Remington VTR triangle barrel

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Moose1, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Moose1

    Moose1 Member

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    What are the opinion on this barrel for precision shooting an -600yards shooting
    and hunting up to moose in a 308 cal.?
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  2. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    A moose is a big target, even at 600yds. So, just about any factory barrel will do the deed with decent ammo.

    As for precision shooting, I expect that Rem has turned out a few VTR barrels that were pretty good shooters. But, factory barrels across the board are not as good as top shelf aftermarket barrels.

    So, I would always lean towards, Kreiger, Bartlein, Broughton, Shilen, etc... over a factory barrel.

    For an off the shelf Rem 700 308, I'd probably lean towards one of the 5R options. But, that's just an opinion.

    -- richard
     

  3. sniper1911

    sniper1911 Well-Known Member

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    I purchased one , as did a friend some time back , in our opinions both , throwing rocks is more accurate than that Remmy . I have owned LOADS of Remington weapons and I would have to say that the most accurate factory rifle that I have ever bought is a Remington 700 Sendero in 308 caliber , no fluted barrel , I shoot a Springfield Armory scope w/the 7.62 CAM @ a 1,000 yard rangefinder . The scope was hard to find because I wanted an older one , but I would take it over ANY other scope built today . I shoot hand loads w/168 gr HPBT Bergers & 168 gr HPBT Seirra Match King . The Sendero is somewhat more costly , but 100 times more accurate . Just thought I would give you a heads up . Both rifles that we (my friend & I) bought are both inaccurate with any loads , handloaded or not . Hope this gave you a bit of insight and I hope you explore your options before your purchase . Any questions , feel free to contact me . Good luck & God Bless !!!!!!!!
     
  4. brentc

    brentc Well-Known Member

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    That's a good opinion. For a factory remington, the 5R is at the top. You can find them for less than a $1K, and every one I've seen shoots really well right out of the box.
     
  5. sniper1911

    sniper1911 Well-Known Member

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    I have yet to shoot one , but have heard nothing but good things. The sender's are a little over a grand,but their worth it . Well I hope you find a perfect shooter . Good luck and God bless !!!