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Old 10-26-2010, 06:14 AM
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WTB Rem.788 bolt

Im looking for a complete bolt assembly for a Rem.788 RH bolt for 308win. A friend of mine whose dad died kept this rifle at his camp,he hid the bolt and mag.and didnt tell anyone where it was hid,its been 2years and they still havent been able to find it. Any idea as to where one could be found?
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:21 AM
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Re: WTB Rem.788 bolt

Gun Parts Corp or watch Gunbroker would be cheapest aside from Remington.

make sure you chk the headspace b4 firing it with a replacement bolt
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Old 10-26-2010, 11:33 AM
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Re: WTB Rem.788 bolt

checked those 2,nothing at this time,thanks
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Old 10-27-2010, 09:39 PM
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Re: WTB Rem.788 bolt

If the 788 belonged to my dad and I inherited it, It would go back to Remington to be fitted for a replacement bolt. Then it would find a place of honor in my collection. I think it is well worth it because it is now a family heirloom. Good luck. The 788 always was a better shooter than their flagship 700 series, that's why it was discontinued, it sold better and hurt the 700 sales. Take care.

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Old 10-28-2010, 07:11 AM
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Re: WTB Rem.788 bolt

olcrip you are exactly right,that is what he,s going to do once it gets all back together.
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Old 10-28-2010, 11:12 PM
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Re: WTB Rem.788 bolt

You can check with Wisners as well. Last I knew, they were fitting replacement bolts that they manufactured. They were super spendy (something like $400), but if it's worth it to you, it's worth it to you.
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Old 10-29-2010, 07:15 AM
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Re: WTB Rem.788 bolt

wisners say bolt assembly discontinued
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