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.



    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



    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.

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