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Old August 11, 2018, 12:17 AM   #1
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Model 70 vs model 700

Are the m70 and m 700 stocks the same?
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Old August 11, 2018, 02:52 AM   #2
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Old August 11, 2018, 07:05 AM   #3
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The Winchester has a flat bottomed receiver with integral lug, while the 700 has a round receiver with a lug that is not part of reciever.
If both stocks were quality synthetics, they could be refilled and re inletted to fit almost anything.
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Old August 11, 2018, 11:23 AM   #4
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The M70 is a Winchester. The 700 is a Remington. Different brand rifles. Different stocks.
Some M70 have a flat bottomed receiver. Older M70A's are rounded.
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Old August 12, 2018, 05:12 PM   #5
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The differences abound ...

Winchester Mod. 70s bolts were originally CRF, whereas Remy 700's are PF.

Mod. 70s are preferred by big game & dangerous game hunters; Mod. 700s are preferred by precision-accuracy freaks and long-distance (Mil & L.E.) snipers.
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They are about as close as 70 is to 700. That extra "zero" makes a huge difference.
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Old August 12, 2018, 10:23 PM   #7
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I think the actual question was a typo. I think he meant Model 7 vs Model 700. The answer is still the same.. No. There's really no reason to ask if a Winchester stock is the same as a Remington.
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If you stretch the typo possibility all the way to M78, instead of 70, you can get an answer of "similar". The Model 78 Sportsman was a 'budget' 700 ADL.
So 78 Sportsman and 700 ADL stocks for the same action length will interchange. ...Not that most people would want to do such to a 700, though. The 78 Sportsman stocks were extremely plain and straight-grained; so much so that most look like shaped 2x4s.

The 78 Sportsman stocks will also interchange with 700 BDLs and CDLs, but magazine parts may need to be added or subtracted, depending upon which way you're going with the swap.
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Old August 13, 2018, 12:06 AM   #9
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A glance at the bottom of the receiver says all.

700 was rather clever in that it is based on round stock. It made for cheaper production of a receiver. The recoil lug is a separate piece of metal that is held in place by the barrel.

Contrast that to the flat bottom of the Win 70. It is closer to the Mauser 98. Note the recoil lug that is integral to the receiver:
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