Savage Model 93 .17HMR?


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REAPER4206969
March 1, 2009, 01:32 AM
http://www.savagearms.com/images/rimfire/17rem/93r17fxp.jpg
Rimfire Package Series
Model 93R17-FXP -- with AccuTrigger
Caliber .17 HMR
Overall Length 39.5"
Barrel Length 20.75"
Weight 6 lbs
Magazine Capacity 5 rounds
Stock Black synthetic
Sights 3-9 x 40 scope mounted and boresighted
Rifling Rate of Twist 1 in 9"
Features New AccuTrigger, blued bolt action, button-rifled barrel, swivel studs with detachable magazine
I am thinking of buying one for $249.00. What do you all think?

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jbkebert
March 1, 2009, 01:39 AM
I bought a similar rifle a few years back before the accu-trigger was introduced to the rimfire line. I really has been a good little rifle to hunt and plink with. The scope that comes on the package series is nothing to ooh and awh over. It will work just fine until you buy a little nicer piece of glass for it. Then put that scope on a .22 or something similar.

husker
March 1, 2009, 01:46 AM
get it. wall mart prices were $13 to 14 a box of 50 in Omaha today

CZ223
March 1, 2009, 01:54 AM
but I think you should could consider spending a little more and get the BTVSS. It has a beautiful laminated thunmbhole stock and it is all stainless. Mine shoots like a champ.

gbran
March 1, 2009, 10:15 AM
Great gun/caliber. Check prices without the scope, then consider better glass.

sigma 40ve
March 1, 2009, 10:43 AM
Get it, IMO you won't be sorry.



I bought one without the accutrigger/scope back in Dec 07. Got it at Dicks for less than $100 otd on clearance. Wish I had bought the other one they had too. I put a cheap BSA sweet 17 scope on it. Yes I know BSA is considered junk. However, I am very happy with the set up. I have shot it out to 150 yds and no complaints, from function or accuracy. I have also managed to pick up 3 extra mags for less than $15 each. Next project is putting a set of swivels and bipod on it for a little whistle pig shooting. A new scope will probably be coming later.

rangerruck
March 1, 2009, 12:50 PM
what will be your 2 primary uses, first one first? if hunting/plinking, that is fine as is. If target shooting, get that, and remove the scope,and get a finer, higher power scope, and do a trigger job.
or as mentioned above, go to the lam stock, or a thumbhole.

Dr. Tad Hussein Winslow
March 1, 2009, 01:16 PM
I think that if you're like me, you'll regret it - you'll end up selling it and getting a different 93R17 with nice WOODEN stock, since it's a gun well worth owning and keeping long term. I also think that you'll be a happy camper with a very accurate gun after you take that step.

If you're not like me, you'll be able to tolerate a hideously ugly, cheap and cheesy plastic stock mated to a fine firearm. :p :)

MotorOilMcCall
March 1, 2009, 02:56 PM
I like my 93, its got the stainless barrel, and I put a Bushnell Sportsman 3-9x32 scope on it (cheapo)... Its a MOA gun as long as the wind isn't real strong.

REAPER4206969
March 1, 2009, 11:28 PM
NEW Model 917VT

All Marlin bolt action rimfire rifles feature the new T-900 Fire Control System


Featuring a brown laminated thumbhole stock and blued heavy barrel, this new model also includes both a 4 and 7-shot clip magazine, and is grooved for scope mount, and drilled & tapped for a scope base


http://www.marlinfirearms.com/images/zoom_917VT.jpg
Caliber 17 Hornady Mag. Rimfire Order Online from Gallery of Guns
Capacity 4-shot and 7-shot clip magazines included
Action Bolt action, thumb safety and red cocking indicator.
Stock Two-tone brown laminate stock with thumbhole pistol grip, swivel studs and rubber rifle butt pad.
Barrel 22" heavy barrel (4 grooves)
Twist Rate 1:9" r.h.
Sights No sights provided, but receiver is grooved for scope mount, and drilled & tapped for scope base (base included).
Overall Length 41"
Weight 7 lbs.

Thank you all for your help! I decided to buy the Marlin 917VT for $249. What do you all think?:)

pgeleven
March 2, 2009, 04:39 AM
i have the exact same rifle and i am in love with it

C-grunt
March 2, 2009, 05:23 AM
Marlin makes a great rifle. My friend just got a Savage .17 HMR and that cartridge is awesome. Very accurate and very very little recoil.

REAPER4206969
March 2, 2009, 10:05 PM
i have the exact same rifle and i am in love with it


The Marlin or the Savage?

pgeleven
March 3, 2009, 05:11 AM
The Marlin or the Savage?

ive got the savage. either of those 2 rifles, youll be able to drive tacks.

REAPER4206969
March 3, 2009, 09:12 PM
Thank you! Does any one know what stock maker manufactures the thumb hole laminated stocks for the Marlin and Savage target models?

GTFord1
March 3, 2009, 09:44 PM
Boyd's.

GTFord1
March 3, 2009, 09:46 PM
I've got one, too.

http://i441.photobucket.com/albums/qq134/illgetyouatoe/93r17-04-1.jpg

http://i441.photobucket.com/albums/qq134/illgetyouatoe/93r17-02.jpg

http://i441.photobucket.com/albums/qq134/illgetyouatoe/93r17-01-1.jpg

http://i441.photobucket.com/albums/qq134/illgetyouatoe/93r17-05-1.jpg

REAPER4206969
March 3, 2009, 10:00 PM
That is a very fine rifle!
Why do you have your bi-pod on backwards?

GTFord1
March 3, 2009, 10:05 PM
Heh, I had just stuck it on that for that picture, I didn't even notice. It's a Harris bipod I had laying around.

fgr39
March 16, 2009, 09:39 PM
reaper, where did you find a 917VT for $249??? I was quoted $325 today.

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