Lane Precision Rifles - build and review

wind gypsy

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The 300 RUM is an elk killer for sure. I'll get it chambered in that round with the intent to shoot the 220 grain Hornady ELD-X. Dallas mentioned he cuts the chamber to optimize accuracy for different types of bullets and has had great success in his past builds.
Josh, curious why the 220 and not the 212? The 220 seems to be designed to support mag feeding in rifles with magazine restrictions and thus has a lower BC than the 212. I wouldn't think you'd be magazine constrained with a custom.
 
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Josh, curious why the 220 and not the 212? The 220 seems to be designed to support mag feeding in rifles with magazine restrictions and thus has a lower BC than the 212. I wouldn't think you'd be magazine constrained with a custom.
That's a good question and my answer is I really like using a "heavy for caliber" bullet whenever possible. There is always a chance to work up a load with the 212 and I very well may. It seems like it would be ideal for really stretching out the legs on a 300 RUM.
 

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Josh, curious why the 220 and not the 212? The 220 seems to be designed to support mag feeding in rifles with magazine restrictions and thus has a lower BC than the 212. I wouldn't think you'd be magazine constrained with a custom.

Magazines are always the constraining factor in a rifle chambered for a long cartridge such as the 300 rum if they are chambered sammi!
When building a custom rifle there is no such thing as one size fits all in the Freebore length and so on, so i build my rifles according to what the customer prefers to shoot and I go from there!
The difference between BC's on these two bullets is actually mute when they are this close in actual numbers. Josh likes a more hunting style bullet and i will chamber accordingly so he can utilized those style of bullets and get the most potential from this case!!
 

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I follow a few gunsmiths on social media... lane precision is at the very top of my dream list builders.. his rifles are by far better looking than anything on the market.. his ceracoat color schemes are second to none..
If I can ever save up enough for another custom rifle, Dallas is getting my business.

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I follow a few gunsmiths on social media... lane precision is at the very top of my dream list builders.. his rifles are by far better looking than anything on the market.. his ceracoat color schemes are second to none..
If I can ever save up enough for another custom rifle, Dallas is getting my business.

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fisherman983 I appreciate the very kind words. In this line of business its easy to do the same thing over and over again and for some that's fine and dandy, but for me I just don't work that way I want challenges and I want them different. I thrive on projects that no one else wants to even try and tackle. That's what I think separates LPR from the rest of the pack!
 
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I follow a few gunsmiths on social media... lane precision is at the very top of my dream list builders.. his rifles are by far better looking than anything on the market.. his ceracoat color schemes are second to none..
If I can ever save up enough for another custom rifle, Dallas is getting my business.

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That is one of the many great ingredients that go into an LPR build. It is truly a custom build in every sense of the definition. The combinations of parts, colors, and shapes to choose from can be overwhelming but Dallas has been awesome to work with getting things lined up. He has a great sense in what kind of build the customer is after. He's answered more than a few of my questions over the past month!

And I think you'd be surprised on how affordable one of his builds can be with the right selection of parts.
 

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My favorite day on Instagram is when you come across the LPR photo dump!!! Incredible quality!
 
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Doing a thorough review on a rifle like this will require a few tools and accessories that are as equally precise as the test subject.

The new Leica 2800.com rangefinder seems like the perfect instrument to help pair with a rifle such as the one Dallas is building. I’m excited to pair the two up and start some hands-on testing.



As far as glass that will set atop the LPR, it will be something I’m used to using...



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