Deer Hunting Forums - View Single Post - New To Rifle Hunting
View Single Post
post #7 of (permalink) Old 01-19-2012, 11:25 PM
rdrader2002
B&C 140 Class
 
rdrader2002's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 824
Have been using a "package" Savage Model 111 in .270 quite successfully this past season. Saw one in the local Wally World with a Bushnell scope (true, it's no Nikon) for right at $500. It was in .243, but I'm sure you could find it in the caliber you're looking for.

Don't go with the Savage Axis! Like the others have said, they cut too many corners for an entry level rifle. Go with the next series up and you have a real sturdy rifle that will suit your needs for years to come.

But that's just one man's humble opinion.

RR
rdrader2002 is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome