SOLD FOR: $1180
Model: 700 VSSF, Varmint Synthetic Stainless Fluted
Serial Number: S6279831
Year of Manufacture: 1995 (KP Datecode)
Caliber: .223 Remington
Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with Hinged Floorplate
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 CO. INC., ILION, N.Y. U.S.A.”, “223 REM”, and is also marked with an inspection mark and “KP 18” at the receiver. The right side of the barrel is marked with magnaflux, proof, and test marks at the breech. The bolt is matched to the rifle and the bottom is marked “9831”.
Barrel Length: 26” Fluted
Sights / Optics: There is no provision for iron sights. The top of the receiver has two pairs of drilled and tapped holes.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is textured composite with gray webbing, a pistol grip, a straight comb, and a black rubber buttpad. There are some light handling marks and some of the texturing is slightly smooth. There are some scattered light handling marks. The LOP measures 13 1/2” from the front of the trigger to the back of the basketweave rubber Remington buttpad. The buttpad has some light wear. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless
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. There are a few little rubs and scuffs, some have caused smooth spots to the matte stainless finish, most noticeable on the barrel at the muzzle. There is a smooth line on the barrel at the front of the chamber that goes around the circumference of the barrel. There are some light handling marks and standard operational wear. The markings are strong, the screw heads are sharp to lightly worn with strong sockets. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine-Excellent 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: None.
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. The 700 has been made in just about any configuration you can imagine, and if it hasn’t the parts are out there for you to do it yourself. This example has a 26″ fluted barrel chambered for .223 Remington, a textured synthetic stock with a straight comb, and a stainless finish. This one will be great for target shooting or varmint hunting as soon as you install an optic of your choice. This is a proven American classic and something you definitely need if you have not added one to your arsenal yet! Please see our photos and good luck!