Originally Posted by Cowhand75
My savage 110 has a 22" sporter barrel, acutrigger and a crapy stock. It does shoot Moa. I bought it cheap for a project. I want to change the barrel and stock for sure. Just don't know if I want to stay with the 270 . I like to shoot a lot when I shoot. It will be primarily used for coyote hunting and targets out to 700yards. Should I keep the barrel for now and use it up, or what can I do with the 110 long action? If I change caliber it will need to be easy on the pockets as possible.
I have an older Savage 110 LA (nonaccutrigger) in. 270 Win that I had it rebarrelled to. 270 AI with Lilja 30", 1:8, 3-groove. Do a custom search on the top right corner for "My budget. 270 AI".
The .270 AI Redding dies is $120 IIRC. The advantage is you can shoot. 270 Win factory loads and develop. 270 Win hand loads to fireformto. 270 AI. With new (and upcoming) . 277 bullets from Matrix, Nosler, Berger, etc ... the. 270 is hard to beat.
For now, I have settled for 175gr Matrix VLD at 2981 FPS. In comparison, my friend is pushing the 180gr Berger VLD HSM at 2845 FPS off his 7MM Rem Mag (Weatherby Accumark).
I voted for my "FREEDOM", "GUNS", and "MONEY" - keep the change - UNK.
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