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I am thinking of buying a used Remington 798 in .308. The guy wants $450 for it, does this seem to be a fair price? I cant seem to find much info on this particular model. Does anyone have any experience with this rifle?

I know that this rifle has the Mauser bolt action, with controlled feed and a walnut stock not laminate. I did find out that Remington only imported these for a few years. I wonder why and if that is a good sign that this rifle isnt all that great.

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I've heard good things about the Zastava actions (The action on the 798) and the 308 is an all around great cartridge but haven't heard much about the rifle as a whole. Personally, I think it would be worth the money to get and try since you can probably get the investment back on it.
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425 to 450 is the going price, it is a decent gun.
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Thank you gentlemen! I am going to jump on it this evening. I'll make sure to post results after taking it out.
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Hello MisterX, I was just curious , How did the Remington 798 work out for you. I'm looking at picking one up myself in 308 also, You can't go wrong with that battle proven Mauser action... I just hope I can find one..



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