how about a "6.5 Leopard" (6.5 WSM)?
I've salted mention of this rifle in a couple threads, and this one seems appropriate for the advice...
Here's where I plug my "6.5 Leopard" (6.5x300wsm) for sale on the classifieds.
M70 with Broughton stainless barrel, Bansner stock, rumored to...
barrel numbers/markings please?
Does the M14 gas wrench work on the M1?
Its my understanding that the gas plug on the M1A should use anti-seize on the threads. Should the same...
I'm enjoying your enthusiasm, and 'trout, I hope you get your heart's desire. As I'm sure you've heard, its hard to only have one!
You owe it...
You don't "outgrow the traditional".
You make a reasoned decision based on criteria set by your values.
I tend to identify with traditional...
tbtrout: you're not alone! not only are those Terminator looking M1A's ugly as sin, they look thorny to hold on to! Looks like a knuckle buster...
FM 23-8, Chapter and verse on Ejection
Might be helpful to some:
Section III, Chapter 18 Functioning, a) Semiautomatic, (2) (d) Ejecting is...
Any after action reports?
How many folks?
Did everyone stick it out in the snow?
'Wolf, I think you're right on the money too.
To cock the hammer, the bolt must go all the way aft in the receiver?
So, when I...
I see what you mean now.
I dug up a combo tool that came with the rifle. Duh.
No apparent issues with any parts.
If the bolt, gas, and...
The rifle is new to me. Its a 69xxx SAI, with all USGI parts.
Its spent some time at SEI before I got it, and it should be running like a...
Well, the ammo was W.German surplus w/NATO cross. 147 gr?
Barrel is standard 22".
What does the bolt face supposed to look like? The ejector...
The ejector moves after some initial difficulty. It seems stiff and gunky to me.
I'll strip it and clean it all out. Oil the spring and inside...
Took the M1A to the range for the first time.
Went through about 100 rounds testing mags and POI.
Several times I had a "stove pipe" type...
I searched Cabela's as a baseline:
Here's a B&C replacement stock for the M77. They also have M77 MkII ("3 position safety") stocks.
good thread here:
with pics, even..
Yours is the tang safety. Good job.
Shameless plug for excellent .338 for sale
I carried this particular rifle on an ID elk hunt. I thought I was tough enough until I spent a week...
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