SOLD FOR: $1350
Model: 700 BDL
Serial Number: B6817383
Year of Manufacture: 1986 (EG Date Code)
Caliber: 7mm Rem. Mag.
Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with Hinged Floorplate Magazine
Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked with the serial number at the breech and “Remington / MODEL 700” at the midsection. The left side of the barrel is marked with a warning above “REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY INC., ILION, N.Y. U.S.A.” and “7MM REM. MAG.”. The left side of the chamber is marked with an inspection mark and “EG D”. The right side of the barrel is marked with inspectors marks at the breech. The bottom of the bolt is matched and hand-marked “7383”.
Barrel Length: 24”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a beaded blade dovetailed into a serrated ramped base screwed to the barrel. The rear sight is a “U” notched sight on a slider on an elevation ramp fixed to the rear of the barrel and is adjustable for windage and elevation. The top of the receiver is installed with a pair of bases and rings holding a Leupold 2×7 VARI-X IIc scope. The scope has some scattered little marks on the focal lens housing. There is some finish loss on the edge of the focal lens bell. The scope has a duplex reticle and the glass is clear, the scope rates in about Fine condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is skipline checkered wood with black caps, white spacers, brass reinforcing pin, and a fluted Monte Carlo comb with a cheekpiece. There are a few light handling marks and draglines. There are some scuffs, compressions, and a couple of little scrapes. Some of the most noticeable marks on the stock are on the left side at about the action, left side of the buttstock down by the sling stud, and on the belly around the sling stud. The checkering is intact and strong. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures approximately 13 3/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the black rubber Remington buttpad. The pad has some wear at the heel and toe. The stock rates in about Fine overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The barrel has a couple of little marks and scuffs. The most noticeable marks into the finish on the barrel are to the right side of the front sight riser. There is some thinning on the edge of the muzzle. The bottom metal has a couple of little marks through the finish. The receiver has light handling wear. The bolt handle has some light thinning and is slightly plum. The markings are clear. The screw heads show light use. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included is the previously described Leupold scope.
Our Assessment: The Remington 700 needs no introduction, it has been one of the most popular bolt action rifles in America for decades, seeing use in target shooting, hunting, and in law enforcement and has been produced in just about any caliber and configuration you could think of. This BDL is chambered for the powerful and popular 7mm Remington Magnum and has a 24” barrel, blued finish, and skipline checkered wood stock. This should be a great rifle to take target shooting or hunting and hitting your mark should be no problem with the included Leupold scope. Please see our photos and good luck!