Remington Model 700

The Remington Model 700 is a sniper rifle that featuers 4-5 round internal magazine and a fully adjustable trigger. It retails for about $750.
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gumpond
12/16/2009

Remington Model 700 5

I started out with a Remington 700 stainless camo BDL, went through Winchesters, Brownings Rugers and Savages of all designs and calibers. I have went full circle and now hunt with a 700 BDL SS DM in a 7mag. I have taken everything from coyotes to wild hogs to deer with this gun. I have a Nikon Monarch mounted on it and if the animal dont fall or has to be tracked it is my fault not the rifle. I have just purchased a 673 guide gun in 6.5mm mag to recreational hunt with, I love it! I also have just purchased a 1990 700 BDL Camo chambered in 30-06 just like the one I started with, I can't wait to mount a Nikon on it and start the count.
Great hunting and let the little ones walk cause without seed there will be no next years crop!

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ratedR
12/09/2009

Remington Model 700 5

I own a model 700- 30.06. I had it purchased from a pawn shop when I was 14 for an amazing $350 and it would most definately be the last gun of my collection that I could ever part with and I would HIGHLY rec. one in this caliber for a first OR last rifle.

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cnctactical
11/11/2009

Remington Model 700 3

Love the model 700 rifle, own several of them, but i to have had a problem with an ob-long or un-centered chamber. Rifle was purchased new, 700 sps stainless in .308. Very diapointed. 11/11/2009

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James Edwin Lundy
09/22/2009

Remington Model 700 5

I purchased my 700 from a friend who never used it. It had been fired 3 times before I got it. I took it to a private range, set it up with a friend, and fired two test rounds. We had a spotting scope and my friend said "you missed the target with the second shot. We went downrange to check and discovered that there was only one hole in the target, but that both rounds had passed through it. We were both impressed and after zeroing in the scope, the rifle has continued to perform the same way. I am sold on this rifle.

Model Remington 700 BDL
30-06 calibre
BSA Deerhunter scope

Jim Lundy
Middleburg, Florida

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jaeger777
05/24/2009

Remington Model 700 5

Just picked up a 700 SPS stainless in 30-06. What I have is very well made rifle that shoots consistently under moa. The new X Mark trigger breaks like glass with no need to adjust it whatsoever. I actually sold a Kimber Senora to buy this rifle. The Kimber would not shoot anything I put through it smaller than 3 1/2 to 4 inches at 100 yards.

This is now probably the 10th Model 700 I've owned and I am already planning for my next one.

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wpd410
05/12/2009

Remington Model 700 5

I have been buying and shooting Remington rifles for over forty one years. I've owned more Remington Model 700 rifles than any other brand or model. I presently own six Rem. 700 rifles, (204 Ruger, 243 Winchester, 270 Winchester, 7mm Rem. Mag., 300 Win. Mag & 300 RUM). They will all consistently shoot under one moa with my handloads. Yes, even the 300 RUM which will consistently shoot under .75 moa. I have never had to send back to Remington or return to any dealer any of the model 700's I've purchased. I hear some say that Remington's quality has gone downhill over the years. That may be true asthetically, as it is for most firearms manufacturers, however it is not, in my humble opinion, true where function is concerned. All of my rifles function as they are supposed to and exhibit more accuracy than the average person is capable of taking advantage of.
I own a Remington Model 541T .22 that is a shooting machine. I watched my wife shoot a fly at fifty yards with that rifle. I am so pleased with every Remington I own that it is difficult to pick a favorite. While there may be some not so good 700's out there, I have yet to see one, in spite of the number of them that I, my family and friends have owned.
In a nutshell, if and wehen I look for another new rifle, it will be a Remington 700!

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delow
02/25/2009

Remington Model 700 1

Well, I too, own several Rem 700's. I have always had accuracy and dependability. However, The Remington Company has changed! In June of 2008 I purchased a Rem 700 ADL in 30.06 as graduation gift for my nephew. As soon as I mounted the Nikon Monarch scope, I noticed that the bolt handle hit the side of the scope when cammed upward! I went to my other Rem 700's and checked them and none of their handles cammed up like this one.

