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Old 08-03-2010, 10:22 PM   #21
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Careful with Remington. I just got mine returned after several weeks of "repairs" in order to replace a broken trigger only to find a nice coat of rust over the entire gun this weekend when opening my safe.

Note: De-humidifier is ran inside gun room.

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Old 08-03-2010, 10:24 PM   #22
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I wouldn't take a new remington if someone gave it to me. I would take it and trade it in on a savage or a howa.

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Don't think I don't have plans. . . First one on the chopping block for sure.

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Thanx Dudes,

I will go check one out on tues or wed. Ive heard they are accurate, and seems reasonable for what I want to do. thanks again
Would look forward to a range report if you do get an Edge. Everyone keeps goading others into buying one just to see how they perform
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Get a Marlin XS7 in .308

Less expensive than anything else out there, more precise than anything under $1500,
and has included features that would cost you a BUNDLE to add on to another rifle
button-rifled barrel w/ target-style crown...
adjustable target trigger...
factory pillar bedding...
Soft-Tech factory fitted recoil pad...
etc...etc...

http://www.marlinfirearms.com/Firearms/centerfireBoltAction/XS7.asp

Oh, and Boyd's Riflestocks makes a Thumbhole stock for 'em too

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Get a Marlin XS7 in .308

Less expensive than anything else out there, more precise than anything under $1500
Really? Can you support this?
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Everyone has their preferences as to what rifle or handgun is best for the money.

I have shot many differing types, calibers, and brands of rifles. There are many I would like to have in my collection, but because I am not rich I have to make my choice based on what money I do have to spend.

Thus after looking, and talking to others about the many rifles out there, and what they offer for the price I chose an unknown, A Howa 1500 chambered in .308 Win.

The Howa came with a Hogue stock.
•A non-slip, Cobblestone grip ideal for any weather condition.
•The comfortable soft grip helps absorb recoil, this reduces the shooter's fatigue during long shooting sessions.
•The Fiberglass reinforced skeleton helps for strength and perfect fit-to-action.
•The OverMolded Stock won’t harden with age no matter what gun cleaning solvents or gun oils you use.
•The Pillar bedding uses aluminum bosses for rock-solid accuracy.
•The Barrel free-floats for maximum accuracy.
•And the stock is available in Black or OD Green.

It also has a 24-inch crowned BBL

What it did not come with was scope mount, rings and scope.

The price for the rifle was just at $400 U.S.

Scope mount and rings were an added $100 or there abouts.

The scope was $170ish

Total package for a 1/2 inch MOA at 100 yards off the shelf rifle $670

Now if you don't think this is a bargain and this rifle shoots 1/2 MOA or better at 100 yards then I invite you to view the range reports listed here.

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f18/howa-range-report-09-07-09-a-17972/

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f18/range-report-03-04-2010-a-24214/

All this for well under $1500 leaving people with money to spend on something else.

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Well Opaww you might have just sold me on one!

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There are a lot of good rifles out there, this is just one of them. You might like something else or maybe this one is the one you want. Either way see if you can try some out before you buy.

If you were down my way I would let you shoot tha Howa.

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Either way see if you can try some out before you buy.

If you were down my way I would let you shoot tha Howa.
That would be nice. I don't have that option, so I have to make my choices based on a summary of write-ups, reviews and consumer reports. They usually don't fail me, however when they do. . . it is very costly.
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