Although Savages tend to be a "no-frills, no nonsense" sort of rifle, they are good rifles that proved themselves in the accuracy department. They probably won't win a beauty contest but they just might show-off at the range.
I have two Savage rifles. ChesterGolf is correct. They are not very pretty rifles especially after many trips into the field. I have never had them malfunction or any accuracy problems.
One aspect I do like about the design of the Savage is the barrel nut. You can buy barrels in other 30-06 based calibers and change the barrel/caliber yourself. I have a model 110 in 30-06 that I am contemplating rebarreling to a 338-06.
I am always amazed at the amount of scent control products that exist on the market today. But they are there for a reason. Game animals have incredible noses and if you go out into the field smelling like body odor, summer sausage, gasoline and last night's Miller High Life fiasco you will probably not be punching a tag. Scent control sprays aren't cheap though. On a college student budget I had a serious need to alleviate at least some of my hunting costs. This is why I decided to...