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Remington 700 in 223?

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Re: Remington 700 in 223?

by dieselbeef » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:04 pm

obviously crooked. I gave it to my armorer buddy and hes gonna thread the barrel doesn't seem to be the holes..theyre original...the mounts could be or just the combo of the rings and the mounts I had...idk..hell fix it and bore sight it

Re: Remington 700 in 223?

by Arkhangel5 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:25 am

Crooked how? Are the mount holes off centered, mounts crooked what? Let us know.


Re: Remington 700 in 223?

by dieselbeef » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:11 am

like I said..didn't get the ones I wanted..put a monarch Nikon on it and its crooked as hell..not even close...guess it gotta have someone mount pit pos turned out to be..f me

Re: Remington 700 in 223?

by Gunnyhiway » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:46 pm

I would have bought #3.
Make it into an M40 clone like mine.

Eats Xs for breakfast ! :mrgreen:

Re: Remington 700 in 223?

by dieselbeef » Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:28 pm

well due to some shady internet shit I only got the 788..both the 700 were sold for the same price as my high bid..but not to me....and the auction ends as the lot hits the numbers...not all at once at 5 pm like I thought....item goes on the block and then it ends..idk how they figure what time it is...its kinda shady I thought im gonna see if I can find a good stock..magpul or boyds or something for it

Re: Remington 700 in 223?

by dieselbeef » Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:21 am

price is getting up there...into the mid 600 for either 700...the 788 is 400...I want 1...or 3...I like 3 but 1 is probly better...thanks..

Re: remington 700 in 223?

by Firemedic2000 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:44 pm

Vote 1

Re: remington 700 in 223?

by Joecruiser » Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:31 pm

I'm not a disiplined marksman by any stretch, but: I'd go with #3.
Bull barrel, 24" (your younging may handle better) and...pretty wood stock.
He'd have to be extra careful protecting the wood and it's not free floating though.
#1's tacticool artificial stock" (I'm old skool) will absorb more abuse.

So, the general concensus is that you can't go wrong with 1 or 3..the 700s
If they're about the same price....then Dad, let the young man decide!!!!
How cool would that be??

Re: remington 700 in 223?

by Arkhangel5 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:29 am

What I meant for support was aftermarket addons.

For the R700 action, you can get triggers, stocks, detachable mag setups, pre fit barrels, scope rails, and on and on.

R788, the aftermarket selection not on the same level.

Even for your Tikka there is not the same level of aftermarket upgrades as there is the the R700.


Re: remington 700 in 223?

by dieselbeef » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:55 pm

dang! thanks man..obviously you know more than me...thanks ! how much more support can these guns need? I have a ton of sieraa 75 gr I shoot in my tikka....this a compareable shooter ya think...the 700's