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#6056387 - 11/29/15 02:47 PM Remington 700 30-06
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Anyone use one of these?
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#6056409 - 11/29/15 02:58 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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Yup

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#6056419 - 11/29/15 03:01 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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#6056425 - 11/29/15 03:04 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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How do y'all like it? Ingot one yesterday for a pretty good deal.. What kind of ammo are y'all using?
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#6056437 - 11/29/15 03:10 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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A Remington 700 is a good rifle that shoots well. Personally, I like to upgrade the trigger to a Timney. I shoot Remington Core Lokt

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#6056475 - 11/29/15 03:30 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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Yup, agree with colt. Put a Timney in it and go shoot a few different rounds. Mine likes 180 accubonds that Chad loaded for me.

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#6056513 - 11/29/15 03:48 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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I have 2 Rem. 700's left, both in .30-06. One is my daughter's (it was my first centerfire rifle, she killed her first deer with it and has claimed it as her's), the other i inherited from my dad. I have Timney triggers in both (it's a very easy swap). Both rifles are pretty darned accurate, they both will shoot 150 and 180 grain loads interchangeably well.
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#6056633 - 11/29/15 04:51 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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I've been hunting with one for about 5 years. Remington 700 XCR with a Timney trigger. Really fond of that rifle. Very reliable. Took it to Alaska for a black bear hunt and Montana for mule deer and elk. You'll do fine with it for everything from coyotes to elk.

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#6056667 - 11/29/15 05:03 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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Yes.. I'm shooting a 150grn hand load that shoots 3/4".
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#6057145 - 11/29/15 08:11 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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I have an ADL in .30-06 and put a Timney trigger on it. Outstanding rifle. I only put reloaded ammo through it.
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#6057192 - 11/29/15 08:32 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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How does the timney trigger help? And is there a reason most use reloaded ammo?
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#6057200 - 11/29/15 08:36 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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Originally Posted By: fonzie
How does the timney trigger help? And is there a reason most use reloaded ammo?


Some Remington 700s have a safety recall because the gun can discharge if the safety is clicked off. The Timney fixes that. Plus, a Timney is just a helluva nice trigger.

I would say most use factory ammo, just some folks like to reload.

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#6057252 - 11/29/15 08:55 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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Oh I see now... Can anyone recommend a good place to take it to have that switched?
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#6057266 - 11/29/15 09:01 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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I have one though I haven't gotten to use it much mainly for reasons not related to the rifle. I liked it while sighting it in though I'll probably change the trigger on it and if magpul ever comes out with a stock for a long action I'll put that on it.

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#6057278 - 11/29/15 09:05 PM Re: Remington 700 30-06 [Re: fonzie]
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Originally Posted By: fonzie
Oh I see now... Can anyone recommend a good place to take it to have that switched?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaQgsjhk2Fg

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