Gun Test: Remington Model 700 CP

Gun Test: Remington Model 700 CP

Remington introduced a shortened pistol version of its renowned Model 700 rifle in 2019. Called the 700 CP (chassis pistol), the new model was chambered for the .223 Rem.,.300 Blackout and .308 Win. cartridges, and used a 10-round detachable magazine and an aluminum chassis. The new lightweight bolt-action featured rifle-like accuracy in a compact platform, and its popularity encouraged Remington to grow the line in 2020 by introducing a version chambered for 6.5 mm Creedmoor and outfitted with an SB Tactical SBA3 arm brace.

A compact pistol version of the company’s Precision Chassis Rifle, the 700 CP comes from Remington with an SB Tactical SBA3 arm brace

Featuring Remington’s famous “three rings of steel” in a standard 700 short-action receiver, no changes have been made to the push-feed action. That’s why Remington went with a detachable, 10-round, single-column magazine, as using an AR-10 magazine would have required changes to the gun’s bolt in order to feed from both sides of the magazine.

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Remington uses the same aluminum chassis on the CP that it uses on the Precision Chassis Rifle (PCR), and there is a receptacle at the rear for an AR-15-style receiver extension. The arm

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