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Savage 10FLP review

In ’99, I set about researching sniper rifle options and ultimately chose the Savage 10FLP in .308 caliber. I contacted each of the major manufacturers and Savage Arms was the ONLY ONE that answered all my questions freely, sent me information by email and regular mail, AND the representative that I spoke with on the phone gave me his direct phone extension in case I had further questions. WOW! 🙂  I have never regreted purchasing my Savage 10FLP. Savage makes a very fine rifle and (despite the scoffing from diehard Remington fans) this rifle can shoot just as good, if not better, groups on the range than the more expensive Remington PSS rifles. I have my rifle outfitted with a Leupold 4.5-14×50 TLR scope with mildot reticle, and the combination has proven very sweet. Customer service, quality, reliability, accuracy, and price ALL make me a faithful Savage Arms fan.  🙂

By: Heath Hanson

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Savage Model 10 review

Several years ago on a whim I bought a Savage Model 10, in caliber .243 Winchester. The main reason I decided on this rifle was the price and I had always wanted a .243. The first hunting season I owned it, I decided to deer hunt with it and endured much razzing from my hunting buddies about hunting with a “pop gun”. I have had to occasion since that first year to take a 10 point buck, a really nice 8 point, a doe and two boar hogs with this ” little rifle “. ( All one shot kills) Remington 100 grain “core-lokt seem to work best in it. It was equipped with a Simmons ” Blazer scope (3-9x-40), an accu-trigger, sling studs and a synthetic stock when it was purchased. It was on the paper at 50 yards out of the box. After sighting in at 100 yards, I fired a three shot group that could be covered with a dime. The scope has the clearest optics of any scope I have ever owned. Every year before hunting season I check my zero and it’s always right on. In short this rifle is light, rugged, dependable and I love it. After several years of hard use, the only complaint is the padded rubber butt, which has tears and a couple of chunks missing due to the extremely soft material being used. Somewhere in the years of bouncing around on a four wheeler, the Savage enblem on the pistol grip butt has detached and been lost. The defects are all cosmetic and this rifle still does its job. Anyone wanting a good rifle for the money cannot go wrong with a Savage Model 10.

By: Robert Taylor

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