Originally Posted by Argyle_Armoring
Get a Remington 700 or 770 in 308 and spend the rest of your money on a quality optic. Something like the Vortex Viper.
Right on the dot. Remington 700 sps varmint or tactical, with vortex optic. This setup will get you in the game with money to spare. Im running a rem 700 sps tac 308, vortex viper 5-15x44, m40 b&c stock, along with a few other upgrades. Its the rifle on the top in pic.