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MODEL

788

 

BOLT

 

ACTION

 

HIGH

POWER

 

RIFLE

THE

REMINGTON

 

MODEL

 

788

is

a

high

power

rifle

with

an

extremely

 

strong

act-

ion.

The

full

length

stock

has

a

form

fitting

pistol

grip.

The

receiver

 

is

fitted

with

remov-

able

plug

screws

for

receiver

 

sights

 

and

tele-

scope

mounts.

The

bolt

 

can

be

removed

easily

for

take-down.

 

TO

PUT

BOLT

IN

RIFLE

 

-

Your

model

788

is

shipped

from

the

factory

with

 

bolt

remov-

ed

from

rifle.

Place

bolt

 

into

 

receiver

with

bolt

handle

in

2

a 'clock

position.

Push

bolt

forward

into

rifle.

 

TO

COCK

BOLT

-

Bolt

 

must

 

remain

cock-

ed

to

put

into

rifle.

If

bolt

"uncocks"

 

firing

pin

head

will

snap

 

forward

into

cockin~

cam

in

rear

of

bolt.

To

cock

 

bolt,

hold

firing

   

pin

head

(Fig.

2)

firmly

 

to

prevent

move-

TO

of

MAGAZINE

magazine

LOAD

between

-

Grasp

thumb

front

and

rear

and

fore-finger.

ment.

Use

vise

jaws

if

available.

 

Raise

bolt

     

handle.

Bolt

will

cam

cocking

 

surface

(beneath

Press

magazine

release

and

pull

magazine

from

handle)

against

firing

pin

head.

Continue

rais-

rifle.

Load

for

cartridges

all

calibers

into

magazine.

other

than

Magazine

223

Rem.

ing

handle

until

cocking

 

detent

 

on

rear

of

bolt

capacity

       

engages

firing

pin

head.

 

Bolt

is

then

cocked

is

three

(3)

cartridges.

 

When

fully

loaded,

and

ready

for

re-entry

to

rifle.

 

223

Rem.

magazine

will

hold

four

(4

)

cart-

 

ridges.

 

To

replace

magazine,

 

press

magazine

TO

REMOVE

BOLT

 

-

Raise

bolt

handle

evenly

into

rifle

until

it

clicks

into

position.

to

unlock

bolt

and

pull

 

bolt

rearward

to

bolt

stop.

Rotate

and

hold

safety

 

forward

and

TO

UNLOAD

 

MAGAZINE

 

-

Place

safetY

On

withdraw

bolt

from

rifle.

 

Safe.

Lift

bolt

handle,

pull

bolt

rearward

 

and

 

remove

cartridge

from

chamber.

 

Leave

bolt

in

open

(rear)

position

 

and

remove

 

magazine

from

rifle.

Carefully

slide

cartridges

forward

and

out

of magazine.

 

SAFETY

(Fig.

1) -

Close

bolt

 

and

push

"S"

safety

on re-

SIGHT

 

ADJUSTMENT

- Factory

sights

 

on

to

rear

stop

position,

marked

Remington

100

high

and

power

 

rifles

are

adjusted

targeted

at

at

ceiver.

Trigger

cannot

be

pulled

to

fire

rifle.

yards

 

carefully

 

factory

 

for

average

shooters.

If

your

rifle

does

not

FIRE

-

 

appear

 

to

shoot

accurately

 

it

does

not

nec-

Push safety

to front

stop position

mar-

essarily

mean

that

sights

are

improperly

aligned.

ked

"F"

on

receiver.

 

Trigger

can

be

pulled

Individual

differences

 

to

fire rifle.

 

in eyesight

or

method

of

 

shooting

may

require

sight

realignment.

Before

attempting

 

to

re-align

sights

it

should

 

be

realized

that

the

greater

the

group

size

the

more

difficult

 

it

becomes

 

to

determine

where

rifle

is

shooting

 

(center

of

impact).

