Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 2 12>
Topic Options
#2968911 - 10/04/12 04:47 PM Savage bolt action 20 gauge
Great White Stalker
6 Point


Registered: 11/29/09
Posts: 719
Loc: Tn, Bradley

Offline
Anybody ever tried it?
_________________________
Lord what a bless'n.


Top
#2969241 - 10/04/12 09:10 PM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: Great White Stalker]
Rockhound
10 Point


Registered: 04/04/11
Posts: 2901
Loc: Lawrence Co. TN

Offline
Huh?
_________________________
Isaiah 40:31.... Those who wait upon The Lord .....shall renew there strength ......

Top
#2969255 - 10/04/12 09:16 PM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: Rockhound]
mr.big
Non-Typical


Registered: 01/03/01
Posts: 28796
Loc: Copper Head Road

Offline
my little brother has one and a Leupold scope with dots to match the gun and I have seen him make hits at 200 yards with it,,but that is with a rangefinder and off a rest.only thing I didnt like was the magazines,they work but a little rough loading,,gun will shoot though no doubt.

zeroed right I am sure it will kill deer at 150 easy,,
_________________________
gun junky

Top
#2969276 - 10/04/12 09:27 PM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: mr.big]
Great White Stalker
6 Point


Registered: 11/29/09
Posts: 719
Loc: Tn, Bradley

Offline
Do you know what load he was using? Does the gun hold 1 in the chamber and 2 in the magazine?
_________________________
Lord what a bless'n.


Top
#2969291 - 10/04/12 09:36 PM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: Great White Stalker]
mr.big
Non-Typical


Registered: 01/03/01
Posts: 28796
Loc: Copper Head Road

Offline
there are some hulls he shot in my driveway but I dont remember without looking,,and if you load the barrel first and then 2 in the magazine after you close the bolt on a round it will hold 2+1
_________________________
gun junky

Top
#2969575 - 10/05/12 08:09 AM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: mr.big]
JimFromTN
8 Point


Registered: 07/14/08
Posts: 1442
Loc: Nashville, TN

Offline
I assume you are talking about the savage 220 slug gun. Savage has made numerous bolt action shotguns over the years which is what makes the title confusing.

The savage 220 is said to be a very acurate 20 ga slug gun. Randy Wakeman got 3.5 inch groups at 200 yds. If I was living in a slug gun only state, I would definately own one.

http://randywakeman.com/Savage220FRifleoftheYear.htm

Top
#2969728 - 10/05/12 10:16 AM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: JimFromTN]
Andy S.
TnDeer Old Timer
14 Point


Registered: 07/26/99
Posts: 7885
Loc: Atoka, TN

content Online
 Originally Posted By: JimFromTN
If I was living in a slug gun only state, I would definately own one.
x2
_________________________
Andy S.

If I had saved all the money I spent on hunting, I'd spend it on hunting.

Top
#2969989 - 10/05/12 02:35 PM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: Andy S.]
Great White Stalker
6 Point


Registered: 11/29/09
Posts: 719
Loc: Tn, Bradley

Offline
Yes that is the one. Thanks everybody, this really helps. Now what ammo/scope would you use for it?
_________________________
Lord what a bless'n.


Top
#2970320 - 10/05/12 08:28 PM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: Andy S.]
Gravey
16 Point


Registered: 07/20/05
Posts: 19259
Loc: Rutherford / Wilson County Lin...

content Online
 Originally Posted By: Andy S.
 Originally Posted By: JimFromTN
If I was living in a slug gun only state, I would definately own one.
x2

x3. I hunt corp land once or twice a year so I didn't want to spend the money on one and bought a Mossberg 500 .20 gauge. Got it on paper with open sites and killed one the next day @ around 75 yards. Honestly I was surprised. I shoot a Winchester sabot but don't recall the exact one. They were 15 or 20 in a box for about $10 if I recall. I have some Horanday's (again if I remember correct) that are expensive. The Winchesters shot so well and put a big hole in that deer so I'll never use the Hornadys.
_________________________
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Top
#2971444 - 10/06/12 10:23 PM Re: Savage bolt action 20 gauge [Re: Gravey]
mr.big
Non-Typical


Registered: 01/03/01
Posts: 28796
Loc: Copper Head Road

Offline
little bro is in Illinois on the Juvy hunt,,he said his daughter had a 120 class deer at 125 yards and the shotgun misfired,,not sure if ammo or gun related,,but he is sick,,

Edited by mr.big (10/06/12 10:24 PM)
_________________________
gun junky

Top
Page 1 of 2 12>


Moderator:  RUGER, gtk, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105627
RUGER
87197
Deer Assassin
65471
BSK
61111
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
OfficerBuck, rapalabuck, medic2fpc, MachDR, pop
13308 Registered Users
Who's Online
108 registered (Backstrapcrazy, MUP, leftyshooter, Apexhunter, THEdonkey0515, volsgo1, 8 invisible) and 149 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13308 Members
42 Forums
94041 Topics
1098573 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
October
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.505 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.