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Thread: Howa 1500

  1. #1
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    Apr 2014

    Howa 1500

    Hey lads looking at getting this in the next few weeks. Is it worth it or can I get better for the same price?
    Howa 1500 Rifle with Spartan Suppressor Package | Trade Me

  2. #2
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    Dec 2013
    I have one of those in 308. Recommended to me by a number of people - for new, I think its a pretty good deal. Second hand I am sure you can probably get something better but obviously it helps if you know your rifles.

    It shoots well, I'm no great shot but it was under an inch at 100

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    Dec 2013
    The Bronx
    A friend of mine has one in 708 and I quite like it, I'm no expert though. If you don't need the case you could probably get it cheaper, they come threaded for suppressor, the suppressor itself is $300 and you can buy it scoped for under $1k, but it seems reasonably priced against what others are doing.

    Howa 1500 Hogue Stock Stainless Steel Rifle Package - Hunting and Outdoor Supplies.
    Howa 1500 Lightweight Compact 308 Winchester

  4. #4
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    Dec 2012
    HBC, NORTH of Auckland
    Or buy cams in the buy sell section.

  5. #5
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    Dec 2013
    With no scope for 1600? Not really an equivalent deal.

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    By Popular Demand gimp's Avatar
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    The Big H
    there's one in 6.5x55 on trademe right now for $500 buy now, get that

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    May 2012
    i have one in 243 picked it up on trademe for $600 had only fired 20 rounds. i wont be selling it in a hurry really enjoy shooting with it, i would be happy with that gunworks deal.



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