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


Long Range Build

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 11-29-2010, 11:20 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 15
Long Range Build

Looking to build a long range rifle 0-1000+ Yrds will be the distance. Used for deer/bear. Wanting to build it off a Remy 700 action. Not sure what barrel brand to go with yet as I am still deciding on the caliber

Possible calibers:



Which would you use and why? Please mention other calibers if you have other opinions/experiences.
Reply With Quote

Unread 11-30-2010, 09:53 AM
Platinum Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,055
Re: Long Range Build

I use BERGARA for my rem 700 builds. I use the 26" varmint contour 26" S.S. and do it myself. I've done 4 so far and all are extremely accurate. I have a .300 Win Mag bbl left that i'd sell if your interested PM me.
Reply With Quote
Unread 11-30-2010, 12:09 PM
B23 B23 is online now
Platinum Member
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Spokane, Wa.
Posts: 1,072
Re: Long Range Build

In a Rem. 700 action it would be VERY hard to overlook the results just about everyone is having with their 338 Edge.
Reply With Quote
Unread 11-30-2010, 02:27 PM
Gold Member
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Wherever the Marine Corps sends us.
Posts: 676
Re: Long Range Build

I would stay away from the 7 RUM due to barrel wear. I'm shooting 162 A-max from my 7 SAUM at 3057 fps with H1000. I have a 28" Brux barrel with a 1-8.5 twist. I've grouped 4 rounds in 2.5" at 804 yds with good conditions. I love my 7 SAUM, but if I were you I would research the 7mm Practical. It's a 300 WM necked to 7mm and puts up some impressive velocities and accuracy. Here's some info on it. Good luck.

"Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet."
"I come in peace. I didn't bring artillery. But I'm pleading with you, tears in my eyes: If you f*ck with me, I'll kill you all." Marine General Mattis

Custom built 7mm SAUM
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads for: Long Range Build
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Possible Long Range 700 Build? xAsylum Long Range Hunting & Shooting 5 06-21-2011 10:13 AM
My Long Range Gun Build xAsylum Long Range Hunting & Shooting 19 05-16-2011 04:59 AM
.284 Long Range Build Red Beard Long Range Hunting & Shooting 20 01-22-2011 04:41 PM
1st long range build magman44 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 7 04-28-2009 10:00 PM
Have old P17, want to build long range gun monyhunter Long Range Hunting & Shooting 6 10-26-2001 07:35 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:07 AM.

All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC