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 hog hunting gains popularity across much of the U.S. more and more hunters are asking where they should go to find the biggest hogs and trophies. I recently read an interesting article in "Boar Hunter Magazine", perhaps the preeminent hog hunting journal out there now. This very informative article was penned by Mr Jim Smith, a very accomplished hunter over a very wide range of areas and game. I am simply providing some information that should interest serious hog hunters among us. Mr Smith...