Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by lionking, Aug 28, 2021.
I'm a lefty shooter btw though do right side bolts anyway if needed
thanks for the advice, I am not schooled on the stock either not sure if it is some cheapo with cheapo bipod , just thought the price for rifle with a Leupold was a good deal and good deals are rare on armslist especially from a pawn shop,
Was wondering if was a precision rifle or a run of the mill 700 that just looks like it lol.
Definitely not Leupold. From their site, 1/4 MOA adjustments, pic clearly shows 1/2:
So, worthless scope, doubt even a nice stock would get an M700 to $900 range used
but if you do find a 700pss or vss with low round count and a real scope and want an old school setup, do it
@JDGray good eye! Pawn shops aren't necessarily gun people, might have seen Leupold on the mounts. Scope still doesn't look like much with 1/2 MOA adjustments, but the rest of the package has potential...
Nice Left-Handed rifle. I'd have turned the front scope mount around, to create more space between rings, stronger arrangement. BTW, the mounts look crooked. Could be the image, but looks like they aren't quite vertical.
I'd be weary that the scope is possibly not a Leopold. Though the mounts are (and I don't particularly care for that style).
Edit: In light of @Legionnaire info, it may be a legitimate Leopold scope. But fakes do exist and I would have it vetted by Leopold after purchase.
ETA: Had to do some digging, but it looks like this scope. Vari-X III LR/T M3 with illuminated reticle; 1 MOA elevation and 1/2 MOA windage turrets. I'd definitely go to the shop and get a first-hand look at that setup. Looks to me like a good deal; nice rig from the mid 1980s make that late 1990s or thereabouts.
is a Leupold, as Legionnaire is implying, then the set-up might well be a bargain, assuming the condition is good (bore, lock-up, etc.).
Remington heavy barrel .308 with Leupold scope that deems excellent condition like in gotboost link, and HS precision stock like in JD link and its free float, Harris SL bipod and Pelican case, $975 out the door. Biggest problem with testing it 500 yards and more is not having access to a long range unless I want to drive 100 miles
Everything seems legit I guess once in a while a great bargain can be had after all even from the internet.
Oh, and I agree with @Picher; turn the front scope base around.
thanks seems like I got a good deal, everything seems legit like in links posted by members. When summer ends I'll be back at the range in the meantime gonna get various match ammo to test, no I don't reload yet. I only have access to a 200 yard range (open once a month) which kind of short distance for this rifle but for now that will have to do.
Am wondering what exact model this 700 is and what year made. Bore looks good, scope so far seems good, we will see.
Should be a date code on the left side of the barrel just in front of the receiver. More info here.
I'm guessing it started life as a VSS, the short action version of the Sendero.
@lionking, any chance of a range report?
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