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Old 11-25-2012, 01:39 PM
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Re: Your expertise is needed helping a new guy decide on rifle

I was really thinking around $750-$800 for just the rifle. Less would be great but don't think its probable to spend less and get quality.
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:47 PM
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Oh, weight isn't a concern for me guys, if I decide to hunt and carry, I will get a different rifle or suck it up. Accuracy is my concern. Thanks guys.
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:50 PM
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Re: Your expertise is needed helping a new guy decide on rifle

in that price range i would try to find a savage model 12.i've had several in a bvss and loved them.also the savage long range hunter would be a good choice.you could also look around and find one already built.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:36 PM
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Yeah I have been looking at the long range hunter, will a 26" barrel add accuracy or does a .308 not need a 26" barrel to effectively burn the powder? What rifling should I be looking for?
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Yeah I have been looking at the long range hunter, will a 26" barrel add accuracy or does a .308 not need a 26" barrel to effectively burn the powder? What rifling should I be looking for?
The LRH actually has a 24" barrel less the brake. The 308 doesn't need a 26" to burn the powder you might see a 30 FPS difference in velocity. My 6.5x 284 chronographs the same velocity as my 26" Cooper. The larger case capacity rounds benefit moe from the longer tubes.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:10 PM
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I stand corrected, thanks. The three models I'm looking at are the LRH, the 11/111 FCNS and FHNS. Do you know the differences between these three models? Thanks a lot guys, I sure appreciate your help, I hate just talking to guys selling them
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:59 PM
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I stand corrected, thanks. The three models I'm looking at are the LRH, the 11/111 FCNS and FHNS. Do you know the differences between these three models? Thanks a lot guys, I sure appreciate your help, I hate just talking to guys selling them
He FCNS has a detachable box mag the FH has a hinged floor plate. Both have lighter weight 22" barrels, and plastic non accustock stocks. The LRH has a heavier 24" barrel with brake and accu stock, also hinged floor plate and adjustable Kardsten cheek piece. For long range work I'd go for the LRH.
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