Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community

Firearm Forum



Topic Options
#1956801 - Wed Nov 03 2010 09:16 AM Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts
PeteMacMahon Online   content
enthusiast

Registered: Mon Dec 29 2003
Posts: 661
Loc: Mohnton, PA
I just looked at a Remington model 722 in 257 Roberts, but turned the guy down because before we met, he told me it was a 700. The stock and butt pad are not original and it's missing the rear sight but has a Vari-X III 3-10 on it. The trigger is excellent. I'm meeting him today to give it back to him but figured I see if anyone has any interest. He's in Berks County. It was manufactured in Nov. of 1948.


Edited by PeteMacMahon (Wed Nov 03 2010 09:17 AM)
_________________________
Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6!

Top
#1956860 - Wed Nov 03 2010 09:47 AM Re: Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts [Re: PeteMacMahon]
winchesterbob Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Oct 27 2002
Posts: 4913
Loc: forest county, pa
That rifle was not originally D&T, FWIW......

Top
#1956871 - Wed Nov 03 2010 09:51 AM Re: Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts [Re: PeteMacMahon]
stonehousemike Offline
newbie

Registered: Sat Dec 06 2003
Posts: 9
Loc: Snyder County
I might be interested. What does he want for it?

Top
#1956874 - Wed Nov 03 2010 09:53 AM Re: Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts [Re: winchesterbob]
PeteMacMahon Online   content
enthusiast

Registered: Mon Dec 29 2003
Posts: 661
Loc: Mohnton, PA
Winchesterbob, Yeah that was my thought too. I wonder when they started delivering them drilled and tapped? I could have shot it to see how it shot, but since I was not serious enough, I did not. BTW, what does FWIW stand for?
_________________________
Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6!

Top
#1956890 - Wed Nov 03 2010 10:00 AM Re: Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts [Re: PeteMacMahon]
Jericho Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Mon Dec 20 2004
Posts: 1979
Loc: NW PA
Remington still makes this caliber in the M700CDL.
M722s while scarce, are not rare in my opinion, you
will pay more for condition in this caliber.

Top
#1956892 - Wed Nov 03 2010 10:01 AM Re: Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts [Re: PeteMacMahon]
DennyF Offline
Geezer Emeritus
Stopped counting

Registered: Mon Feb 12 2001
Posts: 23067
Loc: Cumberland County 5A
"For What It's Worth"/FWIW.

M722s in 257 aren't that rare, but I've seen two that I wanted and didn't get. If I recall, they were tapped for receiver sights, as all of them I've seen, were so equipped?

Prices vary. Saw one in mint condition about three years ago at an auction, with a Unertl scope. It had once worn a receiver sight, because the stock was notched out there.

No one seemed to be interested in it, when I looked at all the firearms laid-out in the farmhouse where the sale was. The room was full of M94s and M12 Winchesters, which drew most of the attention. Left before the auction, because someone I knew showed up and wanted the M722.

He later said two guys both wanted it and the price went up rapidly, think it went for close to $600, which was likely more than it was worth?

A Tioga cousin's wife has had one for many years and killed an awful lot of deer with hers, but she won't sell it to me.

\:\(
_________________________
Some folks' learnin' curves just look like circles...3A Camp/also hunt 4B

Top
#1956928 - Wed Nov 03 2010 10:22 AM Re: Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts [Re: DennyF]
PeteMacMahon Online   content
enthusiast

Registered: Mon Dec 29 2003
Posts: 661
Loc: Mohnton, PA
Stonehousemike,

The original asking price was $600. I did not try to dicker with him.


Edited by PeteMacMahon (Wed Nov 03 2010 04:17 PM)
_________________________
Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6!

Top
#1956979 - Wed Nov 03 2010 11:04 AM Re: Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts [Re: PeteMacMahon]
winchesterbob Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Oct 27 2002
Posts: 4913
Loc: forest county, pa
722s were D&T beginning around 1950 when the .222 was introduced....I'd have to look up a more exact date in Lacy's book....

That rifle is not worth $600, IMO, in the condition you describe....Nice, original versions are frequently encountered.....starting in the same price range....

Top
#1957556 - Wed Nov 03 2010 04:23 PM Re: Remington Model 722 in 257 Roberts [Re: winchesterbob]
PeteMacMahon Online   content
enthusiast

Registered: Mon Dec 29 2003
Posts: 661
Loc: Mohnton, PA
Hey guys, quick update. I just gave it back to him and he told me he would consider going into the $400 bracket but since I was still not interested I did not take that discussion anywhere.
_________________________
Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6!

Top


Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
309 registered (222Shooter, 25ftup, 25-OTT6, 2BBuckHunter, 243kid, 284, 26 invisible), 587 Guests and 19 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
huntergirl15, MikeMcC25, kuke79, Wheeler, yote duster
34010 Registered Users
Recent Posts
Please define...
by timberdoodle
Mentored Youth Vote
by 4c_game_chaser
If you could have any other breed what would it be
by Nodakhunter
Age this buckII - One of my best ever on camera
by SGL84 Hunter
January GC BOC Meeting Live Stream
by Bluetick
Please HELP find a Marines best friend! Must Read.
by 4c_game_chaser
Black Bear Cub
by Birch812
New Topics
Please HELP find a Marines best friend! Must Read.
by deucebump
Didn't I see this dog photo on here too?
by Lyco Setter
cartridge & gun did you shoot your first deer?
by 59Willys
First DIY SUCCESS
by MikeMcC25
Antler Repair on Big Canadian Whitetail
by NonTypical2
property shut down to hunting by WCO
by redrockhunter
07:37 AM
Joke of the Day 1/27/15
by dc 21
07:16 AM
Top Posters
great white hunter 36047
RonM 31740
RB-HPA 28154
Bluetick 24359
DennyF 23067
TATERDAVID 22809
SigPro2340 21483
DIYASUB 21043
Peppy 20919
timberdoodle 19723
Forum Stats
34010 Members
98 Forums
117699 Topics
1489949 Posts

Max Online: 2060 @ Mon Dec 01 2014 08:50 PM