Remington 700 models

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by mchoitz, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. mchoitz

    mchoitz New Member

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    Does anyone know that the 3 letters mean or what they stand for? I've heard that it is related to the barrel and barrel quality, if so then which one is the best?
     
  2. gunnut07

    gunnut07 New Member

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    What three letters?

    Remington had letter codes that would tell you the year of manufacture. http://www.remingtonsociety.com/questions/BLACKPOWDERX.htm

    Or

    There are ADL, BDL, and CDL's.

    ADL was a low priced model that had a blind mag. The wood was of slightly lesser quality that BDL's. BLD's had a hinged floor plate that would allow you to dump the ammo quickly. The wood and finish was nicer than that of the ADL models. The CDL models had the nicest stocks, deep dark bluing that was normally a very high luster some had engraving on the receiver. They also had the hinged floor plate of the BDL models.

    Today Remingtons SPS line is that of the ADL. They still have BDL's and CDL's.
     

  3. mchoitz

    mchoitz New Member

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    Thanks, the second part is the answer I was looking for.
     
  4. Crazycastor

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    Went and checked out some rifles today. Saw a Remington 700 with a huge heavy barrel attached to it with a carbon fiber stock. They wanted $549.00 for it. I liked the heavy barrel that was on it. I think it was a police model. What I didn't like was the stock. It seemed cheap to me to be on a 700 model. Is that a good price and do all fiber stocks feel that way. Not sure if it was carbon fiber but it was the black stocks. I thought it would be a great target rifle. It was in 308 caliber
     
  5. NotMormon

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    For $549, it was probably an sps. Carbon fiber=big $. The barrel length was maybe 20"?

    As a side note, I have a friend who was the first to make carbon fiber shafts for golf clubs about twenty five years ago. It was an easy, cheap process that found it's way out the door as it served no better purpose than graphite, which is even cheaper than carbon fiber. In short, carbon fiber is nothing but a rip off! I guess it can make your hunting rifle a tad more expensive though.:rolleyes:
     
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  6. mchoitz

    mchoitz New Member

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    Because I was thinking about getting the remington 700 sps aac-sd with the heavy barrel for around 700$, but are there better rifles for around the same price?
     
  7. Crazycastor

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    I don't know. I was Looking for the new Remington 783 to check it out. Nobody had one. They said only the big box stores had them right now. I couldn't hardly find any rifles with a wooden stock. Most of the one were chambered for the 243. Im looking for a range gun that can be used to hunt elk next season.
     
  8. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I don't know of any.

    BTW, carbon fiber may not work well for golf club shafts, but it works very well for wings of supersonic fighters, for arrows, and for truly superb rifle stocks.
     
  9. mchoitz

    mchoitz New Member

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    The heavy barrel is a necessity, so is it being chambered in .308. And the threaded barrel is also a plus. All of the other rifles similar to this that I have found are 1000$+
     
  10. Crazycastor

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    The only problem I saw with the heavy barrel 700 was it felt unbalanced in my hands which might be a problem carring it while hunting. But it didn't have a scope on it and that might of balanced it out along with some bulets in it. I always thought that all barrels were screwed into the barrel. Am I wrong?
     
  11. mchoitz

    mchoitz New Member

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    I've held the aac-sd and don't mind the balance issue, but I believe most rifle barrels are screwed in but it is a lot more complicated than just threading a barrel in
     
  12. m18bul

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    I'm a UK shooter and have bee using a rem700 in .243 with varmint barrel/laminate stock since 2006 (bought s/h) had a custom varmint stainless barrel fitted back in 2008 and using a nightforce scope with rem75g ballistic tips will shoot clover leaf groups at 300 yard! Thinking about hanging the stock? Would love a mcree precision but due to us export laws don't think ill end up getting one :( might have to buy a British made stock with the same principles as the mcree? New firm called third eye tactical make a chasi system v similar to the mcree, anyone seen them in action?
     
  13. Mossyoakman3006

    Mossyoakman3006 New Member

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    been looking all over for a AAC SD anybody know who might have one in stock???
     
  14. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I believe it was referring to a threaded muzzle.