 

A

con-

TO

SINGLE

LOAD

-

Place

 

safety

On

Safe.

sistent

method

of

holding

rifle,

aiming

and

Raise

bolt

handle

to

unlock

bolt.

Pull

bolt

squeezing

trigger

will aid

in

obtaining

a

small

handle

back

to

open

action.

 

Load

cartridge

group

size.

Different

sight

settings

 

are

required

directly

into

chamber.

 

Close

bolt

 

and

lower

for

each

cartridge

type,

bullet

type

and

weight,

bolt

handle

to

lock

action

 

closed.

 

Rifle

is

now

barrel

length,

 

each

range

and

wind

condition

 

ready

to

fire.

and,

most

likely,

each

individual

 

shooter.

 

To

 

test

rifle

for

accuracy

place

 

large

target

in

safe

TO

UNLOAD

CHAMBER

 

Place

safety

until

area

at

desired

range.

(Before

testing

at

a

 

-

 

On

Safe.

Pull

bolt

rearward

 

carefully

longer

range

it

is advisable

to

fire

a

few

rounds

bullet

tip

clears

chamber.

 

Lift

 

cartridge

from

at

50

yards.

At

this

range,

bullets

will

generally

rifle.

hit

somewhere

on

target).

Shoot

from

a prone

 

then

be

removed

 

by

pivoting

downward

until

it

pulls

free

of floor

plate.

Lift

stock

away

from

action

 

and

barrel.

Clean

bolt

and

action

in

solvent

and

wipe

clean.

Reverse

procedure

 

to

reassemble.

 

TO

DISASSEMBLE

 

BOLT

PARTS

-

Bolt

assembly

may

be

cleaned

and

oiled

as

a

unit.

Should

 

disassembly

be

required,

proceed

 

as

 

I

 

follows:

With

bolt

cocked

(handle

down),

 

FIRING

PIN HEAD

 

insert

pin

(close

 

fitting

through

holes

in

both

 

sides

of

bolt

plug

(Fig.

2).

Lift

handle

and

re-

Fig.

2

move

bolt

from

rifle.

Unscrew

and

remove

 

bolt

plug-firing

pin

assembly.

To

reassemble,

or

sitting

position

giving

body

and

elbows

solid

screw

assembly

 

into

bolt

until

firing

pin

head

support.

Fire

four

or

five

shots

per

group,

contacts

rear

of

bolt.

Back

off

(counter-clock-

 

using

ammunition

with

which

you

plan

to

wise)

until

firing

 

pin

head

snaps

into

detent

on

hunt.

Shoot

carefully

and

deliberately.

 

If

rear

edge

of

bolt.

Replace

bolt

into

rifle.

With

groups

are at

desired

point,

sights

are

correctly

handle

down,

remove

pin

from

bolt

plug.

adjusted,

if

not,

you

should

adjust

sights.

If

shots

are

too

high,

loosen

elevation

screw

and

LUBRICATION

 

-

Your

Remington

Model

788

lower

rear

sight.

If shots

are

too

low,

rear

sight

will

remain

clean

longer

if

little

or

no

oil

is

should

be

raised.

If

rifle

shoots

left,

rear

sight

used

on

parts

of

action.

Lubricate

cam

surfaces

(Fig.

3)

should

be

moved

right.

Should

rifle

on

bolt

to

prevent

wear.

Wash

action

and

bolt

shoot

to

right,

move

rear

sight

to

left.

(Turn

parts

with

a

good

grade

of

petroleum

solvent,

windage

screw

to

loosen

sight

leaf).

Always

dry

and

re-oil

very

lightly.

After

handling,

move

rear

sight

in

direction

you

want

rifle

to

wipe

barrel,

receiver

and

all

steel

parts

to

pre-

shoot.

Information

 

about

trajectory

or

ball-

vent

rusting.

Invisible

"prints"

of moisture

can

istics

of

your

favorite

load

may

be

found

in

cause

rust

unless

 

removed.

