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Old December 18, 2012, 05:57 PM   #1
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howa 7mm-08

How long would this gun last and how good is it
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Old December 18, 2012, 06:52 PM   #2
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It's a well made rifle that will last as long as anything else made assuming all rifles being compared were given the same treatment (cleaning, storing etc).

If rifles are well taken care of they can last indefinitely (lifetimes).
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Old December 18, 2012, 08:55 PM   #3
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We have 5 Howa's in the family branded as follows: 1 Mossberg, 1 S&W, 1 Howa, and 2 Wby Vanguard. Calibers run from 223 to 300 Win mag with barrels 20"-24 both sporter and varmint weight barrels.I like them a lot since they're a good buy for the buck.
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Old December 19, 2012, 08:51 AM   #4
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I think they're under appreciated for sure. Much like CZ was for many years.
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Old December 19, 2012, 08:52 AM   #5
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Old December 19, 2012, 09:33 AM   #6
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Weatherby's Vanguard are Howa's.
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Old December 19, 2012, 08:06 PM   #7
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If you take reasonable care of it, the Howa will be enjoyed by your great grand kids.
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Old December 19, 2012, 09:51 PM   #8
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It will last 3000 shots. Maybe little more if stainless.
Howa is a good rifle. Many people own Howas and dont even know it.
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