Seriously, your best bet is to handle as many rifles as you can, mount them with your eyes closed then open your eyes and see where you're looking. Pick the one that feels right and mounts naturally so your eyes align with the scope or sights.
I'm kind of spoiled by my brownings (A-bolts), but like most think it up to you and what feels best. They will all do the job most likely.
That said, if money is a factor, I go back to something my dad told me when growing up~: "If limited by money, get a cheaper gun, but a better scope." I have found this to be true. So make sure you have enough dough left over for a good scope, you won't be sorry.
I have owned and shot all major brands and lots of brands that you have never heard of.
the posters above will not steer you wrong, but look outside the window a little
CZ 550 has it all, plus you will get GREAT trigger, that is a GREAT SET trigger, don't get me wrong I enjoy the Savage trigger, but you only have one weight, with the set trigger you do not have to use it, you can use the normal pull.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...