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Old February 13, 2013, 11:08 AM   #10
Slamfire
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A Savage 99 is an excellent rifle, the 300 Savage is an excellent cartridge, and if all the thing needs is a barrel, there are people who can rebarrel it.

You can buy a 30 caliber barrel blank, give the rifle and barrel to a gunsmith, and he can turn it down to the right size, chamber it, and install it on the receiver.

You can look at barrel blanks and prices. Your Savage is not a target rifle, but most custom barrels are target grade. You can look up Douglas, or ER Shaw. http://www.ershawbarrels.com/. Call them up and tell them what you want, they will tell you the cost options.

The whole process of blank, chambering, bluing, will cost $300 to $400, but what the heck, you will have a Savage 99 with a new barrel! And it will be your Grandfather's.
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