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#5914397 - 09/05/15 12:43 PM Remington 788 in a 30-30
Rockwall17 Offline
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Registered: 09/09/12
Posts: 612
Loc: Royse city texas
Got this gun from my dad don't know what it's worth it is a super clean old gun .

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#5914424 - 09/05/15 01:30 PM Re: Remington 788 in a 30-30 [Re: Rockwall17]
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 2458
Loc: Dallas, TX
I think .30-30 bolt rifles are about ideal for new hunters.
Look on Gunbroker for value. I think the market over values them for whatever reason; that's good news for you.

If you have sentimental attachment to the rifle, then keep it. Otherwise ...
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#5914518 - 09/05/15 03:38 PM Re: Remington 788 in a 30-30 [Re: Rockwall17]
glb1955 Offline
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Registered: 07/21/11
Posts: 352
Loc: Brazos County Texas
What Syncerus said. I had a 788 that I bought my dad years before his death. I should have seen the sentimental value in that rifle as I am kicking myself for getting rid of it. Mine was a 223 but I think a 30-30 in that rifle would be great.

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#5914744 - 09/05/15 08:39 PM Re: Remington 788 in a 30-30 [Re: Rockwall17]
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8021
Loc: Lubbock, TX
The 30-30s are fairly rare. If you're looking to sell I'd think $500-700.
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#5914791 - 09/05/15 09:31 PM Re: Remington 788 in a 30-30 [Re: Rockwall17]
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Registered: 10/15/14
Posts: 574
Loc: Blanco texas
If it is real clean...you can get $700...but most want to pay you around $500. Sold one about 4 years ago in a 30-30, think I got $550. It had honest wear. Been hanging onto a 788 44 mag for my retirement fund! wink

Ed

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#5914800 - 09/05/15 09:36 PM Re: Remington 788 in a 30-30 [Re: Rockwall17]
WileyCoyote Offline
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Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 5251
Loc: The Dogwood Capital of Texas
+1 on what these last 2 posts have said...tough to find one in any condition most of the time...and super tough to find a cherry condition one at all...Just Sayin'
Ron
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#5916113 - 09/06/15 10:42 PM Re: Remington 788 in a 30-30 [Re: Rockwall17]
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Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 6659
Loc: Granbury, TX
788's are great guns, and they bring a substantially higher price in 30-30.
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