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Old January 7, 2023, 05:13 PM   #1
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I did a thing - New Rifle

So, I went through everything and gathered up the firearms I don't use, don't shoot and don't enjoy. Some cheap rifles, shotguns and handguns. One bench rifle and I just don't bench shoot. Went to the LGS to wheel and deal for a rifle on the wall.

Walked out with a new SIG Cross in 308. Made room in the safe as well as got me something I have been wanting.
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Old January 7, 2023, 09:03 PM   #2
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I'm waiting for your report! I keep looking at the Cross as well, there might be a .308 or .277 Fury in my future. I like short barrels and suppressors these days and the Cross looks like a good vehicle for both.
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Old January 7, 2023, 09:46 PM   #3
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I'm waiting for your report! I keep looking at the Cross as well, there might be a .308 or .277 Fury in my future. I like short barrels and suppressors these days and the Cross looks like a good vehicle for both.
Chad, getting it set up this week. Planning on shooting next weekend. I will let you know how it goes.
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Old January 8, 2023, 12:17 AM   #4
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I'm waiting for your report! I keep looking at the Cross as well, there might be a .308 or .277 Fury in my future. I like short barrels and suppressors these days and the Cross looks like a good vehicle for both.
Banish 30 is next on my list.
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Old January 8, 2023, 08:15 AM   #5
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Pics or it didn't happen.........

And congrats!

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Old January 8, 2023, 08:30 AM   #6
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Great rifles from what i have heard. Enjoy!
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Old January 8, 2023, 11:21 AM   #7
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Get a rimfire suppressor at the same time.
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Old January 8, 2023, 11:48 AM   #8
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Get a rimfire suppressor at the same time.
I don't have any rimfire rifles that are threaded. Are you suggesting that Bergara? :-)
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Old January 8, 2023, 11:52 AM   #9
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If you have a 10/22 a barrel swap is pretty cheap and easy. I put a 16" Whistle Pig barrel on my daughter's for $120 delivered, it's a $100 at my gunsmith, but a 260 mile round trip twice to get the barrel threaded.
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Old January 15, 2023, 07:38 PM   #12
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Well, got it out today. Wish I had some sub-moa pics for you. I was averaging 1.5" groups with Norma 150 grain whitetail. I was a bit shaky from a bug I had yesterday and did not feel like I was holding steady. I had another one of my rifles and was doing the same. I will say, the chassis system will take some getting used to, as I mostly shoot standard stock rifles.
The one thing I can report is the action and feeding was like butter. I had to check a couple of times to see if it grabbed the bullet from the magazine as I hardly felt resistance, but it was there. It is easily the smoothest action I have ever felt.
Trigger is a crisp 2.5 lbs from the factory. It is, of course, a 2 stage. It definitely has a different feel that standard rifles. Like I said, it will take some getting used to.
I am going to load some heavier bullets to see how it groups. I have some 168 grain A-Max I am going to do some testing on. I only had the one brand of ammo, as Norma shoots lights out in my other 308 rifles; Christensen Mesa and CVA Cascade.
More to come. I will be playing with my 300 Blackout for a while, though.
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