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#6988617 - 10/20/12 06:36 PM Savage Competition Rifles?
Oregon45 Offline
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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 12:43 AM Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: Oregon45]
timbo762 Offline
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Registered: 09/09/12
Posts: 858
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 01:50 AM Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: timbo762]
wtroger Online   content
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Registered: 01/26/09
Posts: 202
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 09:23 PM 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 05:34 AM Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: wtroger]
Penobscot_99 Offline
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Registered: 08/03/12
Posts: 891
Loc: Sad State of Illinois
Hey...even the boss can do it smile
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 03:52 PM Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: Penobscot_99]
catnthehat Offline
Campfire Guide

Registered: 12/19/03
Posts: 3138
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 03:31 PM Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: catnthehat]
378Canuck Offline
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Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 5006
I really like the accutrigger myself, takes some getting use too.
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#7089958 - 11/19/12 03:50 PM Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: 378Canuck]
378Canuck Offline
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Registered: 11/06/06
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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 10:33 PM Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: 378Canuck]
Sharpsman Offline
Campfire Guide

Registered: 04/17/10
Posts: 4864
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 03:41 AM Re: Savage Competition Rifles? [Re: Sharpsman]
76_michael Offline
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Registered: 03/01/11
Posts: 334
Loc: missouri
You can beat the Savage in my book my next is gonna b a 6.5x284 norma ,
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