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    .222 Complete

    It has taken me a long time to finally get the .222 exactly the way I wanted it, but at last its complete.

    Remington 722 action with 700 bolt release modification.
    Douglas premium barrel cut to 18 inches and re-crowned.
    Rifle basix trigger.
    Sako style extractor.
    Pillar bedded into Boyds laminate stock.
    Action, barrel, bolt handle, trigger guard, cerakoted matt black.

    Many thanks to JaggerSA and Thar for their help.

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    Now the hunt starts for something similar in .308
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    Last edited by Cadex; 21-12-2013 at 22:41.

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    It`s a good job that Remmys are cheap, cause most of the original gun ends up in the bin !

    That looks a very cool gun bud

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    haha, your absolutely right .. . . I always think standard remingtons are a bit like marmite, you either love them or hate them.

    Decent enough actions but i'm struggling to think of anything much else I like about them.

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    Very nice job. The Triple Deuce is one of my favorites.~Muir

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    Very Nice Looks great ....

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    Glad you got it as you want it !

    I have a 722 in 222 also !

    Mine was purchased new by my maternal grnadfather in 1958 . When he passed it came to me along with a Weaver K-10 he also bought at the same time in Weaver mounts .

    I carefully removed the scope and placed it in the safe . Worked the trigger down to 12 ounces , shimmed the action up in the stock so the barrel was free floated then took it out and shot several 1/4" 3 shot groups at 100 yards . Oh I also mounted a 1970's Redfield 6-18 on top .

    Gun suits me as is and can easily be returned to the way I recieved it .
    GO Manny Pacquiao !!!
    Doubles , 6.5mm' s , 444 Marlin's , cast bullets , Sika Deer and the Philippines

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    Having seen it in the metal it is a fine looking rifle , and coming from me who is no a particular remmy fan.



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