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  1. Bob L Swagger

    Gradous AR10 6.5 Creedmoor

    The legendary bolt rifle man, Robert Gradous, has ventured in the gasser world... I’m awaiting dies but in the mean time I tried Hornady 140 eld factory match ammo. I’m looking forward to seeing what it’ll do once broken in & a load development has been completed. More reports to come...
  2. Bob L Swagger

    Lipstick on a PIG! ****Updated 9/19****

    Roughly 20 or so years ago, when my sickness of rifle shooting began, I purchased a slightly used Winchester model 70 heavy varmint rifle chambered in .22-250 Remington for approximately $450 from a local gun shop. The rifle was fantastic! It came with a Bell & Carlson black synthetic stock...
  3. Bob L Swagger

    The Dark Knight RISES!! (Hey, its a BAT man!) **Range pics up 9/2**

    Just a few teaser pics fellas.... Details & specs to follow.... Stay tuned, same BAT time, same BAT channel! :) (Sponsored in part by ROBERT GRADOUS)
  4. Bob L Swagger

    Gunsmithing Robert Gradous chambering on his HAAS TL-1

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrFFjRL_UeA
  5. Bob L Swagger

    Gradous rifle collection

    Just finished cleaning the collection so I figured it would be a great time for a group photo!
  6. Bob L Swagger

    Gunsmithing AI replacement barrels question..

    Does anybody know the thread pitch of the barrel tenon on Accuracy International rifles? Thank you in advance! Bob
  7. Bob L Swagger

    Dead on case trimmer - FANTASTIC PRODUCT!!!

    Recently, I decided I wanted to try out the Little Crow Gun Works Worlds finest case trimmer 2 due to the positive reviews that I read on various forums. I purchased the trimmer & 3 common trim chambers from Brownells. Unfortunately I had to place an order directly with LCGW LLC. for a 7 SAUM...
  8. Bob L Swagger

    Little Crow Gunworks (Worlds finest trimmer 2) Atrocious customer service!!

    Roughly 2 weeks ago I called Little Crow Gunworks and ordered a 7 SAUM trim chamber for my Worlds Finest Trimmer 2. A package from them arrived via USPS the day before yesterday containing the 7 SAUM trim chamber along with a Worlds Finest Trimmer 2 housing cutter, which I did not order and was...
  9. Bob L Swagger

    Loads for 6.5 SAUM 4S

    Since the GAP 6.5 SAUM 4S has taken off, the http://www.snipershide.com/shooting/snipers-hide-bolt-action-rifles/185807-new-gap-extreme-hunter-6-5-saum-3.html thread in the bolt action rifles section has become cluttered with many posts making it extremely time consuming to locate data within...
  10. Bob L Swagger

    Heavy Palma in an MTU barrel channel..

    Does anyone have a picture of a heavy palma barrel in a stock with an MTU barrel channel?? Please post if it if you do.. Thanks, Bob
  11. Bob L Swagger

    The last of the Surgeon RSR actions going out soon...

    I stumbled upon these at my favorite gunsmiths shop today.. There will be a few happy guys within the next 10 days or so! Always hoping Surgeon will make more of these actions in the future!
  12. Bob L Swagger

    H4350 in stock as of 3:35pm 11/13/3013 - Powdervalleyinc

    Don't know if you guys need any, but they have 8 lbers in stock. http://www.powdervalleyinc.com/ HODH4350-08 * HODGDON H4350 - 8 LBS. Yes $152.00
  13. Bob L Swagger

    The Latest GRADOUS Kill Stick has ARRIVED!! 16.5" 6.5x47L

    I would like to say a big THANK YOU to Robert Gradous for building me such a fine rifle... AGAIN! I have been planning this build for quite some time now and it finally arrived, just in time for hunting season! I wanted a "light" weight hunting rifle that would be handy, fast pointing and...
  14. Bob L Swagger

    Building a spec rifle, what caliber would you want?

    I am thinking of building a spec rifle and have all parts on hand. It will be based off a new, un-fired and fully trued Remington 700 short action. I would like to get an idea what caliber you would want if you were to buy a custom rifle now.. Thanks for the input!
  15. Bob L Swagger

    Anyone out there with a 16" to 18" 6.5x47L?

    If so, please post the specs and pics of it.. I'm in the process of putting together a shorty, ultralight, mid-range, fast pointing PA groundhog buster.. Spec's: McMillan carbon fiber Edge A3 sporter, trued Remington action, Bartlein #3 1:8 finished at 16.5", Jewell trigger, PTG stealth DBM...
  16. Bob L Swagger

    Thank you Robert Gradous ...... AGAIN!

    Yep, that's right.. I did it again! This time it is a mid-weight whitetail hunting rifle chambered in 6.5x47 Lapua. Unfortunately I was unable to be present for the build, but I will be for the next one. The big brown truck showed up earlier this afternoon with a package from Mr. Gradous and...
  17. Bob L Swagger

    Rifle Scopes AX AICS Chassis Surgeon Scalpel / NF ATACR/ SPUHR mount help

    Im in the process of purchasing a SPUHR mount for a Surgeon Scalpel in an AX AICS chassis. Going to be running a NF ATACR 5-25x56mm optic and would like to know which height mount to get. I would like to keep the scope as close as possible to the forend without touching. Thanks, Bob