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all depends what you want
and as soon as you look at the price
remember you get what you pay for
you dont pay for a lot, you get a package with a rifle and a scope, dont expect to get a lot
probably not gonna get any degree of accuracy or quality
i hadnt fired one but i know people who have who say its junk
dont get this if you are regulaly going to shoot
normally i reccomend the Remington 700P or Sendero in .300 WM but if you dont want to pay that much what about Savage, get a law enforcement model and get a decent rifle for generally $400, then get a scope, rifle, you can keep it under $650
 

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Ah, the 710

Last year, when my uncle had one I was curious and got the chance to shoot it, and hunt with it some. This one shot 2 inch groups as the norm. Which isn't bad for a hunting rifle, but it felt funny to me. Bolt was covered in plastic, receiver was too...action felt rough. Mostly, its a plastic rifle.

I think what Remington themselves said is true. If you hunt once and shoot a box of bullets a year, its the gun for you. If you want any more than that, I would steer clear. There are better rifles in the same price range.
 

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yes, i hadnt fired one myself but thats what i suspected the accuracy would be, suprised you got 2" groups with it, im not insulting your shooting skills, only the 710's accuracy
go with the Remington 700 which are generally great guns
though its called 710, a number close to 700, however its NOT a Rem 700 which in my opinion is a great action and the majority of world calss sniper rifles are based off it
 

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Remington 710

The Remington 710 is a piece of clinton.

I have no idea why anyone would buy such a piece. You can build a real rifle for less money than it takes to buy a 710

Just read Mel's post about his Twedish Mauser.

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Those average 2 inch groups, the remingtons fault.

The couple of four inch groups, my fault haha.

But, you're right. She's no 700. I would feel much better with a basic 700 ADL. At least no real corners were cut there, and oh yeah...the mounts and scope that came with the 710 were junk too, but thats true for almost all package economy hunting rifles
 

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Re: Remington 710

madgunsmith said:
The Remington 710 is a piece of clinton.

I have no idea why anyone would buy such a piece. You can build a real rifle for less money than it takes to buy a 710

Just read Mel's post about his Twedish Mauser.

Mad.
yea about the clinton part (who i dislike with a passion) i will not say anything else about for fear of starting another political debate in the rifle section :)

and i woldnt ever buy a 710, id save up longer and get a 700P, which i have or maybe a law enforcement model form Savage with a cheap scope if i had to keep the price evne lower, love the accurate 'sniper' and 'varmint' types as hunting and target rifles
some people complain about using a 10 lb scoped rifle for hunting but i dont mind it
and all that weight in the barrel helps considerably for accuracy
 

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The 710 is a piece of junk!! Why by one of these when a Savage package deal will supply you with a decent rifle and serviceable (PC way of saying cheap but useable) scope for the same money or less. The 710 is for people that don't know any better.

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