Model 788

Description: Moderately priced, bolt action rifle with detachable magazine commonly referred to as "Remington's budget tackdriver".

Introduction Year: 1967

Year Discontinued: 1983

Total Production: Approximately: 565,000

Designer/Inventor: Wayne Leek

Action Type: Bolt Action

Serial Number Blocks:
1967 – 010001 to 068460
1968 – 6200000 to 6899999
1974 – A6000000 to A6199999
1978 – B6000000 to B6199999

Caliber/Gauge:
.222 Rem. – 1967 – 1980, 1982
.223 Rem. – 1975
.22-250 Rem. – 1967
.243 Win. 1968; w/ 18 ½" barrel 1980
6mm. Rem. – 1969 – 1980
6mm. Rem. Left Hand – 1969 – 1980
7mm-08 Rem. – 1980 w/ 18 ½" barrel
.308 Win. – 1969
.308 Win. Left Hand – 1969 – 1980; w/ 18 ½" barrel 1980
.30-30 Win. – 1967 – 1970
.44 Rem. Mag. – 1967 – 1970

Variations:
4x Scope as promotional item (non-cataloged 1970)
In 1980 changes to the stock included a fluted comb, thicker pistol grip, and wider fore-end.