View Full Version : Stoeger Sxs vs. Savage 411

December 12, 2006, 07:11 AM
I know both of these are on the low end of sxs's, but which would you recommend as an inexpensive double to bang around in the woods? Are both made in Russia?

December 12, 2006, 01:05 PM
I found a Stevens 511 in 12ga for 125.00 in a used gun shop about a year back and took it to a smith I know in Carson City who shortened the barrels to 18.5 in and put the beed back on. Fun to shoot and good looking. The Savage is made in the USA.

December 12, 2006, 01:40 PM
savage 411 is made in Russia by Baikal.

December 12, 2006, 01:47 PM
Look around for a used Stevens 311 or a Stoeger. I've not been imressed by the Baikals.

December 12, 2006, 01:48 PM
I stand corrected, thank you.

December 12, 2006, 03:58 PM
who makes stoeger's? Well, I guess it is a moot point now as I bought the Stevens 411. It was $249.99 Brand new in the box! I think I got a steal!

December 12, 2006, 04:17 PM
Good deal! You will have alot of fun.....don't it look cool!

December 19, 2006, 09:05 AM
just picked up the stevens last night and I am very impressed (especially considering what I paid for it). I am gonna shoot it this weekend, but am pretty darn happy so far with the purchase.