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Started on the new 28 Nosler XP-100 this weekend.
Got all barrel work done. 18" McGowan 1-8 twist throated for the 195 gr Berger EOL bullets. Had PTG build me a .321" neck, with .288 FB Match reamer. I fit on a 4 port Magnum Muscle Brake.
She's going in a McMillan center grip stock. Will post more as the project progresses Big Grin

I wonder if this is the first 28 Nosler SP???

-Mike

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Super cool Mike.I wonder if Retumbo will work well in that SP.
Can't wait to follow the progress of this build. popcorn
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Dad-Gum it! You stole my idea!! LOL!

Looking good! Keep us posted and I believe you've broke new ground in the XP'S with the .28 in an SP.
 
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Nice start Mike. If that one is for yourself I have this gut hunch its not the only one being built on an XP action for use in Wyoming next year.
 
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That is super cool!!!! I am sure that there will be more made in that caliber. Thanks for sharing.


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Nice start Mike. If that one is for yourself I have this gut hunch its not the only one being built on an XP action for use in Wyoming next year.


Jon,
Your right!
I'll be bringing two of them Big Grin

Thanks guys!
-Mike
 
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That looks nice Mike! I'm sure it will be a hammer. For some reason I thought this was going to be a centergrip though... Might think about putting an extra screw hole for the base too.

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That looks nice Mike! I'm sure it will be a hammer. For some reason I thought this was going to be a centergrip though... Might think about putting an extra screw hole for the base too.

Aaron


Aaron,
This is the center grip build. Need to open up the face on the extra bolt that I have for the switch barrel BR gun. That will be a straight 1.200" x 20" barrel.

-mike
 
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Been anxiously awaiting this post. Knew it wouldn't be long. Looks really nice so far Mike. What is the taper on that barrel? I am ringing my hand in anticipation of chucks this spring. Big Grin
What is the final finish going to be, cerakote? Cant wait to see the finished build. happy

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Been anxiously awaiting this post. Knew it wouldn't be long. Looks really nice so far Mike. What is the taper on that barrel? I am ringing my hand in anticipation of chucks this spring. Big Grin
What is the final finish going to be, cerakote? Cant wait to see the finished build. happy

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Bret,
This a McGowan #8 taper. Finishes at 1.00" at the muzzle. The barrel will be going to Cerakote this week. You will have to wait to see the finished gun Big Grin
I think the chucks are going to have a rough spring this coming year! We need to plan an SP get together somehow? I know Aaron is going to make it down, and it would be fun to get Steve (Shaggy357) back out again happy There's some new goals to be met thumbup

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Sweet combo! Can't wait to see it complete!
 
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SOOOO SWEET! Can't wait to see you blast a hog with it (and shoot her myself) in a couple weeks!!! Looking good Mike.... Love following your work.


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Nice start Mike. If that one is for yourself I have this gut hunch its not the only one being built on an XP action for use in Wyoming next year.


Looking great Mike!!! Looking forward to you getting some loads worked up!!

Jon, I have a feeling you're correct Big Grin

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Very nice, Mike. thumbup thumbup

I like the looks of that fluted bolt. Should come out of cerakote looking pretty awesome.


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Thanks again guys!




Got the barrel channel opened up in the McMillan stock last night. Cerakote shop is a little backed up right now. Hopefully not much longer!
Getting ever closer just the same Big Grin

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That is one SEXY BEAST!!!! NICE WORK Mike....


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That's probably the best looking XP I've ever seen!!!! Thanks for sharing.


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Like that color in the stock!
 
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That's Snazzzzy! With it sitting there looking like that how do you keep from just running out and ripping a couple through it??? devil


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Very nice work Mike.
 
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Thanks again guys!



She's all together now and ready for a trip to the range. I'll be starting load development with RE33 and Retumbo.

Hope everybody has a Merry Christmas!

-Mike

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Mike,
That looks sweet!! Cant wait to see the range reports and even more can't wait for the opportunity to shoot it!! Big Grin
May have to find a new rockchuck spot for that baby that will allow longer than the 1000 yards of the one spot.
You should take a video clip on your phone when you shoot it and send it to me. I want to see that baby in action.
All these pictures of new builds just builds the anticipation for my next one. Patience Grasshopper Patience. laugh

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Sweeeeeeettttttttt!
 
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What's your barrel diameter at the
muzzle befor the brake
 
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What's your barrel diameter at the
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The barrel diameter is 1.00" at the brake.

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