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Old 02-20-2002, 05:38 AM
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I was wondering if anyone knows of a gun that is in the caliber of .222, .223, .22-250? It has to be under 400 dollars. Thanks.
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Old 02-20-2002, 11:23 AM
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Check out Remington's web site they sell &quot;varmint&quot; calibers in the model 700 that would be in your price range...<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Old 02-20-2002, 11:25 AM
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For the price you're looking for, try &quot;Savage&quot;. The quality and accuracy coupled with the price is unbeatable! Super accurate guns. I'm sure I'm not the only one here with that opinion.
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Old 02-20-2002, 02:16 PM
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You can goto Walmart and buy a Savage package that includes the gun, bore sited scope, and sling for under $400. You can buy a Rem 700 for about the same price, but you get the gun only.

I've heard a lot of good things about Savage rifles from more than one source. This along with the hard to beat price is why I just bought one.
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Old 02-20-2002, 03:45 PM
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Savage model 12FV in .223 or .22-250. It's got a heavy button rifled barrel and every one I've ever seen drove tacks. It runs about $375.
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Old 02-20-2002, 06:05 PM
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Savage....definately! I own one and love it...so will you!
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Old 02-20-2002, 06:50 PM
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Savage makes a good gun, and the 22-250 is wicked.
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Old 02-20-2002, 08:03 PM
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For that cheap, either find a slightly used rem or win. or ruger. Or, you can get a new ruger m77 mark II for that cheap, but if you want the best deal for that kind of money, I'd go with a savage 110 or 111 in whichever caliber you like. You can probably find one at wally world for that little that already has a 4x glass on it, it won't be a great scope, but it's enough to get started on a budget. Try looking around with other local hunters first though, they might know of someone who treated their rifle like a child and is willing to part with one of them, it happens, I got a 1894 Spanish mauser that looked like it was only a year old like that, too bad my girlfriend claimed it right after I got it though.
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Old 02-20-2002, 09:21 PM
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$400 will get you a Savage 12FV or 10FP. Either one of these will get the job done. There's a couple of things you will have to do to get the Savages to shoot. One is the trigger, the worst factory trigger bar none. Second, the tupperware stock so-called pillar bedding. A little bedding here will work wonders. Third, the bores are usually rough it takes a while to break them in. A little extra work and you have a .3 moa factory rifle. Not bad for a $400 rifle.

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