Remington® Model 700™ SPS™ Youth Rifle Now Available in Ever Popular 7mm-08

October 17, 2006

Madison, N.C. – One of the major issues for young shooters and smaller stature shooters is finding a gun that fits properly. Remington offers a comprehensive line of downsized shotguns, centerfire and rimfire rifles, specifically-designed with a shorter length of pull and compact barrels for well-balanced, easy handling without sacrificing performance. Joining the Model 700 SPS Youth bolt action rifle line-up for 2007 is the popular and versatile 7mm-08 chambering.

This highly-functional centerfire features the unrivaled Model 700 solid steel cylindrical receiver housed in a weather resistant, black matte synthetic stock with defined grips and dual sling swivel studs. This sturdy, well-designed stock has a one-inch shorter length of pull than standard Model 700 SPS rifles and features the recoiling-taming R3® Recoil Pad which reduces felt recoil over 30 percent. The compact 20-inch hammer-forged, standard contour barrel is constructed of carbon steel and wears a matte blued finish. Receiver is drilled and tapped for easy attachment of optics. And for optimal performance and versatility from this bolt action, choose from Remington’s three 7mm-08 ammunition offerings – Premier® AccuTip™ 140 gr, Express® Core-Lokt® 140 gr PSP or 120 gr HP.

Functional, durable and proven, the Model 700 SPS line of centerfire rifles represents a solid choice in a bolt-action rifle and now young shooters can own one designed just for them in a choice of two universal calibers - .243 Win. and new for 2007 the solid-performing 7mm-08. The Model 700 SPS Youth rifle is available at a suggested retail price of $604.

Offerings for 2007 are as follows:
 Model 700 SPS
 Model  700 SPS Youth
 Action  Bolt/Short
 BBL Length  20 inches
 Overall Length  38 5/8 inches
 Avg. Weight  6 3/4 lbs.
 Stock Material  Synthetic
 Stock Finish  Matte Black
 BBL Material  Carbon Steel
 BBL Finish  Matte Blued