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Nosler Custom Rifle Up For Auction

June 17, 2008.

A Nosler custom rifle in .280 Ackley Improved is currently up for auction, and may go for below its list price. The list price is steep — $3,995 — so even at a discount, the rifle is spendy ... but cool.

The rifle was specially serialized for the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep (FNAWS) for their annual auction last year. The original customer never took delivery of the rifle, so it's up for auction again. There is no reserve for this auction.

The rifle offers a guaranteed accuracy potential of 1/2-inch or better three-shot groups at 100 yards with NoslerCustom 280 Ackley Improved hunting loads with 140 grain Nosler AccuBond® bullets.

The NoslerCustom Rifle is built on a proprietary design action featuring integral scope mount bases, a 3-position safety, and a Timney adjustable trigger set to 3 pounds.

A 24" match grade stainless Match Grade barrel has been custom chambered for the 280 Ackley Improved cartridge. All metal surfaces on the rifle feature an all-weather ceramic coating that provides a durable matte finish that is highly resistant to wear and corrosion.

NoslerCustom’s fancy walnut stock with ebony forearm tip and grip cap are hand-bedded to the barreled action.

The rifle includes a Leupold Custom Shop™ VX-III 2.5-8x36mm riflescope fitted with a specially designed reticle calibrated to provide 200-500 yard zeroes with 140 grain AccuBond® NoslerCustom Ammunition.

Two 20-round boxes of NoslerCustom™ ammunition loaded with 140- grain AccuBond® bullets accompany the rifle, as does a Kalispell aluminum airline-approved travel case.

Check out the auction here.

Check out Nosler's site for more info on their custom rifles.


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