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Old 08-30-2006, 07:10 PM
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Remington 700 vsf. Thoughts??

G'day,
I'm only new to this site and the last time i picked up a rifle was about 12yr ago (.22&12g shotbut I want to get into long range hunting and target shooting between 500-1000m. Ive been looking at a few rifles and I dont mind the rem 700vsf .308 with 26" barrel. Anyone have any thoughts on this rifle and the kind of scope to match? Thanks.
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Old 08-30-2006, 09:03 PM
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Re: Remington 700 vsf. Thoughts??

Klem, Remington makes excellent rifles. The Remington VSF is a good rifle. Also, look at the Remington VLS. It is a little cheaper that the VSF, probably because it has the Laminated stock instead of the H&S synthetic. Also, I believe the VLS is more accurate, out of the box, than the VSF. If you ever plan to build a custom rig, the Remington action will allow you to build an awsome custome gun down the road. Furthermore, take a look at the Savage 12BVSS, I have been reading and hearing that it is the most accurate, out of box, shooting rifle at the present time.

If you can spend the money, go with one of the Nightforce NXS models. My second choice would be a Leuplod.

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Old 08-31-2006, 03:43 AM
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Re: Remington 700 vsf. Thoughts??

G'day Wildcat,
Thanks for the info. Those Savage rifles dont look to bad, I may have to go and find a suplier of them.
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Re: Remington 700 vsf. Thoughts??

klemm, look on gunsamerica for a guy selling the 12BVSS. His comapny's name is Wilson and associates, he always has the lowest prices(as far as I could tell anyways) here: (http://www.gunsamerica.com/guns/976525224.htm) is a link to one in .300WSM, I had one of these and shot the barrel out lol. I slapped a Leupold VX-II 6-18x40 on mine, and it would hold consistant .4 inch groups at 100, and 1.7-2 inches at 500. I found the scope used for $325, and including my mounts, .300WSM reloading stuff, harris bipod,and sling, I had just a hair over $1100 in it. just thought I'd chime in... sharpshooter out.
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Old 08-31-2006, 10:21 AM
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Re: Remington 700 vsf. Thoughts??

i love my reming ton 700. it started its life out as a lefthanded 30.06 but i have converted it into a 300 rum. picked up a new sendero barrel cheap and had it iaccurized and installed. i just love it great gun.
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Re: Remington 700 vsf. Thoughts??

I just got a 700 VSSF II and love it. The first time I actually sat down and shot a group, it shot .31" groups using factory ammo.

The 700 is the most accurate gun to start off with once you get the trigger fixed.
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Old 09-09-2006, 10:27 AM
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Re: Remington 700 vsf. Thoughts??

Lemm, I am not sure what is available to you in your neck of the woods. I recently purchase a 700 Police model. They are difficult to find as they are run twice a year at the factory. The main difference is the HS Precision stock that provides a bench rest feel (nice palm swell). The other feature that appeals is the full 26" barrel. My is chambered for .308 and wow what a tack driver (factory ammo to this point). My groups are one clover leaf hole.

I had a VS SF II in .204 which only provided average groups.
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