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Old 10-26-2011, 01:25 AM   #1
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Im looking for acurate rifle to begin hunting with, but im a lefty... Yes I know "stupid lefty" but im I want to consider my options, but im only looking to pay around $600... If thats not in the price range then I guess a right handed rifle will do. Any sugestions?
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Old 10-26-2011, 01:48 AM   #2
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Hunt WHAT? R U looking for a .22, shotgun, or bazooka?
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Lol good point... Maybe a .308... Im not sure ive never been hunting but I assume something big enoff to take out a bear if needed but I figure a buck... I shoot mainly my hand guns and my Ak... I dont know alot about long ranged rifles
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Lol good point... Maybe a .308... Im not sure ive never been hunting but I assume something big enoff to take out a bear if needed but I figure a buck... I shoot mainly my hand guns and my Ak... I dont know alot about long ranged rifles
Where do you live? Are you going to spend more time shooting this at the range or will it be a sole hunting rifle with minimum use except for during season?

As c3 stated, a small amount of background information would be us greatly.
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I live in Washington state, yeah ill definitely be shooting it alot at the range but I would want to go out hunting with it, maybe twice a year.
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i know savage makes lefty bolt guns that eject to the right along with left with left eject.
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I live in Washington state, yeah ill definitely be shooting it alot at the range but I would want to go out hunting with it, maybe twice a year.
WA is a big state...Where in WA do you intend to hunt deer?

Western Blacktail are quite a bit smaller than Eastern Whitetail and typical engagement distances vary in huge degrees across the state.

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Yeah that wouldnt be a bad option, im looking to shoot probley up to 200 yards... Do you know around how much?
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Im looking for acurate rifle to begin hunting with, but im a lefty... Yes I know "stupid lefty" but im I want to consider my options, but im only looking to pay around $600... If thats not in the price range then I guess a right handed rifle will do. Any sugestions?
Dont feel to bad because im an odd shooter myself. I shoot pistols right handed, i shoot my M4 right handed, but i shoot shotguns and high powered rifles left handed.i dont know why, ive just naturally done it that way since i was a kid
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First of all, welcome to the wonderful world of hunting! I can't imagine life without being able to go hunting. I'm a lefty also. I have a Remington 7600 pump in 30-06 that is very accurate and works great for me. The Savage bolt actions are great rifles and one of the few out there available to us left handers. Savage has always been one of the more reasonable rifles cost wise so I'd suggest shopping around. Check out this site:
Recommended Centerfire Hunting Rifles
There's quite a few out there but most are pricier than the Savage. Here's what I found on the Savage web site:
http://www.savagearms.com/firearms/finder/ You can easily search for just what you want. There's a couple there that MSRP at around $600 so you should be able to get one with a scope ready to go for the money you're looking at.

Good luck with your search and let us know what you get.
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