Remington 700 problems

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Remington 700 problems

Post by mikecu » Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:00 am

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I saw a story about this with video this morning on NBC.

Do you think Wulfmann has one of these? You don't have to touch the trigger for an A.D. to happen. [smilie=011.gif]
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Re: Reminton 700 problems

Post by Wulfmann » Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:32 am

I have two of them in case I need to have one of those accidents that takes out a boosting boyfriend at 500 meters. [smilie=011.gif] [smilie=011.gif]

Why officer, what are the odds??? [smilie=popcorn.gif] [smilie=popcorn.gif]

Truth is I never use a safety on my bolt guns. I open the bolt if I am not going to pull the trigger.
If I were to ever hunt (way too lazy) I would use a Mauser not one of my heavier R-700 snipers.

This came up about 10 years ago and I tried every way possible to get either of my R-700s to AD (no ammo, snap cap) but mine will not do that.

This however, does not change the fact anyone owning a Glock is in grave danger as is anyone in the vicinity [smilie=pdt_xtremez_13.gif]

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Re: Reminton 700 problems

Post by glockpacker » Wed Oct 20, 2010 11:51 am

anyone owning a Glock is in grave danger as is anyone in the vicinity
My goodness! My right foot is in constant danger!

But really, lots of the target rifles we use have the trigger on the edge of destruction. My savage has a professionally installed Rifle Basix trigger. If you close the bolt quickly on an empty chamber, the hammer drops every time. But on the range, There's a tight-fitting round in the chamber when I s-l-o-w-l-y close the bolt, and it's not a problem. The rifle is on the line, aimed at the target, before a round ever goes into the chamber. Occasionally we get a "slam fire," and the competitor has to take the score of where ever the bullet strikes.

Any trigger that's adjusted too lightly will slam-fire occasionally, or even all the time.
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