Originally Posted by matt_3479
Would like a new Rim Fire. I own a Mossberg semi auto 22 LR but would like a bolt action, something with a little better range. I took a look at the 17 HMR cause the closest sporting goods store (5mins) carries a few different kinds of HMR bullets at decent prices. So i started looking at them. I saw that the range is a lot better. Power is pretty good. And prices are reasonable. I found the Marlin Model 917VSF vs Savage 93R17 BVSS and liked what i saw. Which one would you say is better? Both around same price
Before you make up your mind look at the Savage with the thumb hole stock It is a beautiful
rifle with a good laminate stock and they have a reputation for good accuracy. I tried to find
out what the model # was but there website would not come up for me.
I have had two of the Marlins and they both shot well but were cheaply made and I had to replace one or more parts on each so I decided to move on to something better.
I now have two 17 HMRs, one is a custom anschutz that I re barreled and the other is a
beautiful Weatherby Mark xx (It also has an Anschutz action) and they are phenomenal
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