John Costello's Steyr

Discussion in 'Hunter (HFT) & Field Target (FT)' started by SDplinker, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. SDplinker

    SDplinker Pellet testing...yawn

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    I like the look of this riser:

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    Complete custom job or available somewhere? Looks like some nice work.
     
  2. sportsmatch

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    There is a clue on the riser :cool:
     
  3. SDplinker

    SDplinker Pellet testing...yawn

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    OOps...ok. Thought maybe it was just sponsorship :)

    Found the link on Rowan's site. Nice stuff! Be nice to see a video of how it works.
     
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    sportsmatch Member

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    that little handle you see just behind the rowan badge is turned a 1/4 turn if I remember correctly then the riser is alter to the desired angle then turn back the handle to lock

    having tried it at GP5 its much more slicker than the RAW unit
     
  5. BDL

    BDL Dangerous

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    Had a look too mate but at £340 with the palm shelf I'll stick with the MAC1 @ £150 delivered from the states.

    It's a good design but for over double the price not worth it

    Bri
     
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    Just as interesting is that little blue connector between the stock and the butt hook. Must find out about that
     
  7. paul4be

    paul4be Why do I bother????????

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    Have a look on the Rowan site again, his is a prototype of their offset butt kit.
     
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    berty177 Judge Diva

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    Rowan hamster

    They may be double the price...

    But I'm having one..

    They are a superb piece of kit to use...


    Berty
     
  9. BDL

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    They are well made mate, one thing I mentioned to John was the ability to move it forward and back along the rail without Allen keys.

    Still happy with the MAC1 though and think Rowan have taken advantage of the fact that the two competitors are state side. But hey ho that's business and they are out to make a Bob or two like everyone else.

    Bri
     
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    Yorkshiretea B Grade Bandit

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    It is a bit pricey but it would have been so useful at your GP Bri :) I really struggled to get on the scope several times so I think I'll be saving up for one, those extra couple of targets could just get me out of C Grade this season.
     
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    Neil MFTA Winter League Champion 2011 and winner of som

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    I've spoken to the Rowan guys twice about making it moveable along the rail.
    They said it doesn't need it.
     
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    I've been using mine for about a year now and it does get moved forward and back for kneeling and standing. That was with a longer hamster too, I've got a shorter one now and that Def gets moved.

    They are certain benifit on the up and down hillers for sure, worth a look at the MAC ones though even with shipping.

    Bri
     
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    Casey, are you sure that's not Neil Hague's rifle...after all i think John copied Neil's design/colours:D:D;)
     
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    Yorkshiretea B Grade Bandit

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    The wallet says I can't look at anything until the Sightron is out of the way :)
     
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    Good choice mate
     
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    Yorkshiretea B Grade Bandit

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    Had a week with our Andy's, amazing scope, could see the difference at 50yards + compared to the Nikko. The list of things needed never ends in FT tho :)
     
  17. LittleJack

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    I spoke to the rowen guys and they said to me the price is based on the amount of time it takes to make them so labour. Ehich to me says you get what you pay for.
    It might be another couple of quid but who cares, after all, nobody skimps on the rest of there kit.

    I say ban hamsters!!!:p:eek:
    Jack
     
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    Yorkshiretea B Grade Bandit

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    You can embed now

    <iframe width="640" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/pNyWWWbeGjA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     

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