Gold Creek Rifles Kelbly’s Stolle Kodiak 30×47 Lapua Bolt Action Benchrest

SOLD FOR: $1,080

WOA#: WY240220BA016

Make: Gold Creek Rifles

Model: Benchrest 30×47

Serial Number: 96136

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 30×47 Lapua (332mk)

Action Type: Bolt Action, Single Shot

Markings: The right side of the barrel is marked “Gold Creek Rifles”.  The bottom of the bolt handle is marked “96136”.  The left side of the barrel is marked “30×47 332mk”.  The left side of the receiver is marked “-STOLLE-KODIAK- / 96136 / KELBY’S INC. / N. LAWRENCE, OHIO”.  The scope is marked “6XHBR II MADE IN USA”, “reticle / focus”.

Barrel Length: 22” Heavy Barrel

Sights / Optics: The top of the receiver is mounted with two scope rings holding a Burris 6x HBR II Scope.  The top of the receiver has an integral solid scope rail.  The sight picture is clear.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is a one piece black laminate stock with semi-pistol grip, straight comb, and Pachmayr rubber “basket weave” buttpad.  The LOP measures 13.5” from the front of the trigger to the rear of the buttpad. Overall, the stock rates in Fine overall condition.  There are scattered compression lines scattered about the stock with only some light handling wear.

Type of Finish: Stainless, Aluminum

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp.  There is no erosion. There is some minor fouling. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 93% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light operation wear. There is some oxidation on the receiver and bolt.  The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards. The trigger is finely tuned and extremely light with very little overtravel or creep and extremely light pull weight.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with its attached scope as mentioned above.

Our Assessment: The Gold Creek Rifles 30×47 Lapua Benchrest Rifle, featuring the Stolle Kodiak action, represents the zenith of benchrest shooting precision and craftsmanship. This rifle is meticulously designed for shooters who demand the utmost in accuracy and performance in the highly competitive world of benchrest shooting. The choice of the 30×47 Lapua cartridge is a testament to this commitment, offering a perfect balance of ballistic efficiency and recoil management, which is critical for achieving consistent, pinpoint accuracy at long ranges.

The Stolle Kodiak action, central to this rifle’s design, is renowned for its robustness, precision, and reliability. Engineered for optimal performance, the Kodiak action ensures smooth operation and a solid lock-up, which are essential for the repetitive accuracy required in benchrest competitions. Gold Creek Rifles’ integration of this action into their 30×47 Lapua benchrest rifle exemplifies their dedication to producing competition-grade firearms that meet the highest standards.

Moreover, every aspect of this rifle, from its precision-engineered barrel designed to deliver exceptional accuracy, to its finely tuned trigger mechanism for crisp, consistent shot release, is crafted with attention to detail. The inclusion of high-quality components and the meticulous assembly process underline Gold Creek Rifles’ commitment to excellence. This 30×47 Lapua benchrest rifle with Stolle Kodiak action is not just a firearm; it is a precision instrument, engineered to provide competitive shooters with the edge needed to excel in their sport.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Gold Creek Rifles Kelbly’s Stolle Kodiak 30x47 Lapua Bolt Action Benchrest
Gold Creek Rifles Kelbly’s Stolle Kodiak 30×47 Lapua Bolt Action Benchrest