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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256443
05/02/21 05:52 PM
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Might be luck of the draw but have a $300 Rem model 700 with synthetic stock I shoot inch groups with reloads at 100 yards works fine for all the big game I have killed everything from bison to antelope.

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256455
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Before you buy I would suggest you go to a gun shop and work the action on a Tikka. Smoothest action I have ever felt. I have the T3 Lite in .223 and it was a tack driver out of the box. If I was in the market for a 30.06 it would be a Tikka.

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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256457
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Thanks guys. Lots of information. Personally I'm a Chevy/Olds guy. After 40 years at GM.

The thing is I have my dad's old 740 Woods master in the safe. Not wanting to use it out in the field.

I think dad bought that in 1955. That was his go-to deer rifle. He dropped a lot of them. Some even on the run at 300 yards.

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"Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction."
"After the first shot, all plans go out the window!"
Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256461
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Sauer 100, phenomenal trigger, bolt like butta’, accuracy guarantee as well.


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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256463
05/02/21 06:40 PM
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I've had my Howa in 270 for more than 20 years never a problem and is a tack driver. Eric

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: yukon254] #7256523
05/02/21 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by yukon254
You wont get the 'best' in your price range....but you wont go wrong with a Tikka. I have two of them, ( T3s) and they will shoot better than I can.

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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256536
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My fave caliber! The King!! But you lost me on synthetic stock lol. Good luck have fun and choot em.

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256539
05/02/21 08:54 PM
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I am happy with my Vanguard. Sub MOA accuracy, a good trigger, and a smooth action. I have heard good things about Tikka and Browning too and Bergara has been making a name for themselves.

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256564
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An older Rem 700 ADL.

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: charles] #7256578
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Originally Posted by charles
An older Rem 700 ADL.

That’s my vote also. I picked one up at a Pawn Shop 3 years ago. It’s wood stock made in about 1988. Shoots like a dream. Payed $225!!

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256589
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Tikka I won’t buy a cheaper rifle again. My 30-06 literally puts the through the same home at 100 yards


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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256591
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If the Savage is still made like it used to be, I don't see how you can go wrong. I've had one for about 40 years and it's as reliable as ever.


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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256593
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6th billy with the tikka 25-06. Also have a .243
The action is smooth and the rifle is light, plus it’s cheap. [Linked Image]

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256742
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Thanks guys


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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256754
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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256819
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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256830
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tikka are super nice rifles, haven't gotten one yet. I have had a remington 700 in 30-06, gotten whale and moose with it. Gave it to my brother when i acquired a 303 british. If you have guns stores near you would be best to hold the rifles and compare and see which best suits you. I leave in the bush so I am not able to check out the rifles before buying. I usually look at lots of youtube videos and comment on forums.

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: That Fool] #7256882
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Seeing that you are from Michigan, guessing most of your hunting is woods. Find you a good 760/7600, add some good glass to it. You will be MOA of buck for a long way. Take time to make or find a load it likes and you will be surprised how well most will shoot.


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Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256920
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Try looking at the ruger number one in 30-06, super accurate, above the $1,000 range though. My dad has one in the shorter barrel, it has gotten many whales and other animals. Just need the one shot

Re: new 30-06 rifle needed. [Re: seniortrap] #7256986
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Deadliest most accurate rifle I ever owned.
Savage 110 30-06.

Puts all the bullets in the same hole at 100 yds.Even with the cheap tasco scope.
Also,best hair trigger on any rifle I have ever fired.

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