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Unread 11-07-2011, 12:31 AM
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Re: For all you people thinking of getting started but are intimidated by the dollars

How about a Savage 112 BVSS in 300WM! Can be found for around $700. Mount a decent scope and you may just be good to go. This one here of mine is straight from factory stock gun. Did a 50 round break in then shot a .85 5 shot group and the next weekend shot a .215 three shoot group!





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    Unread 11-07-2011, 12:37 AM
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    Re: For all you people thinking of getting started but are intimidated by the dollars

    6.5x300- I am looking on Savage's website and cannot find that gun! I see the 12 BVSS in 300WSM but I do not see any model 12's in 300 win mag. Do they just not show it on their website?

    Thanks! Great looking and shooting gun!
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    Unread 11-07-2011, 01:23 AM
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    Re: For all you people thinking of getting started but are intimidated by the dollars

    Thanks,

    Savage just recently (within last couple years) made a limited production run of the 112 BVSS rifles. I found mine new on one of the gun auction sights. There still may be a few around but I doubt you will find any offered from factory at the moment.

    I'm very pleased with the results. Difficult to shoot off hand but from a rest it is awesome.

    BT
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    Unread 11-07-2011, 09:26 AM
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    Re: For all you people thinking of getting started but are intimidated by the dollars

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    6.5x300- I am looking on Savage's website and cannot find that gun! I see the 12 BVSS in 300WSM but I do not see any model 12's in 300 win mag. Do they just not show it on their website?

    Thanks! Great looking and shooting gun!
    Savage has a custom service and should make you one, it won't be a 12 it will be a 112 (long action) you will need a dealer to call and get the price though as they will only quote retail to a non FFL. Call Savage and ask to speak to Effie, I believe her last name is Sullivan.
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    Unread 11-07-2011, 11:33 PM
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    Re: For all you people thinking of getting started but are intimidated by the dollars

    My current rig is a Howa 1500 Varmint supreme chambered in .308 winchester. It works great on deer and pigs to the extent I feel confident pulling the trigger. It also pulls double duty as a long range F class gun. Including optics and aftermarket stock I have just over $1,000.00 in it.
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    Unread 11-20-2011, 05:17 PM
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    Re: For all you people thinking of getting started but are intimidated by the dollars

    Very good Post

    Let's remember...when the time for hunting is over " YOU " can always upgrade your existing barrel to a varminter or competition barrel. Hart , Shilen and so forth....around $ 350 outlay

    Remington 700 CDL 7MM 08 with Shilen 24 " Barrel shooting 1000yds

    Savage Model 12 cal 30-06 with Savage Heavy Barrel replacement shooting 1000 yds
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    Unread 11-21-2011, 08:54 AM
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    Re: For all you people thinking of getting started but are intimidated by the dollars

    Just to had my 2 cent.

    Have been interest in long range shooting but was "price away".

    Now im in the diretion on a shooting club near my home and have make some friend that shoot loong range. Especialy that have place to do so.

    One got a hunting store and after talking with him i have but cash on a rifle.

    It a(brand new) tika t3 varminer, set triger in 7mm rem, scope will be a elite 6500 with turell.

    Will cost me a lil over 2500$ cnd. Ok could have been less with a use rifle but im getting New stuff. Im doing the break in and will have a class from my friend on how to do it right, both break in and long range shooting.

    Plus have sold a rifle that i will not use any more so it bring the cost down.

    It will be a 1000 yrd gun. So no need for more for now.

    If im liking long range( wich i sur i will) by the time that rifle will be burn out i will have save the $$ to customise it.

    Keeping the rifle for a base, adding a custom barell will be lot cheaper thant havig it custom all the way!!
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