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#2994656 - 10/23/12 08:50 AM Recommend Me a Rifle
UTGrad
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Im going to purchase a rifle soon and want to be about $1K-1.2K all in with scope.

Looking at a Zeiss Conquest 3-9x40 for the scope.

So what would be a quality rifle in the $600-$800 range that would be accurate and reliable.

The caliber will .30 06'

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#2994668 - 10/23/12 08:58 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: UTGrad]
BigD_625
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In a brand new rifle, I would go with the Ruger M77 Hawkeye (blue and wood) or the Winchester model 70 (CRF).

In a used gun, I would buy the Remington 700 BDL rodeojoe had in the classifieds. It was nice and well under your budget.
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#2994674 - 10/23/12 09:04 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: BigD_625]
danny1975
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I own Winchester, Remington , salvage and ruger and I like ruger m77 the best,

Edited by danny1975 (10/23/12 09:05 AM)

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#2994679 - 10/23/12 09:07 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: UTGrad]
280longshot
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There are many but I would recommend that you actually handle the ones you like and go from there. Pick them up and shoulder them and see how they feel and fit you. I have some quality rifles, one for example is a Sako M995 7 MAG. It is a quality rifle with a accuracy guarantee, but it doesn't fit me and it has a long barrel and I just don't like shooting it. It sits in the gun safe.
Hope this may help in your decision.
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#2994686 - 10/23/12 09:09 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: danny1975]
Lawrence
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Look at the model 70 extreme weather SS with fluted barrel
I have one in a 270 and it shoots great
Topped with a leupold vx-1 3 x 9
i have about 1300 in it
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#2994690 - 10/23/12 09:11 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: Lawrence]
pseshooter300
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Tikka t3 would be good
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#2994691 - 10/23/12 09:11 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: BigD_625]
thetoolman
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Bought a browning A-Bolt Medallion in .270 when I graduated college I love it. For me I wanted a wood stock and it came down to the Browing or the Remmy. I chose the Browning and I am very happy with it.
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#2994703 - 10/23/12 09:19 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: thetoolman]
UTGrad
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Thank you

Keep Em coming and will hopefully post the gun when I "pull the trigger"

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#2994752 - 10/23/12 09:39 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: UTGrad]
Model 1
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All you need is a Ruger model 1. The stainless with gray laminate is pretty sweet looking. The ones i have shoot excellent.
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#2994873 - 10/23/12 10:39 AM Re: Recommend Me a Rifle [Re: UTGrad]
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Lots of choices in that range UTG. Wish I was in your shoes!
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