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#3203872 - 03/25/13 09:24 PM Finally Got The Model 7 I was After
pcrc
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After bugging friend of mine for past year he finally came off this Model 7 I have been wanting. Have been wanting one for a while in an oddball caliber and this one fits the bill as it is in .260. Leupold Vari-XIII 2.5-8x36. Made in 1980, I love the 70s-80s years of Remington Firearms. Will go nice with my 700 and 870 both of the same vintage and condition.

Edited by pcrc (03/25/13 09:27 PM)

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#3203873 - 03/25/13 09:28 PM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: pcrc]
mr.big
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I have a walnut/blued Model 7 in 6mm Rem I bought new in `89,,do you know what year they started making them,,when I bought the 6mm it was the first M7 I had ever seen,
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#3203883 - 03/25/13 09:41 PM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: mr.big]
pcrc
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Not sure on the years they made them. This has a barrel code of AA. From what I read that could give it a production date of March 1980, however I have also read that they did not start making them until 1983. I also notice the letter codes stop in 2002 on the charts. Will ahve to do some more research on this I guess.
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#3203893 - 03/25/13 09:47 PM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: pcrc]
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Nice!!
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#3204060 - 03/26/13 06:50 AM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: 280longshot]
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cool nice
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#3204066 - 03/26/13 06:55 AM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: Deer Assassin]
Andy S.
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Love that rifle, you did well!
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#3204072 - 03/26/13 07:05 AM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: pcrc]
444tsgt
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Is it a re-barrel? The .260 wasn't legitimized until 1997. It does'nt matter though, it's the perfect whitetail rifle.
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#3204130 - 03/26/13 08:15 AM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: 444tsgt]
W C
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I got my son one just like it about 10 years ago. Also in .260
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#3204257 - 03/26/13 10:19 AM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: W C]
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I got man one in the youth model for his first deer rifle. \:D
It was in the .260 also. \:\)
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#3204366 - 03/26/13 11:39 AM Re: Finally Got The Model 7 I was After [Re: RUGER]
mathews338
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nice rifle!
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