Wells & Wells, Prescott, AZ      Custom Unlimited-Class Benchrest Rail Gun      6mmPPC

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Spare 26" stainless barrel, barrel wrench, scope rings, etc.


Consummate master gunmaker, the late Fred Wells, stripped to the waist, operating his Bridgeport, freehand.                                                        Photo, Speed, Schmid & Herrmann, Original Oberndorf Sporting Rifles, Collector Grade Publications, 1997

Two, interchangeable, 26" stainless cylindrical barrels, 1.35" in diameter from

Matco blanks, fitted by Fred Wells. Custom-made, one-off, toolroom action hand

built by Fred Wells from a concept of Arthur Freund of St. Louis, with left

hand Remington 700-type bolt, right hand ejection port, top-plunger bolt

release, full-length integral scope mount base and Burns/Remington trigger

with 2oz pull. The fully-shrouded action alone measures 16 1/2" long and 3"

wide. The barreled action is mounted to a sliding carriage machined from

solid aluminum, which rests on a lower base, with leveling spikes and

adjustments for for windage and elevation, machined from solid aluminum

by Bill Hall of Hopkinsville, KY. Sliding upper portion weight: 53lbs,

8oz. Adjustable base weight: 30lbs. Total weight 83lbs, 8oz. Built 1981 -

84. Appears unfired and in new condition. Including scope rings and barrel

wrench. With extensive paperwork relating to its construction.   $3450.

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