I got one of these a couple of months ago---It is my favorite rifle by far---I now use Federal Ascent 200 gr ammo--it gives me consistent 1/2" groups ---I've taken 3 whitetails so far---excellent trigger,
Ruger also made the 300 MW in the #1S--for many years. This old Red Pad, seems to have really nice wood, and is easily worth the price, especially considering that it comes with rings and some ammo,!!
I have a low round count, Savage Tactical in 25-06 AI that I'll trade. I don't hate it, but I don't like it all that much or I wouldn't want to see it go. It's a little heavy with the bull barrel, but it shoots less than 1/2" groups at 100 yds.