Originally Posted by billt
That rifle looks familiar! This is my Savage Model 12-F/TR I picked up a couple of years ago. It's one of my most accurate pieces. I topped it with a Bushnell 3200 Elite Tactical, 5-15X 40 MM in Burris Signature Zee Rings. I almost have to try to make this gun shoot bad. Accuracy is superb with just about any handload I shoot in it. The 30" Stainless Steel barrel squeezes every ounce of velocity out of the .308 round. For an accurate rifle off the bench, this one is hard to beat.
I didn't install the cheek piece on the stock because you cannot remove the bolt with it in place. I didn't want to keep removing and installing the short wood screws they give you with it every time I clean the barrel. I wish they would have provided threaded steel inserts in the stock. Other than that, I can't find fault with it. Enjoy your retirement! I'll be joining you in just a couple years!
A while back, I posted a rather inept range report from my day at the DNR range
... So after being accepted into my new gun club, I'm preparring to go out and file a true range report on my rifles accuracy
Your pictures have inspired me. Everything I've seen and read on these rifles show them to be exceptional.. The weather here in the Middle Georgia area has been like hell on earth so I'm waiting for a cooler day to take this rifle out.