I have a Rem 700 mountain rifle (wood stock) in 280 rem with the original 22 in pencil bbl. The bbl is still good, but heats up so darn fast. I would like to replace it with a 24" standard contour bbl (fluted maybe). My question is can this be done...is there enough wood in the forearm it open uop the channel to fit the bbl? What about a bbl brand recommendation? This will be a hunting rifle out to 600 yds, not looking for top of the line here ... just a step up from factory. Thanks!