I want to end up with some versin of a 22-250 ....... 22-250, 22-250 AI or 220 swift. I want a 1 to 8 twist which no factory rifle comes with. I want to order a rifle and change barrels to get the twist I want. I can put another trigger &/or stock on it as well if needed .... so should I: 1) Get a Savage long action and put a barrel like I want on it in the caliber of choice.. 2) Get a Stevens long action and put a barrel like I want on it in the caliber of choice. 3) Get one of the above in a short action and put a barrel like I want on it in the caliber of choice. I was thinking the long action would allow loading the bullets out to the lands whereas the short action may not. Is this correct? Is the action used on the Stevens and the Savage the same (quality of materials and design) with differences being whether it has the accu stock and accu trigger or not? If so it seems I would do just as well to start with the Stevens. Thoughts and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.