Remington Model 700 VLS

Description

The Remington Model 700 Varmint Laminated Stock is a bolt-action hunting rifle chambered in .204 Ruger, .22-250 Rem., .223 Rem., .243 Win. and .308 Win. The Model 700 was introduced by Remington in 1962 and has since been expanded to include more than 30 sub-models. What makes the VLS models unique to the 700 family is that it has a laminated stock (like its name suggests) with a satin finish.

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.

Features include a 26″ carbon steel barrel with a polished blue finish. On the muzzle is a target crown that helps maintain barrel harmonics. Barrel harmonics refers to the vibrations in the barrel after the initial explosion sets off the round and they can become so violent that they throw off the round’s trajectory. The stock is designed with a Monte Carlo cheekpiece and beavertail fore-end.

Remington recommends the VLS for varmint hunting.

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Specifications

.204 Ruger
Caliber:.204 Ruger
Capacity:5
Features:Monte Carlo cheekpiece; beavertail fore-end; and target-style barrel crown
Action:Bolt
Stock:Brown laminated/satin
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/polished blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:9.375 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 12"
Length of Pull:13.5"
Overall Length:45.75"
Drop at Comb:1"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.22-250 Rem.
Caliber:.22-250 Rem.
Capacity:4
Features:Monte Carlo cheekpiece; beavertail fore-end; and target-style barrel crown
Action:Bolt
Stock:Brown laminated/satin
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/polished blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:9.375 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 14"
Length of Pull:13.5"
Overall Length:45.75"
Drop at Comb:1"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.223 Rem.
Caliber:.223 Rem.
Capacity:5
Features:Monte Carlo cheekpiece; beavertail fore-end; and target-style barrel crown
Action:Bolt
Stock:Brown laminated/satin
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/polished blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:9.375 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 12"
Length of Pull:13.5"
Overall Length:45.75"
Drop at Comb:1"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.243 Win.
Caliber:.243 Win.
Capacity:4
Features:Monte Carlo cheekpiece; beavertail fore-end; and target-style barrel crown
Action:Bolt
Stock:Brown laminated/satin
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/polished blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:9.375 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 9.125"
Length of Pull:13.5"
Overall Length:45.75"
Drop at Comb:1"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.308 Win.
Caliber:.308 Win.
Capacity:4
Features:Monte Carlo cheekpiece; beavertail fore-end; and target-style barrel crown
Action:Bolt
Stock:Brown laminated/satin
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/polished blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:9.375 pounds
Barrel Length:26"
Twist:1 in 12"
Length of Pull:13.5"
Overall Length:45.75"
Drop at Comb:1"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
MSRP$1045.00

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