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#5735679 - 05/08/15 11:06 PM heck of a deal!
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Just picked up a savage axis xp youth in 7mm-08 in "muddy girl camo" with a Bushnell 3-9 at academy for $250 for my wife. Can't find one online for less than $350 or so. Wasn't even shopping for a rifle. Me and my wife were in academy getting some catfish bait for our trip to possum kingdom this week, and decided to go look and see if there were any deals. This one was marked way down. Wife said she wanted her own deer rifle, so I bought it.
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#5735681 - 05/08/15 11:07 PM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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They had a bunch of rifles marked way down, but this was by far the best deal.
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#5735683 - 05/08/15 11:09 PM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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Awesome deal! Congrats.
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#5735780 - 05/09/15 07:05 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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That's awesome!

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#5735803 - 05/09/15 07:31 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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That is a great deal. I picked one up for my wife late last year and I thought the $299 I got it for was great, this is better. BTW, this gun shoots great.

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#5735825 - 05/09/15 07:59 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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Not bad at all.
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#5735914 - 05/09/15 09:38 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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heck... you can build a NICE NICE rifle off that... i mean, if you wanted a donor lol
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#5735953 - 05/09/15 10:09 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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Got a neighbor that bought one of those in .308 Win. for his girlfriend early last year. Neat rifle, pretty accurate for what it is.

Heck of a deal you got, I think he paid somewhere around $389 at Gander.
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#5735979 - 05/09/15 10:29 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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Go to Cabela's and get some Hornady Custom Lite ammo, Its very accurate, kills great and has less recoil.
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#5736051 - 05/09/15 11:44 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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Wife isn't recoil sensitive. But I did think about that if I need to.
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#5736055 - 05/09/15 11:47 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: catslayer]
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Originally Posted By: catslayer
heck... you can build a NICE NICE rifle off that... i mean, if you wanted a donor lol


Pretty sure it will at least have a timnry trigger before deer season. This one didn't come with an accutrigger. But even with a $100 timney its less than retail.
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#5736072 - 05/09/15 12:00 PM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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great deal!!

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#5737409 - 05/10/15 10:44 AM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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Great deal. Now drop a Timney trigger in that thing and you are off to the races!
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#5737612 - 05/10/15 02:02 PM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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I thought the Axis XP came with an accutrigger? I wouldn't bother replacing that if it was me.

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#5738318 - 05/10/15 10:21 PM Re: heck of a deal! [Re: Tff caribou]
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rifle deer
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