After

using

in

wet

the

Remington

Firearms

and

Ammunition

weather

dry

and

wipe

steel

parts

with

oil

Catalog.

A

free

copy

may

be

obtained

from

to

prevent

rusting.

Abrupt

changes

in

temper-

Remington

dealers

or

by

writing

to

Remington

ature

can

cause

 

condensation

and

wetness.

Arms

Co.,

Inc.,

939

Barnum

Ave.,

Bridgeport,

Therefore,

special

care

is

needed

to

interior

Conn.

06600.

steel

parts

to

prevent

rust.

When

shooting

in

 

freezing

weather,

 

remove

excess

oil

for

best

 

Fig.

3

results.

 

Use

dry

graphite

if

necessary

to

lub-

 

ricate

metal

parts.

 

MAINTENANCE

 

-

Rifle

should

be

checked

periodically

by a competent

 

gunsmith

to ensure

proper

 

inspection

 

and

any

necessary

replace-

ment

of worn

or damaged

parts.

IMPORTANT

-

Remington

firearms

are

de-

signed,

manufactUred

and

proof

tested

to stand-

ards

based

on

factory

loaded

ammunition.

 

Improperly

loaded

handloads

can

be dangerous.

Remington

Arms

 

Company,

Inc.

cannot

assume

CLEANING

AND

CARE

-

Caution:

Before

responsibility

for

damages

or

injury

caused

by

cleaning

make

sure

rifle

contains

no

live ammu-

handloads

or reloaded

ammunition.

 

nition.

To

make

cleaning

of

barrel

and

bolt

 

easier,

bolt

should

be

removed

from

rifle.

To

This

gun

has

been

manufactured

to

Remington

 

clean

barrel

use

lightly

oiled,

soft

cloth

and

specifications

and

shipped

from

the

factory

clean

from

breech

to

muzzle.

Scrub

barrel

bore

suitable

 

for

use.

Remington

does

not

recom.

and

cartridge

chamber

 

with

a

good

bore

sol.

mend

and

is

not

responsible

for

any

alter-

vent,

if necessary.

Wipe

dry

and

re.oil

bore

 

and

ation

or

modification

to

the

gun

not

made

by

chamber

very

lightly.

Brush

face

of

bolt

to

re-

Remington

 

factory

personnel,

nor

the

re-

move

shooting

residue.

Wipe

dry

and

re-oil

placement

of worn

or damaged

parts

with

those

very

lightly.

Additional

care

and

cleaning

of

not

of

Remington

 

manufacture.

 

bolt

parts

can

be done,

 

if necessary.

 

ACTION

CARE

AND

 

DISASSEMBLY

 

Remove

stock

and

bolt

if

necessary

to

clean

 

action

or

replace

parts.

Unscrew

and

remove

front

and

rear

guard

screws.

Trigger

guard

may

 

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COMPANY,

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New

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are

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MODEL

788

BOLT ACTION

PARTS

LIST

 

HIGH

POWERED

RIFLE

 

NOTE:

 

Prices

for

 

barrels

 

and

bolts

will

be quoted

upon

application.

Factory

assembly

required.

 

SEE INSTRUCTIONS

FOR ORDERING

PARTS

View

Part

NAME

OF

PART

 

lilt

View

Part

No.

NAME

OF

PART

     

No.

No.

Price

No.

 

NOTE:

Basic

308

caliber

listed

 

below.

 

For

 

other

 

caliber

 

AODITIONAL

CALIBERS

parts

and

numbers

see

additional

 

calibers

 

list.

 

NOTE:

Parts

not

listed

same

as

308

caliber.

 

BarrelAssembly

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  • 1 BarrelAssembly

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BoltAssembly

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  • 2 BoltAssembly

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BoltFinalAssembly.

 

(Restricted)

(Restricted)

  • 14210 Ejector,223 Rem.

