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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-14-2016, 11:33 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
In quite a few forums I've noticed that there is...

In quite a few forums I've noticed that there is confusion regarding “official” action lengths for the 788. Here is a list that was provided by Remington for the 788.


REMINGTON 788 ACTION...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-12-2016, 02:50 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
Please post the brand of that" heavy lube thats...

Please post the brand of that" heavy lube thats fluid down to -75* , above zero a grease on the lugs of a bolt."
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-11-2016, 03:09 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
And just why not in the High Country of the West...

And just why not in the High Country of the West ? I own three customized 788's, .308, 7.08, .243 (see article and picture earlier in this thread) and have hunted with all three in the mountains...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-06-2015, 02:35 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
Mags for the .223 are available on e-Bay; for...

Mags for the .223 are available on e-Bay; for .243, .308, 7mm-8 and I believe 6mm they are interchangeable.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-10-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
In reference to an older post here, the Remington...

In reference to an older post here, the Remington 788 rifle was discontinued in 1983.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-10-2014, 02:13 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
Never have I experienced such a problem with any...

Never have I experienced such a problem with any of the three 788’s (later models, 18 ”) I own now for over 30 years. Am using Redfield JR1 one piece steel bases and Redfield medium dovetail steel...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-17-2012, 09:47 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
Never even heard of a "high pressure lube." Can...

Never even heard of a "high pressure lube." Can you name some poducts that are in this category? 'Always used Rem-Oil or WD40, that's it.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-05-2012, 03:37 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
Whoa! Just where in my post did I accuse you of...

Whoa! Just where in my post did I accuse you of lying? I only expressed a genuine interest for the source of your information, OK? And yes, I have handled models from the 60s, 70s and 80s but...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-05-2012, 03:57 AM
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Posted By hdbg62
In all my experience with the 788, reading pre...

In all my experience with the 788, reading pre and post 1980 promo material and personally handling the old and new models I have never known walnut to be stock material, it was always birch. Still,...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-05-2012, 03:56 AM
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Posted By hdbg62
Gosh, if it were a .223 new model Id be sorely...

Gosh, if it were a .223 new model Id be sorely tempted. Dont know why, because my .243 with 55 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip is absolutely devastating, but still, I would be tempted. Good luck,...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-04-2012, 04:42 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
After browsing some more on the 788 subject I...

After browsing some more on the 788 subject I noticed that there are a few misconceptions about the action nomenclature for this rifle. There are three action lengths, short for the 44 magnum; long...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-02-2012, 04:41 PM
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Posted By hdbg62
Did some browsing on Remington 788 and was...

Did some browsing on Remington 788 and was surprised to find such a recent discussion on the subject. Ill be a newbie here with comments on the three I own.
For thirty years I have been a very...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-02-2012, 03:51 AM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By hdbg62
test, test, test

test, test, test
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-02-2012, 12:41 AM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By hdbg62
Did some browsing on Remington 788 and was...

Did some browsing on Remington 788 and was surprised to find such a recent discussion on the subject. Ill be a newbie here with comments on the three I own.

For thirty years I have been a very...
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