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#5654003 - 03/16/15 06:12 PM ridiculous remington 700 question
Biggs Offline
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Registered: 03/31/11
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Cousin of mine wanted to get his gal a rifle so I picked up an adl youth 243. He has since changed his mind and wants a 223. I can find an adl 223 locally but it's not youth. Can I just swap the stocks?

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#5654008 - 03/16/15 06:15 PM Re: ridiculous remington 700 question [Re: Biggs]
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Registered: 01/22/09
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I don't see why not. If it's a wood stock, you could also have it chopped to have a shorter LOP. I don't think there are any other differences between regular and youth stocks.

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#5654012 - 03/16/15 06:17 PM Re: ridiculous remington 700 question [Re: Biggs]
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yes, but you might also need to keep the internal box mag and follower with the the barreled action as well, since 223 and 243 have different COLs.
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#5654035 - 03/16/15 06:34 PM Re: ridiculous remington 700 question [Re: Biggs]
Biggs Offline
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They're synthetics and yes I'll swap the blind mags/followers. The youth models have 3" shorter barrels didn't figure it would matter just making sure.

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#5654365 - 03/16/15 09:47 PM Re: ridiculous remington 700 question [Re: Biggs]
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THE .223 IS NOT ADEQUATE FOR DEER! ITS A MATTER OF PHYSICS! Just kidding. Your stock swap should work.

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#5654502 - 03/17/15 12:46 AM Re: ridiculous remington 700 question [Re: Biggs]
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the new Remingtons are crap...older ones before the buyout are ok...new ones since bought by Cererus are junk.
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#5654704 - 03/17/15 08:31 AM Re: ridiculous remington 700 question [Re: Biggs]
TonyinVA Offline
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Another possible option....can you get an after market youth stock for the .223 ...that way she will have two guns that fit her frame.

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