I own a 110CL in 30-06 and a 11GL in 7mm-08. Both rifles are not the prettiest out there and after being out hunting with me are definitely not going to win any beauty contests. They both shoot accurately and have have not given me any problems.
I think you'd be hard pressed to find a bad rifle today! The thing to concider is will it do well what you want it to do? A rifle that works great in the praires does not always make a good mountain rifle. And a good mountain rifle may not be the best woods rifle. And it's the rifle itself I'm talking about here, chambering can be a lot of different things and still be fine.
As stated in most forums concerning Savage rifles, it will shoot and it wont look like you spent a thousand dollars on it. Any rifle that you can shoot accurately and comfortably is a "good rifle". Brand name and caliber are all a personal choice and you will be just fine with a Savage.
Have you thought about a trip out west for big game? Have you dreamed about what it might be like to ride horseback through the beautiful Rocky Mountains, while looking for deer or elk? Have you dreamed maybe of traveling to Canada for a moose, elk, bear or deer hunt? Have you wondered what it might be like to see the wild Alaskan bush?
Well, I have a little advice for those who have wondered those, or similar thoughts. JUST DO IT!! If you think you might enjoy it, my bet is that you...