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View Poll Results: Which rifle would you choose for hunting with a .308 bolt.
Howa 1500 3 4.92%
Remington 700 31 50.82%
Ruger M77 7 11.48%
Savage Hunter 13 21.31%
Weatherby Vanquard 7 11.48%
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Old December 10, 2008, 10:53 PM   #1
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help choose my next rifle

.308 Hunting Rifle Bolt Action. you can choose the stock and scope. looking to buy one of these options so try to keep it to them. but suggests are welcome. if you have a reason you would pick one let me know.

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Old December 10, 2008, 11:04 PM   #2
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of the ones up there, i'm personally about to buy a remington 700, but in .30-06, so that's what i said
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Old December 10, 2008, 11:13 PM   #3
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I chose the Howa but in 30-06. Excellent no frills, sub moa accurate, cheap hunting rifle.
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Old December 10, 2008, 11:13 PM   #4
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I'd just get a Savage "Package" and save the doe.
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Old December 10, 2008, 11:18 PM   #5
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Stickin' with my 700's.
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Old December 11, 2008, 07:59 AM   #6
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I had to vote the 700...havent had much experience with the other guns, but I recently purchased a 700 30-06 and love it so far...
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Old December 11, 2008, 01:19 PM   #7
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* Howas shoot very well and cost a bunch less than the Remington. Weatherby Vanguard is the same rifle with a different colored stock.
* Rugers are controlled-round-feed, which is nice in a hunting rifle.
* Remington 700 is a good rifle.
* Savages typically shoot very well if you can get past their looks.
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Old December 11, 2008, 01:33 PM   #8
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Either the Savage or Remington would be a great choice. As a Savage owner, I of course voted Savage.
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Old December 11, 2008, 01:44 PM   #9
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whichever one fits you best.

kinda like asking what supermodels is hotter. their all hot, but everone has different perspectives on hottness.

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Old December 11, 2008, 01:59 PM   #10
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I like the Rem 700 and have one, but went with the Ruger M77, which I also have. (MkII SS/Synthetic) By now, I don't think it's possible to break one without special tools and malicious intent.
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Old December 11, 2008, 02:09 PM   #11
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LateNightFlight I like the Rem 700 and have one, but went with the Ruger M77, which I also have. (MkII SS/Synthetic) By now, I don't think it's possible to break one without special tools and malicious intent.

Yeap, You got it... I have an older one and what a great gun....
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Old December 11, 2008, 02:16 PM   #12
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gotta love the remmy 700's,,,,,,,,,
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Old December 11, 2008, 10:49 PM   #13
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I've gotten a number of deer with a Savage. Its a nice rifle. Many of their short action rifles are actually the same length as their long actions but they have a different bolt. So if one ever wanted to convert to a 30-06 it is doable by changing the barrel and bolt.

Oops, I forgot, also you'd have to lengthen the magazine well and get new innards for it.
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Old December 11, 2008, 11:35 PM   #14
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Take the Howa and Savage and flip a coin to choose unless the Howa is the Lightning model.

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Old December 12, 2008, 02:43 AM   #15
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For a lighter weight, but finely finished and slick handling gun, a Browning x bolt.
If weight isn't an issue, a Thompson Center Icon. Excellent craftsmanship, accuracy, and slickest, smoothest action I have felt in years.
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Old December 12, 2008, 04:36 AM   #16
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i votes savage..i had a savage m110..great hunting rifle..very accurate as well..savage just has good rifles period...but some are very high price but worth it
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