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Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by EastonTexas, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. EastonTexas

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    Remington 700 5r pr Bergar b14 hmr?
     
  2. jmr40

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    I've owned a bunch of 700's over the years and still own one. My Bergara is the B14 Hunter, but is the same basic rifle. The Bergara is a 700 clone that addresses the 700's flaws. I'd go Bergara over 700 every time. But I'd take a Tikka CTR over both. My Bergara is 6.5 CM, the CTR is 308.

    https://www.tikka.fi/rifles/tikka-t3x/t3x-compact-tactical-rifle
     
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    Bergara....
     
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  4. troy fairweather

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    yup bergara.
     
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    For features, I would prefer the Bergara, but after some time with a local precision rifle smith looking at a few Bergaras on the lathe, it seems machining quality at Remington is considerably more consistent and yields a more true action.
     
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    Bergara.
     
  7. sparkyv

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    Remington...nope, just kidding. Bergara.
     
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    For???

    Not knowing that makes a suggestion tougher than it has to be and sometimes “neither” is the response for what a person has in mind. So...hunting rig, mountain rifle, stalking Cape buffalo, or ringing steel?

    I’ve only handled a Bergara briefly, browsed specs, and read reviews. I own and have shot a few 700s. The Bergara looks to be a better iteration but I wouldn’t bet my money (or your’s) on it. If pressed I’d likely chose a different option all together (for hunting), but only as a preference.
     
  10. EastonTexas

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    I was thinking more of the 5r rifling vs normal. I'm not worried about weight. I'd like to target shoot and hunt with it. I handled the bergara it looked and felt good but I haven't bought anything yet. I also like the ruger hawkeye long range target model but not much reviews out on it right now
     
  11. Legionnaire
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    Toss up. I like Remingtons generally speaking. I'd like to shoot a Bergara. I might go with the latter just to make a personal assessment. The actions are basically the same design.
     
  12. Sebastian

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    Bergara.
     
  13. Newtosavage

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    I once watched a nice 8-minute video by Larry Potterfield about how to turn a Remington 700 into a Bergara. ;)
     
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  14. CANNONMAN

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    When you see the Bergara constantly hit .5 or less MOA it'll answer your quest. I called Larry P. and he told me he was out of the Bergaras so then he made the video mentioned above. [funny Newtosavage!]
     
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  15. EastonTexas

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    I got to hold the tikka t3x varmint today. It felt good. Felt a little heavy in the front with that barrel. Bolt was good. But still kinda liking the bergara. Not sure how much smaller profile the barrel is on it?
     
  16. Gtscotty

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    I'm not a huge fan of 700s, but the only Bergara HMR I've shot was quite a nice rifle. In that price range, the CTR certainly has a lot to offer.
     
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