You can find take-off Savage barrels for way under $100. Try trading yours to someone before chopping it.
I have a .243 standard taper and a 300 WSM
fluted stainless (large shank) sitting in a closet somewhere around here.
Take off stocks are scattered about the country and aftermarkets in your favorite flavor can be found.
Your best bet might be to attend an F-Class event and see if anyone want the rifle. Then build or buy a beanfield.