savage or remington rifle

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by genecole, Jun 27, 2004.

  1. genecole

    genecole Well-Known Member

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    I plan on building a rifle for tactical/sniper competitions later this year or so. I was wondering which rifle you guys would start out with, a savage 10FP or a Remington 700 VLS. I plan on buying the rifle first and then upgrading as time and money come along. I have had good luck with Savages before but the remington/AI combo seem to dominate at most of the competitions i go to. i really like the Accurracy International stocks for a 700. They are about the same price as a McMillan for the savage but have adjustable check piece and detachable mags. Just curious what you guys would start out with, both are around the same price with factory options.
    Thanks
    Gene Cole III