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#6327215 - 06/07/16 09:16 PM Remington 700 SBR
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So I've got a Rem 700 in 300 blackout with a 16" barrel. Don't really need all that barrel so I'm thinking about taking it down to 8 or 9". Thoughts?

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#6327221 - 06/07/16 09:18 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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Are you going to be able to use that same stock? Modify it? I think a shorty would be cool.
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#6327227 - 06/07/16 09:21 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: SapperTitan]
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Are you going to be able to use that same stock? Modify it? I think a shorty would be cool.

I've got to measure and see where it would put me. I could inlet it for the suppressor if needed, I really don't want to shorten the stock.
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#6327245 - 06/07/16 09:30 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Are you going to be able to use that same stock? Modify it? I think a shorty would be cool.

I've got to measure and see where it would put me. I could inlet it for the suppressor if needed, I really don't want to shorten the stock.
is just chop it off about 3/4 of an inch from the stock have it threaded and target crown added and call it good.
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#6327320 - 06/07/16 10:32 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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How much does it weigh?

I'm having ideas but not sure what I want

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#6327333 - 06/07/16 10:43 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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That is already a slick setup. But making it an sbr would make it over the top. up

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#6327350 - 06/07/16 11:02 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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I would have picked a caliber with a bit more umph....but looks good

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#6327353 - 06/07/16 11:06 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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I SBR'b a bolt gun last year, its a bit unconventional but I love it. Did a 10" Ruger 77/357 and I would do it again.

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#6327356 - 06/07/16 11:10 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: Cleric]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
How much does it weight?


Probably about 12lbs loaded as it sits including suppressor.
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I would have picked a caliber with a bit more umph....but looks good

300 blackout is made for short barrels so it makes sense to sbr this over something with "more umph".
I only shoot subsonic ammo through this rifle anyway.
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#6327659 - 06/08/16 09:51 AM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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Go for it, just need enough barrel diameter for the shoulder.

I have a Ruger American compact 300 blackout bolt action I plan to chop down sometime.
Don't really ever use the rifle, I got it for my son 2 years ago and he moved to a 6.8 AR last year.
But I have been thinking it would be awesome SBR'd and a dedicated sub fun gun
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#6327668 - 06/08/16 09:58 AM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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Go for it. That would be sick. I'm very curious to see the end result.

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#6328317 - 06/08/16 07:13 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: glocker17]
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Mine came out like this. Not a great picture but you get the idea, OAL is now shorter than the original rifle. 190gr wide meplant cast at 1050fps does the trick.


Edited by glocker17 (06/08/16 07:15 PM)

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#6329104 - 06/09/16 12:32 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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From your picture it looks like you can only cut off about 2-3" of barrel without modifying the stock.

Here's mine...it's about 10.5-11" on a .223.


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#6329615 - 06/09/16 06:31 PM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: TexFlip]
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Slight Hijack: Doc, is that an extra lens on the photon objective?


Edited by glocker17 (06/09/16 06:31 PM)

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#6330075 - 06/10/16 07:34 AM Re: Remington 700 SBR [Re: glocker17]
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Originally Posted By: glocker17
Slight Hijack: Doc, is that an extra lens on the photon objective?


Yes, that is the magnification doubler lens...it doubles the fixed magnification up to around 9x.

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