Yea I hear ya on the Walmart price increases.
Remingtons jumped the most. The VS SF jumped the most. Up 250 bucks.
+1 on the fit for you idea.
If the one you like the looks of least, fits the best, it becomes a very hard choice indeed.
All of them are fine rifles but I'm not a big fan of all the plastics in the Tikka.
Every part of that 40 dollar clip, except the spring, is plastic in the Tikka.
Pondering the differences, terminally, between the V-Max and the A-Max.