Re: Difference between standard Remington 700 and Sendero
Like MMERS said, same action, different barrel, stock, and designation. It does seem, however, that the Senderos were put together with slightly more care and attention to details. I have seen 700's that wouldn't group well, but I've never seen a Sendero that wouldn't shoot, unless the barrel was shot-out.
If you're looking to build a rifle, the cheapest way possible would be to buy an SPS and go from there with an aftermarket barrel, and have the action trued.
However, you could always buy a Sendero and just have the action and barrel shoulder and threads trued for straightness and it should be a 1-holer if you get a good smith that knows his stuff. My smith knows how to make a "factory" Remington with a heavy barrel shoot. He trues the action and barrel, then beds everything into a good aftermarket stock, and then reinstalls them and somehow it shoots 1-hole groups.
Just my opinions and experiences.
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