I wasn't aware they still make the 110. It made the accuracy status of Savage! Had an awful trigger but a gunsmith can clean it up or I think it's sharp shooter supply makes a replacement for it. I'm not sure what the stock is made from. Not that bad of stock but not walnut either. Couldn't tell you what they weigh but the aren't objectively heavy to me.
I owned a Model 110 in 30-06. Like Don said, the trigger was terrible, but it was also a very accurate rifle. After I owned it for several years, the wood stock appeared to rub the barrel just a bit, so I had a gunsmith re-bed it, I also resealed the wood. But the trigger and stock warp were the only issues I ever had with it. I'm sure that if you bought one today, the stock would be sealed properly and give you no problems. Does the one you're looking at have the Accutrigger? If it does, you'll be real pleased - that trigger is very, very smooth.
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...