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.50 BMG Ultra Long Range

by Woodsbum

It has been a long time coming, but I finally was able to get my .50 BMG Ultra Long Range rifle completely set up and ready for some range time. What I ended up getting was the following:

My ultimate goal is to get up this bad boy to shoot out past 1000 yards. I also picked up a Remington SPS Tactical in .308 to play around with and get back into long range shooting, but I will cover that rifle later on.

Here is my Noreen in all its awesomeness and glory.

Noreen ULR .50 BMG

Noreen ULR .50 BMG

Here are the statistics on it:

Caliber 50BMG
Operation Single Shot Bolt Action
Barrel Length 34”
Weight 32lbs.
Rifling 1-15
Stock Noreen, Collapsible
Pistol Grip A2
Sights NA
Magazine NA
Trigger Timney Adjustable
Muzzle Brake Noreen Design 1.25-12 Thread

The trigger is absolutely amazing. It is perfectly smooth, crisp and is just a little lighter than the 3.5 lbs trigger on my AR. Now comes the time for me to find some ammunition for it that is not $6-$8 per round. There are some remanufactured rounds for sale over at the local sporting goods store for around $4 a piece, but I am not sure how well those will work in this rifle. Noreen told me that military surplus does work, but I am kind of skeptical of using it. Having been in the military and spent 3 1/2 years with Marine infantry and tanks, I know how bad those rounds look. They are anything but shiny or undamaged.

This is another picture of my new setup.

My .50 BMG

My .50 BMG

What I truly love most about this setup is the scope. Until now, I have only messed around with Nightforce products in the sporting goods store. I took the scope out last weekend for a trip to the range on my Remington 700 SPS Tactical to see how it was to shoot, learn how to adjust the parallax on my scope correctly, and play around with the elevation and windage adjustments a bit. It is truly an amazing scope and if you have any way to save up for one, I highly recommend it. You can use the same scope on several firearms. Just figure out your zero for each one and write it down. Then you can swap between rifles by simply keeping those adjustments written down somewhere and the shoot a couple rounds to fine tune. Doing this will allow you to own $2k in optics for use on all your rifles rather than $600 optics on 5 different rifles. I am now a firm believer in this method.

Nightforce scope and Warne rings

Nightforce scope and Warne rings

Once I get my ammunition figured out and take this guy to the range, I will post some range pictures. It will probably be a month or two considering I am debating on whether to just load my own. This will require the purchase of a 50 BMG reloading kit, which I haven’t really budgeted for as of yet. I will keep you posted.

All said and done, I am really impressed by both the reviews and physically apparent craftsmanship of the equipment I purchased. The rifle is single action and definitely no frills, but it is well made and simple. There is nothing here to really break or wear out.

I hope you like this post and to repeat what I said previous, I will get you some range reports once I get ammunition figured out.

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Remington 700 SPS Tactical

by Gunguy

My good friend spent countless time and money putting together this Remington 700 rifle. His trial and error upon making the perfect, at least in his opinion, tactical Remington 700 can help you get some ideas in customizing your own. If anyone has any questions please leave a comment and I’ll get back to you.

Base rifle: Remington 700 SPS Tactical 308win

Barrel: Heavy contour parkerized 20” Carbon Steel with a 1 in 12 RH twist

Muzzle Brake: Roedale Precision C21.5

Stock: H-S Precision Pro-Series Rifle Stock Remington 700 BDL Short Action Police Sniper Varmint Barrel Channel Synthetic Black

Stock Accessories: PRI Utility Picatinny-Style Rail System Remington 700 Aluminum Matte (modified and contoured to low profile), BlackHawk IVS Performance Rifle Cheek Rest with Rifle Ammunition Carrier 5-Round Fixed Stock Nylon Black

Bipod: Accu-Shot Atlas Bipod (V8.1) (Clamp On) (BT10)

Scope: Vortex Viper PST Rifle Scope 30mm Tube 4-16x 50mm Side Focus 1/10 MIL Adjustments First Focal Plane Illuminated EBR-1 MRAD Reticle Matte

Rings: Leupold 30mm QRW Quick-Release Weaver-Style Rings Matte Low

Scope Base: Nightforce 1-Piece 20 MOA Picatinny-Style Scope Base Remington 700 Short Action Matte

Scope Accessories: Mounting Solutions Plus Anti-Cant Device 30mm Matte, killFLASH® ARD Flip Cap Optic Cover #7, Butler Creek Flip-Up Rifle Scope Cover #14 Eyepiece

Trigger: Remington X-Mark Pro™, adjusted to 3.5 lbs. break. (factory original)





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Remington 700 Police – Custom Build

by Gunguy

A good friend of mine seems to have an endless supply of disposable income. As you will see below he spared almost no expense customizing a Remington 700 rifle. It’s a beauty. Now all I have to do is convince him to go to the range and give me and all of the readers here a proper range report of the rifle, including pictures of the targets and ammo used.

I know he checks this web site periodically. I’m calling you out buddy. I mean it. You should feel guilty for not taking this bad boy to the range. Till then here is a list of everything that he’s done to it plus pics.











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