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Thread: Remington 700 PCR SB Shorty

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fingbanger View Post
    Ok seriously. I’ve had my pre order on this for a year with CRAFM. Any new word on delivery. I see above that someone said last quarter of 2021. I’m getting bitchy.
    I doubt it, I don't think anything has come out of the Ilion plant since they went under.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fingbanger View Post
    Ok seriously. I’ve had my pre order on this for a year with CRAFM. Any new word on delivery. I see above that someone said last quarter of 2021. I’m getting bitchy.
    Pop a Midol and hunker down. Things aren't moving very fast or that matter haven't for some time now . The restructuring and then fabrication then distribution is going to take time . But you never know maybe there were some that never got out for shipping they may pop up in small batches. I did read that Rem did liquidate pallets of current stocks befor they chapter out .
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    From what I have read when the bankruptcy happened there were pallets of them ready to be shipped.

    So be patient
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    Quote Originally Posted by Camp Cook View Post
    I haven't reloaded for my 308 Win yet but from everything I've read I should be doing 2400fps with factory 150gr and max 2500fps with 150gr reloads.

    I have also checked into 125gr loads I should be getting max 2700fps with these.
    Load up date finally (yeah ok so I have been busy) on my 12.5" barreled Rem 700 PCR short rifle in 308 Win.

    Finally had time to do some reloading for this little rifle.

    I got onto the Hodgdon reloading site and looked up 15" pistol barrel loads for the 308 Win.

    Using Todbartel's quickload info and their data I put together some IMR3031 with 125gr Ballistic Tips and Accubond loads.

    First I finally checked the velocities of the factory ammo I had been using.

    Winchester 150gr Powerpoints gave me a surprisingly low velocity of 2250fps

    Remington 150gr CoreLoks gave me 2370fps I had been guessing they were giving me 2400fps

    47grs IMR3031 which is one grain below max load with the 125gr bullets are giving me my goal velocity of 2700fps = 4 shots gave me 2699fps - 2720fps without any pressure signs.

    What surprised me the first time I took a few shots with the 125gr reloads and 150gr at the same target at 100 yards was the Winchesters @ 2250fps were hitting 6" higher on the target than the 125gr loads now that I have finally chrono'ed the loads and see that there is a 460fps velocity difference I understand the major point of impact difference.

    I've now put together a few more 125gr loads with 1/2gr more powder I get 2740fps with this load and still no pressure signs.

    Next loads I want to test are I have some 165gr Partitions on the shelf thinking of working up a load with them for bear defense - larger game hunting.

    Just checked the Hornady ballistic chart the 125gr Accubonds @ 2720fps with a 200 yard zero is 2" high at 100 yards 1.8" high at 150 yards, 9" low @ 300 yards and 25" low at 400 yards.

    Not bad for a short 29" OAL rifle combo.









    edit to add ballistic chart

    Last edited by Camp Cook; 05-02-2021 at 04:18 PM.
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    Any updates?

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    Red deer shooting center is getting a handful of these from the distributor as a warehouse find apparently. Got my name on one! Wahoo!

    Unfortunately that means the BCL mrx bison has to go as I am on a limited budget with my baby coming in a couple of months. I have really been enjoying it, but .308 is my fav caliber and much more versatile, albeit more expensive to shoot. I've got a lot of reloading components stashed away for 308 though.

    So excited! :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by driller212 View Post
    Red deer shooting center is getting a handful of these from the distributor as a warehouse find apparently. Got my name on one! Wahoo!

    Unfortunately that means the BCL mrx bison has to go as I am on a limited budget with my baby coming in a couple of months. I have really been enjoying it, but .308 is my fav caliber and much more versatile, albeit more expensive to shoot. I've got a lot of reloading components stashed away for 308 though.

    So excited! :D
    I was able to secure one of these as well, he said they should see them this week. Thanks for sharing that they are getting some.
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    they still have a couple left.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbubba View Post
    they still have a couple left.....
    They won't last long. It's likely we won't see these in production ever again.
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    I believe they sold out.

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