May 19, 2008

Remington Announces Three New 798 Bolt Action Rifles

Remington Announces Three New 798 Bolt Action Rifles

Madison, NC – In 2006, Remington introduced a line of bolt action centerfire rifles based on the classic Model 98 Mauser-style action. For 2008, the Model 798 SPS (Special Purpose Synthetic); Model 798 Satin Walnut Stock; and Model 798 Safari Grade. Available in 243 Win, 270 Win, 308 Win, 30-06 Sprg, 7mm Remington Mag and 300 Win Mag in the SPS and Satin Walnut versions; and 375 H&H Mag and 458 Win Mag in the Satin Walnut and Safari Grade versions.

At the core of these Model 798 bolt-actions are the rock-solid Mauser 98 action with claw extractor for true controlled round feeding; hammer-forged, carbon steel barrels with blued finish; one-piece solid steel trigger guard/magazine assembly with hinged floorplate and steel magazine follower; rubber recoil pad; sporter-style, single-stage trigger with side mounted 2-position safety; and sling swivel studs. Receivers are drilled and tapped for standard Mauser 98 scope mounts.


Model 798 SPS (Special Purpose Synthetic) – This durable version features a weather-resistant, black synthetic stock with clean 22-inch carbon steel barrel on standard calibers and a 24-inch barrel length on the magnum offerings. The receiver and barrel have a blued finish. Available in 243 Win, 270 Win, 308 Win, 30-06 Sprg, 7mm Remington Mag and 300 Win Mag. Suggested retail price: $527 - $570

Model 798 Satin Walnut Stock – Housed in a satin-finished American walnut stock, this version offers a more traditional look and feel. Each action is epoxy glass bedded to further improve shot consistency and accuracy. Available in 243 Win, 270 Win, 308 Win, 30-06 Sprg with shorter 22-inch barrels; 7mm Remington Mag and 300 Win Mag with standard 24-inch barrels; and 375 H&H Mag and 458 Win Mag with 26-inch barrels. Suggested retail price: $648 - $1040

Model 798 Safari Grade – The time-proven Mauser action is famous for its performance on the world’s toughest game and now we offer an affordable, factory-built version for your next African safari. The action is fit into our RealWood “B” Grade Walnut laminate stock. The Safari Grade stock features Realwood construction, a process that bonds two pieces of high grade walnut and one piece of maple with carbon fiber reinforcement. The result is a handsome, extremely durable wood stock. The compact 22-inch rifled sighted barrel is ready for those up close encounters or with the receiver drilled and tapped, adding a scope is easy. Available in 375 H&H Mag and 458 Win Mag. Suggested retail price: $1141 - $1213.

Only Remington can bring you the solidly-built and reliable 98 Mauser-style action in three affordable, yet versatile offerings. Visit our web site at www.remington.com) for more information on the Model 798 and other Remington bolt-action rifles.


Model 798 Special Purpose
Synthetic (89804 - 89809)
798 Satin Walnut
Stock (89838 - 89849)
798 Safari Grade
(89846 - 89848)
Action Bolt/Long Bolt/Long Bolt/Long
BBL Length 22 inches (Short & Long)
24 inches (Magnum)
22 inches (Short)
24 inches (Long)
26 inches (Magnum)
22 inches
Overall Length 42¼ inches (Short & Long)
44 inches (Magnum)
42¼ inches (Short)
44 inches (Long)
46¼ inches (Magnum)
42¼ inches
Average Weight 7¾ lbs. (Short & Long)
8¼ lbs. (Magnum)
7¾ lbs. (Short)
8¼ lbs. (Long)
8½ lbs. (Magnum)
8¼ lbs.
Stock Material Synthetic Walnut RealWood Laminate
Stock Finish Matte Black Satin Satin
BBL Material Carbon Steel Carbon Steel Carbon Steel
BBL Finish Blued Blued Blued
MSRP $527 - $570 $648 - $$1,040 $1,141 - $1,213

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