Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics


Reply

Barrel question UPDATE Spoke with Remington

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-27-2012, 03:47 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 195
Barrel question UPDATE Spoke with Remington

In my last post I talked about sending my XCR 270wsm back to Remington because of the short cut chamber. I received a call from the authorized gunsmith and he said Remington does not make the 270WSM anymore and they would not fix or replace the barrel. They offered to send me a 300wsm in the XCR II model or send me back the purchase cost. What are your guys thoughts? I have a 300 RUM so I don't want a 300WSM. I'm going to call Remington direct so I don't have a middle man, but I can't do it today. Let me know what you guys think.

Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-27-2012, 05:00 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: NC, oceanfront
Posts: 3,329
Re: Barrel question UPDATE Spoke with Remington

Savage still makes em
Shoot all you like & replace barrels yourself from now on
Transfer your Rem action to a dealer in exchange for a Harris bipod (good deal)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-28-2012, 10:11 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 195
Re: Barrel question UPDATE Spoke with Remington

Ok, don't go straight to customer service at Remington if you have a warranty issue absolutely no help. That guy hung up on me. I then got in touch with the gunsmith's actual contact at Remington that makes the decisions (Jennings) he was great!! Easy to deal with and wanted to keep me happy. To make a long story short they are going to send me a new 270WSM in the 700 CDL SF. I think that is fair.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-28-2012, 11:57 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Jax Fl.
Posts: 479
Re: Barrel question UPDATE Spoke with Remington

My last Remington was a cdl sf in 7mm-08. It was great until I noticed the tiny bubbles in the finish.....and the out of alaignment front scope mount holes......and the feed ramp that looked like the stairs....and the tiny bubbles got to be bigger bubbles that burst within 3 months and started to peel. Remington offered to fix it if I let them have it for 8 to 10 weeks. I chucked the stock , polished the ramp and just deal with the scope mount. I fixed my Remington problem by not buying any more remingtons. I got a savage after that and couldn't be more happy with it. Good luck , hope your second remington is better. Are they going to pay you for all the time you spent fixing this problem and how much use time have you lost. Remington is a cash cow for a capital management fund and they have managed quality out the window.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Barrel question UPDATE Spoke with Remington
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
WTB Remington LA laminated stock and Stainless fluted Remington take off Barrel Nate717 Gun Parts - Stocks, Barrels, Actions, etc. 2 02-26-2012 10:46 PM
Switch barrel build update...new questions sanjuanfly Long Range Hunting & Shooting 13 03-13-2011 01:20 PM
barrel question. Could a ss barrel be too hard to ream???? oldfamily Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 24 05-29-2009 08:46 AM
UPDATE: Remington 308 Win Brass trueblue Reloading Equipment and Components 2 05-11-2009 05:04 AM
F/S Remington Factory, .338 Remington Ultra Magnum Barrel ceg1963 Guns For Sale 4 05-15-2006 11:14 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:55 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC