Another nice item about the Savage action is;
You can change the bolt face for different size cartridges with the addition of the bolt face ends that are furnished from the factory as a special order item. Each one comes with the extractor in too.
The long action can go from the 223 right on up to the standard mags by changing the end of the bolt. A simple removal of a pin does it. If I remember correctly, the cost per each was $30.00 or $40.00. I have two for my 223 that I can change to a 308 or standard Mag and twist on the barrel that is chambered to that cartridge case diminsion.
Out of the box, I believe the Savage is hard to beat for accuracy and cost.
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[ 04-12-2002: Message edited by: Darryl Cassel ]