Remington Brings Back Bolt-Action Handgun with 700 CP
By Kristin Alberts
Remington is in full production with a new bolt-action handgun, the Model 700 CP. Though this is Remington’s second bolt-action handgun, the Model 700 CP looks nothing like the now discontinued XP-100.
Will this new iteration have the 30+ year staying power of the original? Guns.com takes a closer look at the Model 700 CP.
Meet the Remington 700 CP
Guns.com dives the Remington’s newest bolt-action pistol, the Remington 700 CP. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)
The majority of XP-100 pistols were single shots, but the new CP is a tactically inspired, magazine-fed mutant. The Model 700 CP comes built as one of the only bolt-action repeater handguns. The new CP—short for chassis pistol—is based on the Remington 700 bolt action system. More specifically, the new CP is a modified version of the company’s 700 Precision Chassis Rifle.
The target market seems to be an even mix of long-range target shooters as well as hunters, even holding an appeal to tactical customization.
The short action CP is initially offered in a trio of chamberings: .223 Rem, .300 Blackout and .308 Win. Barrel length sits at 10.5-inches on the two smaller calibers and 12.5-inches on the .308 Win. The pistol opts for a threaded muzzle for easy mounting of