Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Anything, JayJacked, maxout1, Qoutfitters, jco9
61987 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81814
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44190
BOBO the Clown 42272
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38664
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34380
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31248
facebook
Forum Stats
61987 Members
46 Forums
430094 Topics
5929443 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#5537944 - 01/12/15 02:24 PM Looking for new rifle
hookemhorns Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/10/06
Posts: 657
Loc: Forney, TX
I'm looking for a new rifle, probably a 308. I am looking for suggestions. I would like to spend 6-800. Will use for varmint hunting and my wife will use for deer. I've looked at the following but not limited to these
Rem sps
Rem vtr
Savage( I think model 10)
Tikka varmint
_________________________
God is deep but he is not complicated.


Top
#5537945 - 01/12/15 02:25 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
NRN Offline
Tracker

Registered: 10/08/13
Posts: 500
Loc: Frankston
tikka
_________________________
Let em drop

Top
#5538075 - 01/12/15 03:20 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
Revoman Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 01/14/11
Posts: 1233
Loc: Abilene Texas
Tilkka and SPS
_________________________

Call'm an Kill'm

Top
#5538134 - 01/12/15 03:51 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
Tff caribou Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 3263
Loc: Watauga, TX
Savage or tikka for sure.
_________________________
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference. -George Washington

Top
#5538141 - 01/12/15 03:54 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
kmon1 Offline
junior

Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 21540
Loc: Texas
Tikka
_________________________
Guidelines / Rules of Conduct
http://www.texashuntingforum.com/rules.htm

RULES for using the TRADING POST
http://www.texashuntingforum.com/forum/u..._PO#Post1959111

Top
#5538186 - 01/12/15 04:15 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
tth_40 Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/05/10
Posts: 13948
Loc: North Texas.
Tikka.

Browning X Bolt.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: theserxtremedays
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers

Top
#5538193 - 01/12/15 04:17 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
DocHorton Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 12/06/10
Posts: 4101
Loc: DFW
Remington 700 AAC-SD

Top
#5538288 - 01/12/15 04:58 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
Gone to Texas Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 07/05/13
Posts: 2639
Loc: Hurst
Savage predator in 6.5 Creedmoor. Accustock and Accutrigger, rebarrel down the road if desired.

I have never shot a Tikka but there are some big Tikka fans out there. I just don't like how short action caliber Tikka rifles are not true short action bolts chambers, they just put a bolt stop in a long action. Again, I have never shot a Tikka and I'm not a gun expert so that could be a stupid reason as to why I have not bought one...


Edited by Gone to Texas (01/12/15 05:01 PM)
_________________________

Top
#5538348 - 01/12/15 05:27 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
hookemhorns Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/10/06
Posts: 657
Loc: Forney, TX
What's the AAC sd difference
_________________________
God is deep but he is not complicated.


Top
#5538357 - 01/12/15 05:30 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
Tff caribou Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 3263
Loc: Watauga, TX
I won't buy a 700. Too many recalls. If I had one given to me, I might keep it, but a new trigger and safety would be the first thing I bought for it. Savage just makes great reliable guns.
_________________________
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference. -George Washington

Top
#5538362 - 01/12/15 05:32 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
daniel1381 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 03/07/12
Posts: 3639
Loc: longview texas
tikka hands down.. triggers are very nice in the tikkas
_________________________
"From my cold dead hands"

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do."

Benjamin Franklin


Top
#5538373 - 01/12/15 05:35 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: Tff caribou]
JD4030 Online   content
Tracker

Registered: 08/03/10
Posts: 559
Loc: Lewisville, (N. Tex.)
Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Savage just makes great reliable guns.


Savage, one of the Accustock models. Should shoot 1/2" groups.
_________________________
2017 hay now available: please visit our website or send me a PM for pricing and availability: http://stewart-farms.net/


Top
#5540930 - 01/13/15 04:57 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
DocHorton Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 12/06/10
Posts: 4101
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: hookemhorns
What's the AAC sd difference


1/10 twist, Heavy Barrel, Threaded, 20" or 16" barrel, Hogue stock.

Top
#5541026 - 01/13/15 05:59 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
Pitchfork Predator Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 12164
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Tikka, but with a trigger job.

Browning A or X bolt. Best trigger for factory gun that I've had.

Remington 700, but with a trigger job.

Not in any particular order. Haven't owned a savage so I can't comment on it.
_________________________
Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

www.insured-wealth.com
469-323-8920

Top
#5541031 - 01/13/15 06:04 PM Re: Looking for new rifle [Re: hookemhorns]
aggiehunter03 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/13/09
Posts: 2435
Loc: Mineral Wells, Texas
Savage Predator Max 1 in whichever caliber you choose. I'm picking up a new one in a few minutes in 243. They're fantastic for the money. I've shot one in 22-250 several times.
_________________________


Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide