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My new varmint rifle setup

Old 09-03-2008, 08:45 PM
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Default My new varmint rifle setup

Its a remington 700 sps varmint .22-250, which i bought for my first gun bought on my own right after my birthday. crappy remington 4-12 scope (gonna get a nikon asap). TERRIBLE sling that it cme with.A shooters ridge Rock Mount bipod 13 1/2" - 23". and a 250yrd primos spotlight.

ill tell ya, this thing shoots, i was hittin quarters every shot at 200yds.

so what do you guys think?


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Old 09-04-2008, 06:38 PM
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Looks like the scope is pretty far back, but if you been shotin it and don't have scope eye I spose your ok.
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nice setup. what bullets are you shooting? what kind of distances?
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Old 09-04-2008, 07:08 PM
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yodeldog, yeah it is far back, but the thng has NO eye relief, its either set it far back or lean way forward. i havent hit my eye yet, doesnt seem like i will the things so heavy it doesnt go anywhere when it fires

ilyotehunter, im shootin remington umc 50gr jacketed hollow points, theyre cheap, and good enough, once i get the cash im gonna reload so i can get a good round, and i havent shot it at anything farther than 150 yet, but its pushin 4 shots in a dime at that range. ive been waiting for a chance to shoot longer ranges but i cant find anything farhter than 200 tops.
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Old 09-04-2008, 07:15 PM
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good deal. my buddy has the same rifle. i havent gotten a chance to shoot it yet looks good though. how is the trigger on it?
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Old 09-04-2008, 07:44 PM
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mines not bad, ivefelt better. ive heard of some guys gettin em and their awful.
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Old 09-04-2008, 08:19 PM
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Well with the trigger, and the eye relife and the overall feel of the gun, it's what you're use to and comfortable with ,that makes you a good shot in a hunting sit. Thats whats important, IMHO. Good luck with the set up, hope it works for ya. I have the .204 in ruger, I love the gun, and have killed alot of dogs with it the last two years. I use the 40 grn. rapid ex. vmax bullet,,4025fps. work well.
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Old 09-05-2008, 09:17 AM
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nice set up that scope does look a lil far back watch out it might bite ya
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Old 09-06-2008, 10:02 PM
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nahhhhhh its fine haha, when im shooting from my bipod my face is really far back anyways, plus with its almost inch thinck and 26in barrel, its got enough weight were it wont go anywhere
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Old 09-06-2008, 10:41 PM
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AH, i just got the same rifle but in 243 caliber and without the nite spotlight. got mine for hunting groundhogs. at 100 yds. mine will put 3 shots that a dime will cover. trigger is pretty good. could be a little lighter. havent worked up a load for it yet but what i loaded for my old 243 seems to be what the rifle likes. i put a leupold 4x12x40 on mine. good luck with your new rifle.
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