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Savage Model 110
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Gil Martin
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 3:20 am    Post subject: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

Many years ago, I wanted to get one of these because they appealed to me. For one reason or another I ended up with Remington or Winchester rifles. Last Sunday I was scanning the used gun racks in a local shop and came across a Savage Model 110 in .30-06. The metal and bore were perfect while the stock has a few scuff marks. The shop owner cut a heck of a deal with me and the rifle found a new home. I spent some time cleaning the bore, refinished the stock and put a Bausch & Lomb scope on it. Yesterday at the range she printed small cluster groups with my reloads during the sighting in process. I was pleased and impressed and plan to use this rifle in the deer wood this fall. All the best...
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 3:25 am    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

Howdy. I have heard nothing but good about them i heard they are useing a newer trigger on some of there models its suppose to be very nice. Was thinking of getting one in 22-250 good luck with it

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 10:15 am    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

the new ones with the Accutrigger have the BEST trigger available on a new factory rifle. The old ones can benifit from an aftermarket trigger.

The current CEO of Savage is a real honest to God hunter/shooter. He told the engineers to make a safe trigger that was RIGHT. They did.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 6:13 am    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

I have an older Savage 110 in .243Win. that has served me well over the years. The barrel is about worn out now so I'm about ready for a trip to Harts. I'm thinking of putting a .257Roberts barrel on it. I already have a 6mm Rem. so this will just be a small step up in caliber. The rifle was made in the late 70s. In fact most of my really accurate and dependable rifles come from that period, and this one is no exception. Best wishes.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2005 12:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

I have owned many a Savage rifle in my day, and in my opinion, for what its worth, I think that Savage has the best out of the box rifle on the market today. They are affordable for the average guy, and they shoot extremely well. I can't wait until Savage starts to maket the new WSSM calibers, I will be among the first to purchase one. Just my two cents worth.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2005 4:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

Cal,

Do you know you can put a barrel on the Savage by yourself with about $50 worth of tools.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

grimel wrote:
Cal,

Do you know you can put a barrel on the Savage by yourself with about $50 worth of tools.

... or a cresent wrench Twisted Evil


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2005 5:35 am    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

Umm, the $50 covers the go/no-go headspace gauges and the $15 wrench.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2005 7:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

Hello grimel,

I leave the rebarreling to Wally Hart or his son Bob. I get only stainless steel 26" barrels. He does mostly benchrest work, and it shows. My .22-250 with his heavy barrel groups in the .2"s, and his .222Rem. Mag barrel groups in the .3"s (5 at 100yds). There's just no way I can equal his work. Thanks for the suggestion though. Best wishes.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2005 4:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

I have a Savage 110 in .270 that has taken more deer than I can recall. It has been been a tack driver since it came out of the box with factory ammo. I installed a Timney trigger about 7 years ago and cut my groups almost in half. Now I'm getting back into hand loading after about 25 years "off". and I'm dreaming about how good that thing will shoot now. IMHO Savage is the best "bang for the buck" out there. (no pun intended) Wink

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2005 8:05 am    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

grimel

just did a rebarrel on a 110...from 30-06 to 35 whelen. adams and bennet barrel. did the rebarrel for under $150 incl barrel and tools.

will shoot under 1 moa with factory fodder and crappy trigger Very Happy ...can't wait to get dies.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2005 3:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

I also converted a Savage 110 from .270 tp 338-06. Adams&Bennet Barrel bought the tools and presto. New Gun. It's a sub one inch shooter an cost me just under $450.00 from start to finish. My trigger is not to bad. I want a firm trigger for hunting. It gets darn cold in SD. in the winter months, I hunt with gloves on.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2005 4:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

I don't have a Savage 110 but do have a Savage 12 with accu-trigger. And i'll attest that mine does perform as advertized. Was very accurate from the git go and no problems at all with the trigger. Though alot of the bench rest shooters replace the triggers with ones with a lighter pull than 1.5 lbs.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2005 4:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

Howdy Moose2. What cal is your mod 12 ?. I just got a 12fv in 223 put a 6.5 to 20 44 mag on it i am hoping to start shooting it this weekend (bin sayin that for a month) from every thing i have heard about savage it should be a shooter we will see Smile

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2005 5:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Savage Model 110 Reply with quote

Hello Joe,
My Mod.12 is also .223. I was very delighted on how well it shoots. No trouble shooting 1/2'' at 100yds. out of the box with handloads. When the trigger man has a good day it will shoot under .25. Just put on a Mueller 4-16 Tactical a couple of weeks ago. I'm not a bench rest shooter. This is just my P.dog gun with a Harris Bi-pod. I haven't tried alot of other bullets. I've had such good luck with the 55 gr. Hornady V-Max's I haven't found the need to experiment much. Good Luck with yours.

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