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#470744 - 10/28/07 12:38 AM Remington 710
easttndeer
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Any one have a input on the remington 710 243???looking at it for my wife to be..
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#470804 - 10/28/07 07:50 AM Re: Remington 710 [Re: easttndeer]
cdw338
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Some say they shoot good. I would deside on one as to how much
it would be used. Personaly I do not like or want one. I think
they are cheap made. My advise is to save a little more and
get a better gun.

Just my opinion.

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#470806 - 10/28/07 07:52 AM Re: Remington 710 [Re: cdw338]
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I would buy a used gun first before a 710.
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#470826 - 10/28/07 08:19 AM Re: Remington 710 [Re: easttndeer]
TiminTN
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I agree, find her a used 700 if money is tight, or a new 700 if it isn`t.
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#470908 - 10/28/07 09:31 AM Re: Remington 710 [Re: TiminTN]
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yup, agree with above. You can still get new 700 ADL's with synthetic stocks out there for $300- $325.

The 710 was another one of Remington's screw-up's they've managed to make in the past few years.

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#470913 - 10/28/07 09:33 AM Re: Remington 710 [Re: megalomaniac]
muddyboots
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My father inlaw had one. Shot great but it was cheap made. Alot of parts are plastic. He sold it. But for the price it maybe what u are looking for.
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#470922 - 10/28/07 09:39 AM Re: Remington 710 [Re: muddyboots]
TiminTN
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Look on 24HR classifieds. There is a 270 ADL listed, the guy lives around east TN and will ship for $325.00

Well, here it is....

http://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthreads...e/1#Post1763661
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#471024 - 10/28/07 11:47 AM Re: Remington 710 [Re: TiminTN]
4onaside
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 Originally Posted By: TiminTN
Look on 24HR classifieds. There is a 270 ADL listed, the guy lives around east TN and will ship for $325.00

Well, here it is....

http://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthreads...e/1#Post1763661
The local Walmarts that still sell guns have their ADL composites with a clean barrel for $325. I previously owned a walnut ADL, and later a composite ADL, and the earlier walnut version was far slicker. The composite's action was kinda "raspy" if you know what I mean. This can be improved upon somewhat by honing, and/or polishing. Also, the stock was hollow and very loud to the touch(thump). I solved that by filling the hollow space with compacted cardboard. IMO still a better built rifle and therefore a better buy than the 710, as are even the bottom of the line Savage/Stevens rifles. I like those for the money.
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#471256 - 10/28/07 04:12 PM Re: Remington 710 [Re: 4onaside]
bighead 1
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I hate to see remington put out a cheap gun ,go for a used remington or a howa i have both,howa is a good shooter as is the remington .
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#471331 - 10/28/07 05:28 PM Re: Remington 710 [Re: bighead 1]
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It's not just because I'm not a big Remington fan,but find her something else she can be proud of. Theres alot of really good guns out there for the same price. I find used ADLs for really good prices.
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