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Old 07-22-2013, 10:43 AM
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winchester model 70 for remington 700?

I have a model 70 sporter with boss in 7 rem mag and I was thinking about selling it and buying a remington 700 sps varmint in 308. the model 70 has the choate sniper stock. I am only looking to sell he rifle because of the cost of ammo. I do not reload and I dont know when I will start.
I was wondering if you think this is a good idea or if I should just keep the rifle I have?
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:42 PM
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Re: winchester model 70 for remington 700?

You've caught me at a 3-way intersection to give an opinion... With my opinion on this one, it will not be anywhere near as cut & dried as it would be under different circumstances. First off, I am a huge Remington 700 fan. I have quite a few of them. They are my favorite bolt-action rifles hands-down.

However, you have got me at an intersection because I am a big 700 fan, a big .308 Win fan, and a HUGE 7mm RemMag fan.

So, logically, I would have to say, that you should buy a Rem 700 in 7mm RemMag, and some reloading equipment. Then you will be happy all the way around. Then later on, buy a .308 Win for target shooting. That to me, seems the only way to fix your problems.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:55 PM
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Re: winchester model 70 for remington 700?

I have sold very few guns over the years and everyone that I have sold, I wish I had back. So keep your Mod 70 and just buy a sps in 308. I have an sps in 308 that I put in a H-S Precision stock and it is a shooter. I have a mod. 70 Coyote in 25wssm and it is a nice rifle also.
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:25 PM
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Re: winchester model 70 for remington 700?

I agree with keeping the model 70 and just buying the rem 700. If you find yourself really liking the rem 700 then you can always sell the model 70. But that model 70 sure does have a glass smooth action.
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Old 08-06-2013, 07:30 PM
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Re: winchester model 70 for remington 700?

I have a 700 in 308 that I would be interested in possibly trading. PM me or shoot me an email.
Bill
wryan1295@gmail.com
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:51 PM
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Re: winchester model 70 for remington 700?

selling the m70 7mag is a terrible idea. slap yourself and promise not to think it again.
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Old 08-07-2013, 05:11 PM
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Re: winchester model 70 for remington 700?

your post says you are considering selling due to the cost of factory ammo. do you shoot a lot of game ? or one or two shots a year?? are you going in to target shooting where you shoot a 66 rounds in a match??
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