So I called Remington and sent them pictures. Customer Service said that there was nothing wrong with the gun so there was nothing for them to fix. Well, I paid a gunsmith to cut the existing handle and attach a longer handle and bend it for better ergonomics. He also started to to a trigger job and said that the trigger was a piece of junk and he could not do anything with it. So he put in a trigger from his own BDL for me. Nice trigger pull!

I picked up the gun, went to the range. I setup and pulled the trigger---click. NO FIRE! I took the gun back to the gunsmith, very heatedly. He apologized and kept the gun to check it over. He found that the chamber of the gun had been cut wrong so the firing pin could not fire the cartridge. We are now waiting for Remington to tell us if they are going to fix it or I will have to foot the bill for this defect also.

I will never buy a new Rermington firearm again. Not because of the defects, but because of the poor customer service.

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wvtransplant
12/29/2008

Remington Model 700 5

This is a cool little story. My wife asked me what i wanted for christmas this year and i told her that i would really like to find a good used 3006. I come home to West Virginia for christmas from working in Colorado and this little woman who has never bought a gun in her life nor has ever owned one, went out and found me a remmington model 700 3006 in mint condition for $340.00. Is that a great wife or what..?? A man cant ask for anything more. In my opinion this is the greatest all around gun there is. Happy and safe hunting everyone !

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Bman1995
12/12/2008

Remington Model 700 5

Hey, I'm also 13 and just shot a 30-06. It doesn't kick hard, but I also had a custom gun. Yes, the bullets are pricey, but your not going to shoot that many. I urge you to look into the Marlin XL7 30-06. The regular price is about $300 less than the Remington.

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Eggroll
12/10/2008

Remington Model 700 5

Hey i'm thirteen and i'm thinking about getting a Remington Model 700 SPS, i've looked it over and it seems pretty good. I just need to know what would be a good caliber, i can prolly shoot something bigger than a 308, but never tried. I'm thinking about a 30-06, i don't wanna have to spend a lot of money on bullets, buy i want something that kicks butt. later. Let me know what you think.

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rangerbandit91 1
11/11/2008

Remington Model 700 5

I ask anyone who claims this is not a sniper rifle to examine the Militarys M-24 and tell me different. you can be a cock and say its stock is different or whatever but its this rifle model. the mechainical bolt action and parts are of the same design since its launch which I believe was in the mid 1960's.

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TLARbb
11/02/2008

Remington Model 700 5

Actually, the 700 is not a sniper rifle, even though Remington and various custom rifle makers have made sniper rifles using the action as a basis.  Remington does offer it in various versions from lightweight sporters to heavy varmint and medium and heavy tactical rifles. Most of the 700s produced are sporter weight hunting rifles.

They are generally very accurate and have been offered in versions from plain vanilla on up to Custom Shop Specials.  The most popular bolt action rifle ever made and there must be good reason for that besides my opinion.  I currently have five of them in various calibers.  I particularly like the now discontinued Classic series, but the new CDL's are quite nice looking rifles.  There are various plastic/composite stocked and corrosion resistant models available as well for those hunters that like to hunt in nasty weather.

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Postman69
10/31/2008

Remington Model 700 5

After reading the comments and the header I can say this; you are right..lol. Both sides. The model 700 is a sporting rifle that has military relatives. I was in the armed service and know for fact that there are some 700's used as sniper rifles but they are rapidly fading away due to newer and harder hitting rifles in calibers that remington doesnt produce. As for the rifle itself, I own one in 300 Win-Mag and love it. And it can engage at over 800 yards effectively!

