The scope is shown in the photographs is NOT included in the sale.
For the technically minded, the photos below show the four fired test cartridges prior to proof.
No marks on the cases - perfect chamber and absolutely central firing pin strike denotes barrel and chamber concentric to boreline.
1st shot, left hand edge - after scope ajustment three shots in an inch with Federal 150g factory load, cleaning after each shot.
Action - Remington 700 (short action), fully blueprinted action threads re-cut and trued concentric to bore-line, lug abutments trued, action face cut to 90 degrees to centre of bore-line. Bolt lugs trued, bolt-face trued, bolt nose trued. Bolt has had new extractor fitted and been stripped and cleaned.
Bottom metal / magazine new Remington BDL floor-plate, spring and follower.
Barrel PAC-NOR, Supermatch grade, Stainless Steel, 1-12 twist, 3 groove barrel, threaded for moderator to ½ UNF, with invisible end cap. Barrel is finished at 24 muzzle is .655 diameter.
Chamber - 308 Winchester, throated for 150g bullets, min SAAMI spec (suitable for factory or home loads) standard neck.
Trigger regulated Remington unit set at 3lbs
Recoil Lug Holland oversize stainless steel.
Stock Mcmillan Hunters Edge Technology (lightweight) aluminium pillar bedded with Devcon steel epoxy.
Rings / Bases Leupold 30mm.
Accuracy with Federal Classic 150g Hi Shock factory loads 100 yds test group 1 (barrel was cleaned after each shot)
I expect that with hand-loading, the rifle would easily reduce group size to ½
The rifle weighs 6.5lbs minus scope.
Alot of effort has gone into preparing this rifle and it will be an excellent tool for anyone wanting a carry all day stalker, suitable for any UK deer species.
Should anyone require further details, please PM me.