Remington 700

Modular Driven Technologies (MDT) Elite Sniper System (ESS) chassis review I’ve been reviewing products from Modular Driven Technologies (MDT) since they were founded.  Their product line started with the TAC21 and expanded of to include the LSS and HS3.  Having extensively reviewed all of their …

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 …

Barrel a Remington 70o without a lathe?  With a short chambered barrel, no lathe, no problem! Pre-threaded short chambered barrels allow a gunsmith to replace the barrel of a rifle without the use of a lathe.  A vise, action wrench, depth micrometer, reamer and headspace set …

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 …

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 …

Having built custom rifles on Remington actions and clones for years, and starting to build custom rifles on Savage actions, I felt it would be useful to compare the receivers of both rifles side by side. Both models have been around a long time.  The …

Since its introduction by Hornady in 2007, the 6.5 Creedmoor (sometimes shortened to Creed) has established a strong foothold in the US rifle market.  The 6.5 Creedmoor balances the excellent external ballistics of .264″ diameter bullets with manageable recoil. (FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!) Left to right, …

In this post Rifleshooter.com will install a Sako extractor in a Remington bolt action rifle. What is a SAKO extractor? A Sako extractor (above) is the name given to the style of extractor used on Sako rifles.  Years ago, gunsmiths started to install them on Remington 700 …

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