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Posted: 9/6/2008 7:20:21 AM EDT

Anyone have one? Used one? Opinions?

I’m a Remington 700 man but I want something in 308 for deer season this year. I can’t find a Rem 700 in 308 that I like, so I picked up (didn’t buy it, just checked it out) this Savage the other night at the local gun shop and I've fallen in love with the accutrigger.  I’m a little worried about staying from my Remington's. They are the only bolt guns I have ever really hunted with. I have a PSS in 308 but it's just too heavy and long for whitetail hunting.

The price on the Savage at around $550 seems fair. I’m just a little worried about finding rings and a scope base.
Link Posted: 9/6/2008 7:26:42 AM EDT
I had a Remington 40x in 308. Over $1200. About 10 years ago I bought a Savage 110 Tactical in 308 for $325. It shot every bit as well as the Remington 40X.
The 40X is long gone and I still have the Savage.
Plus another 3 Savage bolts and no new Remingtons.....
Go for it.
Link Posted: 9/6/2008 8:00:46 AM EDT
Savage is well known for out of the box accuracy. The nice thing about Savage actions is the ease of changing barrels. With a fully chambered barrel, an action wrench, barrel or action vise and headspace gages you can easily change barrels. You just have to stay within th action capabilities for caliber.
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