Criterion 6.5 Creedmoor Build

Terrence E. of California sent us a picture of his rifle and target from his recent build using a Criterion Savage barrel.  The target was with factory Hornady ammo.  Here is what Terrence had to say  “I  would like to thank you for all the help with my build. Attached are the results of my 6.5 Creedmore build. After break-in and doing my part in shooting fundamentals I was truly impressed with the results and never knew such accuracy was achievable without the traditional lathe and a gunsmith. I can’t…

Criterion Ruger Precision Build

Harly D. of Texas sent us these pictures of his recent build on his Ruger Precision Rifle.  Harly used a 26″ Criterion pre-fit barrel.  It is a standard target contour with muzzle thread chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor.  Here is what Harly used on his build. “Ruger Precision Rifle”  Stock trigger set at 2.5 oz, Nordic for end, Gen 1 Magpul Butt Stock, DPMS Pistol Grip, Harris swivel bi-pod, knurled bolt knob that a friend built for me, Leupold Mark4 -M5 scope, Criterion 26″ precision barrel and M4-72 severe duty compensator. 3…

Shilen 243 Win. Build

Paul S. of Colorado sent us these pictures of his recent build.  Paul installed a 26″ varmint Shilen Stainless Select Match barrel chamber in 243 Win. VLD. His son Paul is shooting 500 yard targets.  The picture of the target is at 100 yards.  Here is what Paul had to say.  “Thanks for all the help and information. Your customer service speaks for its self.  Your 243 barrel I put on my Savage shoots lights out.”

Shilen 6.5 Creedmoor at 1000 yards

Dave G. of Colorado sent us pictures of his targets from his recent build.  Dave installed a 28″ Shilen Stainless Select Match Large shank bull barrel in 6.5 Creedmoor.  The first picture of the steal plate is a 5 shot group measuring 1.881″ at 1000 yards.  The second target is a 3 shot group measuring .2214″ at 300 yards.  Dave is using Hornady 140 Gr. ELD Match bullets with 43 grains of Reloader 19 at 2750 FPS.  Thanks Dave and great shooting.

Blacktail Deer Hunt with new 7mm-08 Rem/Age Build

Wade O. of California sent us these pictures of his new 7mm-08 Rem/Age build that he used on his Blacktail deer hunt in California and this is what he had to say:  “When I got back from Australia I blueprinted the Remington 700 LA (off the original threads) and got the barrel on right before deer season. Only got 15 rounds through for break-in and the barrel was hardly fowling. Got a call to go out hunting and grabbed some Barnes TSX I had zeroed with after break-in and ended…

Rem/Age 6BR Norma Build

John S. of Alabama sent this picture of his latest Rem/Age build and had the following to say:  “5 shot group at 200 yards. Specs of rifle- Remington 700 action, Timney 510 trigger, 26″ Criterion Rem/Age 6mm BR Norma varmint barrel with 1/8 twist sitting in a Grayboe stock. Scope is a Vortex Viper 6x24x50. Shooting 105gr Berger VLD in Lapua brass at 2910 fps. This was the 1st load made, shots 20-25 taken with this build. Thanks for the awesome barrel!”

Criterion Rem/Age 243 Win Match Build

Michael S. of New Jersey sent us pictures of his build and here is what he had to say: “I just wanted to reach out and give you a well deserved thank you! I finally have my rifle built, and had a chance to shoot it for the first time this weekend. After bore sighting at 50 yards, I moved out to 100 yards and fired five shots. Much to my disbelief I managed to sink 4 out of 5 shots nearly into the same hole. I don’t think I…