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#5419329 - 11/13/14 08:57 PM Remington 770 vs Remington 700
calebduello Offline
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Registered: 06/12/14
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I was hoping to really learn more about the pros and cons of each and also picking everyone's brains. please feel free to give your opinion, knowledge and difference of them. Thank you for everyone's help.

Caleb,

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#5419342 - 11/13/14 09:00 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
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770 sucks is all you need to know

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#5419349 - 11/13/14 09:03 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
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What makes the 770 so much cheaper? Been wondering this myself for a while.
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#5419364 - 11/13/14 09:06 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
770 sucks is all you need to know



HAHA just tell it like it is. Its made cheap, 3 lug design with interchangeable bolt head, cheap stock plastic bottom metal, a list of little things like that ... Reminds me of a slightly cheaper tika wink
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#5419371 - 11/13/14 09:08 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
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I would carry a Mossberg before I would the 770
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#5419412 - 11/13/14 09:25 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Originally Posted By: HorizonFirearms
Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
770 sucks is all you need to know



Reminds me of a slightly cheaper tika wink


rofl
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#5419432 - 11/13/14 09:32 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: tth_40]
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Originally Posted By: tth_40
Originally Posted By: HorizonFirearms
Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
770 sucks is all you need to know



Reminds me of a slightly cheaper tika wink


rofl


Dont be hatin on the Tikka! I'll take one $500 Tikka action over two $1000 Stillers.

But yes the 770 isn't worth looking into the 700 has proven itself but it will need a Timney trigger.
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#5419439 - 11/13/14 09:34 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
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Skip em both and just buy a savage.
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#5419454 - 11/13/14 09:37 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
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Savage is harbage

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#5419457 - 11/13/14 09:38 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
calebduello Offline
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I am looking to build a rifle, tactical stock heavy barrel and lighter trigger? which 700 would be the best? Can I use an old ADL action and modify to my liking?

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#5419474 - 11/13/14 09:41 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
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Love my tikka... If you buy the 770 top it with one of those quality barska scopes! Lol ..had a local gun shop said his barska glass is clearer than Swarovski ! I knew then not to buy from him
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#5419481 - 11/13/14 09:44 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
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Short action in a 308 bolt face. Long action, long action magnum bolt face. Any will do it.

Yes, an ADL will work fine. This is what is called a donor rifle. In the end all you're using is the action, so get it as cheap as you can because they are all created equal.
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#5419488 - 11/13/14 09:47 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: tth_40
Originally Posted By: HorizonFirearms
Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
770 sucks is all you need to know



Reminds me of a slightly cheaper tika wink


rofl


Dont be hatin on the Tikka! I'll take one $500 Tikka action over two $1000 Stillers.

But yes the 770 isn't worth looking into the 700 has proven itself but it will need a Timney trigger.


My sentiments exactly on the Tikka, JG. I have a couple of them. cheers
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#5419534 - 11/13/14 10:04 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: FiremanJG]
calebduello Offline
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Short action in a 308 bolt face. Long action, long action magnum bolt face. Any will do it.

Yes, an ADL will work fine. This is what is called a donor rifle. In the end all you're using is the action, so get it as cheap as you can because they are all created equal.


Thanks good to know.

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#5419545 - 11/13/14 10:07 PM Re: Remington 770 vs Remington 700 [Re: calebduello]
calebduello Offline
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Loc: Arlington, TX
Would it matter what caliber I got if I was going to get a new barrel? The barrel is what chambers the cartridge, correct?

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