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maverick72
09/16/2008

Remington Model 700 4

The trigger on ever 700 I have owned has been ajustably, But if you go to far it will release the firing pin when you take it off safety or bolt it. I adjust mine to where I can work the bolt as hard as I can 20 or 30 times with out it tripping the firing pin. I have never checked the poundage but have shot guns with 2.5 /3 lb. custom jobs that were no better.I have owned a fair number of these guns and have only had 1 that would not shoot good, It was a 243 win. Model 700 CDL, at 100 yards tried 4 diffrent types of ammo, would not shoot 3 shots on a 100 yd. target much less moa groups, The end of the forearm was binding against the barrel. Had the barrel free floated and the action glass bedded. When I got it back home shot 4 shots @94 steps, that were connected with 100 gr. power points (winchester) while leaning on a tree!Have not tried any orther ammo since, Good enough it outshoots me now for sure,But Day in and Day out I think a 700 is as good a gun as you can buy for the money.By the way my wife is picking up my new CDL 30-06 tomorrow that i ordered!

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Swampman2
09/15/2008

Remington Model 700 5

I've owned several of them, and shot rifles that belonged to others. All were highly accurate right out of the box and functioned perfectly. I love my Model 700s.

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colter
08/17/2008

Remington Model 700 1

Bought a brand new Model 700 ADL synthetic in a 270Win on 08-16-2008,bought some shells and bases.took the gun home to install the bases loaded it and attempted to cycle a shell and unload it and the shell extractor on the bolt is defective!NIB and defective out of the box.UNBELIEVABLE.Where's that Remington quality id heard about?1st and probably last one i will buy.Should've bought that Savage after all.

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Spike65
07/21/2008

Remington Model 700 3

An elk-hunting buddy had a Rem. 700BDL in 8mm Rem. mag. A real hard shooter that he bought new and used every year for deer and elk. One hunting trip we got back to camp and he was removing the rounds by cycling the bolt and about the second time he closed the bolt the round went off! Well that scared the heck out of all of us and we thought he'd done something stupid so he carefully ejected the spent shell casing and slowly closed the bolt on the next round and it fired again! He took it to a gun smith who repaired the problem but his wife made him get rid of the rifle after that exciting experience. This was back in the mid 1980's so I would guess the rifle was made about 1980. I've never seen or heard of that happening to anyone else until I read some of these reviews. Never heard of the firing upon release of the safety either until now.

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delta24
06/30/2008

Remington Model 700 3

Im looking at purchasing a Rem. model 700 SPS or the XCR .308, I was just wondering what the difference was between them and if they would be an alright medium to long range rifle. The ones I have found are a 20" barrel and also was wondering if there is other barrel lengths for this type of gun. looking for 22"-24" heavy.

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tylepete
06/05/2008

Remington Model 700 5

How's this? Bought a brand new Remington 700 30-06 yesterday and went out to the range today. Pulled the gun out of it's box and aimed for the bulls-eye at 150 yards. On my very first shot...Bingo. Bulls-eye! This is a great gun and out of my 20 shots 16 were dead on(with the other 4 being very close). I would recommend this gun to anybody who wants an accurate rifle for not so much money!!

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GenghisTheHun
03/22/2008

Remington Model 700 5

The Remington 700 is NOT a sniper rifle although it is so good that snipers may modify it and use it in their trade.  I have maybe a half dozen 700's in various big game and varmint calibers.

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cracker60
03/22/2008

Remington Model 700 5

The Remington 700 that you show is not a "Sniper Rifle". You are a moron and you probably hate guns. 

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DeltaE
03/12/2008

Remington Model 700 5

I own a Remington 700 BDL, in 30 06 caliber. I have owned this rifle for 28 years. I bought it used. I am very satisfied with it's performance and I would highly recommend it to anyone shopping for a rifle. It is accurate, the price is not too bad, and the build quality is (in my opinion) outstanding.

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ksdeerslayer
02/02/2008

Remington Model 700 5

Hmm. Guns firing when the safety is moved to the "fire" position. Could happen I suppose but has the shooter or someone else been kitchen-table tinkering with adjusting the trigger? I've owned a number of Remingtons since the early 70's and have not had any problems. Fact is they are sturdy, reliable and dependable firearems. Are triggers stiff? Yep, but blame the trial lawyers and the public who are always ready to file a class action lawsuit for mega-millions of dollars. Remington makes great rifles (and other products).

