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Best rifle made in the USA?

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by 24 straight, Oct 29, 2008.

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  1. 24 straight

    24 straight TS Member

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    I know a lot of you shotgunners also do a lot of hunting/shooting with rifles. Just wondering what you think is the best rifle out there. Thanks, 24 straight.
     
  2. tuscarora 99

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    I think it would be the kimber superamerica. I own three of them. They are great guns.
     
  3. Andy Ott

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    HS PRECISION,I own one in.280 cal.,it even makes me look good.
     
  4. BustClays

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    Anything COOPER!

    bustclays
     
  5. Buddy O

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    Pre-'64 Winchester Model 70.
     
  6. Gary Waalkes

    Gary Waalkes Well-Known Member

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    I am partial to the #1 Ruger.
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  7. TOOLMAKER 251

    TOOLMAKER 251 Active Member

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    I have a Hall standard receiver with a Shilen barrel Jewell trigger McMillan stock all built in America by Lowell frei in 308 Win. Deadly accurate.
     
  8. Brian in Oregon

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    I am amazed by the "big bang for the buck" Savage series with the Accu-Trigger. Very accurate rifles.
     
  9. Chango2

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    Sako, the older ones...for a production rifle. Oh, sorry, those came from Husky Land. Savage: Greatest bang for the buck, and competes head to head in many cases with the botique and wonderful more hand-built rifles.
     
  10. little gambler

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    My vote is for a Tubb T2K in 300 WSM. That is the only gun I sold that I wish I had back. That gun was the best long range shooting iron that I have owned. made in AZ by the good ol boys at McMillan. l.g.
     
  11. Shooting Coach

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    My Ruger M77 MKII All Weather 308 will shoot in the high three's. I bought this gun to re barrel in 358. I sure am glad I shot it first.

    I DO know the ins and outs of loading precision ammo, and have a passable benchrest technique. :^)
     
  12. Shooting Coach

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    The Ruger M-77 MK II is arguably the best, most affordable 1898 Mauser type turnbolt rifle in the world.

    The Garand is arguably the best self loading long range battle rifle in the world.

    Dillon probably makes the best metallic progressive loaders in the world.

    Redding probably makes the best Competition loading dies in the world.

    Alliant probably makes the best shotshell and pistol powders in the world.

    Federal probably makes the best match rifle primers in the world.

    Federal's Gold Medal Paper shotshell may be the best factory load in the world.

    If not, the Remington STS is.

    Smith & Wesson probably makes the best revolver in the world.

    Sierra makes the Match King bullet.

    The best metallic cartridge cases are probably made in America.

    I'm thinking (a rare feat for me!)
     
  13. Chango2

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    On the Revolver: Casull is up there, no?

    On Metallic Cartridges: Norma, but that's not US..

    Bullets: Berger is not too shabby???

    Love opinions...
     
  14. Pocatello

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    I agree with Gary Waalkes on the Ruger #1. I just shot a nice Mule Deer buck Monday morning with mine in .280 Remington, shooting a 160 grain Nosler partition. It dropped him on the spot from 210 yards, one shot. He was pushing 30" spread. I've shot a lot of nice animals over the years with that rifle or my other #1, a Bicentennial model in 6mm Remington. Both are sweet hunting rigs.
     
  15. cubancigar2000

    cubancigar2000 Well-Known Member

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    I really like the Ruger # 1 but my favorite has to be a pre 64 model 70 Winchester
     
  16. RogerNRA

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    Production out of the box accuracy--------Savage. Looks------------Ruger #1. Best all around------------Remington 700. Semi custom------Cooper. Custom------New Ultralight Arms. "Thats my story and I am sticking to it".------Roger
     
  17. jlb

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    Rjigby?


    http://www.johnrigbyandco.com/index.html
     
  18. gun fitter

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    Made in the USA would be the rifle's made by David Miller and engraved by Kurt Horvath. If you can afford a project starting around $50,000.
    Joe
     
  19. little gambler

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    Here is a pic of my old tubb gun........... 8x32x56 nightforce 28" barrel. It might be ugly to most, but this baby could shoot. l.g.
     
  20. Pocatello

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    Well, if you want to talk custom rifles, then Mountain Riflery is tough to beat. Check out his webpage. One of his pieces sold at auction for $225,000 back in 1992 at the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep.
     
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