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#6792613 - 06/13/17 09:32 PM which rifle would u buy??
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in 22-250...

Rifle options:
Rem 700
Sako
Tikka
Savage

Go!!!

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#6792617 - 06/13/17 09:35 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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I shoot a Savage but my next rifle will be a tikka I think. That is a list you really cannot lose with though.

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#6792621 - 06/13/17 09:37 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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Tikka and Sako are BY FAR the better rifles vs Rem700/Savage.

But the 22-250 is a barrel burner....If you want to change the barrel yourself, then go with Savage/Remage.

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#6792627 - 06/13/17 09:40 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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Whichever has a faster twist than 1-12 to run heavy bullets!!!
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#6792631 - 06/13/17 09:45 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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Tikka or savage
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#6792636 - 06/13/17 09:49 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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Sako

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#6792645 - 06/13/17 09:54 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Kevin1]
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Originally Posted By: Kevin1
Tikka and Sako are BY FAR the better rifles vs Rem700/Savage.

But the 22-250 is a barrel burner....If you want to change the barrel yourself, then go with Savage/Remage.


u saying the barrel will have a short life?

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#6792653 - 06/13/17 09:59 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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Originally Posted By: Ronnie Oneal
Originally Posted By: Kevin1
Tikka and Sako are BY FAR the better rifles vs Rem700/Savage.

But the 22-250 is a barrel burner....If you want to change the barrel yourself, then go with Savage/Remage.


u saying the barrel will have a short life?


Agreed.

And yes. .22-250 is a 1200-ish round barrel. I'd look at what twist each has. And if you want it to quickly stop ejecting, get a Savage.
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#6792668 - 06/13/17 10:07 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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Have a Rem. 700 that shoots well and I like it.

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#6792676 - 06/13/17 10:12 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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I like my Savage
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#6792730 - 06/13/17 10:55 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: Ronnie Oneal
Originally Posted By: Kevin1
Tikka and Sako are BY FAR the better rifles vs Rem700/Savage.

But the 22-250 is a barrel burner....If you want to change the barrel yourself, then go with Savage/Remage.


u saying the barrel will have a short life?


Agreed.

And yes. .22-250 is a 1200-ish round barrel. I'd look at what twist each has. And if you want it to quickly stop ejecting, get a Savage.


Unless you prairie dog hunt or waste ammo shooting targets it'll take you a lifetime to shoot 1200 rounds through a rifle.

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#6792752 - 06/13/17 11:09 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: LG]
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Originally Posted By: LG
I like my Savage


They will shoot lights out. Only had one failure to eject and load with AICS mags in close to 400 rounds popcorn

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#6792771 - 06/13/17 11:45 PM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: scalebuster]
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Originally Posted By: scalebuster
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: Ronnie Oneal
Originally Posted By: Kevin1
Tikka and Sako are BY FAR the better rifles vs Rem700/Savage.

But the 22-250 is a barrel burner....If you want to change the barrel yourself, then go with Savage/Remage.


u saying the barrel will have a short life?


Agreed.

And yes. .22-250 is a 1200-ish round barrel. I'd look at what twist each has. And if you want it to quickly stop ejecting, get a Savage.


Unless you prairie dog hunt or waste ammo shooting targets it'll take you a lifetime to shoot 1200 rounds through a rifle.


Right. If you never shoot barrel life is not a consideration. Excellent point. hammer

I wish more people would "waste ammo shooting targets." There sure would be a lot less wounded deer that run off and aren't recovered.

You're right, though. Probably the best idea is to only shoot your rifle when you are taking an animal. Only losers practice.
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#6792795 - 06/14/17 05:22 AM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: scalebuster]
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Originally Posted By: scalebuster
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: Ronnie Oneal
Originally Posted By: Kevin1
Tikka and Sako are BY FAR the better rifles vs Rem700/Savage.

But the 22-250 is a barrel burner....If you want to change the barrel yourself, then go with Savage/Remage.


u saying the barrel will have a short life?


Agreed.

And yes. .22-250 is a 1200-ish round barrel. I'd look at what twist each has. And if you want it to quickly stop ejecting, get a Savage.


Unless you prairie dog hunt or waste ammo shooting targets it'll take you a lifetime to shoot 1200 rounds through a rifle.


How's learning your rifle/ scope/ ammo on targets a waste of ammo?

I do pririe dog hunt every year, so a barrel get a replaced every three years. They are the same as tires on a truck, they are going to wear out, and barrel makers are building new ones every day.
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#6792827 - 06/14/17 06:39 AM Re: which rifle would u buy?? [Re: Ronnie Oneal]
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Personally, I'd consider anything but the Remington.

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