Heres a poor mans rifle that has spilt alot of blood out to five hundred yards. My son like it so i got him one, but i put a silver leupold 4.5X14 w/B&C not LR and you can use the factory 1" rings the gun comes with.
300WSM Tikka T3 lite $600
Leupold 4.5x14LR w/B&C and 30mm rings $750
Limbsaver pads $60
Extra magizine $50
Total weight 6.8lbs on floor scale or 6lbs 13oz on fishing dig scale (with no bullets in rifle)