rifle selection opinions wanted

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by gary alford, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. gary alford

    gary alford Member

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    have a friend looking at getting a new .270

    he's wanting to know opinions on the most accurate out of the box, out to 300 yards, w/no extra smith work.

    he likes tikka's but wants to know if you guys have other suggestions

    thanks folks

    ga
     
  2. luvs2hnt

    luvs2hnt Member

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    I think the Tikka will fit the bill just fine. My sons 270 wsm in a tikka has been the easiest gun I have ever worked up a load for, it likes em' all. :)
    Although savage or a marlin xl7 are good but Tikka's just shoot real well..
     

  3. luke

    luke Well-Known Member

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    I have got several savages that extremely accurate. Most all will shoot sub moa and if i do my part 1/2 moa. My wife on the other hand has a tikka that will shoot just as good as my savages. The tikka did take a little more ammo to work the load that i wanted but is still a shooter.
     
  4. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    a sendero, weatherby accumark, vanguard moa; sako pre-garcia; tikka and others.
     
  5. gary alford

    gary alford Member

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    thanks folks, really appreciate the responses
     
  6. Hudge

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    I bought the Tikka T3 Hunter .270 this season, and I really like it. It seems like the best value out there in terms of what you get for your money. I don't think you'll go wrong picking that gun. No additional work from a gunsmith. Really a great gun.
     
  7. MHO

    MHO Well-Known Member

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    Just about any 270 you buy with the right load will shoot to 300.
     
  8. Grumulkin

    Grumulkin Well-Known Member

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    We need to know your friend's definition of "accurate."

    We need to know how picky your friend is.

    We need to know how much he is willing to pay.
     
  9. TRW077

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    Remington 700 ADL or BDL in .270 or 30/06.
     
  10. TRW077

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    For the money a700 remington ADL or BDL is hard to beat.
     
  11. bkondeff

    bkondeff Well-Known Member

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    Not out of the box compared to a Tikka or Savage. If you have a smith then a remington action may be the most universal platform, but not the most accurate out of the box.
     
  12. Aldon

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    If he likes Tikka, then I doubt anything will be better enough at lesser price to bother too much pondering.

    Savage is great as well, i have one, but I like the looks of Tikka better...accuracy very good n both.
     
  13. IdahoCTD

    IdahoCTD Well-Known Member

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    I've had a few Remington 700's .270's that would shoot 1/2" or better right out of the box. A friend of mine had one that would hover around 1/4". This wasn't recently so I don't know what they are putting out now but I've seen quite a few shoot really well.
     
  14. Nbly

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    The T3 will do him fine. It wouldn't be my choice but it will definitely get the job done at 300 + yards.

    I dislike the shortcuts that Tikka/Sako took with the T3 but understand that it's all about staying at a certain price point. Personally I would not go with a .27 cal since higher BC bullet selection is limited.

    Recommend at least a 10x optic for 300+ yards.