Remington 700 VTR


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sbarkowski
December 11, 2008, 04:38 PM
This gun has caught my intrest since I first saw it but there is very little info on how it actually performs. I know many dont like it because they believe it to be a marketing scheme. I for one like the the way it looks and after I picked one up I was hooked. Nice positive griping surfaces, well balanced and light enough to carry all day. Im stuck between this and the SPS Varmint which is considerably heavier. I was just wondering if anyone has any pictures of grouping from an unmodified out-of-the-box version using off the shelf ammo? Some info on the how the trigger performs perhaps? How about snow and other foreign matter gettin in the muzzel break cut-outs while hunting?

Thanks guys.

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fireman 9731
December 11, 2008, 05:52 PM
I have one in 22-250 and love it!

I dont have nay pics of groups right now, but I can get .5 MOA with handloads, right around 1-1.25 MOA with factory.

As far as twigs and snow in the muzzle brake, I havent had any problems, it hasnt been out in the snow yet but I have had it in quite a bit of brush. I just give it a little jiggle and glance at it before I shoot. even if it did cause any problems, it would be made up for by the great sight picture you can maintain while shooting.

ravenwolf71
December 11, 2008, 06:36 PM
I have one in .308 and can do under an 1" at 100yds. I love it.

sbarkowski
December 11, 2008, 08:01 PM
with factory ammo?

I'd like to see some pics of ppl's rigs also if there are any available.

MT GUNNY
December 11, 2008, 08:12 PM
http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=89003&d=1228928794

Ive been able to achieve 1MOA In Prone with That Burris Scope, Winchester Ammo.

MT GUNNY
December 11, 2008, 08:16 PM
Oh Ya! I forgot! This last Summer it Took out about 25 Ground Squirrels, at ranges From 25 to 150Yards.

sbarkowski
December 11, 2008, 08:39 PM
That scope comes in that color or is it custom work? Nice btw.

MT GUNNY
December 11, 2008, 08:59 PM
http://www.burrisoptics.com/fftactical.html

Stock Color on the scope.

Tang419
January 26, 2009, 03:42 PM
I just came into a VTR in .22-250. Havent got it yet, so Im wondering how everyone still likes theirs ? I got it in NIB condition, with a 24x Bushnell and Harris Bi-Pod.

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