Thank you all guys for your comments, which are really appreciated.
I guess he experienced some bad luck & quality issues using that 700, and he will sell it soon
He just wants a high quality rifle which wont break easily so that he never needs a smith.
BTW, can someone tell if japanese miroku-made browning barrels really differ from those "manufactured to the same army standards" in SC along with M4s? (quoting winchester site)