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Posted: 12/20/2012 9:17:46 PM EDT
I have all I need in the AR15 department. Made my purchases before the 2008 run. Now im thinking about a Remington 700.
I have a .308 AR so im thinking about a 700 in .308win. What about .223? Seeing as it is not for hunting the cheaper round might be better for target shooting.

Is there a model I should look for or a version I should try to find?

Im not a big time hunter but do love going to the range and punching paper. So that's what this thing would be doing.

Thanks
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:23:47 PM EDT
I just got the Rem 700 XCR compact tactical in .308 with Loopy glass. I took 3 deer with it this year. Absolutely amazing rifle out of the box. Sub MOA using 168gr BTHP from Federal.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:26:09 PM EDT
I have the long varminter, fluted SS barrel with synth stock. It's basic, but accurate. I have a Leupold VX2 on it until I decide I really like long range shooting. It's a big gun though.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:27:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/20/2012 9:33:08 PM EDT by crawlin95]
I did but sold it for a savage. Was a 700 adl

ETA: the why, I bought it on Black Friday as I wanted to get into long range shooting. but knew right away it wasn't everything I wanted. Regretted it right off the bat. Sold it, spent a little more for what I consider a much better weapon for my price range and needs. Not trying to sway you or bash the 700.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:29:08 PM EDT
I have a 700 PSS.

The why is my friend's wife didn't want him to keep it in their house so I stored it for him in my safe.

Then he moved to Texas. 7 years ago.

We talked about it a couple of weeks ago, he said "keep it." So that's how I got it.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:34:44 PM EDT
Do not get a Remington 770 series total crap. On the other hand any remington 700's are good i have one in 30-06



http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y495/Realtree86/photo_zps5e4ed9ae.jpg
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:44:10 PM EDT
I got the AAC version because it has a 1/10 twist, was threaded from the factory, and I got a deal on it from a fellow Ohio forum member buying used.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:46:46 PM EDT
Got this back in 95.
If I knew then what I know now I would have gone with a shorter barrel' other than that it has been awesome. Sub MOA out to 800.

Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:48:34 PM EDT
have the .308 VTR. wanting to trade/sell for the XCR though, but if i could have my pick an R5
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:51:48 PM EDT
5R milspec... 'nuff said!
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:52:42 PM EDT
Originally Posted By jakoury256:
Got this back in 95.
If I knew then what I know now I would have gone with a shorter barrel' other than that it has been awesome. Sub MOA out to 800.
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd461/jakoury256/P1090253.jpg
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd461/jakoury256/P1090254.jpg


trade you the stock for my 5 3 2 pmags
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:54:22 PM EDT
700 PSS (c)1889
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 9:54:46 PM EDT
Originally Posted By luckypunk:
Originally Posted By jakoury256:
Got this back in 95.
If I knew then what I know now I would have gone with a shorter barrel' other than that it has been awesome. Sub MOA out to 800.
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd461/jakoury256/P1090253.jpg
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd461/jakoury256/P1090254.jpg


trade you the stock for my 5 3 2 pmags


Got all the mags I need from the sheriff
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:00:11 PM EDT
Originally Posted By slowkota1:
5R milspec... 'nuff said!
http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae202/slowkota1/029.jpg


Same as mine and gets my vote on what you should buy. Because it's that badass. On a serious note, I lapped the bbl, bedded the action and added 2.75lbs to the stock and she will out shoot my buddies MUCH more expensive guns.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:04:33 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/20/2012 10:22:08 PM EDT by DcN484]
700 SPST .308

Love it.



ETA: Badger rail and knob, bedded action and free floated bbl, lapped rings and lugs, trigger tune, 6-25x56 Millett
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:07:17 PM EDT
got a pss this year in .308

great gun and I have had some fun taking it out to so long distance stuff 800-1000 yard to a mile ( mile stuff wasn't easy at all)
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:07:39 PM EDT
Had a 700 VSSF in .308 years ago. BORINGLY accurate. Sold it for some stupid reason. I'm ready to be bored again.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:29:25 PM EDT
I gots a Winchester M70... sorry...
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:35:59 PM EDT
I have the 700P with a Leupold scope and it's a fun time at the range.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:39:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/20/2012 10:59:15 PM EDT by Original_Copy]
I''ve got Rem700 5R in the 24" dropped in a McRee chassis
II dropped a Timney Trigger Flat and did also grinded down the bolt to thread and put on the Badger Ordnance Tac Knob.

I've got a Rem700 LTR 20" that I also dropped a Timney Trigger Flat and Badger Knob. Then recently sent to Spartan Precision Rifles to true up the action and re-barrel.
He
1.Completed action truing job
- tapped out scope mount holes out to 8-40
-hand lapped the bolt
-Oversized precision ground recoil lug
2. Barrel Job on Bartlein .308 MTU Contour barrel blank 11.25 twist - 5R
- Chambered in .308 Win with PT&G Bisley Match reamer
- Barrel finished at 22".
- Turn down and thread muzzle for brake install, time brake to 3 and 9 o'clock
- installed R&D Precision RAD brake
3. Install side bolt release in receiver
- Install barreled action in AICS chassis w/ Victor Company Viperskins in black
- Cerakote barreled action in graphite black

Just got it back and will probably start another thread posting my range report. The MTU profile is thick!

Give me a sec to upload pictures into my account and place them here.





Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:42:13 PM EDT

700 PSS DM

A buddy needed cash,
so.. what the hell, I bought
his LNIB 700 PSS DM for $400.




Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:53:05 PM EDT
A 700 PSS assigned and a 700P that's mine. The P is NIB waiting to start the process of a build. The PSS is getting ready to retire and be replaced by a OBR.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 10:59:57 PM EDT
Semi custom 700 PSS in .308. My first centerfire rifle.
Link Posted: 12/20/2012 11:12:00 PM EDT
Rem. 700 LTR would be my choice.
I had an ADL in 308 built in the late 70s that shot tiny little groups...it was too pretty to tear apart.
My friend still razzes me for selling it.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:14:44 AM EDT
I have a Remington 700 LTR. They make a lot of sense because they are short, not really heavier than a sporter, but will shoot 1/2 groups at 100 yards like a varminter. When I bought it all my buddies made fun of me. Now they have them too. A standard PSS is too heavy to walk around with. The LTR will shoot as well and is a walk around gun.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:16:56 AM EDT
Yes, Remington 700 308 tactical aac 1-10 I run it with a YHM 308 can. Very smooth rig.

My 12 yo son just killed a nice cow elk with it last weekend.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:20:10 AM EDT
I have a Remington 700 SPS Tactical. It has a Hogue stock and a short 20" barrel which were features I liked.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:23:32 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Neomonk21:
I have a Remington 700 SPS Tactical. It has a Hogue stock and a short 20" barrel which were features I liked.


I have that one with a HS stock, and Nightforce scope.
1/4 MOA using federal match ammo and a lead sled.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:23:51 AM EDT
700 sps with a manners stock, new trigger and ziess glass.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:27:01 AM EDT
I have a Rem 700 VLS in .308, I'd probably look at a Savage for the accutrigger or a CZ if I was in the market. 700's are great rifles but there are other options out there.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:30:23 AM EDT
700P.

Kharn
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:33:46 AM EDT
Originally Posted By jakoury256:
Got this back in 95.
If I knew then what I know now I would have gone with a shorter barrel' other than that it has been awesome. Sub MOA out to 800.



Any Gunsmith will lop and re-crown to your desired length for $75

Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:37:17 AM EDT
I bought a Remington 700 VS years ago. Was a tack driver.

Few years ago I went the custom route and replaced the stock, barrel etc.

Wish I did that from day one.

Ill post pics if u want.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:38:03 AM EDT
700 5r milspec

it is the one to buy if you don't want to dick with it.

out of the box and done. no mods needed
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:40:03 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:40:05 AM EDT
I have one, great gun. I got mine around 98.

Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:40:13 AM EDT
Whats left of my tactical . . .

Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:40:13 AM EDT
700 SPS AAC-SD. Great suppressor host
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:42:43 AM EDT
700 ADL Varmint in .308 26 inch barrel. bought it at Cocksuckers (formerly dicks) as a black friday special.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:42:54 AM EDT
Rem 700 5R 24" barrel. I dropped it in a McMillan HTG and added DBM. Topped with NF glass and cerakoted all the metal. It's a half MOA rifle as long as I do my part.

The ONLY thing I would change is chop the barrel to 20" and thread it. Coincidentally, the 5R is now made in that exact configuration as an option.

Sorry for the quality of the picture. iPhone...

Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:43:16 AM EDT
700 PSS in .308. I wanted a .308 bolt gun.

Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:56:06 AM EDT
I have just a plain ole 700 ADL in .308. It has taken several white tail and hogs being fed a diet of either Federal Premium 168gr. or more recently Winchester BST 168gr. Light, simple, deadly.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 5:58:29 AM EDT
My 700 is a Sendero in .300 Win Mag. Heavy beast!

My .308 is a Winchester, but I'd love to add another 700...
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 6:02:56 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/21/2012 6:11:10 AM EDT by Searcherfortruth]
I have the 700 XCR Tactical Long Range in .308 and I love it. I was shooting 800 yards the 1st time I got to shoot it and hitting good.




I loved it so much I bought my son one in .223, but we have only got to shoot his out to 100 yards.

Link Posted: 12/21/2012 6:04:17 AM EDT
I have a 700 SPS-V in .308, which I believe is what many police departments use. It even has "LE" marked on the barrel, which is a heavy contour. It shoots like a champ. I pulled the crappy synthetic stock off of it and replaced it with a bell & carlson.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 6:12:13 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Searcherfortruth:
I have the 700 XCR Tactical Long Range in .308 and I love it. I was shooting 800 yards the 1st time I got to shoot it and hitting good.




Yowza!!


Very nice rifle, dude..
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 6:15:17 AM EDT
I've got two 700P's, one in .308 and one in .223. FWIW the .223 sits in the safe 9 out of 10 range trips. Many times I wish I had just bought the .308 and spent the extra $$$ on having one really kick ass rifle instead of two kick ass rifles.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 6:26:13 AM EDT
700PSS in .308.

I've added an HS Precision steel trigger guard/ removable magazine assembly.

Very accurate out-of-the-box, and it was only about seven hundred bucks back in the nineties.

Link Posted: 12/21/2012 6:55:08 AM EDT
I have a Rem 700 SPS Composite in .308. I bought it primarily due to cost, and secondly due to purpose.

I spent $420 on it. It's a BDL and I knew I would immediately replace the stock. I put a B&C Medalist stock on it immediately. I'm not using it for competition so I didn't feel the need for a heavy barrel. I use it for hunting only. I do think the barrel is too long, it's either 24 or 26 inches and is the sporter profile.
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 7:54:02 AM EDT
Originally Posted By ChiefEngineer:
Originally Posted By jakoury256:
Got this back in 95.
If I knew then what I know now I would have gone with a shorter barrel' other than that it has been awesome. Sub MOA out to 800.



Any Gunsmith will lop and re-crown to your desired length for $75



Yeah but it shoots so nice and I'm chicken
Would be great to thread a brake on it though
Link Posted: 12/21/2012 8:06:48 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/21/2012 8:07:47 AM EDT by Green_Canoe]
I went with the SPS Varmint in stainless. I chose the long barrel because I didn't plan on carrying it through the woods too much and I thought I might try to shoot the 155 grain bullets fast rather than the 178 gr bullets at a slower pace. I basically followed the budget precision rifle build found in our precision rifles forum: I replaced the stock with a Bell & Carlson M40 and put a Weaver 3-10 tactical scope on it.

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