Been kicking around the thought of one in .280. My customs have also been Remington 700s. But I do not like the Remington extractor. If you're talking $800-$900 anyway, may as well look at Winchesters too. If you want to spend a little less, I find Rugers to be a better value in general, and plenty accurate.
I'm not sure if I've ever owned a true factory Remington... come to think of it, I guess not.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...