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Old 07-19-2012, 09:00 PM
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First upgrade??

Howdy y'all i have a rem 700 .270 ADL .....which is not a high end rifle obviously ....im wanting to start upgrading it a piece at the time as money allows and im wondering in what order should i start upgrading the parts on it??thanks in advance

Jeff
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:16 PM
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Re: First upgrade??

my rifle is a Savage, but I was doing the same kind of thing. My first upgrade was a better trigger
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:19 AM
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Re: First upgrade??

The remmy trigger doesn't need replaced, so I'd go with a decent stock, or barrel....those will give you the best bang. Depending on how much you wanna spend, I'd do a barrel job first. The stock you could do for cheap is a boyd's prairie hunter. laminates can shoot with the best of them. thats really the only two upgrades you'll need to shoot really good groups. hope this helps.
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Old 07-20-2012, 07:48 AM
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Re: First upgrade??

I would first develop loads that shoot to the max potential of the shooter and rifle, then look to "upgrade". Most factory rifles will perform very well "as issued" until the shooter's skill set advances, the shooter can then make a decision as to what needs "upgrading" and in what order. A new stock/trigger/bbl, etc. is not going to help as much as trigger time.
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:59 PM
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First off I would talk to Greg Tannel of gre-tan rifles abduct send him the bolt to get busted and firing pin turned. That is a cheap upgrade and will make a HUGE difference. I've had it done on 4 rifles so far and will on every future rifle before firing. Its worthwhile.
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Replace the stock first and Foremost. Then trigger
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Re: First upgrade??

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Howdy y'all i have a rem 700 .270 ADL .....which is not a high end rifle obviously ....im wanting to start upgrading it a piece at the time as money allows and im wondering in what order should i start upgrading the parts on it??thanks in advance

Jeff
Start simple and work up.

Free float the bbl.

Install steel or aluminum pillars and have a good bedding job done.

Buy the best glass you can afford.

Have someone do you a good trigger job or replace it. The new factory remington triggers suck.

That right there will get you off to a pretty good start unless you bought a dud.

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