Customizing the Remington 700 — Part 2

Hollandby Darrell Holland
www.darrellhollandguns.com

The Remington 700 rifle platform is very popular, with millions of rifles made. It’s also a versatile platform on which to build a custom rifle. I will explain different aspects you should consider when planning a custom build. Hopefully, you will be in a better position to decide what you really need for your own application or for your customer’s, and how to get the most from your investment, in terms of both time and money.

The second and final part of this great article by AGI Instructor Darrell Holland. If you missed Part 1, you can find it by clicking here.

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Customizing the Remington 700 — Part 1

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by Darrell Holland
www.darrellhollandguns.com

The Remington 700 rifle platform is very popular, with millions of rifles made. It’s also a versatile platform on which to build a custom rifle. I will explain different aspects you should consider when planning a custom build. Hopefully, you will be in a better position to decide what you really need for your own application or for your customer’s, and how to get the most from your investment, in terms of both time and money.

(This article first appeared here in 2013, but it generated so much interest I have repeated it for new subscribers –ed)

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Lessons Learned The Hard Way Are Often Worth Repeating!

HollandBy Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

and Hunting Guru

The 2009 hunting season was looking pretty grim. I had just built a new .280 Remington on my Signature Series Action and wrapped it with a new adjustable comb rifle stock. I was anxious to “christen” this new rifle, but the tag draws were unkind to me and I was left in the cold with nowhere to hunt. At the urging of a friend, I managed to find some over the counter tags allowing me to hunt. Idaho elk and Wyoming antelope were now on the menu. Continue reading


Ruger Precision Rifle–Bench Evaluation

with Darrell Holland
AGI Instructor and Long Range Shooting Specialist

The Ruger Precision Rifle has been available for some time now, but this video evaluation of the platform from last year is still very informative if you are considering getting one of these rifles. AGI’s Darrell Holland is a true expert on the subject of precision long range shooting, so you can trust his evaluation of this firearm to be right on the money. Continue reading


Tips for the Woodsman–Rifle Cleaning Part 2

HollandBy Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

If you are a hunter or long-range rifle shooter, you know how important it is to have your rifle as clean as you can get it, and lubricated properly. But there is a good chance you may not be doing that correctly. In this 2nd video (CLICK HERE if you missed Part 1) Darrell Holland shows us how to finish off your rifle cleaning with correct lubrication techniques. Continue reading


Tips for the Woodsman–Rifle Cleaning Part 1

HollandBy Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

If you are a hunter or long-range rifle shooter, you know how important it is to have your rifle as clean as you can get it, and lubricated properly. But there is a good chance you may not be doing that correctly. In this video (Part 1 of 2) Darrell Holland shows his best method of getting your barrel as clean as possible and completely free of fouling. Part 2 will follow next week, so watch for it. Continue reading


Training Tip for Hunters and Shooters

HollandWith Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

The fall hunting season is upon us and it’s time to make sure your shooting skills have not gone sour over the summer. AGI’s Darrell Holland offers a great tip for practicing your rifle technique when you can’t get to the range, or even out of the house.

Air rifles are not just your daddy’s BB gun anymore, and can provide that much-needed practice, and even just some plain old fun. They are affordable (well, mostly) and cheap to shoot as well. I (your editor) usually take mine camping with me so I can have a little fun target shooting with making too much noise and annoying the “neighbors”. Continue reading