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Old January 19, 2012, 02:20 PM   #1
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Limited Options for Lefty


I am in the market to buy a hunting rifle and have a few options but know little about the sport or the variety of firearms available to me.

Here is what I do know...

I want a left-handed bolt action rifle in 30-06

Here are my options...

Savage 116 with AccuStock and AccuTrigger for around $650.

Remington 700 CDL

Remington 700 SPS

Ruger M77 Hawkeye

Are there others I should consider?

What are your takes on these guns?

Your opinions, experience, knowledge is much appreciated.

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Old January 19, 2012, 08:25 PM   #2
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You'd get more feedback if it's in "the art of the rifle" section
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Old January 19, 2012, 08:34 PM   #3
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I own a lefty 110 Savage 7mm Rem Mag. Great gun, very, very accurate and reliable. I've been very happy with it and would buy another Savage without question.
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Old January 22, 2012, 02:03 PM   #4
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You should be able to find lefty versions of most major brands. But look into weatherby, howa, cz, winchester, and Thompson center. All have bolt guns and I believe they all have left hand options. I know you want a bolt action but a good option for other lefty fellows I know is the Thompson center encore pro hunter. It is a break action single shot designed to be ambidextrous. I love mine. Also gives you options for different barrels and cartridges for the same action.
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Old January 27, 2012, 01:12 PM   #5
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makes the Gunsite Scout in LH.

Also, try Sako, Browning, Savage, Winchester, Weatherby (including the Vanguard series) Remington, and Tika.

I am a leftie, so I feel your pain.
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