Remington 783

Tips and procedures for working with this newer Remington rifle.

by RK Campbell

Remington’s Model 783 rifle has enjoyed a generally good reputation since its introduction several years ago and seems to be a decent, inexpensive rifle. The 783 is more popular than the less expensive Model 770 but trouble does occur and sometimes repair and modifications are needed. While sending the firearm back to the factory is an option time, it takes time and sometimes shipping is expensive. This tends to convince the shooter to bring the rifle to the gunsmith for repair. A gunsmith with a good reputation and rapport with his customers will see many such rifles that are covered by a factory warranty. It’s possible the shooter has little confidence in the factory, sometimes deservedly so.

A recurring problem seems to be related to the…

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