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Old 05-13-2004, 05:25 PM
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New Rifle

I am fairly new to hunting, looking at replacing a loan .303 with my own rifle. Any recomendations on a basic rifle. Have been told to look at a Ruger 308 S/S or a Tikka T3 S/S. Any avise would be welcome.
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Old 05-13-2004, 10:12 PM
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Re: New Rifle

And what do you intend to hunt with it?
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Old 05-14-2004, 12:37 AM
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Re: New Rifle

Red Deer and Pigs mainly.
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Old 05-14-2004, 01:49 AM
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Re: New Rifle

sako stainless synthetic in .308 or 6.5x55 is what i'd go for.
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Old 05-14-2004, 10:35 PM
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Re: New Rifle

while i would love to buy a Sako, my budget does not go that far. Im lucky the wife has allowed me to buy a new one at all. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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Old 05-14-2004, 11:39 PM
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Re: New Rifle

The new Savage with the accutrigger is a great bargain.
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Old 06-03-2004, 01:05 AM
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Re: New Rifle

have you bought anything yet, if not what does the budget (wife) allow.
Where in NZ are you!
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