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14246

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Extractor,223

  • 15850 Rem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • 27342 ExtractorRivet,223 Rem

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  • 5 BoltStop Spring.

14024

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  • 34350 Firing Pin Assembly,

223

& 22/250

Rem

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  • 6 ButtPlate.

14245

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  • 7 ButtPlateScrew.

25410

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  • 29310 FloorPlate,223Rem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FloorPlate,22/250

  • 29311 Rem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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  • 8 ElevationScrew. . . . .

14236

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  • 29401 Front Sight,223 Rem

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14211

Ejector.

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  • 29535 MagazineAssembly

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  • 29542 MagazineAssembly,223Rem. . . . . . . . . . . .

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17676

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14214

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  • 29536 MagazineAssembly,22/250Rem. . . . . . . . . .

  • 29540 MagazineAssembly,243Win

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14669

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  • 13 ExtractorRivet.

27340

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  • 29541 MagazineAssembly,6mmRem

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  • 14 FiringPinAssembly.

34351

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  • 29345 MagazineGuideBar,223Rem

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  • 34891 StockAssembly,223Rem. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • 34890 StockAssembly,22/250Rem. . . . . . . . . . . .

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  • 16 FloorPlateScrew. . . . . . . .

14099

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  • 17
    18 Front Sight (also.221250Rem. )

29400

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Front

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29396

 

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Front

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14027

 

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HousingPin.

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29539

  • 23 MagazineGuideBar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

29346

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  • 24 MagazineGuideBarScrew. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14234

  • 25 RearGuardScrew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14235

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RearSightAssembly. . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • 26 RearSightBase.

14237

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  • 27 RearSightEyepiece.

14238

  • 28 RearSightLeaf.

15728

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  • 29 RearSightScrew. .

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  • 30 ReceiverPlugScrew.

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14244

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RibSpacer

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SafetyAssembly.

  • 34 .

14015

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SafetyPivotPin.

  • 35 SafetyPivotPinRetainingWasher.

14044

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  • 36 .

14497

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SafetyDetent.

  • 37 SafetyDetentSpring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14498

  • 38 SafetyRetainerPin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

91370

  • 39 SafetyRetainerPinRetainingWasher. . .

14044

.

  • 40 Sear. .

14503

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41

91126

SearPin.

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42

43

34890

29365

14026

StockAssembly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.

TriggerHousingAssembly. . . . . . . . . .

TriggerHousing. . . . . . . . . . . . .

.

(Restricted)

  • 44 Trigger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14033

  • 45 TriggerGuard.

14248

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(Restricted)

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46

47

14031

14045

TriggerPin.

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TriggerSpring. .

  • 48 WindageScrew.

14240

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SERVICE

PARTS

Bolt Assembly,

222/223

Rem.

(old style)

 

.

Bolt Assembly,

221250

Rem.

(old style).

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Bolt Assembly,

(oldstyle) .

308

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Win.,

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243

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Win., 6mm

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Rem.

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Bolt

Final

Assembly,

222/223

 

Rem.

(old style).

 

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Bolt Final Assembly,

221250

Rem. (old style)

 

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Bolt Final Assembly,

308

 

Win.,

243

Win., 6mm

 

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14217

BoltPlug(oldstyle)

.

  • 29295 Firing

Pin

Assembly,

222/223

 

& 221250

Rem.

(oldstyle) .

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  • 29298 308,

Firing

Pin

Assembly,

243

(old style)

. Bolt Assembly, LH (old style).

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Win., 6mm

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Rem.

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Bolt

Final

Assembly,

LH

(old

 

style)

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  • 14467 Bolt Plug, LH (old style).

 

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  • 29971 Firing Pin Final Assembly, LH (old style)

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ACCESSORY

 
  • 25571 Sling Strap

Assembly

& Mountings,

Complete.

 

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PARTS

AND

PRICES

SUBJECT_TO.CHANGE

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will

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supplied

 

for

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m0dels

 

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Parts

cannot

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supplied

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if

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