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Old October 31, 2011, 11:42 PM   #1
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Remington 700 vs. Winchester 670

Just gathering information and opinions. IMO the 700 is optimal.
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Old November 1, 2011, 07:02 AM   #2
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Both actions are good and reliable. My question is for what is the Rem 700 optimal for? The closest comparison to the 670 in a Rem would be the M700 ADL. Both are push feed actions, both have blind internal magazines. After that it is all personal prefrence as to which rifle you like.
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Old November 1, 2011, 11:51 AM   #3
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The 670 has a better extractor, bolts that don't fall off and it won't fire unless you pull the trigger. Other than that they are very comparable.
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Old November 1, 2011, 06:38 PM   #4
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Have to disagree with a few, as there are Many differences in the design and construction of the different models. Both are fine guns but of entire different makeup. The 700 is a round reciever aka pipe reciever. The recoil lug is simply a washer. The bolt is a 3 piece affair soldered togeather. The extractor is a small piece of bent tin that is actually far more reliable than its construction would lead you to believe.The trigger is quite complicated and troublesome. The magazine box is a piece of folded tin. The 670 is a poor mans model 70. Poorly finished. The reciever is milled from a billet of steel with a flat bottom and built in recoil lug. The trigger is simple and vitually foolproof. The extractor is larger and milled into the bolt. The bolt on the 670 is a 2 piece affair IIRC. Cant recall what the magazine box is like. Not saying one is better than the other though I do have my preferences.
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