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RobinC

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  1. Now selling my wife's TR rifle,  its a Sportco, M44 single shot target action,  with a Border (Kolbe) Stainless barrel 1 - 13 twist, 24 ins, with a taper from the action to 21.5 mm dia then 21.5  parallel to the muzzle. Barrel has a logged 200 rds from new. Standard crisp single stage Sportco trigger.

    Stock is a modified standard Sportco (with top cover removed) with Anschutz accessory rail, alloy butt plate and adjustable for length by spacers, in a nice dark Walnut.

    Rear sight is Parker Hale with 5 hole eye piece, front sight is 18 mm Anschutz.

    A nice, great shooting TR rifle that would suit the more compact shooter. £950 ono.

    For those who know us and keep emailing with " are you both packing up?" No, I have a new one on order, and the boss is concentrating on 300 mt.


  2. Thanks Phil

    I'm afraid I think these long barrel lengths is old fashioned bull****,  the twist is the important thing to match the ammo weight and speed, the burn is long over by the length many run,  I work on balance and sight base, the 13 twist on a 26 is near enough perfect, it shoots possibles at 600 when I point it at the middle. The stock is a standard Walther UIT prone stock from the 80's, deep pistol grip, parallel rounded fore end,  a bit wide for me, I nearly ground the fore end slimmer as I have small hands, but never got around to it, now just as well!

    Chris bought a stock of Borders before they collapsed and ours were the last of his stock,  so we had the last of the Kolbe Borders, fitted the beginning of last year. The bolt retaining is a leaf spring. It went to Robert as my wife could not open the bolt, usual Swing wrestling job, its now a rare Swing, smooth (for a Swing) bolt opening.

    I took some pics today, email me and I'll crash your computer for you with an overload.

    We are shooting both days 28th/29th so no time, but you are welcome to visit, you may be glad to if its raining! I'll make space and take it down. I think we have a match Sat afternoon but its only last an hour.

    Old farts, we now only do prone. Be a busy week end this weekend as well, I have a new 6 mmBR barrel to run in, and that's only 22 ins!


  3. Phil

    The stock is indeed the Walther KK 1980's vintage prone Walnut stock,  right handed, not vented, TR is only a 10 or 15 shot match series,  the cheek piece is adjustable by placing spacers underneath.

    I have not a clue what you mean by the bolt type, its a standard 4 lug  Swing bolt re worked by Robert Nibbs to match the Davies trigger, and most importantly to be opened easily by a normal human being by hand (and with out steroids), and not need a mallet or pipe extension like many Swings do!  The front sight is an 18 mm Anschutz tunnel, with an adjustable iris, the rear is a Wilkes with a five hole eye piece.

    The barrel is a stainless Border (an original company one) 1 - 13 twist, 26.5 ins long, tapering from action dia to 20 mm at muzzle. It was fitted by Chris Behn and proofed by the London Proof house. It was run in meticulously and exceedingly boringly, and has had all shots logged from new at 185. It shoots very well with GGG ammo.

    Why sell if its that good? My favourite event is ISSF 300 mt, I have decided to have a new TR 7.62 rifle built by my 300 mt rifle supplier Keppeler as close to my 300mt as possible just with a 1500 gm trigger and in 7.62 so I can get some uniformity going from one to the other.

    If you are genuinely interested I will be at Bisley 28th/29th shooting 300 mt, you can shoot it  on the 28th if you arrange a target and have an SCC and are an NRA member. We will be at the 300 mt shed this weekend if you wish to chat, but will not have this rifle with me.

    If you would like pictures email me on robin.carter80@ntlworld.com , I tried putting them on here and they are too big and I have no idea how to reduce them!

    Have Fun

    Robin

     

     


  4. For Sale, my Mk3 Swing (Swenson and Ingram) 7.62 X 51 Target rifle.

    Mk3 Swing action, worked by Robert Nibbs, (so the 4 lug action is smooth to open and close, I know, rare for a Swing!!), fitted with a Davies trigger, and a Palma twist Border barrel with a logged 185 shots through it, all fitted in a Walther prone stock, adjustable cheek piece (by spacers) and a Gehmann butt plate, and Wilkes sights.

    A thoroughly sorted NRA target Rifle, asking £1500 ono.


  5. I have for sale, two new unused MEC duplex's, each in their container with allen key, and one used MEC Duplex.

     

    To fit them you need the MEC Duplex Lenshood, and will need the Duplex elements, not supplied.

     

    To save you asking why, I was planning to use them on all my rifles including 300 mts, they are superb in reasonably constant light conditions, but a pain in the proverbial, in varying light, but I still have two, one standard and one vario, and use them.

     

    New ones, two off :- £95 each posted

     

    S/H one, one off :- £75 posted


  6. I'm looking for a 10 mt PCP match air rifle for a junior shooter we are coaching, ideally a Walther LG300, any stock, a Junior would be perfect, with some date left on the cylinder, other makes considered but must have dry fire.

     

    Sensible budget but not unlimited.

     

    Thanks

    Robin


  7. Its a "Jung" butt plate which Walther get a local engineer to make, they also made one for my wife, the top mount and wing is missing on that one pictured, if any wants it I can furnish pictures and dimensions of the bits that are missing, or I have a phone number for "Ingeniurburo Jung"

     

    And yes they are ideal for shorties!


  8. Robin, you mean that you want one from a KK200 or 300 (or contemporary LG model) before they switched to Centra?

    Yes, Don't want a Centra, I want the current standard Walther type which will accept the current Anschutz metal elements, they still make them new, just trying to save myself the hassle of ordering one through GB.

     

    Don't like plastic or glass elements, prefer the simplicity of metal elements, the only proprietry ones currently available that do that are only available for Anschutz dovetails. When we order a new rifle we always specify the old pattern foresight tunnels, this one was ordered with out sights as I had spare sights and thought I had a spare foresight tunnel and I don't!

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