Re: Savage Bear Hunter vs Long Range Hunter
Go to Savage.com. I believe there is some information on tuning the stock to the load you shoot. Because of the locking mechanism on the recoil lug, you can tune the action to the stock with torque adjustments on the action screws. The Karsten is a great option. I have one and it's easy to install. Took me all of five minutes. $68 shipped to your door.
The other conclusion I come too, is the load itself. I have after loading thousands of rounds that if a load isn't properly tailored to the rifle you use, you always get a point of impact change on the first shot known as the cold bore shot. Then usually the point of impact changes with consecutive shots. I have been able to tailor my loads that the cold bore impacts with the group. You may have to try different factory ammo to find something more in tune with your barrel.
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