Remington Model 700 VTR

Description

The Remington Model 700 Varmint-Tactical Rifle is a bolt-action hunting rifle chambered in six cartridges. The Model 700 was introduced by Remington in 1962 and has since been expanded to include more than 30 sub-models. What makes the VTR unique to the 700 family is that it has a vented fore-end and a triangular barrel.

Ideally the a triangular barrel is supposed to balance tension and compression in turn allow the projectile to travel smoothly through the bore. It is said that a triangular barrel is, in fact, more accurate than a round barrel, however, the industry standard is round, so everything else like the stock and bedding are designed for a round barrel.

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 Model 700 VTR features a 22″ blued carbon steel barrel with an integral muzzle break that helps decrease recoil and muzzle jump. The green synthetic stock includes black overmold grips similar to those found in XCR models. The overmold grips are made of soft rubber and are intended to provide comfort and help the shooter maintain positive control when absorbing harsh recoil.

Remington recommends the VTR for general varmint/tactical applications.

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Specifications

.223 Rem.
Caliber:.223 Rem.
Capacity:5
Features:Integral muzzle brake; vented fore-end; and overmold grips
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/A-TACS Digital Camo
Synthetic/OD green
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:7.5 pounds
Barrel Length:22"
Twist:1 in 9"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:41.625"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.17 Rem. Fireball
Caliber:.17 Rem. Fireball
Capacity:5
Features:Discontinued
Integral muzzle brake; vented fore-end; and overmold grips
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/OD green
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:7.5 pounds
Barrel Length:22"
Twist:1 in 9"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:41.625"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.243 Win.
Caliber:.243 Win.
Capacity:4
Features:Integral muzzle brake; vented fore-end; and overmold grips
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/OD green
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:7.5 pounds
Barrel Length:22"
Twist:1 in 9.125"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:41.625"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.204 Ruger
Caliber:.204 Ruger
Capacity:5
Features:Integral muzzle brake; vented fore-end; and overmold grips
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/OD green
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:7.5 pounds
Barrel Length:22"
Twist:1 in 12"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:41.625"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.22-250 Rem.
Caliber:.22-250 Rem.
Capacity:4
Features:Integral muzzle brake; vented fore-end; and overmold grips
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/OD green
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:7.5 pounds
Barrel Length:22"
Twist:1 in 14"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:41.625"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
.308 Win.
Caliber:.308 Win.
Capacity:5
Features:Integral muzzle brake; vented fore-end; and overmold grips
Action:Bolt
Stock:Synthetic/A-TACS Digital Camo
Synthetic/OD green
Material/Finish:Carbon steel/blue
Scope:Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Website:http://www.remington…
Weight:7.5 pounds
Barrel Length:22"
Twist:1 in 12"
Length of Pull:13.375"
Overall Length:41.625"
Drop at Comb:1.125"
Drop at Heel:1.375"
MSRP$825.00

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