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I went out rifle shopping today and took a look at a few new rifles, The Ruger American, Remington 783, The Savage Axis, And the

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  • I went out rifle shopping today and took a look at a few new rifles, The Ruger American, Remington 783, The Savage Axis, And the

    I went out rifle shopping today and took a look at a few new rifles, The Ruger American, Remington 783, The Savage Axis, And the Savage 111 Trophy Hunter all in 30-06. I can tell you from just what you can tell at a store I liked (from least to greatest) the Savage Axis, Remington 783, Ruger American And Savage 111 Trophy Hunter. I decided I'm most likely going to purchase the Savage 111 it has the accutrigger a jeweled bolt that operated smooth as butter and came mounted with a Nikon 3x9x40 BDC scope. But the question here is has anyone shot one how do they shoot?

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    Of the ones you mentioned I would go with the Savage 111 Trophy Hunter with the Nikon scope. I had an older Model 11 and it shot great and I'm sure the newer 111's are even better with the accutrigger.

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      I just recently bought a Savage 111 Trophy Hunter XP, and it's very accurate. I've only been able to shoot one test group for accuracy and the group was 3/4 in. at 100 yds. And that's with $25 a box Federal Fusion.

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        The Savage Mod/111T/H with a Nikon is the best pick of the litter.
        I had an old Savage Mod/10-in 270...MOA all day long.

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          Mine shoots great and holds a great group. it has been out five times and has brought back five deer, so she is 100% and running. Its a shame mine didn't come with a Nikon, i still bought it but the nikon would have made it a shorter shopping trip.

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            I shoot and hunt with a Savage 110 in .270 Win and have been very pleased with the accuracy and more so with the reliability. With the scope, can't beat it.

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            • #7
              Don't have the Trophy hunter but have three Savages. All are shooters. Nikon is a good scope. Trophy Hunter all the way!

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                I have the Ruger American in .30-06 with a Redfield 3x9x40 scope on it. I bought the gun new for $359.00 to have a gun I wouldn't mind getting scratched up. I was completely shocked when the gun out shot all other guns I have that cost much more. I had a Savage 116FCHS in .300 Win Mag which I sold after being disappointed with the accuracy. I have eardrums others rave about Savage so maybe I got a lemon. Give the Ruger a close look. A plus is it comes with a free cheek piece/shell holder for the stock when you fill out an online form.

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