175 Gr. Of course, the obligatory gun lock is there, but so is a set of earplugs. NOTES: Accuracy is the average of three, five-shot groups fired from a benchrest. to see if I wanted to spend alot more on a more expensive long range package. This flies in the face of ballistic doctrine, but during the black bear hunt I mentioned earlier, this ammo in various calibers took 11 bears with 12 shots. If fat white guys are offended then maybe they should lose some weight. PETA Goes After Lion Hunter in Bid to Ban Trophy…, WATCH: Hunters Save Trophy 8-Pointer Stuck on Frozen Lake, Scientists Publish Letter Defending Trophy Hunting…, California Man Fined $20,000 for Poaching Trophy Buck, Namibian Government Launches Campaign to Combat…, http://www.savagearms.com/firearms/model/11TROPHYHUNTERXP. Savage Arms has always found a way to wow the market with affordable, myriad options in rifles. Ernie, thank you Man!!! Just saying. If you’re looking for an entry-level rifle for mid-sized game hunting. There are plenty of sturdy cross-members of synthetic material that support the action, and these create several cavities that are perfect for future glass bedding, if desired. Bolt. The Model 11 and Model 111 are chambered for 15 cartridges from the .243 Winchester to the .338 Winchester Magnum. The highest velocity and best accuracy was with the Barnes 120-grain Triple Shock-X over 48.0 grains of Alliant Power Pro 2000-MR. Velocity was a sizzling 3,172 fps, and groups averaged 0.70 inch. The teardrop shaped safety slide behind the bolt has three positions. The bolt will now come completely out of the receiver. There is no detectable creep, and try as I might with my eyes closed and heavy concentration smoke coming out of my ears, I could not detect any over travel after the shot breaks. This is the be rife for the money I have seen. Depending upon the trim and length, these rifles are titled Models 10, 11, 12, 14 or 16 for the short action, and 110, 111, 112, 114, and 116 for the long action. I tested 12 factory loads and six handloads, and frankly, I was astounded at the level of accuracy I obtained from such an inexpensive rifle. The back position also locks the bolt. It’s a bit of a delicate operation, so if you aren’t patient, or are particularly clumsy, then you might want to have your gunsmith do it for you. This setup is truly my “go to” for hunting white tails, and coyote problems here in rural Alabama. Guns, I took some shots using a 147 grain .308 hand load and found initial points of impact to be just a couple inches high and a couple more to the right at 100 yards. I think this helped accuracy. You’ll also find an NSSF.org pamphlet that provides a brief education on gun safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44vzMNG2fZc. Depend on the model 11. The AccuTrigger system is user adjustable from about two to six pounds pull weight. ©2020 Outdoor Sportsman Group. I have a Rem 700 MTN LSS that is a dream to hunt whitetail with, and since I'm a recoil sissy , beats me up a LOT less than a 270 or 30-06 which means I practice a lot more. 57000. I am looking at this rifle in 308 as a North American hunting rifle that I don’t have to stress over. The 260 Rem is right up there and just as accurate as all the other 6.5mm cartridges that the gun writers seem to think are unbeatable and you must have. This rifle also features: • A Nikon Scope with a Bullet Drop Compensator Reticle • Black Hills Ammunition .260 Remington 140 grain ELD-M I will put it up against my Tikka 3 with a Zeiss Scope any day. The bolt cocks when you raise the bolt handle, and you will see a piston move backward (towards you) when you cock the rifle. Love the feel of the Accutrigger and will start with the factory setting. Unloading is simple using an inset magazine release lever on the front side – no need to cycle cartridges through the action for a quick unload and no loose magazine parts fly when you release the box magazine. It is molded in, but it's surprisingly well done and offers a solid handhold. maggiejcampbell - 11-03-2016, 10:39 AM. To find the exact yardages for each circle in your rifle, you can visit the Nikon website and use their Spot On Ballistic Match tool. Also stock up on ammo and gun accessories for your 260 Remington rifle. I worked with guns all my life, military and retired police officer. Johnny Morris, Owner, Bass Pro Shops. The fore-end is a bit flexible, and if you grasp its tip and squeeze, you can make the tip of the stock touch the barrel. The Superformance 139-grain GMX chronographed 2,922 fps and averaged 0.94 inch. Two Hornady loads were also very accurate. I didn’t even do too much experimenting with ammo and am confident that with a little hand load tinkering, I could get even smaller groups. I have a 243 as well. Our nation was built by Mexican-Americans, African-Americans, Germans, Scotts, English, Native Americans, Italians, french, Japanese, Chinese, canadians, Guatemalans, you name it, all of whom sent their own people to die in our wars defending our land, together, as US Citizens. This one is for you. I think the rifle shoots better than I do. OUT OF STOCK (0) Savage 11LWH DBM 260 REM ... -Automatic 260 Remington 10+1 Capacity 22" OUT OF STOCK (2) Savage 11 TH XP 260REM NIKON. This caliber option has a 1:10 twist rate in the barrel. The detachable