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Custom Rifles - Heavy Hunter / Heavy Tactical

Our Heavy Hunter line tends to emulate long distance tactical rifles. Big receivers, heavy barrel contours, and high performance magnum calibers, are all traits of "Overwatch" type precision rifles common to the war on terror. As you reach the extreme of anything, the usable application tends to narrow. These are not the kind of rifles that most would haul over mountains and through valleys. 

We discourage the use of featherweight barrels on rifles like this because the cartridges used typically bring a barrel to temperature very quickly.  Aggressive shot cadences can easily lead to  splashes that aren't on call due to overheating.  Heavy barrels also make a rifle more forgiving, both in recoil, and in ammunition sensitivity.  

Rigs like this have gained enormous popularity in recent years and stock makers have answered the demand.  The Manner's T5-A and McMillan A-5 are both excellent candidates.   The combination of a more vertical grip, broad forend, and the ability to adjust the cheek weld height are standard features with these stocks.  Long distance shooting demands premium, high magnification optics with large objective lenses.  Scopes tend to sit higher over the receiver.


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