SOLD FOR: $ 2025
Model: 700 BDL
Serial Number: G6346340
Year of Manufacture: 2003 (EX Date Code)
Caliber: .222 Rem.
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, NY followed by “222 REM.”. The left side of the chamber is marked “EX”. The right side of the barrel is marked with inspectors marks at the breech. The bottom of the bolt is matched and marked “6340”.
Barrel Length: 24”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a beaded blade set on a serrated ramped blade screwed to the barrel. The rear of the barrel has an elevation ramp and a slider but there is no sight attached. The top of the receiver is installed with a one-piece base and rings holding a Weaver 15×42 scope. The scope has a couple of scattered scuffs and light handling marks. There is a scrape that has removed portions of surface metal on the focal lens housing. The scope has a duplex reticle and the glass is clear, the scope rates in about Fine Plus 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 little scratches through the finish on the nosecap. There are a few little nicks through the finish, most noticeable on the left side at the receiver. There are a few light handling marks. There are a few draglines and some light handling marks. The checkering is strong. The LOP measures approximately 13 1/2” from the front of the trigger to the back of the checkered black plastic Remington buttplate. The plate has some light wear and the checkering is mostly sharp. The stock rates in about Fine Plus 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. There are a couple of tiny nicks on the rear of the bolt. The receiver has some light handling wear. There is a bit of light thinning on the edge of the muzzle. There are some light handling marks on the bolt handle. There are a couple light tiny marks on the edge of the trigger guard. The markings are clear. The screw sockets are strong. Overall, this rifle rates in about 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: Included is the previously described scope and a Vero Vellini neoprene sling.
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 .222 Remington cartridge and has a 24” barrel. This should be a great rifle to take target shooting or hunting and hitting your mark should be no problem with the included Weaver scope. Please see our photos and good luck!