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Old December 11, 2008, 04:13 PM   #1
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300 Winchester Magnum

What do you recommend as far as brand/model?
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Old December 11, 2008, 04:50 PM   #2
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It would help to know your price range you want to spend on a rifle. What are you willing to spend for rifle, scope, mounts? Do you want to buy new or used? Rifles in this caliber can range from <$350 used to over $2000+ for a new one it all depends on what you are willing to spend.

Weatherby Vanguard, Tikka, and Savage will offer good affordable rifles for around $400-$500. Browning, Remington, Sako, and others will run you more money as well as many other brands. I'm sure almost every major manufacturer of hunting rifles chambers this caliber.

When you post a little more info would be helpful.

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Old December 11, 2008, 04:51 PM   #3
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The following are what I like, not necessarily the 'best' and most certainly probably not the favorites of others.

If I wanted and old used one I would buy a pre 64 Model 70.

If I were buying a brand new .300 Winchester Magnum, I would get a Sako 85 Stainless Synthetic, of course I'd take one of those in any caliber.

If I was in a higher economic class I'd get a Blaser.

If I wanted a good solid hunting rifle at a good price I'd probably get a Rem 700 SPS or maybe a Weatherby Vanguard.

You really could not go wrong with any of the above choices.
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Old December 11, 2008, 05:44 PM   #4
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i would take either the new model 70 win, which runs arround 1000, or a ruger M77MKII, which run arround 600, both prices are for blued/walnut. but i i was to recomend a .300 mag it would not be the winchester, i would say a Wby mag is better in all catagories, except that it kicks more. also, the vangaurd is a 300 Wby, not a 300 Win.
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Old December 11, 2008, 07:52 PM   #5
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i would say a Wby mag is better in all catagories, except that it kicks more. also, the vangaurd is a 300 Wby, not a 300 Win.
Are you claiming that the Weatherby Vanguard is not available in .300 Winchester Magnum? If you are you should look again.
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Old December 11, 2008, 08:23 PM   #6
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New or Used?

New or Used? Hunting, target or both? Price range.
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Old December 11, 2008, 08:28 PM   #7
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I was just in your shoes, I went with a Howa 1500. Excellent gun at a low price, with a surprising amount of aftermarket supply.
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Old December 12, 2008, 07:36 PM   #8
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i see the wby vangaurd is caambered in the winchester, thank you for your correction, i hate giving out false info,
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