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Unread 11-03-2008, 08:47 PM
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Savage .243

nothing special but it shoots great.
Savage 11GL in .243
Bushnell Elite 3200 10x40MD
and it loves 105 Amaxes! i've shot over 600 rounds this year since i started reloading in june, and can't get enough!



here's a group i shot today at 425 yards! it measured 3 inches.

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    Unread 11-05-2008, 09:07 PM
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    Re: Savage .243

    Yeah its a pretty good shooting gun. The only down side is the bolt is on the wrong side. Darn lefties.
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    Unread 11-05-2008, 09:28 PM
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    Re: Savage .243

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    Yeah its a pretty good shooting gun. The only down side is the bolt is on the wrong side. Darn lefties.
    You say that but as a right handed shooter I thing I could get along quite well with a left handed bolt. It never made any sense to me why I should have to take my hand off of the grip/trigger. I guess its the single action shooter in me.

    Savage, you'd better be careful or you'll end up needing a new barrel. I feel for ya I'm on 350 with my edge, 200 on my 243, 150 on a 6mm06 and 150 a piece on two different 300 RUM's since mid July. My wife is getting sick of it.

    Love them 243's.
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    Unread 11-05-2008, 09:32 PM
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    Re: Savage .243

    thats a ton of shooting! and those arent all as cheap to shoot as a .243!
    by the way i just chrono'ed my load its right at 2800ft/s. i cant wait to get this thing a 6 AI bbl!
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    Unread 11-05-2008, 09:35 PM
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    Re: Savage .243

    I love my .243 too!!! Glad to see another right brain shooter.
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    Unread 11-05-2008, 09:38 PM
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    Re: Savage .243

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    i cant wait to get this thing a 6 AI bbl!
    Why, so you can replace that one sooner.

    I suspect you'll fall in love with the 115 DTAC's if you do. They are reasonably priced.
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    Unread 11-05-2008, 09:51 PM
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    Re: Savage .243

    yep i have the 115s in mind, 7 twister
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