gun actions

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by waylon, Dec 10, 2005.

  1. waylon

    waylon Well-Known Member

    Dec 29, 2004
    Was wonder what's the diffrence was between a 700 rem.action and a 721 rem.action.
  2. oldfamily

    oldfamily Well-Known Member

    Sep 26, 2005
    This was taken from bolt action rifles expanded 3rd edition
    {When the 721,722,and 725 were discontinued in 1962,Remington brought out the 700 series of high-powered rifles. Although the 700s have changed somewhat since that time, their actions, except for the trigger guard and magazine, are still almost identical to the original 721/722 actions. The 700s are made in two different lengths, for medium-and long-length cartidges.} The way I see it the 700 actions would have improvements to it as where the 721 would be an earlier action.