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Thread: Who said Savage Axis can't shoot.

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    Who said Savage Axis can't shoot.

    Since duckshooting has been the focus here for the last 3 weeks, I thought I should give the 223 abit of love. It hasn't seen daylight for a couple of months, and supposed to be chasing wallabys one of these days, I wanted to check the zero. I had a slip and bumped the scope last time out.
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    For a budget rifle, shooting H&F bulk reloads, I'm fairly happy. Was shot off the 4 wheeler, elbows on handlebars,resting on a frame I've got out front, so it wasn't bench rest accuracy. Go the mighty Axis!!!
    Roll on the weekend

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    savage stevens shoot just as good
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    That's got to be m.o.w. (wallaby).
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    Savage make good barrels . . .
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    without a picture . .. it never happened !

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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    That's got to be m.o.w. (wallaby).
    Yep, and MOD, MOP, MOG, and possibly MOC

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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    Savage make good barrels . . .
    Shame the stock feels like it's going to break through the pistol grip and flimsy forestock, but it does shoot well
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    Dont think anyone has said they dont shoot, they are just bloody ugly...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildman View Post
    Dont think anyone has said they dont shoot, they are just bloody ugly...
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    I like to be holdin' ma Savage because it shoots so well and I like it's ergonomics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oraki View Post
    Since duckshooting has been the focus here for the last 3 weeks, I thought I should give the 223 abit of love. It hasn't seen daylight for a couple of months, and supposed to be chasing wallabys one of these days, I wanted to check the zero. I had a slip and bumped the scope last time out.
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    For a budget rifle, shooting H&F bulk reloads, I'm fairly happy. Was shot off the 4 wheeler, elbows on handlebars,resting on a frame I've got out front, so it wasn't bench rest accuracy. Go the mighty Axis!!!
    Roll on the weekend
    I think the answer was nobody. The main gripe seems to be the stock.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gadgetman View Post
    I think the answer was nobody. The main gripe seems to be the stock.
    I compare the stock to an athletic lady.........firm butt, slim through the waist, with just enough out front to wrap your hand around. The main bits,(internals),work faultlessly and keeps coming back for more
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    Quote Originally Posted by oraki View Post
    I compare the stock to an athletic lady.........firm butt, slim through the waist, with just enough out front to wrap your hand around. The main bits,(internals),work faultlessly and keeps coming back for more
    there's a man with life sorted.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by gadgetman View Post
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    I like to be holdin' ma Savage because it shoots so well and I like it's ergonomics.
    I think my wood stocked Savage classics look quite nice, but they are a fair bit heavier. Lightweight hunter model next time I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GravelBen View Post
    I think my wood stocked Savage classics look quite nice, but they are a fair bit heavier. Lightweight hunter model next time I think.
    My lightweight hunter is a beauty! Probably my favorite rifle so far
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    Quote Originally Posted by matto1234 View Post
    My lightweight hunter is a beauty! Probably my favorite rifle so far
    Yeah, I'm not actually sure what folks think is ugly about them. But then I'm no oil painting either.
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    They are not ugly as such ( actually yes a bit :-) , but they are very agricultural.
    The fastest to take apart for cleaning and maintenance , seconded by tikka and kimbers.

 

 

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