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Savage 110 BA review/discussion

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Unread 03-24-2013, 03:59 PM
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Re: Savage 110 BA review/discussion

Personally, i love savage's out of the box accuracy. My 12 in 223 shoots a .325" at 100 with good Hornady ammo all day long. But for $2000 you could get a Surgeon action($1000), Saturn barrel($320), and a B&C stock($250). For a touch more have a gunsmith precision chamber($475) it for you and PRESTO! you have an immensely accurate rifle for just a hair more. Throw some nice glass on top and you're in business.

just my 2 cents

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    Unread 03-24-2013, 07:00 PM
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    Re: Savage 110 BA review/discussion

    Yes its probably double the cost of a .243 to shoot or more. Accuracy, 1/2 MOA is achievable Its always about what you want to achieve with the caliber you choose . If your thinking one ragged hole then custom all the way or at least a barrel and trigger will go a long way. There's no free lunch, now where have I heard that before?
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    Unread 04-02-2013, 10:56 PM
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    Re: Savage 110 BA review/discussion

    mine shoots pretty decent. still breaking the barrel in as well. playing around with loads and different powders of retumbo, h1000 and trying to get in some reloader 33. shoothing nosler brass and 300 grain scener's
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    Unread 04-02-2013, 11:28 PM
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    Re: Savage 110 BA review/discussion

    I say it's 14+lbs of love without ammo and glass... Too much for what I do. And like others have said, if you're going to pay 2k and want bugholes, go custom. Leave the stock stuff alone, brand irrespective.

    I do think Savages shoot better than most Remmys nowadays out of the box, but for 2k, custom gets the nod, even if it's just on a doner Sav or Rem action.

    If you want 338, I wouldn't go Savage unless you did the factory LRH, HS, or BA, or built on the Sin or Norma cartridges due to COAL. But then again, if I were doing custom 338, the smallest I'd do is Lap Improved... etc, etc...
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    Unread 04-03-2013, 04:28 PM
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    Re: Savage 110 BA review/discussion

    I have had (3) 110BA .338 Lapua's and they all shot well 1/2 MOA or better, but I traded or sold them (because thats what I do)
    I have also had a 110FCP it was just as nice but that BA stock is kick AZZ.

    My Friend has all 3 110BA's
    308, 300win, and 338LAPUA.

    He just purchased the 300 win to make the set and said he may sell it since he doesn't have another $2000 to scope it at the moment. so if you settle on the 300 win shoot me a message I may be able to make you a deal.
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