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Posted: 12/31/2005 7:03:12 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/31/2005 6:22:42 PM EDT by munyguru]
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:20:59 AM EDT
sweet rifle
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:40:59 AM EDT
The tribunal demands additional pictures.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:54:14 AM EDT
Verrrrrry nice.
+1 on additional pics.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 8:40:37 AM EDT
Nice rifle.

Is your PRS stock the pre-production or the production model?
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 8:48:38 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Stickman:
The tribunal demands additional pictures.



+1
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 8:55:19 AM EDT
So what's it called? The munyguru mk13 mod 2 baddass edition?
Very very nice man. Extremely nice in fact. I'd take that over a Mk 12 Mod 1.

Talk about reaching out to 600+ yards
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:00:08 AM EDT
WOW, very nice.
More pics are in order if you want more compliments from me.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:07:24 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 10:21:08 AM EDT
very nice ..more pics !!!
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 10:44:41 AM EDT
Very nice indeed!!!
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 11:01:55 AM EDT

Originally Posted By munyguru:
I will have more pics up later. PROMISE!

Thanx so much for the compliments guys!





blah blah blah.....less talk more pictures.....
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 4:06:49 PM EDT
Top Shelf! Outstanding. Ultra clean combo. OH-Yea I like it.
Glad to see everybody in MI. isn't broke.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:09:27 PM EDT
Very nice.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:10:33 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:13:49 PM EDT
that's sexy as hell!
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:22:15 PM EDT
Damn, that looks expensive and nice
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:47:02 PM EDT
Very nice, keep those pictures coming! Don't forget to throw some pics in the pic thread as well.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 8:43:07 PM EDT
Muny, how do you like the Socom lowers? I really like the looks but they are expensive.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:07:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/31/2005 9:09:32 PM EDT by munyguru]
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:24:11 PM EDT
May I ask where you got them? Do standard LPK go into them?
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:46:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 10:14:11 PM EDT
Awesome! I may have to look into one.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 10:16:59 PM EDT
Who is SOCOM Diamond? Are they a manufacturer and do they have a website? Sweet Rifle by the way.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 10:37:44 PM EDT

Originally Posted By hermes:
Who is SOCOM Diamond? Are they a manufacturer and do they have a website? Sweet Rifle by the way.

Yes to both of your questions but the site is apparently down right now. Brownells also sells their lowers.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 10:39:37 PM EDT
looks sweet but heavy as well. What is the weight ?
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 3:44:56 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/1/2006 8:01:33 AM EDT by j3_]
Very nice looking rifle. Did you refinish the lower?




Who is SOCOM Diamond? Are they a manufacturer

They are a manufacturer but I think they may be closing. They just did a new run of the lowers out of Fortal aluminum which is about equal to 7075 T6 aluminum in strength. I was told by the owner the new run serial numbers start with 1 thousand. I think they sold the new run to someone already. I bought one of the new ones in the white a few weeks ago and had it hard coated by Techplate in CA. I was really happy with the job Techplate did and they got the lower back to me in about 2 1/2 weeks here at Christmas time.
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 7:18:56 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/1/2006 7:19:37 AM EDT by munyguru]
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 7:49:39 AM EDT
(Cartman) SWEEEEET!!!! (/Cartman)
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 8:58:22 AM EDT
.
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 9:16:55 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:27:12 AM EDT

Got a question for you:

I really like the way the rifle looks CONGRATS! I want to have a similar one built myself using a 20" RRA NM flat top rifle.....

but I can't understand why you have so much clearance between your scope and the BUIS. I have a 2x-7x scope in a Larue SPR base that is mounted on my Colt 6721 carbine flat top, and the low profile #40 ARMS BUIS barely clears the scope eyepiece. It actually rubs against the BUIS.

Is the SOCOM reciever built with a higher plane then my Colt that is giving you more clearance?
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:48:07 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 8:12:58 AM EDT
Very Sweet Weapon, got to LOVE those Diamond Lowers
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 9:55:17 AM EDT
Holy $@#*!!! That is freaking sweet!

I agree we need more pics. You could always send the rifle to me and I could shoot it take them for you.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 10:33:26 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/4/2006 3:05:40 PM EDT by VaniB]

Originally Posted By munyguru:
[I think that if you changed over to a Troy or ARMS 40L that you will be just fine as far as clearance of your scope. I am changing the scope mount on this rifle over to the Larue myself and it measures out just fine.



Yes, I see that you already have the Larue SPR on your 6.8 SPC. That's the clearance I'm looking at in your photo.

Like I said, my ARMS 40Low profile BUIS rubs against the scope objective with that same set up!

EDIT: I checked the various scope manufacturers specs and found that your scope must be of a 39MM eyepiece or smaller, while mine is a 40mm and will rub and make contact. (1.54" vs 1.58") One is well advised to research the eye piece dimensions before buying an expensive scope, and discovering it will not clear the sights when mounted in a Larue. I will only buy Larue.

Nice rifle! I plan on closely following the example.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 10:46:42 AM EDT
Damn you.

<----------- Now calling uber-cool tactical retailer to order the Larue mount pictured.



Originally Posted By munyguru:

Originally Posted By FlyingFive0:
Muny, how do you like the Socom lowers? I really like the looks but they are expensive.



Well, I am a sucker for something that is unique. These are unique! They are forged out of a 7 pound solid piece of aluminum. They are built like a tank. SOCOM says they will withstand being run over by a truck (hopefully I will never know that to be true or un-true!)

I liked the first one so much that I bought another set and built her a sister in 6.8SPC! I will do a seperate thread on this one later.


img.photobucket.com/albums/v207/munyguru/68spr1.jpg


The pics here show a little more detail on the upper and lower receivers along with the side charging handle upper receiver. The side charger folds forward flush against the receiver when not in use. These are both made by SOCOM Mfg and the fit is excellent. You can get them anodized in red, blue, black or in bare aluminum. I had the finish done myself.


img.photobucket.com/albums/v207/munyguru/68spr7.jpg
img.photobucket.com/albums/v207/munyguru/68spr6.jpg

Link Posted: 1/4/2006 8:21:55 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/4/2006 8:22:34 AM EDT by cnatra]
NICE

Link Posted: 2/4/2006 1:29:36 PM EDT
I like !!!!
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 2:33:10 PM EDT
Too cool.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 10:36:16 AM EDT
That is one sexy gun you got there
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