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wboughton
09-06-2010, 8:10 PM
First and foremost, I would like to thank Kyle at XLR Industries for his incredible customer service and dedication to putting out a great product.

Now on with the review.

After about a year of having my B&C Tactical Medalist, I found a need for something different. What started as a casual perusal of rifle stocks turned into a full blown need for something new and radical.

Low and behold I came upon XLR Industries through a posting on this site and fell in love. A couple months and a summer job later, I had enough cash and placed the order with Kyle. Again, cannot stress this enough, great customer service and incredibly easy to talk to.

Fast forward three weeks and I received the stock, along with an AICS 10 round magazine thrown in as an apology for a slightly longer build time than quoted (a couple days, which he then shipped out 2 day air to make up for, great CS or what!?).

Threw the whole thing together with ease, realizing my scope mount (EGW 20 MOA) was about 1" too long and would not pass the locking section for the forend. Quick trip to a saw and everything fell into place perfectly as it should.

Just an FYI, for those of you wondering, I'm running TPS Super-Low 30mm rings and they just barely cleared.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a290/Wildothemagnificent/09041709.jpg

Went out to the range today, and the thing was incredible. Got several looks from other people at the range and explained all about where I got it from and the features.

Had a couple friends with me who had never shot rifles before so I started to teach them a little bit of what to do. Cycling the action on this rifle is now worlds better than the standard internal box mag. Mine always used to catch and scratch the hell out of my brass. This is no longer a problem, every time I cycle the action and put a round in the chamber, it's like butter.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a290/Wildothemagnificent/09061449a.jpg
Newbie being taught
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a290/Wildothemagnificent/09061449.jpg

Heres a short vid of a three shot rapid fire at 150 yards:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a290/Wildothemagnificent/th_1283824909.jpg (http://s13.photobucket.com/albums/a290/Wildothemagnificent/?action=view&current=1283824909.mp4)
Did have the joy of discovering why you need to press check when using mags though haha.

Newbie taking his first shot on a rifle, needs to keep his head down
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a290/Wildothemagnificent/th_1283824898.jpg (http://s13.photobucket.com/albums/a290/Wildothemagnificent/?action=view&current=1283824898.mp4)

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a290/Wildothemagnificent/09061457a.jpg

Overall, this stock was well worth the money. The construction, tightness, DBM system, and feel is simply put, stunning. I would highly recommend that anyone interested in a chassis system with an affordable DBM configuration check out the XLR stock.

I apologize for the poor quality videos, but it's all the cell phone could produce.

If I missed anything feel free to ask.

Jpach
09-06-2010, 8:25 PM
Sick setup man. Hows it group? And what caliber?

titus7
09-07-2010, 8:00 AM
+1000 for Kyle at XLR!! Here is my 338 lapua magnum that I put together using his custom evolution cassis. I have used HS precision, AICS, and now XLR. I will definately be putting the XLR's on future long range builds, they are extremely nice, lightweight and adaptable.

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj256/nbritt7/IMG_9099.jpg
http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj256/nbritt7/IMG_9095.jpg
http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj256/nbritt7/IMG_9100.jpg

thrillhouse700
09-07-2010, 8:47 AM
I never seen that before. That is a really cool looking gun.

shooting4life
09-07-2010, 9:46 AM
This the stock I want to try next. I currently have a mcree stock that is great and I wonder how the two compare.

ar15barrels
09-07-2010, 1:16 PM
Whad does a short action 700 version of this stock weigh without the bipod, but with a 5rd AI mag?

titus7
09-07-2010, 1:57 PM
Im not sure but mine is a remington long action and the chassis by itself weighs 2lbs 6oz. Fully loaded with everything minus optics including 5rnds of 338 is 11lbs 8oz.
Not sure if that helps

ar15barrels
09-07-2010, 2:03 PM
Im not sure but mine is a remington long action and the chassis by itself weighs 2lbs 6oz.

Is that 2lb 6oz for the handguard tube, the chassis and the buttstock?

If so, that's very very lightweight.

http://www.caprc.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=805

bomb_on_bus
09-07-2010, 4:22 PM
+1000 for Kyle at XLR!! Here is my 338 lapua magnum that I put together using his custom evolution cassis. I have used HS precision, AICS, and now XLR. I will definately be putting the XLR's on future long range builds, they are extremely nice, lightweight and adaptable.

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj256/nbritt7/IMG_9099.jpg
http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj256/nbritt7/IMG_9095.jpg
http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj256/nbritt7/IMG_9100.jpg

Nice collection!

hows the POF serving ya?

evollep3
09-07-2010, 4:42 PM
do you guys have a web site for them im kinda interested

titus7
09-07-2010, 5:47 PM
http://xlrindustries.com/index.html

And the POF is fun a little heavy but nice

titus7
09-07-2010, 6:45 PM
Is that 2lb 6oz for the handguard tube, the chassis and the buttstock?

If so, that's very very lightweight.

http://www.caprc.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=805

Ah no sorry about that. That weight I gave was for the handguard tube and chassis without the buttstock

evollep3
09-07-2010, 7:49 PM
what bi pod are they using on it ? its nice the way it looks and i like the way it mounts as it looks functional but damn it looks super tall