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Old 09-01-2013, 11:44 PM   #1
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Default Browning X-Bolt Varmint Special or Howa Talon

Debating whether to get a Browning Varmint special in 308 (stainless steel) or Howa Talon in 270 fluted (blued)

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Old 09-01-2013, 11:49 PM   #2
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What kind of varmints ya gonna shot with a 308?

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BIIIIIG ones.
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White tail. Its just the name of the gun.
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Which one feels better to you when you hold it?

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personal I would buy a weatherby vanguard II, same barreled action as the howa. Or better yet a Tikka T-3 and be done with it. Never liked these werd stocks companies come up with as a selling gimmick . I also want to be able to shoot with the off hand if conditions only allow it. For a 308 make it a more simple clean lighter rifle as the cartridge does have limits as a hunting round. a 270 or 7mm rm can then take advantage of a long barrel.

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I dont have the chance to hold either. Im leaning toward the browning mainly because the stainless steel and bolt in it.

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I would deffinately recomend a Tikka. I have the T3 lite stainless and love it. Great rifle in all aspects.

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Ended up getting the browning with a 3-12 56 Zeiss

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Get the howa, I rather have a .270 anyway and howa's are such well built rifles

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