Bullshooters: Lightweight Rifle Project
Keith Wood tackles the often-perpetuated myth that lightweight rifles aren't accurate in this 10-part Bullshooters blog series.
Lightweight Rifle Project (Part 10 of 10)
The rifle is built, the money is spent and the scope is mounted: It’s time to know whether this thing shoots.
Lightweight Rifle Project (Part 9 of 10)
We had three goals in this project: weight under 6 pounds scoped, accuracy of 1/2 MOA for three shots and a budget of $2,000.00.
Lightweight Rifle Project (Part 8 of 10)
The rifle is back from Lone Wolf and their friends at Falcon Gun Finishing, I can’t tell you how happy I am with the way it turned out.
Lightweight Rifle Project (Part 7 of 10)
Choosing a scope for this rifle was a bit agonizing (in a good way, like deciding between the Porterhouse and the Filet).
Lightweight Rifle Project (Part 6 of 10)
Scope rings may not sound like a big component of a rifle’s construction, but that mode of thinking will cause you problems.
Lightweight Rifle Project (Part 5 of 10)
Now that the metal work is complete, it’s time to give us something to hold onto. I love great walnut, but synthetic is the only way to go when you’re looking for the maximum strength-to-weight ratio.
Lightweight Rifle Project (Part 2 of 10)
Most of the ultralight components we’ll use on this project won’t come cheap, but this is an exception to that rule.