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Old 04-07-2014, 12:53 PM
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Re: weatherby or remington 700

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Rem 700.....not that Wetherby is not good, Rem is much more popular, so if you want to mod, it is way easier.
You ever upgraded a Vanguard?

Don't answer because it's no.

Its just as easy and cheaper to "mod" the weather by because it does Not need "trueing"
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Old 04-08-2014, 09:07 AM
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Re: weatherby or remington 700

Kns- the average sporter rifle even with handloads; usually does not shoot as well as a sendero or accumark at the distance you are talking about.
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Old 04-08-2014, 02:51 PM
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Kns- the average sporter rifle even with handloads; usually does not shoot as well as a sendero or accumark at the distance you are talking about.

While on one hand your statement is true - that your average rifle doesn't shoot as well as a Sendero or Accumark - it doesn't mean that there aren't sporter rifles that are able to shoot well enough to the 500 yard distance to be useful. The down side is that they're not common, and you do yourslef a dis-service to think that the average rifle from the sporting goods store is a 500 yard rig.
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Old 04-08-2014, 05:33 PM
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Re: weatherby or remington 700

DR Vette-The OP did not mention scope or handloading; only 600 $ for a rifle to shoot deer and elk at 500-700 yards. i would invest in a sendero just to save myself the blood sweat and tears and frustration . i have several sporters that shoot real good. i have a couple senderos also. Being the OP is in wyo i would invest in a sendero. if not he will go through components/ammo($$$) and time ($$$ ); especailly if he does not reload. If i could only buy one rifle i would save my money . I agree there are several ways to get there.
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Old 04-09-2014, 11:00 AM
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Re: weatherby or remington 700

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While on one hand your statement is true - that your average rifle doesn't shoot as well as a Sendero or Accumark - it doesn't mean that there aren't sporter rifles that are able to shoot well enough to the 500 yard distance to be useful. The down side is that they're not common, and you do yourslef a dis-service to think that the average rifle from the sporting goods store is a 500 yard rig.
there are a few sporters that can farther in law has a savage 110 in 243 walked it out too 600 sub moa bone stock walked my tc venture out to 800 yrds 3006 fed gold medal match took out of the box put a scope on and did a barrel break in
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Old 04-09-2014, 11:25 AM
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Re: weatherby or remington 700

having shot in competition out to 1000 yards , shooting 8 elk myself, and guiding hunters to almost 40 more---- if my goal was elk and deer in wyo at 500 -700; i would get a rem long range in 300 win mag . they are heavier that a sendero and not stainless. that said, the last two elk i shot were taken with a 30-06 at 11 and 26 yards. it is titanium and weighs about 6 pounds. it shoots well under and inch at 100 yards.
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Old 04-09-2014, 06:39 PM
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Re: weatherby or remington 700

just as ronin said, look hard at the Rem 700 Long Range. 26" heavy barrel in 7mm, 300wm and 300 ultra and a BC stock. had a chance to check one out and they are very nice. and they are cheap by long range rifle standards. the one i saw was 699 i think. not too bad.
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