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Unread 07-19-2011, 01:27 PM
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Howa Rifles

Was wondering the quality and thoughts on these rifles for long range applications?
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    Re: Howa Rifles

    Not that they're bad rifles......But, I'll stick with Rem 700's, Weatherby Mark-V's, Browning A-Bolts, & Ruger 77's.
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    Re: Howa Rifles

    Not very helpful but thanks.
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    I found it to be perfectly helpful.....Sometimes subtlty is best.

    I had a Howa 1500 Lightning .223 rifle once (many years ago).....Decided to pull the scope off and trade it, completely new & unfired. Just never felt (handled) like a quality gun to me. SO I traded it towards a nice used Browning A-Bolt 7mm RM with a BOSS & a Leupold VX-III 3.5-10x50 on top.
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    thinks very much sir.
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    The howa is a well built rifle with an adjustable trigger. I own one and have loaded for several others and all have shot very well. I would recommend buying one of their barreled actions and ordering a stock for it and bedding it. I think you will be happy. Given a choice of a factory rifle right now between howa and remington, I would take the howa. Just fyi mine is scary accurate past 1000 yds.
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    thanks very much all look into it. what caliber is your howa?
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