Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Long Guns > General Rifle Discussion > Savage Axis vs. Remington 770 vs. Ruger American

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-07-2012, 05:23 AM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
mrfox556's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 107
Liked 27 Times on 19 Posts

Default

I say get a marlin. I have one in layaway. Can't wait to get her out.

__________________
mrfox556 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2012, 02:20 PM   #12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Molon Labe,Missouri
Posts: 494
Liked 68 Times on 56 Posts
Likes Given: 30

Default

Between these 3 models, I would choose the Savage or Ruger, with Ruger probably being a smoother action gun. I own Savage and Ruger in smaller calibers and Ruger's just have much smoother actions, but the price difference was also there.
As to a deer caliber. You can use anything from 243 up to 30-06 to keep the ammo cheaper and finding it on virtually any Mom-n-Pop shelf anywhere you travel in hunting areas.
Del

__________________
Triumphman is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2012, 12:55 AM   #13
Crazy Azz Redneck
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Txhillbilly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3,407
Liked 1078 Times on 619 Posts
Likes Given: 506

Default

I'd say the Savage Axis or the Marlin XL7. Each are very good rifles.

Ruger lost all of my business on their rifles years ago.Their accuracy is hit or miss,and the triggers are probably the worst in the gun industry.They all require gunsmithing to be good shooters.
And run as fast as you can away from the Remington 770,it's a piece of junk from the start.

__________________
Txhillbilly is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2012, 08:14 AM   #14
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
keithtowery's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 3
Default

I own two Remington 770 30-06 &243 love the accuracy detachable box magazine. The action is cheap feeling and don't like the stock much I am left handed and the cheek piece is on the wrong side but for under $300 what do you expect?

__________________
keithtowery is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2012, 10:35 PM   #15
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Travis896's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 7
Default

Im buying a Savage Axis. I have looked at all the reviews i could find and it looks great. Based on the reviews i would suggest anyone to buy it if they are looking for an entry level rifle.

__________________
Travis896 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Savage Axis .223 BlackBeautyF150 General Rifle Discussion 21 08-09-2012 06:43 PM
Rem 770 vrs Savage Axis tjacobson General Rifle Discussion 4 02-24-2012 01:13 AM
Is thete a Difference between the Axis and the Axis XP by Savage? DerHund15 General Rifle Discussion 3 12-02-2011 07:33 PM
A new Savage Axis for me!! SoupNazi General Rifle Discussion 12 09-23-2011 01:32 PM
Savage AXIS nate General Rifle Discussion 15 02-20-2011 07:11 PM