Regardless of which way I go, it will be stainless and synthetic. Also it will be a sporter contour barrel at least 22" but maybe 24" chambered for 22-250
Savage offers the Weather Warrior model 116 in 22-250 with a 22" barrel.
I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it. - Clint Eastwood