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#6137985 - 01/15/16 07:31 PM Remington 700 adl from Academy
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Registered: 12/11/12
Posts: 703
Loc: Collin County
Never had an adl,are they good shooters? On sale for $359. Thinking for the price they should be pretty good. Any feed back?

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#6137995 - 01/15/16 07:37 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 08/27/12
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Loc: Watauga, TX
Same barrel as any other 700. Just has a blind magazine. It should do just fine for you.
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#6138016 - 01/15/16 07:55 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 12/06/10
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Loc: DFW
Sounds like a good deal.

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#6138047 - 01/15/16 08:16 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Tff caribou]
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Registered: 12/16/08
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Loc: Wolfe City, TX
Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Same barrel as any other 700. Just has a blind magazine. It should do just fine for you.


Yup. Do put a Timney trigger in it. It'll be easy to upgrade the stock if you ever wanted to.
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#6138062 - 01/15/16 08:35 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: FiremanJG]
nyalubwe Offline
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Registered: 12/10/15
Posts: 232
Loc: Montana
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Same barrel as any other 700. Just has a blind magazine. It should do just fine for you.


Yup. Do put a Timney trigger in it. It'll be easy to upgrade the stock if you ever wanted to.



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What they said.


I would jump on an adl for $359 in a flash.....

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#6138070 - 01/15/16 08:43 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
watchale Offline
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Registered: 02/18/10
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I've had good luck with them. Had one in 270 that I really regret letting go bang
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#6138083 - 01/15/16 08:56 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 12/11/12
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Loc: Collin County
Thinking about a 25-06

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#6138118 - 01/15/16 09:17 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 08/27/09
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Loc: Forney, Tx
Been shooting 1 inch groups with mine for 16 years. I think we paid the same or maybe a little less, I love it and still hunt with it every year
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#6138214 - 01/15/16 10:26 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 01/11/09
Posts: 4778
Loc: Germany
The receiver alone is worth that and is a great start for a custom job. In stock form it should still serve you well.
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#6138320 - 01/16/16 03:42 AM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 02/15/13
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Loc: Stratford Texas
I like em, good basic rifle and they are great donor rifle for a custom build which I have done.
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#6138329 - 01/16/16 04:53 AM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 514
Loc: Grapevine
I bought one at Dicks a few years ago, it shot an inch with factory ammo, Chad got it to .5 with his loads. Has been fun to upgrade: Timney trigger, stock, bottom metal w/ detachable mags, brake. Great shooter.

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#6138535 - 01/16/16 10:29 AM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 5837
Loc: Granbury, TX
I have a 700 ADL .270 and it's a great gun. I ditched the cheap synthetic stock and got a Boyd's laminated stock. My next project for it will be a Timney trigger, but other projects keep getting in the way.
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#6138720 - 01/16/16 02:01 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
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Registered: 12/11/12
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Loc: Collin County
Just bought one in 25-06. Thanks for all the input

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#6138742 - 01/16/16 02:24 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
Buzzsaw Offline
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Registered: 06/29/11
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
worthless
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#6138798 - 01/16/16 03:27 PM Re: Remington 700 adl from Academy [Re: Dropp-243]
MikeTX Offline
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Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 177
Loc: San Antonio, TX
I bought an Rem 700 ADL in 243 from Walmart 3 years ago and have been messing with it ever since. I was not blessed with 1" accuracy, but after I bedded the action with epoxy and put in a Timney trigger, it's almost at 1" now. It's my "go to" deer rifle. I also had fun painting the stock a camo green.


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