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#5744355 - 05/14/15 06:59 PM 17 wsm
colt45 Offline
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as always I am late, just saw the Ruger in .17 WSM
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#5744565 - 05/14/15 09:32 PM Re: 17 wsm [Re: colt45]
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Did you like it??? I was at Cabelas today, they had a used Savage 17 wsm with the stainless barrel for $380. I was very close to picking it up.

The ammo is rather expensive, 18-20 dollars a box. I heard Hornady is starting to make ammo for it though which is awesome.
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#5744599 - 05/14/15 09:59 PM Re: 17 wsm [Re: colt45]
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A friend of mine had a savage. It was pretty good except the scope he bought for it sucked. I think the ammo he was buying was like 16-17$ a box so not too bad. Pretty decent little rifle.
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#5744736 - 05/15/15 02:46 AM Re: 17 wsm [Re: colt45]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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I saw the semiauto Savage in a store last week. It was a pretty ugly beast. Ill have to take a look at the Ruger. I would really like to try out the 17 WSM. I really like my 17HMR, but would be nice to have a little more power.

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#5744855 - 05/15/15 07:30 AM Re: 17 wsm [Re: Colt W. Knight]
colt45 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Colt W. Knight
I saw the semiauto Savage in a store last week. It was a pretty ugly beast. Ill have to take a look at the Ruger. I would really like to try out the 17 WSM. I really like my 17HMR, but would be nice to have a little more power.
the semi auto Savage you saw, was it the 17 hmr? been thinking that might be one to get
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#5744884 - 05/15/15 07:52 AM Re: 17 wsm [Re: colt45]
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The ultimate 17WSM is the Winchester 1885 low-wall. Pricey, yes, but also knock-dead beautiful and very accurate.
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#5745671 - 05/15/15 04:36 PM Re: 17 wsm [Re: colt45]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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I thought it was 17 wsm, but I looked it up and it is a 17 hmr

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#5745678 - 05/15/15 04:46 PM Re: 17 wsm [Re: charlesb]
colt45 Offline
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Originally Posted By: charlesb
The ultimate 17WSM is the Winchester 1885 low-wall. Pricey, yes, but also knock-dead beautiful and very accurate.

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