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Gary Hindman's Custom Model 113 and Model 114

Both guns are bulk fill. They have a silver finish on the barrel and the CO2 tube. Stocks have been redone to a natural finish. Simmons .22 3x9x32 AO silver scope and rings are connected using IA mounts

Model 113- Predator Polymags .177- 5-shot groups @ 25 yds. =.440" C-C - Avg. velocity 697 fps 25 shots ( high 721 fps)

Model 114 - JSB Exacts .22 - 5-shot groups @ 25yds. = .54O" C-C- Avg.velocity 654 fps. 25 shots (high 660 fps)



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Custom shop 2400 carbine showed up today.....

February 13 2012 at 7:24 PM
VAF  (Login VAFarmer)
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but the only kudos I can give it are that it is INCREDIBLY light....

and it MAY want to group.

Opened the box, looked the gun over, and right away noticed that the front sight is canted off to the left, badly. Like, 11:30 badly. No amount of windage adjust is gonna fix it, the sight is gonna have to be torqued.

Do these move easily?

I put a cheap 4x on it, just to see if it would group, before I called customer service.....but unfortunately, got the 2 priming shots out, and then shot 2 (which went in darn near the same hole) but then lost the rest of my cart out the barrel. Removed the spent one, looked down the tube with a flashlight....didnt see anything that looked abnormal, or like trash. So loaded a second, got 2 prime shots, and then lost the cart thru the barrel again. Tried a third, same result.

So now I sit, waiting to hear back from customer service... happy.gif and I cant stop thinking...the valve,meh....I can see that happening. But the sight....how does that make it past QC? I've got a nice little certificate...that LOOKS to be signed and dated.
Was packed nice, and no damage to the box....doesnt look like a shipping issue.

Anyway, although disappointed initially, once the issues are ironed out....I am CERTAIN that this gun is gonna float the boat. I cannot believe the weight. IF I can get it to 650 or so with normal weight .22's, or get roughly 12+ fpe out of it, I'm gonna be happy. These are supposed to be very accurate. Top that off with some elbow grease and a HIPAC, and this is a d0-it-all gun...LOVE guns like that.

God bless,

Farmer

 
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