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February 12, 2012, 03:10 PM
I am currently collecting the parts to build a Remington 700 varmint/target rifle in 308 Win. I am starting with a Rem 700 SPS Varmint 26" bull bbl 1:12 twist.
I would love to see photos of what you all have done. Please post photos. Let us know what parts you have assembled and how it shoots.
April 12, 2012, 08:28 PM
Dry fitting prior to bedding.
April 12, 2012, 08:31 PM
April 12, 2012, 08:45 PM
Here is mine. Started out as an SPS Varmint .308 26" just like what you describe.
Since then, I have added a Timney trigger set at 1.5 pounds, a Bell and Carlson Medalist vertical grip stock in olive, Harris Bipod 6-9", and a Vortex Viper 6.5-20x 50mm scope. It shoots really well. I use it for F/TR with a 175 Gr SMK Handload.
April 12, 2012, 08:49 PM
Very nice golfnut.
April 13, 2012, 06:09 AM
Same concept you are envisioning but in 7mm08. Trigger has now been changed to a Timney.
April 13, 2012, 04:00 PM
Saltydog235 Sweet! Is that a Duracoat finish? I have been contemplating doing my barrel and action in cooler green.
April 13, 2012, 06:30 PM
I had a Remington action laying around so I decided to make an across the course gun, (bolt gun used in HP rifle). Put a fancy Bishops target stock, made a rail for the hand stop. Douglas Prem 26 inch barrel. Nice rifle, except it didn't shoot for poop, or at least as good as I wanted it to shoot.
Then I decided to give it to my grandaughter and her little friend to for a sciene project. Cutting the barrel 2 inches at a time checking the velocity.
After she got through I pulled the barrel (or what was left of it) and stuck on a shilen stainless 1:10, chambered it for 308, put it in a plastic stock, stuck a 4X Scope. This was for my grandson's 12 birthday, (when you can legally hunt in Wyoming).
Damn thing shoot's like a house on fire, a heck of a lot better then when it was an Across the Course Rifle.
April 13, 2012, 06:42 PM
That remmy gets around!
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