Reme 700 floorplate

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Reme 700 floorplate

Post by Fox Hunter » 29 May 2018, 18:00

I’ve managed to snap the floor plate on my .204 reme vssf2...

Can I get a bottom metal with a magazine that bolts straight on without gunsmithing?

If I buy a new floorpate is it just as simple as push the pin out, new floorplate in and push the pin back through? Is there any loctite or anything needed on the pin or is it like a roll pin and theres enough compression tightness to hold it in place?

I want the mag option if that’s an option without a gunsmith as that’s the only thing I don’t like about the rifle..oh and it’s weight....oh and it’s length..oh and the strap that’s on it :lol:

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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by 22-250jock » 29 May 2018, 19:22

watcha mate

the floorplate is just held in place by a solid pin that you can just knock out with a thin punch.......

just looked at Brownells UK ......not cheap for new unit https://www.brownells.co.uk/700-SHORT-A ... -100015324

for a little extra, Dave at Valkyrie Rifles can fit and pillar bed a new floorplate that'll take the AICs mags http://www.valkyrierifles.net/floorplates.htm

the other option is to try and find one second hand, again ring round some of the gunsmiths as the may have old one's from doner rifles ;)

cheers jock
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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by Fox Hunter » 29 May 2018, 20:18

Thank you Jock, crumbs that complete floor plate is expensive...duct tape it is then :roll: :lol:

Sounds a good option with the mags, guess that would be the ultimate answer. I also want a rail screwed to a Sako too so guess doing them both right would be the way to go. :thumbup:

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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by 22-250jock » 29 May 2018, 20:51

have a look at this mate.....https://riflemags.co.uk/ati-magazine-fl ... rt-action/

and 10 shot mag https://riflemags.co.uk/ati-10-round-22 ... ngton-700/

might be a cheaper option :thumbup:

cheers jock
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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by Davesniper » 29 May 2018, 21:00

Yes.. was just about to say check rifle mags out I have remy vssf11 22.250 with this set up.

Dave.

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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by Fox Hunter » 29 May 2018, 21:14

Jock, you’re a genius! :thumbup:

Thank you both, think I’ll go down that route 8-)

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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by blueeyes » 30 May 2018, 07:29

22-250jock wrote:
29 May 2018, 20:51
have a look at this mate.....https://riflemags.co.uk/ati-magazine-fl ... rt-action/

and 10 shot mag https://riflemags.co.uk/ati-10-round-22 ... ngton-700/

might be a cheaper option :thumbup:

cheers jock
yip i have it on my VSSF .223 and had no problems feeds well :thumbup:

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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by Fox Hunter » 30 May 2018, 20:37

Ordered and awaiting dispatch :thumbup:

Swapped the thermal onto the Sako for time being, I can’t be doing with single loading the reme..

Good to hear the good reports about it though. Sounds a reasonable price for a change too which makes it even more appealing. So much easier having a loaded mag in the pocket and slipping it in when safe and needed. I love the way the reme shoots but do miss the mag like my other rifles so quite excited going down this road now..

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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by blueeyes » 31 May 2018, 07:13

Just watch when you tighten the action screws dont go mad as you can crack the polymer I set mine at 38 -40 use a torque if you have one or put them in hand tight and take it to your local FAD and use theirs lol heres a link for you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAeg9tYzkdw

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Re: Reme 700 floorplate

Post by Fox Hunter » 31 May 2018, 18:08

Thanks for that....I can be known to be heavy handed....if I can’t fix it with a sledge or chainsaw...
:silent: :oops: :lol:

That looks half decent, only thing I can see might be a problem is as I shoot off a shooting bag on times I wondered could it possibly push on the mag release?? Not really a big concern but I’ll keep an eye on that. I have got a torque wrench so I’ll most certainly use it. Orders changed to dispatched so should hopefully be with me tomorrow or Saturday. Be glad when it turns up as the reme is just so easy and accurate to shoot. Using a Sako .223 on federal at the moment (that’s all the shop had) but it isn’t a patch on the reme except for how the bolt cycles.

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