The remington 770 has a reputation for wearing out very quickly, mechanical failures and poor accuracy. I know of 2 people that bought them one was sold at a profit before ever being fired and the other has been traded in for a Stevens 200 becuase it wouldn't group well.
Altough they seem like a great deal I'd recomend either a good condition used rifle or a Stevens 200 if price is the reason your looking at this rifle.
That Churchill Highlander is a Turkish imported Hardware Store gun from the 80s. As for the quality, I don't know, the Turks can go both ways.
That's very true as far as quality. I do think though that today Turkish guns are moving up in reputation, especially their shotguns. Although Benelli, Beretta, and newer Franchi shotguns may say "Made in Italy" on them, actually a lot of the parts on those guns (including some barrels) are actually made in their contract factorys in Turkey.
As I sit and glass, which is common for hunters out west, I have sort of quickly discovered something I never learned when I was younger.
In my youth I had enthusiasm and spirit. In my middle to advancing years I have creaky knees, arthritis, and I tire more easily than I used to. Where I used to sit on the cold hard ground I now look for that soft spot to sooth my tired muscles. That leads me to my tip.
Carry your soft spot with you!
In my pack I carry an air filled, ultralight, camping pad....