Originally Posted by jonesroy26
max distance for deer five - six hundred yards
650 is the limit I put on my .243 for deer and antelope. I'd go less on a muley.
Any of the .308 based cartriges will do you, don't forget about the 7mm-08.
I'll laugh at you if you get a .300 win mag for white tail (not needed) and targets (too much recoil to be fun).
Sorry, can't help you with the Savage never had one.