RE: Remington or Savage?
All are good sound replies. If you plan on trading in a few years, you are probably better off with the Remington, especially for only a $25 difference (except if it were a model 710).
I personally was a die hard Remington fan, and still own several of their rifles and shotguns. Most shoot well. But lately I've been going with Savage and I haven't looked back. My last 4 rifle purchases have been Savages including one used one and every one of them are excellent shooters right out of the box. I've had Remingtons, Rugerand Brownings that needed work, be it a trigger job or bedding to get to shoot to my satisfaction, but never a Savage.
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