Questions about the Remington 783.

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by Fathead00, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. Fathead00

    Fathead00 New Member

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    My cousin is looking for a new rifle, but doesn't know what caliber he wants. He might be thinking about hunting later down the road. He's looking at the Remington rifles. If I could get some info from the FTF professionals and relay some suggestions and even if it might be another brand. He was looking at 30-06 or .308, but there are sooo many different calibers out there now.
     
  2. CaseyChadwell

    CaseyChadwell New Member

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    Far from a pro at anything, but I just bought a howa that seems really nice. I love savages and the Mossberg MVP is a great rifle. They're making the MVP in a 308 now too. As for calibers, it all just depends on what he plans on hunting. For me, I like short action so out of the two you named I would go with the 308.
     

  3. CaseyChadwell

    CaseyChadwell New Member

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    Just seen you're from Indiana, if he plans on hunting deer don't you have to use a shotgun or muzzle loader? If he plans on hunting deer and that is the case I would def urge him to buy a shotgun...
     
  4. Fathead00

    Fathead00 New Member

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    He lives in the communist state of Illinois.:). Thanks for some info. I'll relay it to him.
     
  5. CaseyChadwell

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    Wait around, someone with more experience will most likely show up soon and will be able to give you better information.
     
  6. JonM

    JonM Moderator

    I think comminoise is shotgun deer only too. Not sure though.
     
  7. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    look up some posts made by Chloeshooter. h just bought one of the M783 in 270 i believe and is very happy with it.

    i have handled the M783 and think it's a drastic improvement over the M770 i believe it will end up replacing. appears much better made and better handling as well.

    http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f18/awesum-day-range-96892/
     
  8. vincent

    vincent New Member

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    Winchester Model 70...:cool:
     
  9. Fathead00

    Fathead00 New Member

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    Thanks Axxe!!! That's a great thread.:). I have caliber question and I know it's up to the person shooting. Is there a "big" difference from the .270, 30-06, and .308. I only know pricing for the 30-06, so is there much price difference for the other calibers? That's again for the help.:D
     
  10. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    i am not sure about the M783 as far as pricing, but most rifle within a type of model are usually priced about the same, regardless of caliber.

    so a 30-06, a 270 and a 308 in that rifle should be about the same price.

    for most people that hunt, any of those three calibers will work just fine. if i had to start all over again and pick one of the three, i would probably go with the 30-06.
     
  11. CaseyChadwell

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    Told ya ;-). Rifles are like women, different men like different things. I like mine short and a little thick that don't argue a lot...thus I like my rifles short and heavy barreled and as little recoil as possible. :)