lookin for a new rifle

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by 300 HART, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. 300 HART

    300 HART Active Member

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    im lookin to get a new rifle in 308 or 30-06.
    here is some of the rifles i have in mind.
    marlin xl7
    tc venture
    tc icon
    savage maybe
    browning x-bolt
    remington 700 cdl

    let me know what yall think good and bad about the guns thanks!
     
  2. TrophyHunter_colorado

    TrophyHunter_colorado Well-Known Member

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    I have a 270 WSM Sako 75 fin lite I will make a heck of a deal with you on
     

  3. RJ338

    RJ338 Well-Known Member

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    Of the rifles you listed, for the money it would be tough to beat the Marlin.
    It has an Accu type trigger(pretty fail), better feeling stock with a good soft pad, is pretty accurate and they come with Weaver style bases. The TC's are heavy, the Remingtons are twice the money and truly the only value besides would be the Howas, and they are a little more. PS buy the Marlin soon as the people (Freedom Group) who own Remington just bought them...
     
  4. zuba

    zuba Well-Known Member

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    You forgot to point out a negative thing about the savage, other than the marlin is a copy... I'd go with a savage, there is a nice aftermarket so you could change anything you might not like. Plus you can do everything yourself!
     
  5. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    Out of the two you named it would be the 30-06. If i got a choice it would be the 7mm rem mag or 300. wsm in a browning a-bolt or Remington model 700
     
  6. keredeht

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    Tikka is hard to beat in the lower price range, I also like savage for all the options available in aftermarket parts and easy barrel swap. I would go with the 308 over 30-06, near identical ballistics and better accuracy usually.