Thoughts on Remington barrels?

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by MSU Marksman, May 17, 2011.

  1. MSU Marksman

    MSU Marksman Well-Known Member

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    It seems like my Rem Sendero in 270 and Rem VLS in 260, while good shooters, foul much more than any other factory barrel I've ever used. Now that I’m in the market for a new 223, I keep coming back to the Rem SPS Varmint or the Rem SPS Tactical, but the fouling problems I’ve had on my other Remingtons is keeping me at bay. Has anyone else experienced heavy fouling with their Remingtons? Maybe I should look at the Tikka T3 Varmint instead?
     
  2. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    Did you break in the barrel?

    If not I would recommend cleaning and a proper break in of the barrel.

    Factory barrels typically fowl worse than custom barrels because they have not been lapped
    and need more break in.

    J E CUSTOM
     

  3. Trickymissfit

    Trickymissfit Well-Known Member

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    Remington makes pretty good tomato stakes in times of a drought. My suggestion for a .223 rifle is to look at most any other brand name as it will probably be better. But of course you could always find a nice donar action and have Pacnor rebarrel it for you. Or just goto Walmart and buy a .223 mod. 12 Savage, and be do with it.
    gary
     
  4. Gene

    Gene Well-Known Member

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