M700

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 …

Cerakote USMC Red (H-167) rifle

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

As stated in my M45A1 review, write “USMC” on something and I’ll buy it.  Last week I found out Cerakote has a color called USMC Red.  I bought a quart. Here are a few pictures of a Remington 700 chambered in 7.62x39mm Russian with a …

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, …

The flat shooting and light recoiling 6.5 Creedmoor was introduced by Hornady in 2007.  Based on a 308 Winchester case, the 6.5 mm (.264″) Creedmoor fits inside an AR10/ 308 AR platform and feeds well from AICS style magazines. The Creedmoor is unique among the …

USMC M40A5 Build- Part 3: Receiver Truing

June 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

USMC M40A5 Build- Part 3: Receiver Truing, is the third part of Rifleshooter.com’s series, USMC M40A5 Build.  With a goal of cloning the USMC M40A5 (M40A3) sniper rifle, USMC M40A5 Build- Part 1: Gathering the Parts, discussed the parts necessary to build a M40A3 or M40A5, …

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 …

Chamber options when barreling a Remington 700 receiver are limited by action length and the inside diameter of the bolt face.  If the action has a 223 (.384″) bolt face, that means 308 (.473″) or Magnum (.535″) cartridges aren’t an option unless the bolt is …

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