Savage 10 fcp hs 308 setup

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Deer mangler, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. Deer mangler

    Deer mangler Well-Known Member

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    I'm wanting to get into long range shooting (500+). So I did some looking around and found a rifle I like and feels good to me. So I settled on the savage model 10 fcp hs in 308. Now what I need help with is, what base, rings, and scope should I put on this rifle. One scope I am looking at is vortex viper 6-24x50 ffp. Mostly cost. I am a diehard leupold man but I'm not wanting to wrap up tons of money just yet. So any input would be great.
     
  2. jsthntn247

    jsthntn247 Well-Known Member

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    Seekins base and 4-4 rings would be as good as you can get and save a few ounces from steel. A weaver tactical base and TPS tsr rings would also work and save about $100 over the seekins. Sightron or vortex pst 6-24x50 would be a great choice.
     

  3. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    EGW HD base, Weaver Tac rings, PST or Sightron SIII 8-32.
     
  4. Deer mangler

    Deer mangler Well-Known Member

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    Any other suggestions to make this a even better shooting longrange gun
     
  5. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Sure... 168 Berger Hybrid, and Alliant Power Pro 2000MR powder.
     
  6. Deer mangler

    Deer mangler Well-Known Member

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    Cool. Thanks for the input. I think the next step after I get my gun get up and loads figured out. I want to take a longrange shooting course. So I can start off in the correct direction. I hope I can find a class near centeral illinois.