View Full Version : .300 Savage kills again!
November 27, 2001, 09:12 AM
Yesterday, I bagged an outstanding buck whitetail with my .300 Savage Model 99. Over 200 pounds, an extraordinarily heavy rack, and mature...probably about 5 or 6 years old. Nonetheless, he dropped where he stood with a single shot. Let no one doubt, the .300 Savage Model 99 is the finest deer rifle in all history.
November 27, 2001, 10:07 AM
But tell us more... what load did you use, and what was the range to the prize?
November 27, 2001, 11:37 AM
Let us take foot in hand and wend our way over to "The Hunt".
January 17, 2002, 07:52 PM
.300 savage is one hell of a gun. my dads got one he uses some years for hunting. Glad to see he isnt the only one.:D Model 99 with the rotary magazine right?
January 17, 2002, 10:34 PM
Sad to see this one go into history. Are there any new rifles still made for it?
January 17, 2002, 11:37 PM
Loads for my TC .309 JDJ & Rem M7 (w/18.5" bbl) are 165s right at 2400 fps ... right in there for The Savage or .30-40 Krag.
Kills stuff all day long. Other than the bigger stuff that likes to quickly bite back, I'd use it for anything on the continent (this continent, not The Continent ;) ).
Decent bullet in the right spot & things die.
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