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Thread: Yippee, my rifle has finally arrived!

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    Yippee, my rifle has finally arrived!

    Hi guys

    After what seems like an age my rifle has finally arrived - im very pleased with it (understatement!)

    Varberger .243 (s/h)
    S&B 6x42 German - with reticle no. 2 (s/h)
    Wildcat Predator 8 Moderator (new)

    If I could post pics I would, but I don't know how!

    It seems a well made rifle, good wood with a nice palm swell, nice smooth bolt, and the barrel is almost as new condition. The scope is in pretty good condition too, just a couple of ring marks.

    Im surprised at how top heavy it is with the moderator on, I was set on not getting a bipod but now I might reconsider.

    So, its off to the range to get zeroed - ive bought 3 types of 100g ammunition so we'll see what it likes best.

    How sad am I - ive cleaned it twice already and ive only had it in my house for 3 hours!

    Happy days.


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    good lad


    Delighted for you bud. You've waited long enough for sure


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    Talk about a rifle tease! Get some pictures up!!

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    Nice one Daemo
    You might get to use it in anger soon

    Happy shooting


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    Great news did you get sorted at the range near you in the end?

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    Good for you come on post some pics,now you have shamed me i need to clean my old bus not cleaned in well a long time

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    new rifle

    well done Daemo, let us know how you got on with it on the range
    just got a pred 8 for my .243.


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    Ive emailed Trevor at Epperstone this afternoon to sort out a suitable time for popping there, so im looking forward to that. I might go along somewhere else tomorrow for a quickie so to speak!


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    Hi Wint

    They weigh a bit don't they! - seem like a quality product though.


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