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Location: New Brunswick
Joined: 03/25/2004
Posts: 16
Savage package series

I have been recently searchin very heavily into getting a new rifle and i have narrowed it down to either a model 111GL savage in .300 WM or a remington model 700 BDL in .300 RUM. I will most likely get the savage but i really need to know if anyone has any idea what savage uses for a scope in their "package" series i would like to know what brand the scope is and if i should get the package series or just the 111 GL Big smile

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Location: Colorado
Joined: 02/27/2002
Posts: 2974
Savage package series

If you haven't already you can check them out at:


I tried to figure it out as well, but they don't say on the online product sheet. However you might try downloading the full catalog (PDF), I didn't because I'm bandwidth-challenged.

Location: Sunny San Diego
Joined: 09/02/2003
Posts: 165
Savage package series

I've seen quite a few Savage Package deals. They use a Simmons 3-9x40. I personally feel that's about 1 step above a Tasco. Why pay $500 for a gun and put a cheap scope on it?

Save the $40 difference, and put it towards a good $300 scope. You won't regret it.

Location: Wisconsin
Joined: 12/08/2003
Posts: 134
Savage package series

Ditto what OZSTRIKER said. For a rifle as accurate as a Savage, go with a good scope.

Location: Wa.
Joined: 03/31/2004
Posts: 1300
Savage package series

Savage makes a good rifle at an affordable price.
The optics are every bit as important as the rifle choice.
Just as you get a rifle / caliber that you like. Get the optics you feel comfortable with and the best you can afford. Your not saving any money if they don't perform when you need them.

Location: North Carolina and Proud of it!!
Joined: 02/26/2004
Posts: 50
Savage package series

I went with leupold on my last scope buy great optics ' or go with a docter made by ziess

the optics like ammo is just don't go cheap !!

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