Cousin Allen and Jody review the Remington Model 700 VTR rifle.

This all started when our Uncle Delbert decided to challenge Allen and I to a shoot out this coming spring.  Uncle Del said we were going to start at 100 yards and then increase the yardage out to 400 yards.  Knowing our Uncle, he is setting us up.  He’s probably already practiced and has the right equipment.  We needed to also come with the right rifle for the task.

Of course we wanted a bolt action rifle for accuracy and we settled on the Remington Model 700 VTR rifle.  This is a review of the features of the Remington 700 VTR.  First, the rifle just has a really cool look to it.  The stock is green color with black insets.Here is Remington’s link for the specifications and overview of the Remington VTR 700 rifle. Click Here


We selected the .308 version of the rifle.  The rifle looks very cool because instead of a round barrel, it has a triangular 22″ barrel.  The reasons for the trianglar barrel are for added strength and despensation of heat if a lot of rounds are sent down range.  The triangular barrel also has a muzzle break on the top of the barrel.  The gun is light weight at 7.5 pounds without ammo and scope.

The Remington VTR will hold 4 rounds of .308 ammo and the .223 model holds five.  It does not use a  bottom magazine clip but ammo is placed from the top of the gun through the ejector port.  The ammo can be released by releasing the floor plate.

The other very nice feature of the Remington 700 VTR is that all 700 models now ship with Remington’s X-Mark Pro trigger.  Remington adjusts the trigger to 3.5 pounds and it can be adjusted with a 1/16″ hex wrench.  The trigger is very smooth and a nice benefit.

We placed a Nikon Monarch 4-16×42 scope on it and took it to the farm.  We started sighting in the scope at a 100 yards and got good groupings.  Even out of the box, we got a dead bulls eye.  We like the Remington 700 VTR rifle for it’s light weight, X-Mark Pro tripper and it’s accuracy.  It can drive tacks.  We are going to use this gun in our up coming shoot out with our Uncle Delbert and we will post video of the event.  We recommend purchasing the Remington 700 VTR rifle.  It’s fun to shoot, light recoil, easy trigger and accurate.