box magazine holds four standard-diameter cartridges and three of the fatter magnum rounds. Move one click forward to the middle position and the trigger is still locked, but you can operate the bolt. Al Sharpton Ever Make Any Situation Better? It features the user-adjustable Savage AccuTrigger, all-weather synthetic … I tested the M-11 for accuracy with a variety of .308 factory and hand-loaded ammo. The idea is to adjust the zero, so the center crosshairs so point of impact matches at 100 yards. For general purpose hunting, it’s hard to beat a 3-9x variable scope, and that’s what’s included with the Savage M-11 Trophy Hunter XP. It is lightweight and well balanced. This rifle is a basic hunting rifle, not a 1000 yard precision target rifle. Finish: Matte 5. Accuracy was right up there, too, at 0.99 inch. All Rights Reserved. Magazine Capacity: 10 round detachable magazine. Two different loads from Doubletap Ammunition also turned in respectable groups. Three shot groups are just fine for accuracy testing. Includes Nikon 3-9x40mm riflescope factory mounted and boresighted. My beef with this package is the scope. blue Edited by bluealtered ( 11/19/10 10:09 AM ) Even at just 100 yards, a 20 mph crosswind can throw lateral point of impact off by over an inch, and that would certainly render any group measurements meaningless. By no means am I recommending skipping the zeroing step, you’ll always want to do that to be sure the point of aim and point of impact for your specific ammo are what you expect. It’s easy to see, and you can feel the difference with your finger, just practice this, so you are sure. Each dot has a thin line extending to the side, with tiny hash marks near the end of each line for reference. That being said, I haven't had any dealings with the lightweight model 11/111 that they offer. An Allen wrench tool for scope ring adjustment is there, and last, but not least, an AccuTrigger tool is there to adjust the trigger pull weight. Today Professor Paul is featuring the Savage Arms Model 11 Rifle chambered in .260 Remington. You made a very deeply disturbing, disgusting and insulting statement that tarnished an otherwise insightful article. First showcased in January 2018 at the NSSF SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the Savage Arms model 110 Predator rifle will get all bases covered, from varmint to deer hunting, from mountain to long-range hunting trips, offering what the Company calls custom-grade performance at an affordable price (less than $900.00 in the United States and over 1.200€ in Europe). You’ll find two sling attachment points on the stock. The Savage M-11 Trophy Hunter XP is one great example. Pages: Savage Model 11 Trophy Hunter XP .223 Rem Review . One way is to offer pre-configured, purpose-built rifles. Take it out of the box, add ammo, and shoot. The magazine has no part number on it and unlike the rest of the rifle, feels cheap. This is a nice handling rifle. Love it! The .300 WSM would be my personal pick for a ‘bigger than an ’06’ rifle. So, instead of just shooting 3-shot groups, let the barrel cool between shots and shoot 5 or 10 shot groups. 338 Federal Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail price is $629.00, but I’m seeing them here on GunsAmerica for about $539.00, and that includes the Nikon 3-9x variable optic. To other Posters, the first cold-bore shot is THE most important, and a couple more rounds is the max that 99% of hunters will fire at one animal. This is a terrific big-game bullet, so if your 7mm-08 rifle shoots this load, you're in business. This is the exact package I was looking at when I lived in Rock Island! 308 Winchester (Okay, I said almost.) The three-position safety is on the tang and works easily and positively. Match bullet. After some research and scrutiny, my question is, can I change the stock to allow my mod. Black Hills’ Match ammo also produced excellent groups from the Savage M-11. It’s not so expensive I am neurotic about dinging up a fancy walnut stock etc. Next, at the same time pull the trigger back and push the bolt release button. Inserting and removing the bolt for cleaning or travel is a two-handed operation. Mag and 7mm Rem. I’ve found this package gun to fill all those requirements and a joy to shoot. Caliber: Numerous (18 choices available: 204 Ruger, 223 Remington, 308 Winchester, 30-06 Springfield,…) 2. 11 to receive a magazine. You can easily adjust the pull weight of the AccuTrigger using the included tool. Keep in mind that the ballistic drop compensation indicators will only be accurate at the 9x zoom level. But with all the new rifles and cartridges and scopes with all sorts of dials, lighted reticles, and other doodads, picking and choosing the "right" combination can be a job. People who use code words do so because what they are saying is unacceptable to the bulk of the population, ie, you sound like a Trump bigot ruining our great country. This year at 100 yards, I placed a shot right behind a hogs ear exactly where I was aiming as well as a perfect heart shot on my buck and two coyotes about 150 yards out. We ping steel with a .300 WinMag at over a mile. I inherited a 1981 Ruger M77 with a wood stock and Leupold optic, always paranoid about that rifle since it doesn’t have a single scratch on it yet. You’ll hear a click, but that’s