 7/16 of a mile, 700m. Sorry I literally just watched the movie before reading the thread haha.

But that is one fiiiine looking rifle!
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Old June 26, 2012, 10:21 PM   #20
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Barret M82A1 or .338Lapua Magnum for me.


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Just to burst everyone's bubble, he shoots the can from 7/16 of a mile, 700m. Sorry I literally just watched the movie before reading the thread haha.

But that is one fiiiine looking rifle!
Watch it again.

He said 1760 is a mile - he meant 1760 yards, not 7/16.
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Old June 26, 2012, 10:33 PM   #21
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Got Mine already.
Remmy 700 in 300mag Custom 26'' hart barrel.
Win, Durango in 7mm STW 26'' HART ALSO
Must say both are pretty wicked, I'm very pleased.
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Old June 27, 2012, 03:15 AM   #22
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I'm building mine. 338/378WBY on Brevix action. Waiting for stock to arrive.
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Old June 27, 2012, 08:35 AM   #23
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He said 1760 is a mile - he meant 1760 yards, not 7/16.
You're right but I had to watch it with subtitles. I guess at 25 my hearing is worse than I thought.... Thank you artillery
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Old June 27, 2012, 09:08 AM   #24
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A friend just cleaned up in the F-T/R events at Lodi, WI with a Barnard action, Bartlein barrel, Nightforce scope custom rig. I forget the brand of stock, but the bedding is what counts. I figure I could do a lot worse than copy his rifle. Doubt I can copy his skill, though.
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Old June 27, 2012, 09:14 AM   #25
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Drummer101 M1A if I did not have to chase around the brass...
Go for it... the brass lands in a nice pile about 18" away when you fire from the prone position

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