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Rem 700 XCR II, 300 WM as a long range rifle

 
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:39 AM
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Re: Rem 700 XCR II, 300 WM as a long range rifle

I am building something very similar, based on an XCR II in 300 RUM. Great choice to start with in my opinion.
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:58 AM
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Re: Rem 700 XCR II, 300 WM as a long range rifle

I worked over a new XCR II in 338 RUM last year for a friend. The stock had to go and was replaced with a HS Sendero stock and bedded. The trigger was replaced with Timney, and a Holland side discharge brake was installed along with a NF rail and rings and a Vortex PST in SFP. I loaded some 300 SMK's for it with some H-1000 looking for a factory 700 yard elk rifle. The rifle really surprised us both when it held 1 moa or better at 1000 yards. He has taken coyotes and an antelope or two in the 600 to 700 yard range. It worked out very well.

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Old 10-04-2013, 10:35 AM
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Re: Rem 700 XCR II, 300 WM as a long range rifle

Sounds like a nice choice. I myself just picked up a XCR tactical in a 300.win mag thrown into a HS Precision Stock and bedded, with a muzzlebrake and tactical bolt knob, NF rail and NF 5.5-22x50 nxs and im trying to work up a load. So far everything i have run through it shot like a house on fire. Cant wait to push it back a little
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:16 AM
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Re: Rem 700 XCR II, 300 WM as a long range rifle

I have an original XCR .338 RUM. I have held MOA to 1200 yards with it.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:14 AM
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Re: Rem 700 XCR II, 300 WM as a long range rifle

Thank you all!
I realy envy of your varuous callibers availabe and million different things for tuning. For example, Jewel and stock I hardly found.
I would have McMillian stock if I could find it in Kazakhstan.
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:18 AM
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Re: Rem 700 XCR II, 300 WM as a long range rifle

Man I envy you! I picked up an xcrII in 300WM a few weeks ago and I'm just a few steps behind you. Put a Timney trigger set at 2lbs, Harris bipod, and have it topped with a Vortex viper pst sitting on a Larue 20 moa rail with Larue rings. Can't get the darn thing to shoot better than 2.5" at 100 nevermind at any kind of decent yardage. The stock isn't free floated at all so that obviously has to go but I'd eventually like to re-barrel it and don't want to buy a different stock to fit a new barrel contour. At present I'm flinging 208gn Amax's in front of H4831SC. I'm a diehard remmy fan and am in no way ready to give up on this setup but I can't say I haven't thought about "losing it" on a mountain hunt at one time or another. Glad to see there's still light at the end of the tunnel for my build!

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