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#5771221 - 06/02/15 07:47 PM Rem 700 SPS tactical AAC-SD bolt in .308?
B-Man Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/20/11
Posts: 172
Thinking about getting this for my son who has a muscle disorder. Having a heavy setup helps him not move the gun.
What say ye THF'ers? Any thoughts?

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#5771241 - 06/02/15 07:57 PM Re: Rem 700 SPS tactical AAC-SD bolt in .308? [Re: B-Man]
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Registered: 07/08/07
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I had an sps tactical that was as accurate as they get and the price is right.

I really like the Tikka CTR's in 308

Either will do you fine. That 20" barrel is nice

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#5771254 - 06/02/15 08:03 PM Re: Rem 700 SPS tactical AAC-SD bolt in .308? [Re: B-Man]
ETexas Hunter Offline
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Registered: 09/14/13
Posts: 771
Loc: Austin
i have it in 300blk and absolutely love it

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#5771318 - 06/02/15 08:47 PM Re: Rem 700 SPS tactical AAC-SD bolt in .308? [Re: B-Man]
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Registered: 09/06/05
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Loc: Arlington, TX
The only two advantages of the AAC-SD over the Tactical model is the 1:10" twist rate, for a bullet heavier than 168Gr, and the threaded barrel, but that is really on good if you are using a flash hider or Suppressor from AAC as the way it is threaded requires a recess in the the item you are threading on, if using a different brand you will need to have the threads undercut to accept a Non-AAC product.

I have an AAC-SD, both 308 and 300, love both but you need to toss the Hogue stock and X-mark as soon as you get it.
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#5771322 - 06/02/15 08:49 PM Re: Rem 700 SPS tactical AAC-SD bolt in .308? [Re: Furb]
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Registered: 04/10/10
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Originally Posted By: Furb
The only two advantages of the AAC-SD over the Tactical model is the 1:10" twist rate, for a bullet heavier than 168Gr, and the threaded barrel, but that is really on good if you are using a flash hider or Suppressor from AAC as the way it is threaded requires a recess in the the item you are threading on, if using a different brand you will need to have the threads undercut to accept a Non-AAC product.

I have an AAC-SD, both 308 and 300, love both but you need to toss the Hogue stock and X-mark as soon as you get it.


The other models with 1:12 twist will stabilize more than just 168gr bullets.
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#5771796 - 06/03/15 08:31 AM Re: Rem 700 SPS tactical AAC-SD bolt in .308? [Re: B-Man]
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Registered: 04/04/10
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Loc: San Antonio
We started carrying this model over the AAC because the stock is much better, it still has the 1:10, fluted barrel, and we had a lot of problems with the AAC.

http://www.gunshack.com/index.php?route=product/product&manufacturer_id=25&product_id=1135


Edited by Varget 7-08 (06/03/15 08:33 AM)

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#5773210 - 06/03/15 10:24 PM Re: Rem 700 SPS tactical AAC-SD bolt in .308? [Re: B-Man]
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Registered: 09/27/14
Posts: 60
Had an AAC-SD for a short while. If I had kept it I would have changed stocks for sure, the Hogue is junk. The xmark adjusted all the way down was ok for a hunting rifle IMO. All things considered it shot well and probably would have been a sub moa rifle as is had I worked up a load for it.

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