Remington 2013 Model 700 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Rifle

Remington 700 RMEF

Remington announced their 2013 limited edition model 700 to benefit the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF).  For the past 13 years, Remington has produced a limited run of rifles for the RMEF, with all profits going to benefit the conservation group.

Remington 700 RMEF

This year’s commemorative rifle is a 700 XCR II chambered in .257 Weatherby.  It has a 26″ barrel and Remington’s X-Mark Pro trigger.  The X-Mark Pro is user adjustable and set at 3.5 pounds from the factory.

XCR stands for “Xtreme Condition Rifle,” which is exactly what this line of guns is designed for.

Action

Bolt

BBL Length

26 inches

Overall Length

46 ½  inches

Avg. Weight

7 5/8 pounds

Stock Material

Synthetic with Hogue overmolded grip panels

Stock Finish

Realtree AP Hardwoods

BBL Material

416 Stainless Steel

BBL Finish

Matte Black – Trinyte

MSRP

$1134.25

The .257 Weatherby is a belted magnum cartridge that traces its roots back to the mid-1940’s.  It is based on the .375 H&H Magnum case and uses a .25-caliber bullet.





Richard Johnson

An advocate of gun proliferation zones, Richard is a long time shooter, former cop and internet entrepreneur. Among the many places he calls home is http://www.gunsholstersandgear.com/.


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