Army in 1988 and became the M24. However, the Army still continued to acquire M24s from Remington until February 2010 and the M24 is being upgraded to the A2 and M24E1 standard in many cases, and continues to serve. Second is a remington made M24 from the rebuild program. In addition to having the camo patterns hand-painted on the stocks by their former wielders, these M24 Sniper Weapon Systems will be refurbished and rebarreled, and come with the Leupold optic and all the accessories that make it a weapon system, not just a rifle. The shoe is finished in black and the 40x triggers have always been nice and this one is as well. Because it was so late in the development phase there was not time to change the rifle to a short action and meet the deadline of production, so it remained a long action. Mel Ewing It is very difficult to say since there are so many variables involved.
That flash of brass could give your position away. They are machined from Ordnance Grade Steel and Black Oxide finished. I'm not sure on the specs. Fit and finish is good for a military sniper rifle, though not to the same standards as a custom built rifle, and we would expect and even prefer it this way. Carrying your rifle with a sling or shooting off-hand is not impeded by the use of a Harris Bipod.
It delivers multiple-shot capacity with match rifle accuracy at extended ranges. Archived from on 28 November 2016. The contract was awarded to two years later. The M24 is chambered to fire the 7. Build Remington 700 Sniper Rifle Remington 700 Police 5R.
I do know Bartlein has the specs for the contour as that's where I got mine. Our unit had just been activated and we were only one battalion at the time 10th Mountain at Ft. The pistol grip does fill your hand very well and is nearly vertical. It is made from Kevlar-reinforced fiberglass and is ambidextrous, featuring a non-adjustable high comb and double palm swells. These Collector Edition M24s come with the bases mounted for both the aux sights as well as Leupold Mk4 two piece scope bases. We have heard conflicting reports as to why that is. Additionally, instead of the standard Remington 6 lands and grooves, they decide on the use of the 5R rifling with its 5 lands and grooves.
The M24 seemed to do everything it was designed to do, and more. Some shooters with large hands may need to curl their pinky finger underneath the pistol grip as there is not room for it, but that is not as common as it is with 700P shooters. The actual rifle requirements for accuracy were. Although it is a bull barrel, it does have a slight taper, measuring roughly 1. The Mk13 Mod 6 is a left handed Mod5. This article is an excerpt from the annual book. Benning, we were told that it was so the rifle could be easily re-chambered to.
Army decided in May 2011 to replace its entire fleet of M24s, ordering a total of 2,558 M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifles. Mel Ewing No, there were no other officially adopted rifles between the M21 and M24. The actual rifle requirements for accuracy were. If your M24 was from the second run of them… err, I think those were built around the year 2000 , then they had the two piece Mk4 bases as indicated. As soon as I handed the M24 to him, he nodded and smiled while inspecting it. The correct, issued optic for the Mk13 Mod5, 5. One of the tripods had a broken adjustment knob that swivels the scope up and down.
The bolt stroke is longer than normal due to the long action that is utilized with the rifle, but it was not to noticeable when operating the rifle. . I fell into my M24 trigger from a neighbor of mine. One heck of a shooter. Because of this, the M24s are large and designed for precision accuracy. This is really the only subforum for bolt guns. Army M24 uses the Remington 700 Long Action.
My cost is pretty skewed because I got some parts for almost nothing and the action was free from parting out a gun. Of special note is the fact that the trigger guard and magazine floorplate are solid steel, as supplied by Dakota Arms. I have a 700p that is very accurate but I wish that thy made them with the M24 contour barrels rather than the varmint contour. The total score of 118. The traditional Remington commercial floorplates are made from their normal pot metal alloy materiel that is lightweight, but not entirely durable.
Archived from on 14 February 2016. Mel Ewing There are a good number of custom built rifles that will do it, but for factory produced rifles, they are a bit less plentiful. Not unlike the international popularity of the prolific Mauser 98, albeit on a much smaller scale, other countries took notice of the M24. This equates to a sub 0. The muzzle has a stepped down recessed crown to protect it from damaging nicks and dings. Originally Posted By dangerdan: My Mk13 Mod 5.
Other operators include Hungary, Israel, Japan 1st Airborne Brigade paratroopers and Lebanon. We appreciate that the Army was insistent on having the ability to mount auxiliary sights. The trigger shoe is the old traditional Remington trigger shoe, slightly wide with nice vertical grooves. Material presented throughout this website is for historical and entertainment value only and should not to be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation. Detachable emergency Redfield-Palma International back-up , they are attached to iron sight bases that are screwed into drilled and tapped holes machined into the front of the barrel and back on the left side of the receiver.