NEW GUN!!!!

Discussion in 'Rifle Talk' started by markIVbigblock, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. markIVbigblock

    markIVbigblock Super Member

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    wooohooo I just bought my first new gun in a while. I had originally put an order in for a ruger #1 in .375 H&H but was then told I would have to wait 6 months so to hell w/ that I went to the gun dealer and handled every rifle he had I didnt care what the caliber I wanted a new one so I ended up w/ a remington 700 CDL in .270 Its soooo smooth and it locks up nice and tight and had a nice hunk of wood on it the only gun I say that even came close was a tikka or a sako? i cant remember but it locked up NICE and it was smooth but I thought for a grand it had some crap wood and I didnt think the finish on the rifle was up to par for a 1k$ rifle so i spent a bit less and got the gun I feel was the best he had in the store

    Aaron
     
  2. goldeyeslayer

    goldeyeslayer Well-Known Member

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    does the cdl have the same action as the bdl?
     

  3. markIVbigblock

    markIVbigblock Super Member

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    yeah but the cdl has a jeweled bolt wooo I know big deal right? the main differences are in finish and the CDL doesnt have open sights but it was only 10$ more than the BDL and i figured id get somethin different than everyone else and I liked the finish on the CDL better and it has better wood

    Aaron
     
  4. 8pointduck

    8pointduck Super Member

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    What I know about it is that Remington wanted to modernize the old 70's looking BDL so they did and renamed it the CDL. It seems they a slicked the action up a little bit more.
     
  5. markIVbigblock

    markIVbigblock Super Member

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    ur right 8point I tried a couple BDL's and then 2 CDL's and it seemed smoother.

    Aaron
     
  6. Drop-Shot

    Drop-Shot Super Member

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    congrats aaron on what I think is a super rifle.I looked at several also but the remington was so smooth and locked up tight.Stay in school and get educated and make the local deer population nervous.Drop-Shot
     
  7. Jeff23

    Jeff23 Well-Known Member

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    Congrats, MarkIV--that's the way to buy a rifle: just because ya want to! Just did it myself. :)
     
  8. markIVbigblock

    markIVbigblock Super Member

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    WOOHOOOO ! my new scope just got here (leupold vari-xIII 3.5-10x40) I cant wait to go sight it in BTW I heard someone on the site B*tching that there was no covers that came w/ leupold scopes well i bought mine used and it came w/ butler creek caps that i took off so if u want them all u hafta do is let me know and pay the shipping and they r urs it may not be worth it i really dont know what they cost

    Aaron
     
  9. 8pointduck

    8pointduck Super Member

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    All right Aaron! You better slow down or you gonna find yourself like the rest of us..........in the poor house :lol:
     
  10. TXVAshooter

    TXVAshooter Super Member

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    markIV-

    Greatness! Congrats on the new rifle. You're on your way to having the best sickness available in this world, an addiction to guns. Be wary though, it'll cost you a few women, friends, and other thigs along the way, nothing a good dog and some shooting friends can't make up for. THen, you might even get lucky and find a gal that'll shoot with you. And that just might be heaven on earth. I found mine bout three years ago, happily married now, but enough about that, I'm gonna go get a new gun today, methinks, ya'll have inspired me.

    TXVA
     
  11. Drop-Shot

    Drop-Shot Super Member

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    It's too pretty to use.Drop-Shot
     
  12. Drop-Shot

    Drop-Shot Super Member

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    My understanding is they took the 700 action and made it tighter,and I don't think in your lifetime you,.,,will ever shoot lloose the recoil lug in the new action.there are so many new guns and remington wanted an ace in the hole.Break the barrel in and enjoy remingtons answere to alot of newer rifles.tHEY ARE AGAINST MANY NEW AND GOOD RIFLES.BUT THEY HAVE THERE ACE IN THE HOLE.DROp-Shot
     
  13. Drop-Shot

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    Oh by the way 8pointduck,I would have to make more money to have the luxary of living in the poor house.I have many many guns but no money to speak of.Drop-Shot
     
  14. Drop-Shot

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    jeff23 I think my question didn't go through,I was wondering how accurate the ruger you got back from the factory and did you make a decision on lapping the barrel?Drop-Shot
     
  15. Jeff23

    Jeff23 Well-Known Member

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    Hiya DropShot--

    Yep, the rifle came back greatly improved in about 10 days. See my post here:

    http://www.shootingworld.com/bbs/viewtopic.php?t=289

    I doubt whether the trigger would satisfy a serious benchrest shooter, but for a hunting rifle it's just dandy. :)