GUN bolt-action recommendations?

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  1. P07r0457

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    Looking at a Remington 700... Either .308 or 30-06. Recommendations on which to go with? Or if there's another rifle I need to consider?
     
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    Savage 10FP in either .223 or .308.
     
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    definitely will not be .223

    I will add the .270 as an acceptable option.
     
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    30-06.
     
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    Remington 700 Police in .308
     
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    I like my savage 30-06. If I were buying a 700 I'd get a .308 though.
     
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    Why's that? I guess I just like 30-06.
     
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    Remington's website doesn't have a 700 Police. Weird.
     
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    eh people like savages, people like remingtons. when its time for me to buy a precision rifle im going 700 police in .308 :dunno:
     
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    It really is just a personal preference. I do want a remington 700 so I can get a AI stock. Those are damn sexy!

    And what is all the hate abut .223 bolt actions? It is cheaper to shoot and I can hit the same targets you can at 600 yards.
     
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    Mostly for ammo commonality, already got a couple .308's i shoot actively and plan to add a couple more. A friend has a real nice 700 rig in .308 shoots much nicer then my savage but he's got about 5 or 6x's in it then I have in my savage.
     
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    So can only police have the 700P? I've never seen that for sale anywhere.
     
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    nah, its ok for anyone to buy, its just harder to get than other models.
     
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    It would be a special order item, my friend got lucky that they sent one to the local gunstore, and he just happened to be looking for a .223 700 with the heavy barrel.
     
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    Makes sense. In general, its a hunting gun. Your average hunter isn't exactly looking for a tactical police model.
     
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    True. That is the great thing about the SPS Varmint though, it's going to be a tack driver, and they are under $600. The Police model is a pretty large jump to the $900 region. You are not getting the McMillian stock on the SPS Varmint, but it will be a hell of a rifle for the money.

    Isn't it just pure sex?
     
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    I saw that too, and almost posted it as well. Very nice.
    Fuck, why do I keep doing this to myself. I just need to pick up a $75 Mosin to quench my rifle riff for awhile. :rofl:
     
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    I own two Mosins, hitting what you are aiming at 400 yards away open sights is pretty neat. It won't have the capabilities of accuracy a new rifle will though.

    If you really are looking at a 700, I can't say you would be dissapointed with the SPS Varmint in .308. Common caliber, great rifle, you are getting a lot for what you would be paying for.
     
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    Yeah, I agree. It'd be a great hunting rifle too... something I need.
    Not able to go this year, but I swear it, I'm going hunting next year. God, I keep saying that.
     

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