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Old 03-04-2017, 10:10 PM   #1
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Anyone have any experience with the newer remington 7600 carbines? Are they as good as the older ones were?
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My dads was bought new in 1994, and it's a great shooting gun. A .30-06. He's shot a pile of deer with it, all with core lokt 180gr.


Don't know about the new ones. But that rifle is a good one.


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Anyone have any experience with the newer remington 7600 carbines? Are they as good as the older ones were?
The older ones were actually the 760 carbines and some had a straight stock not made for a scope. If you wanted to have a "Benoit" style big woods gun with peep sights then retrofitting the 7600 with a straight stock will make the gun similar to the old 760. I fitted mine with a matching Remington shotgun stock and it turned out great. The gun shoots great and without a scope is a joy to carry while hunting the rugged mountains of northern VT and New Hampshire.
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How is the accuracy and reliability on these newer ones? I handled one at gander mountain and they felt "solid" but not as solid as the older ones. But the older ones I've shot and handled had a wood stock and the 30-06 carbine I handled had a synthetic stock on it.
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I don't think you'll be disappointed.
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I handled a new one this year and they don,t even put swivel studs in em.
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I had to get on the website to check, but you're correct. no sling studs. I emailed remington to ask about this. Interested to see how/if they respond.
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I,ll be anxious to hear what lame excuse they give you.
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I'd like to pick one up in .35 Whelen someday.
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