not the firing pin moving. |   The more people from diverse backgrounds we embrace, the better off we all are. No matter how you look at it, hunting continues to make gains in participation rates, spending, and popularity. Like situational ethics, standards of accuracy vary according to circumstances. The weight of pull on my test rifle was 4 pounds, 4 ounces. The two-handed part is that the trigger needs to remain fully depressed while you operate the bolt release. MPN: 447.99 | UPC: 011356226037 I can,t imagine manipulating it in cold weather. Will need to wait and see on the performance. Depending on the specific rifle, you can adjust pull weight from somewhere around two and a half pounds all the way up to six. I got mine shot 35 rounds of 7mm-08 could not get it to zero got home cleaned it then realized my back scope ring was lose I was pissed wasted 40$ of ammunition nice manageable recoil though it’s my first good deer rifle I’m 16 got it to do anything from coyotes all the way to elk, I got it for 460$ at cal ranch it’s the compact/youth model. For an entry level package rifle, I really like this approach. If you want to spend money on a wood stock go for it if you want a great gun to go into the brush, and not worry about getting a scratch on your stock this gun is for you. Ditto’s on a great deal for a utility grade rifle. We're taking a look at what the Army's Elite Units are using for service rifles and what the future of SOCOM sniping looks like. Sight: 3-9x40mm Nikon scope 6. To meet personal preferences and intended use, the Savage M-11 Trophy Hunter is available in numerous calibers. After recording all the info, I found out the this rifle gave a 1″ 3 shot group for 10 of the 19 types of ammo. I recently picked one up to see just how effective this hunting-in-a-box rifle really is. If using magnum velocity cartridges in the 3,000 fps range, zero at 200 yards, then each circle represents a 100-yard increment out to 600. Steve's handload comprising the Nosler 150-grain AccuBond bullet with 46.0 grains of H414 gave a velocity of 2,769 fps and produced excellent accuracy. The Federal Premium 150-grain Ballistic Tip was close behind with an average group size of 0.71 inch. A big part of that boom was a burgeoning interest in hunting among females. When you open the box, you’ll see the scope is already properly mounted. The Savage Model 11 Hunter XP package gun in 7mm-08 comes with the AccuTrigger, a synthetic stock, a detachable magazine, and a 22-inch barrel. So how should I sum up my impression of the Savage Model 11 Package rifle? Urban hipsters, suburban locavores, homesteaders, and others who have recently come to care (as we always have) where our food comes from will be hunting’s new blood. Yes – I have one in .308 and like it very much. Great Rifle, a good rifle to start a young adult with. The Nikon scope is much better than any other package-rifle optics I have seen too. After firing a few break-in rounds to get the rifle and scope synced up, I settled down and did some serious shooting. The .300 Win. Item currently sold out. I'm delighted that Savage did not lop the buttstock to reduce weight or adjust the balance or profile of its Lightweight Hunter. Whether your intended game is subterranean pests or one-ton surface dwellers, there’s a caliber for that. The back and middle positions are "on safe." WideOpenSpaces.com, Hunting’s traditional ­demographic—rural, white males—dwindles every year. My sample rifle came bore-sighted right out of the box, and was pretty darn close before I made the first adjustment. For a fairly nice scope it didn’t come with lens covers or caps of any type; my girlfriends Ruger 10/22 package at $260 still included caps for the BSA scope. The scope assembly was loose, the reticle wasn’t aligned and it wasn’t even close to center even after everything was cleaned, tightened, and aligned. Nice bright accurate optic but magnification ring is garbage. James Tarr runs through the 3-Second Headshot drill. That’s fantastic. Get over yourself and grow up. I was keen to test this particular model as I’ve had wonderful success with an older Savage .22-250. When I recently got the chance to hunt black bear for the first time, I selected a Savage Model 11 Hunter XP chambered for the efficient and popular 7mm-08 round. All load data should be used with caution. When you press the trigger, the AccuRelease trigger leaf pulls back about ¼ inch through the face of the trigger. With the safety pushed all the way forward, a red dot is revealed, indicating that the safety is off and the rifle is ready to fire. The Savage Model 11 is a superbly accurate, rugged and reliable bolt action rifle. My rifle arrived from the factory with a pull weight of exactly three pounds – every time. Savage Model 11 Trophy Hunter XP .223 Rem Review; Page 2; Page 3; 1 Comment. Always start with reduced loads first and make sure they are safe in each of your guns before proceeding to the high test loads listed. It’s GREAT to see that there are people out there in touch with reality and morality. Peeling back one more layer, this influx of new people presents both product and education opportunity for gun manufacturers. A bit complicated at first, it becomes simple once you see how the mechanism operates. 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