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My new rifle!

Discussion in 'Rimfire Forum' started by Turbodreams, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Turbodreams

    Turbodreams

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    So I was debating getting a Mossberg 817. Went to Dicks Sporting Goods to check one out and didnt really like it. Came home with this instead.

    Savage 93R17 with a Simmons 3-9x40 scope. It feels much nicer then the Mossberg and def looks like its much better quality. Hopefull Ill get to shoot it Saturday if the weather doesnt turn foul.
     
  2. steve1911

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    Sweet rifle Congrats!!!


    1911club#410
     

  3. vafish

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    I think you'll be very happy with the accuracy.
     
  4. ScrappyDoo

    ScrappyDoo Tacticool brah!

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    I've said this a bunch many couple of times, but I bought a Savage Mark II GXP .22LR, Wood, Bolt Action with scope from Dick's... was $200 I convinced them to honor my Scrap prize of $149.99...

    it is my FAVORITE gun.. it looks great, it FEELS awesome, shoots redonkulous.... it's just great... I don't have kids, and I'm damn near 30 and I'm starting to think I might not ever have em, but if I do, I will look forward to giving this Savage... it's just teh hotnezzz.
     
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    I def plan on doing that with my ruger 10/22 when I have a kid.
     
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    Congrats, you should love the accuracy and the accutrigger is fantastic straight out of the box.

    Happy shooting.
     
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    GlockPride Glock 23

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    Great rifle. Need me one of those or the 452... Can't decide.
     
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    Beautiful rifle, let us know how it shoots!
     
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    Tried it out this weekend. Sighting in at 100 yards. What a *****. Finally got it on paper but ran out of time. Gonna take another 15-20 mins of shooting to fine tune it next weekend.

    I think Im either gonna need a better scope or spotting scope. I dont think the 3-9x40 is going to cut it for 100yards.
     
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    If you are just going to use if for hunting the 3-9x is probably fine.

    But I have a 6-24x on my 93R17FV.

    [​IMG]
     
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    John Hatcher Romeo Charlie

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    Congrats! Savage makes some good rifles.
     
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    It's a Tasco 6-24x42MM CDNN had them on closeout back in 2002 or 2003 when I bought the rifle. I only paid $39 for it.
     
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    Any opinions on mil-dot vs duplex reticle? Or 40/42/44/50mm glass size?
     
  18. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    Congrats on the new 17.I like mil-dot reticles for their range compensating abilities.The bigger the objective the more light it gathers.The only drawback is that you have to mount the scope higher,which could effect alignment with your eye.Have you checked out the BSA Sweet 17 ?
     
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    Just checked the BSA 'sweet' line out. Its out of my current price range.

    I think Im going to go with one of these 2 from amazon.

    http://www.amazon.com/Tasco-Target-...TF8&coliid=I1QYSYWX51WCA2&colid=1YQ0AJC2SBLIG

    http://www.amazon.com/BARSKA-6-24x5...TF8&coliid=I190J55PEV0DEE&colid=1YQ0AJC2SBLIG

    The lense is bigger then the 40 I currently have on there but the current one is sitting on low rings and I have a set of medium ones I prefer to be using anyways
     
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    Never had a Barska, but Tasco makes a decent scope.