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Remington 700 SPS

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Unread 01-28-2007, 07:56 AM
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Remington 700 SPS

Do any of you guys own one of these? I'm thinking of getting one in .223 mainly for spotlighting, but i haven't found any decent reviews by googleing so far.

1)How do they shoot?
2)Can you get them with a heavy barrel? Do they cost more?
3)What is the mag capacity for both the internal and DM models in .223rem?
4)Can you buy a larger detatchable mag, say 10 rounds?

Thanks guys.
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Unread 01-28-2007, 11:24 AM
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Re: Remington 700 SPS

remington just put out a sps varmint it has a heavier barrel and is about the same price as the standard sps. I had a sps in .300 ultra mag it would shoot 1 inch groups with factory ammo and a good scope. i mainly bought it for the action. would say you can't go wrong with one because if it doesn't shoot you don't have that much money into it.
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Unread 01-28-2007, 02:14 PM
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Re: Remington 700 SPS

I had one, had the barrel chopped to 20", trigger adjusted. It shot well under an inch with black hills 52 gr. MHP.
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Unread 01-28-2007, 09:56 PM
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Re: Remington 700 SPS

my brother has one in a 22-250 and it prints sub MOA @ 100 with almost any bullet you put down the barrel.
I dont know who ever came up with the imaganary word of "Over Gunned"
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