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#3305861 - 07/29/13 08:14 PM Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One?
MooreEagle
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I am going to buy my youngun a new rifle. I want to get him a nice one he will have for the rest of his life...any advice? I was thinking of a 7mm-08 Thanks
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#3305901 - 07/29/13 08:39 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: MooreEagle]
Rubberduck270
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Tough choice. I'm partial to the 700s simply because they are made in the USA oppposed to the Browning being made in Japan. You did pick an excellent caliber though.
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#3305921 - 07/29/13 08:51 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: Rubberduck270]
Kimberman
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Between those 2, Xbolt. I would check out the Win model 70 as well. A 7-08 Featherweight wouldn't suck.
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#3305968 - 07/29/13 09:28 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: Kimberman]
rdl65
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Remington 700 if you are going to spend the money for a good one. Don't fool with the cheaper ones.
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#3305988 - 07/29/13 09:48 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: rdl65]
Jcalder
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How young is your youngun. I wouldn't rule out a rem model 7
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#3305999 - 07/29/13 10:06 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: Jcalder]
dmonty
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Ruger might be worth considering also,American made excellent quality and good shooters.
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#3306034 - 07/29/13 10:48 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: dmonty]
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i would find an older 700 adl in walnut. not the new cheapo 700's with the flat black action and barrel and plastic stock.been several nice ones sell in the classifieds
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#3306038 - 07/29/13 10:53 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: redblood]
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best guns remington ever made. here is one in 308. it sold for 450.00

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#3306039 - 07/29/13 10:54 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: redblood]
Rubberduck270
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I'd also suggest a Kimber like we donated to the young man a little while back. Super nice guns that hold their value well.
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#3306041 - 07/29/13 10:59 PM Re: Browning X-Bolt, Remington 700 Which One? [Re: Rubberduck270]
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 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
I'd also suggest a Kimber like we donated to the young man a little while back. Super nice guns that hold their value well.



cant go wrong with a kimber


my 84 classic has served me well. it is 7mm08




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