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say you have $1100...

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Auburn1992, Mar 23, 2008.


Which Gun??

  1. Cz 527 Varmint Kevlar in 223

    15 vote(s)
  2. Remington XR-100 in 22-250 or 223

    12 vote(s)
  3. Savage 12 BVSS 223

    20 vote(s)
  4. Ruger M77 MKii Target in 223

    3 vote(s)
  1. Auburn1992

    Auburn1992 New Member

    And you were looking for a target rifle. Which would you choose (you need a scope as well) My choices are as following:
    -Cz 527 Varmint .223 - $715
    -Savage BVSS .223 or 22-250- $674
    -Remington XR-100 .204, .223, or 22-250 - $749
    -Ruger M77 Mkii .223 or .22-250 - $689

    My main choices of the prev. mentioned are the savage and remington... PLEASE HELP ME DECIDE its really bugging me!!!:banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead:
  2. mossberg

    mossberg New Member

    Definitely Savage or Remington, and then .223 I'd say. Personally, I would say the Savage but come on, It weighs 10 pounds. Wow, that's a lot of rifle.
  3. MachIVshooter

    MachIVshooter Active Member

    Of your choices, the Remington and Savage will probably be your best bet. My Ruger M77 varmint in .220 Swift is consistently 3/4 minute, but the Rugers can be hit and miss. I've never had a Remington that wouldn't shoot MOA or better.
  4. taliv

    taliv Moderator

    i have a remington 700 that won't shoot MOA
  5. The 22-250 will run away and leave the .223 in the dust.
  6. skinewmexico

    skinewmexico New Member

    You should have listed the Savage F/TR. It's the target gun, the BVSS is a varmint gun.
  7. Auburn1992

    Auburn1992 New Member

    Well I am more looking for varmint/target that won't break the bank like the Savage F/TR
  8. mgh

    mgh New Member

    The Savage is good, then maybe the Remington after that.

    (War Eagle!)
  9. Schleprok62

    Schleprok62 New Member

    Have you looked at the Howa Varmint models?? They've gotten some great reviews, and are fairly affordable... leaving plenty of $$ left for decent glass...
  10. Auburn1992

    Auburn1992 New Member

    Yea, I've seen some. But I think I am pretty much set on either a savage bvss or remington xr 100. I may go remington because I hear the savage gets inconsistent groupings.
  11. ants

    ants Active Member

    You can't lose with any of the four.

    The Rem XR is a target rifle, so you don't need to add stuff to make it a target rifle. That way you spend the rest of your available funds on optics.

    You realize that the XR is single shot, don't you? The other three on your list have magazines.

    If you reload, either cartridge has a wealth of reload data. If you buy commercial, get the 223. You have more choices of match ammo available.
  12. Auburn1992

    Auburn1992 New Member

    I mainly by commercial but I could definitely see myself getting into relaoding (mainly for my 7mm-08) in the future. Yes, I do realize that the XR is a single shot. I kind of like that due to the fact I am looking for a benchrest/target/varmint rifle. How will the XR (in .223) hold up against coyotes?
  13. ants

    ants Active Member

    Once you start reloading, your long range shooting takes on a whole new meaning. Consider it seriously. You can get a good single stage setup for under $100 from MidwayUSA. But get some books (Lyman's book, or the ABC's of Reloadint) and read up on it first. Never buy equipment before you educate yourself.

    I don't shoot coyotes. I like them. They are an important part of the natural system where I live out west. So I don't really have any advice for you on your choice of cartridge for them.

    Best of luck, Auburn.
  14. Auburn1992

    Auburn1992 New Member

    Really? Where I live coyotes are a huge pest problem... killing chickens and all
  15. dmickey

    dmickey New Member

    My suggestion would be to save up another $1,000 and get a Remington 40 XB in .22-250. Excellent cartridge and rifle! I just got one in .220 Swift. Now to get it to the range for case forming and load development! :D
  16. Auburn1992

    Auburn1992 New Member

    Well the problem is that I need to make this money before I move up to my new house. So i don't have that much time.
  17. diesel83

    diesel83 New Member

    CZ all the way.
  18. Auburn1992

    Auburn1992 New Member

    What are some good triggers that the cz or savage will accept?
  19. ants

    ants Active Member

    If the Savage comes with an Accutrigger, don't change it. It's one of the best factory adjustable triggers.

    I've installed Jewell and Jard on other rifles (although not on a CZ) and a Rifle Basix sear on a Ruger 77. The Jewell is the most sophisticated of the three and it's an excellent trigger, but the most expensive. Jewell makes several different kinds of triggers, mine is a basic single set hunting trigger. The Jard is good and very adjustable, but I had to keep patiently adjusting and adjusting to get it right. Once it was set, it has performed well. The Rifle Basix is not a complete trigger, but it was the least expensive way to get excellent results on a very good trigger. For hunting it's a good choice.

    You might want to start a new thread on aftermarket triggers. The title may attract lots of other worthwhile opinions and experiences.

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