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Remington 700 vs. Savage 114

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by rslscobra, May 3, 2006.

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  1. rslscobra

    rslscobra Member

    Dec 12, 2005
    Ok, both are high quality guns and by no means do not want to start a bashing tread, but what do you guys / gals feel about both these actions. I've read before that some feel the savage action is as good if not better then the remington 700 action and some feel more accurate as well.

    Is this true? What have you guys experienced?

    One thing I like about the savage is the 60 degree bolt.
    Last edited: May 3, 2006
  2. hoghunting

    hoghunting Member

    Feb 16, 2006
    They are both very good guns. Since this is your gun, you need to pick the one that fits you the best. Handle the rifles and mount them a few times and see if one doesn't fit or feel better to you. The only real difference in the rifles is that the Savage comes with the Accu-Trigger, which is a great trigger. The Rem might need a trigger job. You can't go wrong with either rifle.
  3. MachIVshooter

    MachIVshooter Member

    Aug 11, 2005
    Elbert County, CO
    Accuracy and durability wise, six of one and a half-dozen of the other. Fit and finish, however, goes to the 700 hands-down. Much classier rifle. I have 4 M700's and I love 'em all.
  4. TBert

    TBert Member

    Feb 17, 2006
    Can someone explain what makes a good trigger versus a not so good trigger. Is it only feel (i.e. if you need to put too much pressure you tend to move; thus, less accurate?)
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