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Posted: 3/15/2006 2:20:06 PM EDT
Now I,m looking at getting a bolt gun so I a'm asking everyone thier opinoin and then will decide ( but the wife does not know at this point ,so those that know her Please do not say anything at this point!But I will tell her soon after I ve done my research and reading .)also what kind of scope ? I not looking to break the bank, maybe around $1000 for both scope and rifle.hug.gif
Link Posted: 3/15/2006 4:03:28 PM EDT
The Tasco Super Sniper scope is pretty cheap, and the guys in the precision rifle forum seem to think they're a great deal for the cost.
Link Posted: 3/15/2006 8:42:23 PM EDT
With that price you'll have to go savage and cheap rings, optic and mount or get a used package. I can tell you if you plan on doing anything besides plink you might as well not cheap out on your package. If you want a cheap bolt rifle, throw a scope on a nagant or old misurp. Even with $600 glass (that you can use later when you decide to upgrade) you can still be under your $1000 mark.
Link Posted: 3/16/2006 6:55:52 AM EDT
What caliber do you intend on using?Are you looking for only new, or is used possible? What kind of distance do you intend to shoot at? Do you want a fixed power scope, or a variable? Once again, new or used?

Building a sub $1000 bolt action is possible, but you have to make some decisions on what you will accept, and what you won't...
Link Posted: 3/16/2006 11:45:34 AM EDT
I'm looking for a new one in .308 caliber, will be shooting 100-300yds and target shooting (mainly 3 gun stuff). The scope can be either.
Link Posted: 3/16/2006 1:42:16 PM EDT
I have a Remington .308 and a 6mm. Both shoot less than a MOA and are completely stock. The most expensive scope I have on either is a Bushnell banner. You could get a Remington and scope and still come out under a grand.
Link Posted: 3/16/2006 2:57:19 PM EDT
Just pick up a plain jane 700, and a Tasco scope, and burris rings, and you should be able to keep it under a grand.

Here is a 700 for under $600
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 4:22:37 PM EDT
Well guys I just got it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A rem700 LTR(solid blk) 20" fluted bull barrel w/ a bushnell elite 3200 10 x 40 mil dot scope the cost was $980. I also got a harris bipod , blackhawk cheeckpad,and a uncle mikes tactical sling.I will be firing it on Sunday at BC, so I'll give a report later.
Link Posted: 3/26/2006 4:15:43 PM EDT
Sorry for the delay, the rifle fires just fine and all errors were the shooter( took right at 9 shot groups of 3 to get it zeroed in . At this point I m holding a 2moa( will work on making that a tighter group).Fired it on sunday at the BC3 gun and had a 10 out of 12 hits in the designated areas.
Link Posted: 3/27/2006 5:00:51 PM EDT
Well today I went back to BC and zeroed my iron sights on the AR, rezreroed the Romak III holding a 3/4 MOAat 100yds, and the Rem 700 is holdig a 1/2 MOA at 100 yds.( I try and post pics) after two shots I hit a penny at 100 yds.So the rifle is good ,any misses will be all me.
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