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steve73
01/21/2008

Remington Model 700 5

Very pleased with this rifle. I purchased a SPS DM in a .270. It holds remarkably tight groups (about 1.5" at 150 yds) considering the cheap ammo I use (not to mention user error). I think one would be hard pressed to find a better rifle in this price range. This gun will out-shoot most shooters.

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captianobvious 2662
12/28/2007

Remington Model 700 5

I am 17 i just a got a model 700 in a 30-06 cal. for Christmas. i was amazed at what a good gun this was. a was shooting half dollar sized groups at 100 yards. i highly recommend this gun to any age hunter .

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Cew
11/01/2007

Remington Model 700 2

I purchased A new Remington 700 270 cal. stainless, synthetic with A stainless Bushnell 3-9x40 about A year ago. It's A beautiful gun, At 50 yards its very accurate(all shots within a silver dollar)but when I shoot at 100 yards there's no grouping whatsoever.I'm not into making my own shells(I don't have a clue about it)I have done alot of target shooting with a 22 as a youth and alittle with my fathers's 30 year old 30-06. I don't own alot of guns, and don't have a need for many.I figured A 270 would be an all round good gun to buy(I was told that it's A flat shooter and one of the more accurate) I've tried Remington,Winchester 130 and 150 grain and a few other cheaper brands of shells at 100 yards with no grouping at all. I'm almost ready to buy something else.. Appreciate any and all suggestions. Thank-you

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elkhuntersam
10/02/2007

Remington Model 700 5

I have owned and hunted with many Remington 700's but of them all nothing comes close to the:700 CDL! From the custom yet clean styling to the bedded and floated barrel. This rifle has class! on the range less than 1/2" groups are normal and 1/4" is common at 100 and 200 yd. with Leupold 3-9 40mm VX 1. the ONLY problem i found with the rifle was the trigger pull at 7 lbs. it is excessive, but a trip to a gunsmith and $15.00 fixed that! I recommend a 3 1/2 lbs. or 4 lbs. pull. Regardless of what your Hunting needs are I guarantee you won't be disappointed with this new addition to the Remington line!!!

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gunpowder416
09/11/2007

Remington Model 700 5

I have been shooting Rem. 700's since 1971. I have or have dad them in .22-250, 6mm Rem., .270, 30-06, 7mm Rem. Mag., 300 Weatherby Mag., .338 Ultra Mag and .416 Rem Mag. I've had very few problems with any of them. I'm a tinkerer and shoot them out of the box 1st-thing to see how they shoot. ALL have needed trigger lightening. I do almost all of my own work on them (I have years of experience). Most have needed BBL channel clean-up (sanding and/or light shimming at the forend). Some have needed lapping of the bolt raceways. ALL have then shot pretty well (1 to 1-1/2 inch groups at 100 yards) with the above tuning! That includes my .416 Rem. Mag. 1-inch and that is quite impressive with those big holes cutting each other. I've had Winchester, Sakos, Rugers too. All are good with a little tune-up work. I now primarily hunt with a Stainless Synthetic 700 in .270. It was a special run - Mountain rifle version they made in the early 1990's in 25-06 thru .338 Win. Mag. It's light, accurate, doesn't kick, and the size and shape of the slim stock fits my gloved hand better than any other rifle I own whenever I'm chasing Idaho Elk and Mulies. I also have two wood stocked 700 mountain rifles I love and use in warmer weather (.270 & 30-06) but the texture of that synthetic is so much less slippery when wearing gloves in the cold, that I always grab it for cold weather mountain hunting.

