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Model 7 or 700

Thinking about building a short action 243 ai and wondering if I am giving up anything by going with a model 7 versus 700? The model 7 seems to be a good action. Aftermarket stocks and triggers the same? Bolt handle? Maybe a sako extractor job? Can anyone explain the difference? Composite stock.

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    Re: Model 7 or 700

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    Thinking about building a short action 243 ai and wondering if I am giving up anything by going with a model 7 versus 700? The model 7 seems to be a good action. Aftermarket stocks and triggers the same? Bolt handle? Maybe a sako extractor job? Can anyone explain the difference? Composite stock.

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    If you do gun smithing, maybe call me, I need someone to do it.
    The model 7 is a shorter action Ed, So if your going to the trouble of the AI, I will make the assumption you will be trying to milk it all out of a long VLD bullet? My assumption made you can either get the rem SA and have a wayatts mag box installed with the build and have zero issues with COAL. Or you can get the model 7 and have a standard rem sa mag box modified for it and be right where you would have been with the sa receiver.
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    Re: Model 7 or 700

    Looks like a rem700 is the way to go. I like the win70 push feeds better. I don't think you can customize the bolt handle on win70's though. Or can you?
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    Re: Model 7 or 700

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    The model 7 is a shorter action Ed, So if your going to the trouble of the AI, I will make the assumption you will be trying to milk it all out of a long VLD bullet? My assumption made you can either get the rem SA and have a wayatts mag box installed with the build and have zero issues with COAL. Or you can get the model 7 and have a standard rem sa mag box modified for it and be right where you would have been with the sa receiver.
    How much shorter is the m7 vs m700 and do you know the action weight
    difference?
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    Re: Model 7 or 700

    You can't add a Wyatts box on a Model 7 the triggers are different but good ones are available for them. But the Model 7 would make a nice build the 6mm bullets doesn't need the length the 6.5 needs. 243 imp is what I built my kids for coyote hunting 95 gr bergers or 70 gr ballistic tips shot well.

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    Re: Model 7 or 700

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    How much shorter is the m7 vs m700 and do you know the action weight
    difference?
    No I don't sorry
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    Re: Model 7 or 700

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    No I don't sorry
    No prob, just curious as I have been thinking about
    a light weight build here lately.
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