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Savage B17 FV rifle with 3 boxes of ammunition

Firearms

Savage B 17 FV-SR: The Little Tack Driver

Savage Arms trotted out a whole new stable of rifles in 2017. Among them is the B—meaning bolt action—Series 17 FV-SR, chambered in 17 HMR. We took it for a spin, curious to see if the company’s rimfire rifles perform as well as its big-bore models that have earned some real estate in my gun safe.

Good-Coyote

Firearms

5 Top Predator Rifles for 2017

Half of the fun in predator hunting is finding the right setup for your gun and matching it to the perfect load. Will you be hunting at night? How fast will you need to make follow-up shots if a second or third coyote runs in? Do you want to keep the pelt afterward? How long can you shoot? What if a dog runs by a close range? Will you keep a shotgun close at hand? These are just a few of the questions that demonstrate the versatility of predator hunting. While you are pondering the answers to where and how you want to hunt, here are five top choices for your next predator gun.

Savage Arms Model 10 GRS rifle right angled

Firearms

Secret Weapon for Long Range — Savage Arms Model 10 GRS

The 6.5 Creedmore was certainly the big news from this year’s SHOT Show and likely to be future of long-range shooting. If you are serious about going long, Savage’s new Model 10 GRS will be a must have regardless of whether you go with the newer, sexy 6.5 Creedmoor or the venerable .308 Winchester. Here is the full release from Savage Arms.

Savage Stealth BA with boxes of American Eagle and Federal Fusion ammunition

Gear, Parts and Accessories

Review: Bushnell Elite Tactical LRS 6-24x 50mm Riflescope

A good long-range rifle is a wonderful tool, but its capabilities are only as good as the scope that sits on top of it. The Bushnell Elite Tactical LRS is a looker, in matte black aluminum with rugged-looking turrets and dials. It’s 13.5 inches long, with a 30mm tube. On the objective end, there’s a two-inch sun shade, included in the overall length. Get the full details that make this a must-have riflescope.

Savage Scout Rifle with 2 boxes of Federal ammuition

Firearms

Review: Savage Arms .308 Model 11 Scout Rifle

Despite being quite old, the scout rifle concept—originally developed by Jeff Cooper—is still very hot. Ruger’s versions are reportedly still selling well on the retail shelves and now Savage Arms has joined in with its own Model 11 Scout Rifle offering. So, let’s jump in with both feet for a head-to-head comparison between the Savage and Ruger offerings, because after all, buyers will on the showroom floor.

Savage arms rebate graphic

General

“Save on a Savage” Rebate Promotion

Hunters and shooters can now get the accuracy and dependability they trust from Savage Arms at an even more affordable price. The “Save on a Savage” rebate program offers customers the opportunity to choose from dozens of firearms and receive cash back.

Savage 10 BA Stealth Short Action rifle

Firearms

Savage 10/110 BA Stealth Rifles

Savage has teamed with Drake Associates to expand its “BA” line of long-range chassis rifles. The new Model 10/110 BA Stealth is a lighter, more compact option in the BA line. It features a factory-blueprinted model 10/110 barreled action mated to a custom version of the Drake Hunter/Stalker monolithic chassis, which has been modified to Savage’s specifications and more.

Savage Axis rifle rifle side

Firearms

Range Report: Savage Axis .30-06

In the past, store brands such as Revelation and Ted Williams offered good value. Today, the Savage Axis fits the same niche, but the Savage is a better rifle. For the rifleman primarily interested in hunting, there are a number of inexpensive but useful bolt-action rifles. These include the Mossberg ATR, Ruger American, and the Savage Axis. Interested in how Savage’s Axis performed? It’s all in the article…

Winchester model 1894 on red and blue blanket with a knife and leg trap

Firearms

Classic Rifles

Today we have the most powerful, accurate and reliable rifles ever built, but the great rifles of the past served the great men of the time well. They are rugged, durable and still well suited to hunting and recreational use. Did your favorite make the list?