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ORShooter101
08/09/2007

Remington Model 700 4

I just bought an inexpensive ADL and it shot OK out of the box (1.5-2.0 inch five shot group at 100 yards). Mine had a really stiff (but crisp) trigger and a lot of pressure on barrel from a "warped" forend. I've adjusted the trigger down to three lbs (yes, Remington 700 trigger are easily adjustable, as are pre-accutrigger Savage 110s and many other rifles) and free floated the barrel. I really like the stock design on these rifles and the matte finish is good for practical hunting, especially for coyotes and other predators (mine is a .243). The wood stocked Rem. 700 often need glass bedding to shoot well; this doesn't seem to be an issue with most synthetic stocks (the action in mine fits the stock very well). With a little tuning, most 700s can be very accurate rifles. I can't wait to get mine back to the range and see if there is any improvement... If not then I'll have to bed the action and fire lap the barrel...

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putemdown
07/08/2007

Remington Model 700 4

Since 1995 I have purchsed or won (ELK banquets and such) 5 Rem model 700's (.270,.22-250,.300SAUM,.300 ultra mag, and 7mm mag). I also have two older (late 60's/early 70's) 700's from my dad and uncle. I have never had a safety problem with any of them, but completely agree that the trigger pull on all is much to heavy and there is creep. I'm actually going to get the .22-250 a trigger-job next week, and hopefully the 7mm mag by Thanksgiving for deer season. They are still good guns and my groups at 100 yds are not bad. I even went 5 for 6 on groundhogs last week with the .22-250 with all shots between 120 and 250 yds. My most acurate rifle is a Weatherby Mark V Delux in 300 wby mag, and I also have a Browning A-Bolt Medallion in .300 win mag that is real nice to shoot. Buy what appeals to you looks and price wise. Any gun that can group in a 4-5 in circle at 100 yds will work for deer.....practice and quality ammo plus (maybe) a better trigger will tighten the groups up.

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deermaster92
05/17/2007

Remington Model 700 3

I have a 270 model 700 and its ok the safty does go off when fliped and the can be a problem when hunting. I have a savage 30/06 and i would prefer the
savage.

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onlyoneshot
01/19/2007

Remington Model 700 5

I've compared w/ Remington 7mm mag BDL w/ my other friends rifles (Browning,Weatherby,Ruger) and still believe Remington still makes the best gun overall when it comes to shooting tight. My 7mag shoots two in a row w/ one bullet landing dead center while the nest follow up shot lands just a hair over on the second shot where as the other guns shoots here and there-hardly the second shot is near close to the first one. My father-in-laws 7 mag shots all three in the bulls eye range just like looking at your three fingers tight one above while two bottom together. Now that is what I call good tight shots. Not what some say when only one shot hits bulls eye and the rest misses. And my ranges are 250 yards range too-not just at 100 cuz I tend to do lots of long range shot during my deer hunting seasons. In the last two years I shot two deers 400+ yards dead on...

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w6rmc
01/04/2007

Remington Model 700 4

SNIPER RIFLE? Not hardly. I own a 700 Classic in 8x57mm Mauser. It is well made, pretty, and accurate. But it has the worst trigger I have ever used! I am trying to decide whether to adjust it or add a Timney or Jewell trigger. Either way, the stock trigger MUST go!

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andrewkbjj
05/30/2006

Remington Model 700 5

I own a rem. 700 LTR in .308. It is by far the best rifle i have ever owned. It is extremely accurate, I can one hole at 150 yds regularly. The trigger is crisp and light with no creep. This rifle will out perform most rifles twice it's price. I would definitly recommend the LTR to anyone and everyone.

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chewybaca
01/24/2006

Remington Model 700 5

I bought a synthetic stock Rem 700 BDL in .223 at Wal-Mart for $250.00 last year on the price alone! Work has me moving around a lot so I finally spent some time with it this weekend. First off, yes, the factory trigger does suck, but this can be easily adjusted by even a arms novice like myself. It beats paying and waiting for a custom trigger and it only took me about 45 min.s of dissasembling and double checking my adjustments. Just type in Rem. 700 trigger adjustment on your search engine and you'll find some good directions on how to do it. My trigger is now about 1.7-2.0 lbs and even with the new factory barrel grouped at a 1/2 inch at a hundred yards with some homeloads I brewed up. I know other folks have gotten a lemon perhaps, but as with most factory produced anything, not mention marriages, you never know until you spend some quality time with it.

