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Remington Model 700 MAGPUL review

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Remington Model 700 MAGPUL Review Perhaps the most frustrating part of being a shooter is the glacial pace of change in the shooting industry.  Big changes seldom occur and when they do, they come slowly.  Look at the contemporary version of the precision rifle.  Typically it will have …

HOWA Chassis Rifle (HCR) review

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

HOWA HCR REVIEW Howa is a Japanese company that specializes in machinery and civilian arms. You might recognize their work in the Weatherby Vanguard line which they manufacture.  In addition to the Vanguard, they’ve also produced the Mark 5 action (for a period of time) …

In my opinion, there aren’t many guns cooler than a short bolt action rifle.  I think my fascination started back in the 90s, before the proliferation of precision rifles, with an advertisement in the Shotgun News showing a Steyr SSG69 PIV with its 16.1″ barrel.  I …

Review: Remington 700 SPS Varmint

July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Over the years I’ve built quite a few custom rifles on Remington 700 actions. The only factory parts I’ll typically use are the receiver and bolt assembly, everything else is upgraded.  When Remington offered a $75 rebate on the 700 Special Purpose Synthetic (SPS) Varmint, …

Review: Shooting the MAGPUL Hunter 700 Stock

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

MAGPUL is a well known shooting accessory company founded in 1999 by former United States Marine, Richard Fitzpatrick.  The original products were called MAGPULs, rubber loops attached to the bottom of a standard GI magazine to make allow faster removal from a magazine pouch (at …

A compact version of the ubiquitous Remington Model 700, the Model Seven is an excellent candidate for a lightweight hunting rifle (to read more about the Model Seven action, click here).  In this post, I’ll be taking a used Model Seven synthetic chambered in 223 Remington and …