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awaysaway 10-03-2012 02:23 AM

Savage Model 99 in 300 savage
I have a chance to pick one up on the cheap. Just wondering what value it might carry. It's in great condition. Not sure of the age (30-40 years old?)

JTJ 10-03-2012 02:33 AM

In good shape I see them for $400-460. They were great guns. LGS has a nice one in 250-3000/250 Savage at $460.

HockaLouis 10-03-2012 02:34 AM

Excellent arm that is outta production. Fine round, like a .308, that is still in production but you won't find it in every small gun store every time -- your (grand)kids will have to reload for it. Cheap? What the heck!

awaysaway 10-03-2012 02:42 AM

Sounds like I'll pick it up tomorrow then. I reload so ammo shouldn't be too bad.

HockaLouis 10-03-2012 11:53 PM

OK, but afterwards you'll have to post pics and tell us how much... or it didn't happen and so we can be jealous.

cottontop 10-04-2012 12:14 PM

This is a great rifle in a great caliber. There are many of them out there and ammo is still loaded for it. Reloading is a good thing but factory ammo will still be available for many years to come. This is a much better lever action and cartridge than the M94 .30-30. In fact, as far as accuracy and power, there is no comparison.

awaysaway 10-05-2012 10:51 AM

Sorry, but I ended up passing on it. An older lady was selling off her dead husbands guns. I was thinking about reselling it to make some extra cash. It was in such good condition it was hard to pass it up.

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