So I got a truck a couple weeks ago, I was putting all mine and my father's guns behind the seat to go up the mountain, and I noticed something alarming. There was room for more guns. This needs to be rectified immediately. I know I want an accurate rifle, I know I want to spend less than $2k all together, and I know I don't want to spend $4.00 per round to shoot it. Some research has brought my attention to the Savage 10 series, which seem to be an excellent value. The 10fcp HS Precision can be found with a sticker price under $900, has a stock from a respected manufacturer with factory aluminum bedding, bolt serialized and matched to the barrel, is chambered in comparatively cheap .308, and has positively glowing reviews. Savage 10fcp HS precision For glassworks, I'm leaning towards Vortex. From what I can tell, they're in the right price/quality bracket for me. I'd like as much magnification and clarity as I can get without selling a kidney, so I think the Viper 6.5-20x50 is about what I'm looking for at $500. Vortex Viper 6.5-20x50 I've done a fair amount of web research here, but I have ZERO experience with bolt guns OR shooting beyond 150yds. What say ye rifle experts? Any alternatives I should consider? Anything I'm forgetting?