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sniper300
10/29/2005

Remington Model 700 5

I have a 700 cdl 30-06, 2- 700 sendero's 300 rum/300 win mag, a 700 bdl 243 and a 700 synthetic 300 saum. I have never had a problem with any gun in accuracy or function but a custom trigger job is needed in all models most factory are around the 4.5lb range which is far to heavy for any longer distance shooting, 300-1000yds. I have the chance to shoot all different types of guns and I am still a remington man!

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downunder
10/20/2005

Remington Model 700 5

i own a 700 in 222 mag and find it the best rifle in my gun cabnet it was passed down from my father

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Rx Lead
10/03/2005

Remington Model 700 1

I purchased a Remington Model 700 Mountain Rifle a couple months ago. Previously I had purchased Winchester, Thompson Center, Kimber, Ruger, and Browning guns. I wish I had stayed with one of those brands. I had to send the gun back due to two major manufacturing defects. They changed out the stock and sent the rifle back with one that was totally unacceptable. So I will have to send it back again. I have spoke to several friends and gun shop owners that tell me that Remington's service is now poor. My experience with other manufacturers puts Remington at the bottom of the list by comparison.

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sodak
09/22/2005

Remington Model 700 1

I bought a Remington 700 Sendero, 300 Ultra Mag, stainless fluted barrel a few years ago and never got the chance to go out and shoot it until this last summer (I was active duty military and just never had the time). Well, I am incredibly DISAPPOINTED in the performance of this rifle. I started out with factory ammunition, then reloaded my own ammunition, I played with seating depths, different bullets, different powders, crimp and no crimp, full length resize and neck size only, etc., and I even changed scopes. And yes I checked all the screws and bolts to make sure everything was snug and tight. The best group this firearm ever shot was a 4 inch group at 100 yards!! In my opinion this thing is nothing more than an expensive fence post! I hope someone from Remington sees this becasue now I am taking this thing to a gunsmith today and probably will have to spend several hundred dollars to get the thing to shoot right. Something I SHOULD NOT HAVE TO DO considering the cost of this firearm!! If this is the kind of quality one can expect from Remington I will probably not be looking at buying a Remington again and will tell friends and family to follow my lead.

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dennis baldwin
08/09/2005

Remington Model 700 4

the rem. model 700 is one beautiful and effective rifle. the cost is reasonable and they are stone reliable. the only complaint i have is the trigger pull, which is notchy at best. they should be sent to the factory for adjustment and crispness. there are a couple of trigger aftermarket options you can go to, but they are pricy $150.00. they are worth the extra cost to make the 700 a perfect rifle

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battlechaps
08/06/2005

Remington Model 700 5

The Remington 700 is about as good a rifle as there is. I've owned a 700 BDL .30-06 and a 700 Custom KS Mountain Rifle in .270 and regret ever selling them. Both were accurate, reliable, and one shot killers on deer and pronghorn. If I was to buy one for hunting today, I'd consider a .270, .308 or .30-06 unless hunting Brown Bears. I like their power and range, and the choice of available ammo. Nearly any style (CDL, Classic, Mountain Rifle) would prove functional and good looking.

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bravo1mike
07/02/2005

Remington Model 700 5

I own a rem 700 vs. At 100 and 200 yards all my groups can be coverd by a u.s. quarter. If they cant its my fault. I recommend it to anyone. i could only wounder how good my groups would be with hand loads.

