Evidently went back to the factory twice. Then if you are going to use it for hunting, put a new trigger on it. You can lead a Man to Congress, but you can't make him Think Milton Berle Due to the rising cost of Ammunition a Warning Shot will no longer be fired, Thank You For Your Understanding. Had they somehow sensed our presence and moved off? The Model 700 was also designed by Mike Walker and largely continues the 721 design with modern aesthetic improvements. An adjustable trigger on the 783 can be changed in the range of about 2 - 5 lbs trigger pull and comes set from the factory at a nice 3. The bull was no more that 75 yards away, but angling slightly away from us.
In fact Bob collected most of his plains game and a leopard with it. They were fine and innovative guns in any sense but particularly within their price point. In 1844, Remington's oldest son, Philo, joined him in his business. I climbed a low tree and there they were about 300 yds. Before long, we were gratified to hear a branch break and realized we were close. When Dad first passed away and that 721 began it's procession thru our family, I was working on load development for my two Model 70s.
He could appear anytime now, but instead a hyena came strolling warily along and stood at the base of the tree. Dial back 65 years to 1948. The first was a redesign of the receiver from a billet-machined structure to a round profile. I will edit entries into this first post. My idea of modifying the stock did not include routing out a recess for the trigger guard. Iskra provides a good tip about the extractor; I think they may well have been more durable than the 700 design but they are different and if one is broken you will probably end up having a Sako type extractor fitted which is expensive.
We scrambled out of the blind and when we reached the base of the tree, found a very large and beautiful male leopard in his prime stone dead. Each partner had an equal share of the firm, which was renamed Remington Arms Co. Accuracy of the remington as good as or better than most 700's I've shot! I guess I'm just looking for a little peace-of-mind. The same trigger and safety were used in the subsequent Model 700 and eventually came under criticism due to safety concerns. I wondered if the Longoria rifle I was examining would acquit itself as well. It is a bolt action with a straight grain, walnut stock and a blue, 24-inch barrel.
Anyway, the gun was beat up pretty bad. During the next few days, a large eland bull, and an outstanding waterbuck were bagged with the. As other American and import rifle makers faced a sea of surplus competition with a price gulf, Remington offered a commercial American made rifle from a big manufacturer at a competitive price. I eased up the bank very carefully and there they were about a 100 yds. The bullet had entered exactly where it should have, had Stash been aiming through the scope. I used Winchester and Remington 150-grain loads for velocity comparison using a ProChrono unit, with results as follows: Winchester Super-X 150-grain Power Point: Average velocity, 2657 fps Extreme Spread, 48 fps; Standard Deviation 18 fps. I know that the truth lies somewhere in the middle and am hoping for people with real world experience like you will help me out.
Ruined in the sense that someone with no checkering experience tried to checker the forend and grip. A large amount of meat had been consumed from a warthog indicating either a very large leopard or more than one animal had fed. I own one in 30-06 and paid 400 for it in 90-95% condition. He had a Model 70 Winchester in the same caliber and I wanted one too. The round receiver can be produced on a lathe rather than requiring a mill.
I was looking at Stash. Here visibility was better, and we hoped to catch a glimpse of the bulls before they realized we were following them. I believe that Remington won't charge for the update on your rifle, and as it's not going to be a Camp Perry class rifle, I doubt that you would be disappointed with having it altered. Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! As we waited with bated breath, he moved and we could finally see the other one. How to participate in the Safety Modification Program Complete the General Repair Form and send or deliver your firearm and the completed repair form to: Remington Arms Company, Inc. It may not have the collector appeal of a Winchester model 70, but I think it is a stronger action and one fine rifle.
I want to be fair to him value wise. Plenty of time for tuning later. A friend kindly brought a premium-grade Douglas barrel from the United States for me, which was fitted to the Model 721 by an excellent gunsmith friend of mine in South Africa. And i've also noticed that it is about an inch or so longer than my friends. There are a number of factors which would drive this - whether the rifle has been modified from its military configuration i. It works like this: get the winning bid on the gun and then later donate back to another auction when someone is in need. When they got to about 80 yds.
Value of a 51 like all collectible firearms is greatly dependent on condition, condition, and condition. The business expanded through the 1850s, and handgun production began in 1857 with the introduction of the Remington-Beals pocket revolver. On the trigger, wear on those older guns is the problem, but it takes a lot of use and most are safe. Take it to a reputable gun dealer to … be examined and appraised, as it was made in various grades which can generate serious collector interest. I installed a Simmons 4-14X Whitetail Classic and fired three-shot groups at fifty yards using three factory loads and one handload, all using 150-grain spitzer bullets. The scope is a cheap Western Field 3x9. Today many appreciate and collect samples from the 721 family particularly those in excellent condition or with rare features or uncommon calibers.