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Chris Kyle 300 Win Mag
Recently I was researching .300 win mag ammunition and I came across some Chris Kyle 300 Win Mag information that quoted the Chris Kyle “American Sniper” autobiography. I ended up purchasing the book. I guess I always figured Chris Kyle used a 7.62×51 and a .50 BMG. Turns out .300 Win Mag was his caliber of choice. Below is the .300 Win Mag excerpt from the kindle edition of the book.
Chris Kyle American Sniper Autobiography | CHRIS KYLE 300 WIN MAG | CHRIS KYLE AMERICAN SNIPER
The .300 is in another class entirely. As I’m sure many readers know, .300 Win Mag (pronounced “three hundred win mag”) refers to the bullet the rifle fires, the .300 Winchester Magnum round (7.62 × 67 mm). It’s an excellent all-around cartridge, whose performance allows for superb accuracy as well as stopping power. Other services fire the round from different (or slightly different) guns; arguably, the most famous is the Army’s M-24 Sniper Weapon System, which is based on the Remington 700 rifle. (Yes, that is the same rifle civilians can purchase for hunting.)
In our case, we started out with McMillan stocks, customized the barrels, and used 700 action. These were nice rifles. In my third platoon—the one that went to Ramadi—we got all new .300s. These used Accuracy International stocks, with a brand-new barrel and action. The AI version had a shorter barrel and a folding stock. They were bad-ass. The .300 is a little heavier gun by design. It shoots like a laser. Anything from a thousand yards and out, you’re just plain nailing it. And on closer targets, you don’t have to worry about too much correction for your come-ups. You can dial in your five-hundred-yard dope and still hit a target from one hundred to seven hundred yards without worrying too much about making minute adjustments. I used a .300 Win Mag for most of my kills. – Chris Kyle
REMINGTON 700 XCR TACTICAL LONG RANGE | 84462
Remington 700 Owners Manual Rev 5-10
The renowned Remington 700 rifle has been the platform of choice for military and law-enforcement snipers for years, and now you have a chance to enjoy the same kind of outstanding long-range shooting performance with the Remington 700 XCR Tactical Long Range Rifle. Chambered in the hard-hitting, long-range .300 Winchester Magnum Caliber.
Remington 700 XCR Tactical Long Range 84462
Never before has a rifle this durable and rugged been introduced to the world of hunting. Featuring Remington’s superb proprietary TriNyte™ Corrosion Control System, the Model 700™ XCR™ (Xtreme Conditions Rifle) is virtually impervious to even the most extreme conditions.
Remington 700 XCR Tactical Long Range Rifles—the perfect solution for long-range precision shooters. A long-time favorite of both the military and tactical police units, the Remington 700 XCR Tactical Long Range delivers the legendary accuracy and unfailing performance you’ve come to expect.
Remington 700 XCR Tactical Long Range features a X-Mark Pro externally adjustable trigger and 416 stainless steel barreled action with Black TriNyte® PVD coating, providing a diamond-hard layer of defense against the elements.
Its new tactical Bell & Carlson stock comes in OD green with black webbing and features a full-length aluminum bedding block, tactical beaver-tail fore-end and a recessed thumb-hook feature for optimum “off-the-bench” shooting performance. The barrel features wide tactical-style fluting for rapid cooling.
REMINGTON 700 XCR TACTICAL LONG RANGE SPECIFICATIONS
- Model – Remington Model 700 XCR Long Range Tactical Bolt Action Rifle
- Caliber – .300 Winchester Magnum
- Barrel – 26″ Free-Float, 1:10″ Twist
- Tactical Barrel Fluting
- Magazine – 3 Round hinged Floorplate
- Trigger Guard Safety
- Remington 40x Externally Adjustable Trigger
- Bell & Carlson Tactical Stock
- OD green with black webbing finish
- Full length aluminum bedding block
- Tactical Beavertail Forend
- Recessed thumb hook
- 416 stainless steel barrel with black Trinyte coating
- Dual front swivel studs & rear swivel stud
- Drilled & tapped
- Total Overall Length – 43-3/4″
- Length of pull – 13-3/8″
- Drop at Comb – 1-1/4″
- Drop at Heel – 1-1/2″
- Weight – 8-1/2 lbs.
REMINGTON 700 XCR TACTICAL LONG RANGE RIFLE 84462