Rem 700

6 Creedmoor precision rifle on a budget? We had great results with our Remington 700 SPS Varmint chambered in 243 Winchester.  Approaching 1/3 MOA accuracy at 500 yards, this modestly priced rifle exceeded expectations.  The only downside is the cartridge, the 243 Winchester is a great …

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 …

308 Winchester load development with the Sierra 175 grain MatchKing (SMK) and IMR 4064 Powder. In this post, I’ll be developing a load for my M40A3 clone.  Built on a customized Remington 700 receiver, the rifle has  a 25″ long barrel and used the following …

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, …

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 …

Rifle bedding: How to bed a match rifle

September 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bedding a rifle increases accuracy by creating a precise fit between the stock and the action. This precise fit eliminates stress in the action and provides a solid foundation for an accurate rifle.  My friend and I decided to bed his BAT Machine VR action …

External Remington 700 bolt stop- no step cut installation In our first post on installing an external bolt stop for an M700, we made a step cut into the receiver (similar to a Blackheart International action) above the bolt stop, which was then through drilled …

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