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ydarb
02/13/2005

Remington Model 700 5

have a kevlar stocked factory standard remington 700 vssf in .220 swift. no reloading permitted over here but it'll digest any make bullet that you care to use and the accuracy remains fantastic. this type 700 is very heavy but thats a small price to pay.. if you miss anything furry that you aim at its never going to be the faulf of the rifle :-)

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adrifter2
01/19/2005

Remington Model 700 4

Over the years since 1968, I have purchased seven Remington model 700's, in different calibers, for hunting as well as range shooting with them. I gave three of these as gifts to my son and grandsons. We had two of these rifles that would fire when the safety was released, and one when the bolt was closed on a live round it would fire. These mishaps did not happen all the time, but on enough occasions that could not be ignored. Being a gunsmith myself, and not wanting to send these rifles back to Remington, I did the necessary work myself to make these rifles work. With each rifle also, I replaced the factory triggers, with new ones from another well known trigger manufacturer. I like my model 700's, and other wise have been well satisfied with using them. I have heard some compalints the last few years about quality control, and accuracy problems from experienced hunters and shooters I am aquainted with. These are first hand stories, and I have seen and handled those problem 700's too. Some gun shop owners I know in my state, have told me of problems over recent years with customers 700's. And one Wal-Mart store manager I know told of some real serious problems of some 700's that were sold there. With the increase of hunters and shooters buying foriegn made quality rifles now, I think the quality is being restored at Remington. The new model 700 CL is a good example.

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bigbuckkiller
11/30/2004

Remington Model 700 5

I own a remington 700 .308. I have had no problems with this weapon. It is a great brush gun. I shot a 10 point through thick brush and still knocked it down like i was 30 yards away. The saftey has never went off flipping it on or off. This gun would be a great investment.

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RHTWIST
11/18/2004

Remington Model 700 4

I know what these people are talking about in regard to lousey trigers.My new 700 VS FS in 22-250 has a 5.5lb. trigger thats creepy enough to be an R rated scarey movie(Restrictive to acuracy).I also Know others who's 700s suffer from the same affliction and some people's who are fortunate to have decent trigger's.On a high note the rifle shoots 3/4 moa with Remingto n Accutip 50gr cartridges.IMPRESSIVE GREEN ONE!

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EschewObfuscat ion
10/18/2004

Remington Model 700 4

I'm not a rifle afficionado, personally, (in spite of my NRA membership) but if you're ever in the area of the Baseball Hall of Fame, you're not far from the Remington Plant in upstate New York. The HOF is in Cooperstown but the Remington factory is in Ilion, NY, about 50 miles northwest. There is a great six room museum depicting the history of hunting, particularly the evolution of firearms. Many examples are on display, along with much local, and North American game. Give yourself at least 2 hours if you want to see it all, and longer if you want to get into some depth. It's well worth an afternoon, if you're in the area.

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SandmanX73
10/18/2004

Remington Model 700 5

I dont really know what these people are talking about lousy triggers. I have a Rem 700 VS SF in .308 that has a 2.5 pound trigger and will put every shot in a 5 inch circle at 1000 yards. So having said that, there are obviously some haters posting, and by the way my gun never misfired when taking the saftey off and I purchased it back 5 to 7 years ago. After the initial test for accuracy I sent it off to ROBAR to have it Roguarded and NP3 process done on the internals for a smoother action and also had my stock polymaxed in matte black. I have a Leupold 8.5 x 25 x 50 LRT scope and it is great as well. Great gun, great out of the box dependability and accuracy. Well able to put any shot were you want it, without the custom work that makes it look like a full out sniper rifle. Cant be beat, PERIOD.

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USMC
09/10/2004

Remington Model 700 5

I currently own a model 700 BDL 26 with a stainless steel barrel in 300 rem ultra mag, with a carbon-fiber stock. This rifle is superb. I recomend this rifle to anyone who is interested in an accurate, reliable, and rugged rifle. I also think the power, accuracy, and reach of the 300 rem ultra mag is amazing.

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Fullopoop
08/20/2004

Remington Model 700 5

When I buy my 700's I like to firelap the barrel by throwing a hand full of sand down the barrel. I got me one of them 300 ultra magnurms and I dun firelapped that barrel my way and I got 45 minute of angle accuracy on er. I like the remington cause when I was a professional sniper for the French legion, it was light and made it easy for me to run away from even the easiest battle. So yes buy a rem 700 and firelap it just like I do you will be very satisfied.

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