SOLD FOR: $1633
Model: Custom Model 700
Serial Number: G6769171
Year of Manufacture: 2000s
Caliber: .308 Win.
Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle. The chassis accepts detachable magazines and is installed with a single shot sled.
Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked with the serial number at the breech. The bolt is marked “9171”. The left side of the barrel is marked “REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY INC. ILION NY .308 WIN.”. The left side of the lower portion of the chassis is marked “ELISEO R5”.
Barrel Length: 26″
Sights / Optics: The front of the barrel has been modified and installed with a target sight base but the sight is missing. The top of the receiver is installed with a one-piece base and a pair of rings holding a Konuspro M30 8.5-32×52 scope. The scope has some scattered light handling marks. The scope has a mil-dot reticle that can illuminate either red or blue. The glass is clear and the scope rates in about Excellent condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The chassis is an Eliseo R5 chassis with a tubular handguard, contoured tactical pistol grip, adjustable comb height, and a fully adjustable rubber buttpad. The bottom of the handguard is installed with a handstop. There are some scattered light handling marks. There is some finish loss on the bottom of the handguard from use with the handstop. The LOP currently measures 12 3/8″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad but can be collapsed 5/8″ or extended 2 1/4″. The pad has some light wear. The stock rates in about Fine Plus overall condition.
Type of Finish: Matte Black Barreled Action with Tan Chassis
Finish Originality: Original, the chassis is not original to the barreled action.
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 95% of its metal finish. The bolt handle has been modified and has two screws where it attaches to the bolt body, a new knob has also been installed. There are some scattered little scuffs on the matte black parts. The tan chassis has a few scuffs and little marks through the finish. There is scattered handling wear. There is standard operational wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The safety has been removed. 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, a secondary PNW sight set, and a single shot sled magazine adapter.
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. Remington had been producing sporting rifles for decades, but their Post-WWI Model 30 Sporter took too much time & money to make and required too much milling. After WWII they designed the Model 721 which used a receiver made of bar stock, meaning it could be turned on a lathe, cutting production time & cost. The basic design of the 721 went through further developments under the direction of engineer Mike Walker, and Remington went on to produce the Model 722 and Model 725, and finally, in 1962, the Model 700 was born. With the design, Walker desired to increase accuracy over previous designs so tight bore & chamber tolerances, a short leade, and fast lock time were used. Since its inception in 1962, it has been produced in just about any caliber and configuration you could think of. If it hasn’t there are custom parts and gunsmiths out there to get it exactly how you like. This one has been customized and has been installed with a Eliseo R5 chassis and topped with a Konuspro scope. The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp, this rifle promises to be a tack driver. Please see our photos and good luck!