Custom Remington 700

The 7.62×39 mm Russian cartridge has a strong following in the United States. While most shooters encounter it in the SKS or AK47, it is also available in more refined rifles like the Ruger Mini-30, Model 77, or CZ 527.  Unfortunately for the M700 shooters …

Building a custom Remington 700 hunting rifle

October 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Getting started… Shopping for a new hunting rifle is always a blast.  While an off the shelf .270 Winchester, .308 Winchester, 30-06 Springfield, or 7mm Remington Magnum will serve you well, building a custom rifle offers a infinite number of options.  Any imaginable cartridge, barrel …

This is a custom Remington 700 precision rifle I built with my friend.  It is a collection of old and new parts. New parts purchased were a Remington 700 Left-Hand short action receiver with .308 bolt face, Shilen #7 Select Match Barrel with a 1:10 twist, …

Custom Remington 700 6.5×47 Lapua Build

April 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this post, we’ll build a custom Remington 700 chambered in 6.5×47 Lapua. First, a little history on this project.  My buddy managed to score a great deal on a used McMillian HTG stock inletted for a Remington 700.  Since he is left handed (a …

Remage Conversion 6BR 108 Berger

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

I headed to the range with the Remington 700 Remage conversion in 6mm BR Norma (6BR) to gather some more accuracy data. If you didn’t read the Remage barrel installation post, take a look at Rebarrel a Remington 700 without a lathe: McGowen’s Remage barrel conversion. The …

Finally, the weather broke and I got a chance to shoot my Remington 700 Remage conversion.  If you didn’t read the installation post, take a look at Rebarrel a Remington 700 without a lathe: McGowen’s Remage barrel conversion. A Remington 700 that has a Remage (REMington savAGE) …

6X47 Lapua (6-6.5×47 Lapua) Review

November 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

6×47 (6-6.5×47) Lapua Review 6mm (.243″) cartridges are popular among target shooters in various disciplines.  Low recoil  and excellent external ballistics offer shooters the ability to use a flat shooting cartridge without getting beat up on long strings of fire. The 6×47 Lapua (6-6.5×47 Lapua) is …

Troubleshooting a .308 rifle

October 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

I really enjoy the custom Remington 700 .308 Winchester tactical rifle I built in Building a Custom Remington 700 .308 Tactical Rifle.  After I wrote that, I did a few more modifications and posted them in How to cut and crown a rifle barrel and install a brake. …

Here are a few pictures of a Defiance Machine Deviant short-action receiver (100-012-650) from Brownells.  I used one of these for my 6.5×47 Lapua featured in 6.5 X 47 Lapua Range Report and Building a Custom Precision Rifle: Deviant 6.5×47 Lapua. These are really nice, well made actions …

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