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Model 700 in 8X57 JS Mauser

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:12 am
I have an unusual configuration of Remington Model 700. It is factory chambered in 8X57 JS Mauser, left hand bolt action in a gray/yellow laminated stock. I once read in "Rifle" magazine, back in the early 1990's,
that a Remington Distributor "William Hicks Inc" marketed rifles in this configuration in numerous metric calibers. Does anyone on this forum own a similar weapon or can they confirm the "William Hicks" connection.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:30 am
Have not heard of that story, but sure would like more info. And pics of the rifle/stock.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:46 pm
I recall Remington made a special run of 700s in classic calibers quite awhile back. Someone else on Campfire forum had a rifle you describe in 8x57 with the same stock and said made for Hicks Inc back in 1991. Sounds pretty rare

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