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  1. Remington 700 youth vs regular

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    I know there is a difference in the size of the stock and the barrel is a little bit shorter. But how much shorter is the barrell and is the ballistics any different? I was into this 7mm-08 and was thinking about just getting a new stock for it. Is there any big difference is the youth vs the...
  2. Remington Under Fire- update

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    Just saw half on the NBC special on the Remington Law Suit concerning its 700 trigger assembly. Some of the rifles will go off when taking them off safety. I think this thread is an old one, but not one I am familiar with totally. If I put after market triggers on my Remington 700's does that...
  3. Rem 700 VLS in 308

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    I am new to the forum and the new owner of a used Rem 700 VLS in 308. It has a 26 in 1-12 twist heavy barrel. I purchased it last weekend and went straight to the range. The gun appeared to have minimal shells thorugh it prviously, so I did a break in and brushed every 3 round. The patterms...
  4. cheap 30-06

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    does any body know a cheap but good 30-06.
  5. Remington .338 Lapua

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    I just thought I would update my posting regarding my Remington M700 MLR Police rifle in .338 Lapua. After sending it back to Remington and after Remington found it after having misplaced it, it is in worse condition than before I sent it back to them to have it repaired. Remington said they...
  6. value of rem. 700 BDL, 7mm08 ,heavy barrell

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    A co worker has a rem 700 bdl in 7mm08 with a heavy barrll he purchashed used about 25 years ago. Has not been shot much.. I am thinking about buying it but he wants to sell two scopes and a synthetic " tactical" stock which he never installed. . I was curious what the rifle alone might be...
  7. 308 Win. 125 gr TNT loads?????

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    I have a Remington 700 SPS in 308 Win. I am interested in using it for long range Coyote hunting. I wanted to work up a load using Hornady Match cases and 125gr Speer TNT bullets.. Anyone have any proven powder/bullet combinations to use as a good starting point? Also, I use Winchester Large...
  8. Remington 700 .222 20" barrel

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    I have a Remington 700 bdl in .222 cal..The date on the barrel is P J which I beleave to be June 1962 which is the first year the .222 was made with a 20" barrel.There is no warning on the barrel and I think they started doing that in about 1984. My problem is there is no front sight on the...
  9. Remington Model 700 ?'s

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    Hey guys, I'm not real familiar with this gun yet. And I need to know how to merove the bolt so I can ship it. Any hlep will be great. Thanks.
  10. How accurate are remington 700's out of the box?

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    Hey guys im looking at getting lower end remington 700, one of the models that go for around $750. how accurate can i expect this gun to be out of the box? will it do 800 yds with a good scope consistently? do they need more extra work to become very accurate? It will mainly be a target rifle...
  11. Remington 700 accurizung?

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    I have a Remington 700 SPS in a 22-250 that I have put a bell and Carlson stock on. I hand load for this rifle and it shoots very well but I think it has much more potential. I have never taken a rifle to a gun smith other than to make a repair. So if I take this one in are there any suggestions...
  12. remington 700

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    does anybody have any idea what the difference between all the remington 700 models? things like CDL,SPS,XCR, and SF? things like that when i can't tell the difference between them. there is probably a really obvious answer but i dont see them. anybody help?
  13. Remington 700 tactical stock

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    Hey does anyone know where I can buy a stock like the one on the M24. I couldnt find it on the HS precision website. Im looking to get lefthanded one and i also only want the adjustable length of pull and not the ajustable cheek piece. If you know of where i can get this stock or any other...
  14. Remington model 700 date

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    I cannot make sense of my mfg. date code. On the left side of the barrel in front of the receiver is 5 r j 12. This does not follow the coding on dating web sites.
  15. Remington 700 Police in .338 Lapua?

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    I am looking at a Remington 700 P in a .338 Lapua. It has a 26" barrel steel barrel with an intergral muzzle brake, 40X trigger group, HS stock, looks like AI 5 round magazine and bottom metal, 9.5#. Does any one own one or have any solid information on this rifle. I have searched the internet...
  16. Remington 700 sps varmint advice

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    Iv been thinking of getting a varmint/paper gun for some time now. I came across a Rem 700 sps varmint at the local Dick's sporting goods for $499. I dont think it has an x mark trigger like the vtr series does but it does have the same stock and has a heavy barrel. My question is do I spend...
  17. Remington 700 Trigger replacement

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    Trigger replacement I Just thought I'd share this if anyone is looking to do this to there own Rem. 700. In the last 2 weeks I replaced 2 trigger Assy. on Remington 700's one with a Timney the other with a jewell Hunter model. This task is not hard to do and you don't need a bunch of special...
  18. 7mm with 120 grain bullets ?

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    I've had some trouble with a once separated shoulder and this year I decided to go light bullets for lower recoil. I have both Nosler 120 gr Ballistic Tip and Sierra Prohunters. The Nosler load guide lists 70 gr of Reloader 19 for 3570 fps out of a 24 inch barrel while the Alliant load guide...
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