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View Poll Results: Most Accurate Hunting Rifle Out Of The Box
Browning 36 4.41%
Cooper 91 11.15%
CZ 14 1.72%
Dakota 7 0.86%
Henry 0 0%
Howa 14 1.72%
Kimber 6 0.74%
Marlyn 5 0.61%
NEF 1 0.12%
Remington 137 16.79%
Sako 83 10.17%
Savage 292 35.78%
Steyr 11 1.35%
Thompson 9 1.10%
Weatherby 40 4.90%
Winchester 21 2.57%
Other 49 6.00%
Voters: 816. You may not vote on this poll

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Right Out Of The Box----

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Unread 09-24-2011, 08:36 AM
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Re: Right Out Of The Box----

I might as well jump in with both feet,

it seems that this question is loaded in favor of the pricier guns, not even custom ones, as one comment says, there is a huge difference between a $4,000 rifle and a $600 one.

I would rather see the question as to which rifle gives more value for the money out of the box. Value defined as accuracy under hunting or general shooting conditions.
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    Re: Right Out Of The Box----

    Id have to go with Tikka T3s iv used 3 and they all shoot half MOA easily and these are actual walk about lightweight hunting rifles with normal scopes not sone tacticle version
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    Re: Right Out Of The Box----

    Tikka hunting results... proof is in the pudding.
    Moose.. 338 win mag T3... dads
    Buck 308 win. T3 ...mine
    Little brothers group with my 308

    Many more but you get the point.
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    Re: Right Out Of The Box----

    My Savage Long Range Hunter in 6.5x284.
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    Re: Right Out Of The Box----

    To me out of the box is specifically a non-custom gun so I excluded Cooper. I know they aren't fully custom but you would have a hard time convincing me that they aren't at least semi-custom.

    So my 3 votes would be Savage, Howa and Remington. Some older Savages were just okay, some newer Remington's have had lots of problems. Howas from the beginning to current have been rock solid.

    So my vote was for Howa. The negative for them is that they are a bit harder to work on than Remmy's or Savages, fewer gunsmiths deal with them, and there are fewer aftermarket parts. But for straight out of the box accuracy results they are tough to beat. Throw in price as a factor and they can't be beat.

    CZ's are another overlooked manf. IMO. I don't own any of their center fire guns but have a couple of their rim fires and they are they most accurate rim fires I have ever shot. My 453 HMR shoots one hole groups to crazy distances!

    My 2 cents based on my experience.

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    Re: Right Out Of The Box----

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    My Savage Long Range Hunter in 6.5x284.
    Great shooting mate! Looks like you have the Savage dialed in.
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    To me out of the box is specifically a non-custom gun so I excluded Cooper. I know they aren't fully custom but you would have a hard time convincing me that they aren't at least semi-custom.

    So my 3 votes would be Savage, Howa and Remington. Some older Savages were just okay, some newer Remington's have had lots of problems. Howas from the beginning to current have been rock solid.

    So my vote was for Howa. The negative for them is that they are a bit harder to work on than Remmy's or Savages, fewer gunsmiths deal with them, and there are fewer aftermarket parts. But for straight out of the box accuracy results they are tough to beat. Throw in price as a factor and they can't be beat.

    CZ's are another overlooked manf. IMO. I don't own any of their center fire guns but have a couple of their rim fires and they are they most accurate rim fires I have ever shot. My 453 HMR shoots one hole groups to crazy distances!

    My 2 cents based on my experience.
    Yep I reckon the Howa and CZ rifles are great - I've owned a CZ years ago and it was very accurate, I still own the Howa and its been a fantastic performer, accurate, reliable and for the price I'd say punching well above its weight.
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