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#1259946 - 02/22/10 08:45 AM Ranchland howa 1500, in 308
shooterisone Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 12/07/09
Posts: 245
Loc: Fort-worth
I have a Ranchland howa 1500 in a .308. The combo package with the nikkosterling scope.. I know i could use better glass and i will put better glass but i have one question. Has any one had good experince with this rifle? I Have had mine a month and have not really had a chance to shoot it. I got a good deal on this rifle package when it was sold to me. cant beat $300.. But i really was wanting to know some info and what my local texas hunters really think and have expre with this rifle?


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#1260021 - 02/22/10 10:17 AM Re: Ranchland howa 1500, in 308 [Re: shooterisone]
Driller Offline
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Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 11170
Loc: Canton, TX
I had a mod 1500 Howa/Hogue combo in .308 that was very accurate. I like them.

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#1260378 - 02/22/10 12:58 PM Re: Ranchland howa 1500, in 308 [Re: shooterisone]
RWH24 Offline
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Registered: 11/23/04
Posts: 44568
Loc: Denison/North of Sherman, Tx
Originally Posted By: shooterisone
I have a Ranchland howa 1500 in a .308. The combo package with the nikkosterling scope.. I know i could use better glass and i will put better glass but i have one question. Has any one had good experince with this rifle? I Have had mine a month and have not really had a chance to shoot it. I got a good deal on this rifle package when it was sold to me. cant beat $300.. But i really was wanting to know some info and what my local texas hunters really think and have expre with this rifle?

I have looked at the same gun in 223, With the shorter barrel, makes it a quick handling package.
Rem make a 20" 700 LTR in 308 & 223, (Light Tactical Rifle).

Howa actions and barrels are very good quality,
I guess that is why the Weatherby Vanguards are made by Howa.

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#1261872 - 02/23/10 12:08 AM Re: Ranchland howa 1500, in 308 [Re: RWH24]
TexasTransplant Offline
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Registered: 01/23/08
Posts: 1450
Loc: OK
Yeah, it's a weatherby vanguard with a howa stamp on it. The only thing you may want to do to that thing is slap an aftermarket trigger on it at some point.

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#1261969 - 02/23/10 06:55 AM Re: Ranchland howa 1500, in 308 [Re: TexasTransplant]
azcoyote Offline
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Registered: 08/15/05
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Loc: Fairview, TX
Originally Posted By: TexasTransplant
Yeah, it's a weatherby vanguard with a howa stamp on it. The only thing you may want to do to that thing is slap an aftermarket trigger on it at some point.



Actually I think the Weatherby Vanguard is a Howa with a Weatherby stamp on it. Many companies have put their name on Howa rifles.

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#1261997 - 02/23/10 07:19 AM Re: Ranchland howa 1500, in 308 [Re: azcoyote]
doole44 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/09
Posts: 129
Loc: Brady, Texas
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