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#6988617 - 10/20/12 Savage Competition Rifles?
Oregon45 Online   content
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: Oregon
Anybody using one of the Savage Competition rifles they're making? They've got them for BR, F-class, F/TR and Palma. I'm looking possibly getting into Palma and F/TR and the Savages look like a good way to start without spending more than $1k or so (on the rifle).

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#6989402 - 10/21/12 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: Oregon45]
timbo762 Offline
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Registered: 09/09/12
Posts: 871
Loc: Lake Havasu, AZ
You can't beat 'em for the money. I've never had a Savage bolt action that didn't shoot great. They're not bad looking either if you keep you eyes closed.
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#6989594 - 10/21/12 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: timbo762]
wtroger Offline
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Registered: 01/26/09
Posts: 225
Loc: kansas
The way the Savages I have shoot I don't give a rat ass how they look. You can spend a lot more and wind up with a rifle that is not as accurate as the out of box Savage.

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#7009469 - 10/26/12 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: Oregon45]
Mako25 Offline
Campfire Kahuna

Registered: 10/18/09
Posts: 16718
Loc: TX
Have a friend who just sold an F-class in .308. Damn thing was/is amazing - period.

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#7010740 - 10/27/12 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: wtroger]
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Registered: 08/03/12
Posts: 1699
Loc: Sad State of Illinois
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I love my 99's and they are accurate as all get out! Unfortunately I only like rifles that are older than me

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#7084064 - 11/17/12 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: Penobscot_99]
catnthehat Offline
Campfire Guide

Registered: 12/19/03
Posts: 3200
Loc: Alberta
I've owned an F/TR, a model 12, and at present have a palam rifle in the rack - as yet unfire.
I also over the years have owned and shota mess of the C.I.L. 950T's , which are a savage 110 solid bottom "J" action .
Fine rifles, the one I have at the ,oment has a Canjar trigger in it , really fixes them up.
Cat
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#7089889 - 11/19/12 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: catnthehat]
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Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 5272
I really like the accutrigger myself, takes some getting use too.
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#7089958 - 11/19/12 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: 378Canuck]
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left group fired with 6.5 -284 at 200m or 220 yds. Unfired brass, unsized, with 142 gr SMK. The right group with 338 Lapua IM same deal with the brass(fire formed). I was impressed so took a photo. Groups are bit better now with necking only.
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#7230005 - 12/26/12 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: 378Canuck]
Sharpsman Offline
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Registered: 04/17/10
Posts: 6502
Loc: Northeast Louisiana
I have one that holds 4" vertical at 1000 yds. That ain't bad!
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#7260472 - 01/03/13 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: Sharpsman]
76_michael Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 03/01/11
Posts: 357
Loc: missouri
You can beat the Savage in my book my next is gonna b a 6.5x284 norma ,
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#7382131 - 01/30/13 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: 76_michael]
Amax Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 01/29/02
Posts: 260
Loc: Madison, Ms.
Here is my first 5 shot group during barrel break in with a savage model 10 shooting 168 gr Nosler custom competition ammo.
Barrell is a 250.00 eabco that I installed myself. Range is 100yds.


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#7428757 - 02/11/13 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: Amax]
NMSSHOOTER Offline
Campfire Ranger

Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 1531
Loc: North Mississippi
nice shooting amax
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#7435953 - 02/13/13 Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: NMSSHOOTER]
Amax Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 01/29/02
Posts: 260
Loc: Madison, Ms.
Thanks my Mississippi brother!

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