Any one have thoughts on the savage 4x4

Discussion in 'Varmint Hunting' started by long range dogr, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. long range dogr

    long range dogr Well-Known Member

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    I was just thinking about buying a 204 ruger and i came across the 4x4 with a 20 inch barrel.


    Anyone have thoughts about it?

    Will the 20 inch barrel hurt it ballisticly?

    I'm thinking about buying one to pull double duty on coyotes and prairie dogs.
     
  2. Armed in Utah

    Armed in Utah Well-Known Member

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    Really just a 20" 223 or 204 ..a special run a few yrs back for JSC's.....great truck gun....the 204 will lose some velocity with a 20" tube...I'd be more concerned with the muzzle blast w/o muffs...
     

  3. long range dogr

    long range dogr Well-Known Member

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    The muzzle blast is a non issue.[​IMG]


    I was just currious about the ballistics? Do you think it will seriously hurt this cartridge?
     
  4. cabelas90

    cabelas90 Well-Known Member

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    yes it dose hurt the 204 i had a ruger no 1 with 20in barrel and it always shoot 150-200 fps slower withe the same loads than my remington sps in 204
    lower fps =drops faster!
     
  5. long range dogr

    long range dogr Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the replys fellas! I think i've made up my mind.I cant see the piont of getting one if it's gonna slow it down.