Remington Model 700 SPS Varmint

Description

The Remington Model 700 Special Purpose Synthetic Varmint is a bolt-action hunting rifle chambered in six calibers. The Model 700 was introduced by Remington in 1962 and has since been expanded to include more than 30 sub-models. The major difference between the SPS and the other sub-models is price. The SPS costs the least of any Model 700 because it uses a synthetic stock in lieu of its traditional wooden design.

Remington says the Model 700’s action forms “three rings of steel,” meaning it uses a push-feed action where the bolt pushes the round towards the chamber and the extractor does not grab the rim of the cartridge until the bolt is completely forward and locked. It doesn’t affect the smoothness of the action, but does cater to one’s preference. Some prefer the push-feed action over a control-round feed action (which does the opposite). Also, according to Remington, the Model 700’s receiver was milled from a single piece of steel, so it’ll be more resistant to wear overtime than those not milled from a single piece of steel. A durable receiver is necessary especially when absorbing the force of the initial explosion that sets off heavier loads.
 
The 700 SPS Varmint’s synthetic stock is matte black and the barrel and receiver are finished in matte blue. The Varmint includes a vented beavertail fore-end for better heat dissipation and reduced weight. The 700 SPS Varmint includes sling swivel studs.

Remington recommends the Model 700 SPS Varmint for varmint hunting, of course.

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Specifications

.17 Rem. Fireball
Caliber:.17 Rem. Fireball
Capacity:5
Features:Vented beavertail fore-end
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/matte black
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/matte blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:8.5 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 8.5"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:46.5"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.204 Ruger
Caliber:.204 Ruger
Capacity:5
Features:Vented beavertail fore-end
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/matte black
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/matte blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:8.5 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 8.5"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:46.5"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.223 Rem.
Caliber:.223 Rem.
Capacity:5
Features:Vented beavertail fore-end
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/matte black
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/matte blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:8.5 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 8.5"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:46.5"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.22-250 Rem.
Caliber:.22-250 Rem.
Capacity:4
Features:Vented beavertail fore-end
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/matte black
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/matte blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:8.5 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 8.5"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:46.5"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.243 Win.
Caliber:.243 Win.
Capacity:4
Features:Vented beavertail fore-end
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/matte black
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/matte blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:8.5 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 8.5"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:46.5"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.308 Win.
Caliber:.308 Win.
Capacity:4
Features:Vented beavertail fore-end
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/matte black
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/matte blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:8.5 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 8.5"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:46.5"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
MSRP$732.00

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