Find a pawn shop or LGS and look on the used rack for either of them, they are bound to be out there in .270. Buy rifle at $350 or less and add the scope of your choice when you get the money saved up for that. You might get lucky and find one for even less that way.
Or pay attention to local Hunting and Fishing Message boards and be patient, someone is bound to have one up for sale sooner or later at a good price. A lot of guys get rid of last years flavor of the month in order to get this years flavor.