Ops Recon

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Specs, Parts, and Goals

The sniping rig has finally reached a happy conclusion. I have chosen the 260 rem as my cartridge of choice and am going to take full advantage of it by using a 20" barrel.

Features & Specifications
Caliber: 260. REM
Magazine Capacity: 20 Rounds (using gen2 magazines)
Overall Length: 38"-40"
Barrel Length: 20”
Barrel Profile: Krieger Blank profiled to 20" SPR
Mode of Operation: Gas Operated /

The parts list is separated into different groups so I can keep my sanity spending that much cash.

  1. Jason's new CNC'd lower available in limited quantities at
  2. Armalite Gen2 magazines. (duhh)
  3. Geissele DMR rifle trigger.
  4. Armalite lower parts kit without trigger. Armalite Part# EA6085
  5. Carbine buffer tube. Armalite Part# EA2010
  6. Slash's Ar10 buffer.
  7. MGI's 2x recoil spring.
  8. Tangodown's Carbine sling mount
  9. LMT crane stock
  10. Hogue pistol grip
  11. J&L research trigger adjuster grip screw.
  12. Crane stock sling swivel adapter.
Wow thats quite a list.... lets move on.

  1. PRI rifle length handguard in black.
  2. PRI forearm rail.
  3. PRI gasbuster charging handle.
  4. PRI flip up front sight gas block.
  5. Knights Armament Rail Sling Swivel and Adapter.
  6. ARMS 40L rear buis.
  7. Armalite gas tube. (it shouldn't make a difference but whatever)
  8. Armalite Bolt assembly.
  9. Armalite complete upper.
  10. Ops Inc threaded brake and collar.
  11. Krieger Blank to 20" spr by Randall at
  12. National match front sight post.
  13. Harris bipod with podloc
  14. Rail adapter for harris bipod
  15. And if I ever want the complete look, either a fake or real Ops Inc can (depends on my mood)

Almost there. Now for the optics.

  1. Leupold Mark 4 LR/T 4.5-14x40mm Target model illuminated with M1 turrets and ARD
  2. Butler creek flip up scope covers
  3. ARMS #22 throw lever rings with TRC and TRR
  4. Monoloc with adapters
  5. Pvs14
  6. AN/PEQ2
Phew!!! I think the last 3 of that list will have to wait. Its just a tad bit on the pricey/rare side.
Hmmm. Now i wonder... what other list is left?

  1. Pelican 1750 (complete with dedicated cleaning kit and assortment of replacement parts).
  2. Black Hills 139 gn Lapua HP (on-hand quantities shouldn't dip below 500 rounds)
  3. Specter SOP sling. (universal model)

Thats all I can think of for now. If I get any more ideas then I'll edit the list.


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