Remington Model 798

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Remington Model 798
Type Bolt action rifle
Place of origin  USA
 Serbia
Service history
In service N/A
Used by Mainly Hunters
Wars N/A
Production history
Manufacturer Remington Arms
Produced 2006-2008[1]
Specifications
Weight 7 lb (3.2 kg)[2]
Length 42.25–46.25 in (107.3–117.5 cm)[2]
Barrel length 22–26 in (56–66 cm)[2]

Caliber
Action Bolt-action
Sights None, has mounting points for a scope[2]

The Remington Model 798 is a bolt action rifle that was sold by Remington Arms from 2006 until 2008. The gun was made as a hunting rifle.[1] It is composed of an imported Zastava Arms barreled action assembled with a laminated stock after import to the United States. It is based on a Mauser 98 action. It is chambered for .243 Winchester , .308 Winchester , .30-06 Springfield , .270 Winchester ,7mm Remington.Magnum , .300 Winchester.Magnum ,.375 H&H Magnum and .458 Winchester.Magnum. [1] It is drilled and tapped for scope mounts. It can have a barrel length of 22 ,24 or 26 inches. It weighs 7 pounds, and has a brown laminated stock. The standard variant costs $599 and the Magnum versions can cost anything between $638 - $839. This is an all steel, controlled feed action using a flat bottom receiver with an integral recoil lug, one-piece bolt with dual locking lugs plus a third safety lug and a bolt guide, full length extractor, solid steel one-piece bottom iron/magazine box/trigger guard, hinged magazine floor plate, and all of the usual Mauser 98 deluxe features.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Model 798 Bolt Action Centerfire Rifle". Remington Arms. Retrieved 25 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d McNab, Chris (2007). Sporting guns : a guide to the world's rifles and shotguns. New York: St. Martin's Press. p. 138. ISBN 0312368232.