I was wondering if there were any other rifles currently on the market similiar to the Ruger M77 Mark II Frontier Rifle? Specificly one with a forward mounted rail for scope/sight mounting?
You may want to look at savage...
For $400 you can have one of these.
Shoots .308 "bullets"
Has 6 round magazine.
VERY fast bolt throw.
Shoots MOA with handloads
One of the smoothest triggers ever made.
Rifle - less than $100
Scope base - $70
Rings - $30 (used)
Scope - $200 (used)