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Old 09-26-2010, 09:47 AM
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Default 270wsm

who makes the best 270 wsm, i am looking to get a new gun for elk, i would like to try the 270 wsm, i just want some opinions on what to get i would like to spend $600-$800 no more on the rifle, i was looking at a tikka t3 lite which i really like.
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Old 09-26-2010, 11:12 AM
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I have a Browning Medallion in the .270 WSM,great looking gun and well made....accurate too!Its a little fancy with the engraving and gloss walnut stock and I'm sure Browning makes another model in a plainer version.....personally I like my Browning A-bolt Hunter in the .243,no thrills matte finish stock and blued barrel!

Oh prepared to pay a nice price for any WSM shells probably in the $35.00-$40.00 per 20 shells in a box range!
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Old 09-26-2010, 12:27 PM
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If I wanted a .270 WSM, there'd be no question.....Winchester M-70 FWT and it's in your price range.
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Old 09-26-2010, 03:35 PM
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If I wanted a .270 WSM, there'd be no question.....Winchester M-70 FWT and it's in your price range.
Ditto! I'd take an FN made model 70 over pretty much anything under a thousand bucks and many rifles costing more.
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Old 09-26-2010, 04:26 PM
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I have a T3 Lite in 300 WSM, and one of my hunting buddies has the T3 Hunter in 270 WSM. Both of us are very happy with the Tikkas and both rifles shoot smaller groups than the 1 MOA guarantee.
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:47 PM
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$600 to $800 Right - just checking ? ?

I like the Tikka T3 lites, but take a look at these also.

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Old 09-26-2010, 07:49 PM
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Model 70, X-Bolt, and Savages are all good rifles and in your price range. Buy what fits you best.
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:17 AM
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Tikka does make a great rifle, I shoot a Remington XCR 700 in 270wsm and this is one nice rifle.
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Old 09-28-2010, 07:34 AM
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The Tikka T3 is a awsome gun I'd go for that if you like it.
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Old 09-28-2010, 01:38 PM
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Sako A7 Tecomate?

is either out or coming out...

not sure what it's priced at...what's a normal A7 go for?

it's got a bell/carlson stock I believe, stainless fluted barrel, 270wsm, and it's a sako A7!

I'm gonna take a serious look at it when I find out more...

Saw David Morris using one on one of his tv shows, looks very nice.
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