Smith And Wesson Model 1500?


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Dacoda
May 15, 2006, 02:14 AM
I tried doing a search online for a Smith And Wesson Model 1500, and found nothing. Anyone know about it? A shop I went to today had one fairly cheap. I thought about it, but not sure if I really need another hunting rifle. but it had a nice 18x scope on it. for the price the guy was asking, I figured the scope alone would be worth it. chambered in .270 for just under $300. I'm still saving up for my AR though.

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Ol` Joe
May 15, 2006, 02:22 AM
I believe they are the Howa M1500, same as the Weatherby Vanguard.

Ash
May 15, 2006, 04:24 PM
It is indeed the Howa 1500, the Vanguard, and the Mossberg 1500.

All the same rifle.

Ash

KCAce
May 15, 2006, 09:40 PM
My first deer rifle was a 1500 in 30-06. It shoots well, and have bought other rifles "just 'cuz" when the 1500 would have done just fine. Has a tasco scope on it which has been just fine. There has been a recall on some 1500's in the last couple years...you should check with S&W on the S/N's to make sure the one your looking at is ok. Can't remember what the recall was for. I'd check the Blue Book to be sure about value, but $300 for a 1500 in good or very good shape with a scope, even if it's a cheap one, seems like a good price to me....but I would check the Blue Book to be sure.

Good luck,

KCAce

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