What am I missing with Remington Custom Rifles?

Discussion in 'Gear Talk: What to Buy? and Gear Evaluations' started by 300_whisper, Mar 13, 2020.

  1. 300_whisper

    300_whisper Silver $$ Contributor

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    Don’t get me wrong, I really like remington. But I got this in my inbox from eurooptics. There’s no way people are buying these rifles.

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  2. Dryfly24

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    Why do you think that? If you’re citing cost, just think about how people pay more than that for a watch. Some people have more dollars than sense.

    Edited to add that actually I shouldn’t say that. If you have enough money, what harm does it do to spend it on something you like or want. And some people do have that much money. I couldn’t care less how they choose to spend it. . .
     
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  3. NZ_Fclass

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    Who knows? Maybe someone wants to buy the latest and greatest from Remington at any cost. The chassis is cheaper at Brownells. - But I could spend 19k on a better rifle and still have change.
     
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  4. 300_whisper

    300_whisper Silver $$ Contributor

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    yeah I agree. I guess my question is what are you getting from this specific rifle? A GAP is a quarter of the cost and most likely has better components.
     
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  5. ms6852

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    My only custom rifles are Rugers 10/22's.
     
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  6. davidjoe

    davidjoe Skunkworks Gold $$ Contributor

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    The middle rig is over the top expensive. I suppose it would be hard to explain charging the military one price, and approximating that same rifle for a small fraction to the public.
     
  7. 3Ackleys

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    I got this too. I just assumed they had the decimal in the wrong place!
     
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  8. IdahoSharpshooter

    IdahoSharpshooter Gold $$ Contributor

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    Since they were sold about 20 (?) years ago they have specialized in overpriced offerings. You can build twice the rifle, at one-third the price Remington is asking. Just look at their 1911.
    I can hardly wait for them to start building Polymer pistols. Look out Glock, FN, Sig Sauer, et al...!!
     
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  9. Stickler

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    Are you sure that wasn't a special mailer in Dubai??
     
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  10. 300_whisper

    300_whisper Silver $$ Contributor

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    No idea...just got eurooptics pimping remington out in my inbox. Lol
     
  11. outasite `08

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    With the Trumpster checks and $ 399,I can afford the chassis system.
     
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  12. DirtySteve

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    The PRS has three different calibers in the kit. I think it has 308, 300 WM and 338 Lapua barrels with it and the tools need to make the change.
     
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  13. Bc'z

    Bc'z Gold $$ Contributor

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    You're not supposed to look at the cost, just look at the savings.
     
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  14. 300_whisper

    300_whisper Silver $$ Contributor

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    you’re right! Comparing it to a custom action, I’ll get some savings from just lapping the lugs, squaring up the face, and truing the threads. Way cheaper than a defiance!
     
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  15. Bc'z

    Bc'z Gold $$ Contributor

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    What blows me away is Remington finally got to building something a lot of people want,
    but are pricing themselves right out of a prime market.
    Wonder why they went bankrupt?
     
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    Financially the company has been in dire straits for some time now. As has the production quality control. Suits that don't shoot do that to a company. Sadly.
     
  17. R.Morehouse

    R.Morehouse Gold $$ Contributor

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    I couldn't imagine spending that kind of money......But I DO have friends that are into sporting clays that have north of 30K into some of their guns and arent financially wounded from the purchase even a little. "Build It They Will Come"......When I go fishing I use BIG bait trying to catch the big fish...;)

    Regards
    Rick
     
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    They are for the new NRA classification designation, "P"

    HM High Master
    MA Master
    EX Expert
    SH Sharpshooter
    MK Marksman
    P Poser
     
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  19. std7mag

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    Kinda reminds me of Iraqveteran8888's Tacticool Mall Ninja build. :confused:
     
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  20. 284winner

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    I've seen that PSR kit selling for just over 10k on other sites. Comes with 3 barrels (308/300WM/338 LM) At least that's how I interpret the package. 2 magazines per caliber. I'm not saying it's a bargain but it's not as bad as it sounds from the picture of 1 rifle only.
     
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