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Remington Model 798 and 799
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2006 4:31 pm    Post subject: Remington Model 798 and 799 Reply with quote

Folks,

Any thoughts on Remington's new rifles based on the Mauser 98 action?

These are the same Zastava commercial rifles that used to be sold by Charles Daly. Remington is now marketing them and the prices went up. All the best...
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2006 4:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Remington Model 798 and 799 Reply with quote

This is from the Remington website. I tried to post the link and was not successful. All the best...
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"Model 798.â„¢ The Model 98 Mauser Action Is Alive And, Well, Better Than Ever.

American soldiers brought it back from both world wars, and America’s oldest gunmaker is proud to bring one of the most trusted bolt actions of all time – the Model 98 Mauser – back into mainstream production. That’s right, you no longer have to rely on military surplus supplies or high-cost custom gunmakers to get your hands on this classic. Long revered for its superior strength, smooth, reliable cartridge feed and inherent accuracy, it’s now available from Remington in a wide range of modern calibers, both short and long action. And we reworked these rifles from butt to bore to meet the aesthetic and performance demands of today’s hunter and shooter.

The long-action Model 798â„¢ (square-bridge Mauser 98) features a richly blued barrel and receiver, and American-made brown laminated stock. To dampen recoil, we added a one-inch rubber butt pad. Barrels are clean, and receivers are drilled and tapped for standard Mauser 98 (long- and short-action) scope mounts.

Expect silky, ultra-positive feeding and ejection, rock-solid durability and exceptionally fast lock time. Influencing the design of virtually every bolt action made today, the Model 98 Mauser never died. It just needed a revival. We’re sure you’ll agree our version was worth the wait."

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2006 7:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Remington Model 798 and 799 Reply with quote

www.remington.com/prod...el_798.asp
www.remington.com/prod...el_799.asp

There you are.............

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2006 9:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Remington Model 798 and 799 Reply with quote

I hope Remington does alright with them,I wonder how the price will compare to a 700.The Remington rifle that caught my eye is the new Model 7CDL
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2006 9:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Remington Model 798 and 799 Reply with quote

1895ss wrote:
www.remington.com/products/firearms/centerfire_rifles/model_798.asp
www.remington.com/prod...el_799.asp

There you are.............

Thanks for the link mate. Hey, that is one nice looking rifle, well in the pic anyway. Will be definitely having a look at one when they get out here...in about 5 years I reckon. Laughing

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 6:41 am    Post subject: Re: Remington Model 798 and 799 Reply with quote

1985ss,
Thanks for the links. All the best...
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 7:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Remington Model 798 and 799 Reply with quote

Vince wrote:
1895ss wrote:
www.remington.com/products/firearms/centerfire_rifles/model_798.asp
www.remington.com/prod...el_799.asp

There you are.............

Thanks for the link mate. Hey, that is one nice looking rifle, well in the pic anyway. Will be definitely having a look at one when they get out here...in about 5 years I reckon. Laughing

Cheers, Vince

You are all welcome gents.
I think you're right Vince, they are nice looking............ Ahhhhh so many guns to buy and so little time to use them all.

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