Remington Model 700 Xtreme Hunting Rifle

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Remington have taken the popular Model 700 VTR concept onboard and beefed it up for a medium / large game version called the Remington Model 700 (XHR) Xtreme Hunting Rifle.

Model 700 XHR. Click to expand.

It features:

* Distinctive triangular barrel (like the VTR) which is patent pending.
* 24″ barrel on standard action and 26″ for belted magnum and Rem Ultra mag cartridges.
* Counter bored muzzle.
* Real tree camo
* Hogue rubberized stock
* SuperCell recoil pad system.
* Jeweled bolt.

Further enhancing the performance of the Model 700 XHR is the new X-Mark Pro™ Adjustable trigger. The advanced design allows for consistent 3 ½ pound trigger pulls set directly from the factory. Should you feel the need; the trigger can be externally adjusted within a range of 2 pounds (3 to 5 pounds) with the included tool.


Action: Bolt/Short, Long, Magnum and Ultra Mag
Barrel Length: 24 inches, 26 inches (Ultra Mag)
Overall Length: 44 1/2 inches, 46 1/2 inches (Ultra Mag)
Avg. Weight: 7 lbs, 7 1/8 lbs (Ultra Mag)
Stock Material: Synthetic w/Overmold
Stock Finish: Realtree AP HD
Barrel Finish: Blasted Black Oxide

The MSRP is $879 (Short/Long) and $905 (Magnum/Ultra Mag).

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Chris708 Chris708 on Nov 09, 2012

    Got one XHR that is..Love it!!! Soots under 1/2 inch groups with factory ammo. 7mm08 remington core loct 140gr.. BAD A..

  • RedBeard86 RedBeard86 on Apr 18, 2013

    I have the xhr in a .300 win mag. Looking to find out if anyone has any info on a better recoil pad this thing kicks hard?