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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-06-2010, 02:50 AM Thread Starter
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first time bolt action buyer, have questions

i had lots of hand guns. but now im really wanting a long gun, im getting my x-mas bonus next month, i already know i want a remington 700 308, my questions are,

ware and when to buy new/used. im only going to use it for sport shooting, already found some bad ass stocks on ebay, also would like scope recommendations $200-400 for 500 yeard shooting? thanks
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I don't know about local places to buy, but I like budsgunshop.com if you are looking for online retailers. I got my Rem 700 SPS Tactical from there. They seem to have the lowest price most of the time and very fast shipping. I did some looking on this forum and the Nikon Monarch series scopes were being recommended over Luepold so I went with this one for ~$390:

http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/p...ducts_id/47639

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-06-2010, 12:46 PM Thread Starter
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Just checked out the website. Damn good prices.
How does online buying work? Some type of background check.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-06-2010, 01:37 PM
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You buy it online and have it shipped to a local ffl for a fee of aound 25-35 at most places. They will do the background check there and then you go home .

If you fail the background check i dont know what happens from there.

What you might call solitude is something i look forward to.
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There is a link floating around here that has a way to seach for FFLs around your area. Buds Gun Shop has one on their website:
http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/ffl.php

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-06-2010, 08:24 PM
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Riverofguns.com for used.

Buy used n save money!
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-06-2010, 08:54 PM
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For 500yrd shooting the sps is a good starting place I would recommend starting bone stock and grow with it but YMMV

As far as optics for 500yrd a 4-12x40 or x50 would be ideal Personally I have had bad luck with the Nikons shifting zero so I never recommend them

Last time I was at cabelas they had a nice ziess in the bargain cave for $545 and the prices in there are not firm
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I got a buddy selling a Tikka T3 Lite in .308 and Nikon Monarch scope (4-16x). It's a tack driving bolt action.

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-07-2010, 12:07 AM Thread Starter
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cool,thanks guys
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