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Remington 721....a good rifle??

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Old 03-13-2010, 04:20 AM   #1
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Default Remington 721....a good rifle??

Just wondered if anyone has experience (good or bad) with this model.

I spotted a clean one in 30.06 with a 4X Redfield and sling for $350 and am very interested. I very much like simple, utilitarian, working guns and this seems like a reasonable price. I'm aware that some bring less and some more. I was at a gun show today and the three that I saw were not in the best shape and all priced between $445 and $500. I've read a few stories regarding extractor and safety problems.

A good undervalued gun worth picking up or should I keep the money in my pocket??

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Old 03-13-2010, 05:13 AM   #2
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721 is essentially a 700. Great rifle.
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It sounds like a good deal. How's the bore? See if they'll take 300$ cash for it.
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Thanks for the replies!!

Will do Stalkingbear - I'll make a $300 offer and see what happens.
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