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#5555725 - 01/21/15 11:17 AM Made a heck of a trade..... I think
.257 guy Offline
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Registered: 11/29/12
Posts: 372
Loc: Baytown,Texas
Gimme your opinions and school me a bit on my new rifle.
Made a trade yesterday my extremely average TC Encore (blued & wood) .22-250 with a 24" bull barrel
Traded it for a 95%+ remmy 700 SPS varmint 26" bull barrel chambered in 7mm08 wearing a nikon Buckmaster 3x9x40 with BDC reticle

Good trade?
Bad trade?

Tell me a bit about the new 7mm08

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#5555771 - 01/21/15 11:45 AM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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Registered: 04/05/10
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Loc: North Texas.
Decent trade. Not a fan of Remington rifles anymore, but they do shoot well. I had an SPS in 7mm-08 and it was a shooter. Sold it to another forum member here and he loves it. I like the 7mm-08 a LOT. Got a Tikka T3 in that caliber for my wife, she loves it and I'm seriously considering one for me. I like Nikon scopes as well. Put a Timney trigger in it if it doesn't already come equipped with one.

IMO you did good. up
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#5556388 - 01/21/15 04:04 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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Registered: 02/18/10
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#5556407 - 01/21/15 04:14 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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If the remington is the Dick's version (sounds like it may be), it pretty inexpensive new.

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#5556443 - 01/21/15 04:36 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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IDK about trade values but I like what you got better than what you had.
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#5556447 - 01/21/15 04:39 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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Registered: 09/22/11
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Like the TC better but both sound nice
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#5556473 - 01/21/15 04:51 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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Got a pic of your new rifle?
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#5556487 - 01/21/15 05:00 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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Meh

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#5556776 - 01/21/15 07:34 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: Brother in-law]
janie Offline
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Meh



roflmao


Try to contain your excitement.

Not much of a Remington fan, but think you did fine. At the end of the day, if your happy with the trade nothing else matter's.
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#5556865 - 01/21/15 08:13 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
TexFlip Offline
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Registered: 08/18/12
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If you're happy them I'm happy for you.
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#5556869 - 01/21/15 08:15 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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Registered: 06/12/11
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As a member on here told me after a trade, if you think you did good and are happy, congrats.

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#5557316 - 01/22/15 06:30 AM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Congrats!

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#5558891 - 01/22/15 06:32 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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The last Encore I had was wood and blued, chambered in 30-06, and had a Simmons scope. I gave $425. I'd say you did well.
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#5558941 - 01/22/15 06:49 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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worthless
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#5558954 - 01/22/15 06:57 PM Re: Made a heck of a trade..... I think [Re: .257 guy]
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Registered: 08/17/07
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Loc: Fort Worth
Is that one of the Remington's that has a recall? If your happy that is what counts. I don't like them Remington's
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