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Unread 01-17-2009, 07:03 PM
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savage 99 .308

I wanted to know if a savage 99 .308 would be a good rifle to use for some good long range shooting and a good hunting rifle to.
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    Unread 01-17-2009, 09:25 PM
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    Re: savage 99 .308

    The savage 99 is a great hunting rifle. It is a bit lacking as a long range rifle. Velocity and accuracy aren't going to be on par with a quality bolt action.

    Still, see how she shoots. Let the gun tell you what it can do.

    If you have a Savage 99 in 308, and would be interested in trading for something better suited to long range, I have several long range rifles. A nice 99 has been on my list for a long time.
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