close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Gunsmithing

Reply

Rem 700 blind mag to detach mag conversion?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 08-22-2013, 09:46 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Rapid City, SD
Posts: 181
Rem 700 blind mag to detach mag conversion?

Greetings. I am wondering if my base model Rem 700 (blind magazine) can be converted to accept a detachable magazine? It's quite accurate for a stock rifle with no bedding and unfloated bbl, however, i would like to eventually get a nice stock slapped on there with a fluted and floated bbl and all that jazz. But I see most of these stocks are for either hinged floor plate or detachable mags-of which I don't have either. So, again, is it possible to convert a blind mag into a detachable one? Besides, they just look so much cooler! Anyway, thanks for your time. Attached is a picture of my rifle in its current, all stock state.
Attached Thumbnails - Click to View Larger
Rem 700 blind mag to detach mag conversion?-photo.jpg  
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 08-22-2013, 10:15 AM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2006
    Posts: 645
    Re: Rem 700 blind mag to detach mag conversion?

    I think you can.
    I have not done it.
    I have only built (2) Rem 700s in my life.
    But I can see on line, those that are ready to sell you the conversion are also ready to answer questions on the phone.

    REM 700 DETACHABLE MAGAZINE | Brownells

    Stocky's New Rifle Stocks - America's Gunstock Specialist!

    Be advised that some magazines you might want to use are in as short supply as powder, primers, ammo, and firearms.
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 08-24-2013, 12:58 PM
    Bronze Member
     
    Join Date: May 2012
    Location: Central Ohio
    Posts: 50
    Re: Rem 700 blind mag to detach mag conversion?

    It can be done. I changed mine from he ADL stock to a B&C A2 and added a PTG trigger guard/mag well that accepts AI mags. It took some inletting to get the bottom metal to fit. If your a DIY guy, you can probably manage, if not I would suggest having a gunsmith do it. There may be better bottom metals to use that require less work too. Good luck.
    __________________
    Remington 700 7 Rem Mag
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes



    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:07 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC