What is the diameter of a Remington 700 action?

The Remington 700 comes in a large number of variants. The symmetrical two-lug bolt body has a . 695 in (17.65 mm) diameter. The long action designed for full-length cartridges up to 3.340 inches (84.84 mm) in overall length, such as the .

What action is the Remington 700 based on?

The 700 is a rotating bolt action. The lugs lock into the receiver and provide the backstop for the cartridge as the expanding gasses develop the tens of thousands of pounds of pressure needed to push the bullet out of the barrel.

Is my Remington 700 short or long action?

Registered. On a Model 700, measure between the screw holes on the bottom of the rifle. Long action is 7 3/8″…. short action is 6 1/2″.

How strong is a Remington 700 action?

A Rem 700 will certainly handle a properly loaded 338 Lapua load. That being roughly 2700-2750 fps with a 300 gr SMK in a 26-27″ barrel length. In a 30″ barrel you will see around 2800-2850 fps. With loads in this range, the Rem 700 is more then strong enough to handle this level of load long term.

Is the Remington 700 discontinued?

Remington Outdoor Company filed bankruptcy in mid 2020, and as of right now Remington firearms are not being produced. However, with news of an agreement worked out with the United Mine Workers, it looks like Remington may be making firearms in their Ilion, New York, factory again very soon.

How many rounds does a Remington 700 270 hold?

It’s chambered in . 270 Winchester and has a 24″ barrel with a 1:10 twist. The internal blind magazine holds 4 rounds of hard hitting ammunition and it has a light weight synthetic stock with a blued finish.

What is the best rifle action?

Top 12 Action Manufacturers

  • #1: Remington (81/626)
  • #2: Impact Precision (69/626)
  • #3: Defiance Machine (59/626)
  • #4: Bighorn/Zermatt Arms Inc. (53/626):
  • #5: Curtis Custom (43/626)
  • #6: Ruger (38/626)
  • #7: American Rifle Company (38/626)
  • #8: Accuracy International (36/626)

What does Remington 700 short action mean?

A short-action rifle is, in fact, shorter than a long-action, but that is not the only difference worth noting. A short-action rifle has an action that is loosely based off of the overall length of a . 308 Winchester cartridge.

How do you know if your rifle is short or long action?

Short action rounds will have an overall length of less than 2.8” and the long action rounds will have a greater overall length that will not exceed 3.340”.

Are Remington Model 700 any good?

The Remington 700 is a solid and well tested bolt action rifle of that there is no doubt, however the competition today is stiff and the old 700 Remi can simply no longer compete with the out of the box accuracy and build quality of other cheap rifles.

Are the new Remington 700 any good?

Who makes the Remington 700 now?

Currently, Roundhill Group owns the rights to produce all Remington-related brands (DPMS, Bushmaster, Dakota Firearms, Para USA, H&R) with the exception of Marlin’s assets, which went to Ruger. One of the most recent versions of the Remington 870 pump shotgun.