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Old 11-18-2019, 09:38 PM   #1
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Wanted to get some feedback on the top maker and model 270 caliber rifles. I know everyone has their favorite. Winchester, Remington, Ruger, Browning etc. Wanted to test the waters and get feedback on what makers are producing the best rifles over the counter today (not custom) with the best gun for trigger, bedding, floating, reliability, grouping, etc.
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Old 11-18-2019, 09:39 PM   #2
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Tikka and Weatherby (.270 mag) Mark V imho

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Old 11-18-2019, 09:47 PM   #3
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Browning....so accurate!
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Old 11-18-2019, 09:48 PM   #4
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Old 11-18-2019, 09:52 PM   #5
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I’ve got two .270 senderos.. one shoots under 1” at 100 with Remington core lokts.. the other I’m not sure because it’s still bnib.. I also have a vanguard that’s about 15 years old that shoots extremely well with factor my ammo.. have had less luck with my grandpas m77..
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Old 11-18-2019, 09:52 PM   #6
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Love both my 40+ year old Ruger that I inherited and is very accurate as well as my original Sendero which was the first rifle I ever bought myself.

.270 Win has been my go to round for a long time.

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Old 11-18-2019, 09:59 PM   #7
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I am no gun expert and am better with a bow than a rifle but I have a browning A-bolt stainless stalker that has never let me down.
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Old 11-18-2019, 10:01 PM   #8
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I’ve got a Model 70 Featherweight in .270 that I love.
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Old 11-18-2019, 10:01 PM   #9
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Outta the box------------- Best shooter, on the market today
is without a doubt, a Savage...…...
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Old 11-18-2019, 10:15 PM   #10
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What is the price range?

Sako and Tikka always lead the pack for me. My Tikka T3 is a legit shooter.

Next... I want a Begara.



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Old 11-18-2019, 10:20 PM   #11
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I have several Cooper's in various calibers and highly recommend them. They have everything you mentioned with many models to choose from. They can be had over the counter or made to order.



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Old 11-18-2019, 10:55 PM   #12
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I am no gun expert and am better with a bow than a rifle but I have a browning A-bolt stainless stalker that has never let me down.
You have to be a horrible shot with a rifle.
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Old 11-18-2019, 11:18 PM   #13
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You have to be a horrible shot with a rifle.
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Old 11-18-2019, 11:23 PM   #14
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My wife an older Sendero in 270 that shoots anything you put in it under .5" at 100 yds. About .75" at 200 which is where it's zeroed at. I have shot it and killed lots of critters out to about 450. Pretty sure I could do further with a proper rest just haven't had the opportunity yet.
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Old 11-18-2019, 11:35 PM   #15
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My daughter won a Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic and I was surprised how accurate the riflte is out of the box. It has a nice crisp adjustable trigger and they are guaranteed SUB-MOA accuracy. When I buy another rifle I will definitely be looking at this reasonably priced rifle, retail around $600.
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Old 11-19-2019, 12:34 AM   #16
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Pretty hard to beat a m70 Super Grade for a box gun.


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Old 11-19-2019, 07:46 AM   #17
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270 weatherby would be my first choice if limiting yourself to a 270 caliber. What’s price point? Don’t let custom gun scare you, they can cost as little or as much as your desire.
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Old 11-19-2019, 07:50 AM   #18
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Outta the box------------- Best shooter, on the market today
is without a doubt, a Savage...Ö...

agreed
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Old 11-19-2019, 08:05 AM   #19
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My dad and I have a couple Tikka rifles of various calibers and they shoot lights out for a reasonably priced off the shelf rifle. I bet most off the shelf rifles these days will out perform the shooter if you find the right ammo, good optics, etc.
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Old 11-19-2019, 08:11 AM   #20
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My dad and I have a couple Tikka rifles of various calibers and they shoot lights out for a reasonably priced off the shelf rifle. I bet most off the shelf rifles these days will out perform the shooter if you find the right ammo, good optics, etc.

I agree with this. I have a TC Compass that will clover leaf at 100yds with Fusion ammo. The scope that sits on it was twice as much as the rifle though.
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Old 11-19-2019, 08:16 AM   #21
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My daughter won a Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic and I was surprised how accurate the riflte is out of the box. It has a nice crisp adjustable trigger and they are guaranteed SUB-MOA accuracy. When I buy another rifle I will definitely be looking at this reasonably priced rifle, retail around $600.
Just buy the Howa and cut out the middle man. Howa makes the Vanguard sub moa rifles for Weatherby.
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Old 11-19-2019, 08:22 AM   #22
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is without a doubt, a Savage...Ö...
I am a huge Savage fan too, but my Ruger American is a game hog.
I love Rugers anyway (shotguns and pistols) but this .270 is my go to.
Also with Fusions.
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Old 11-19-2019, 08:40 AM   #23
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My dads Remington that I used as a kid, and now my Remington 270 both shoot lights out. I feel I can make any shot I take with either gun. Love em.


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Old 11-19-2019, 08:41 AM   #24
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Iíve had 270 wins in almost every mfgrs rifle. My favorite by far has always been my Ruger#1. Beautiful rifle and very accurate! Iíve hunted with it since 1987.
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Old 11-19-2019, 08:43 AM   #25
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going to need a budget. so many accurate guns these days.
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Old 11-19-2019, 08:56 AM   #26
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take your pick-- no dogs in this pack. It's going to be about your taste, intended use (looker or truck gun), and budget.
do some work and provide a little information. these "spoon feed me" threads are a dime a dozen.
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:18 AM   #27
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For me, the classic .270 has to be a Winchester Model 70 in a wood stock. Wood is for guns, plastic is for toys. I like furniture, not plastic....
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:24 AM   #28
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I have a tikka 695 I love. But I'd look hard at the bergara for the $ know 2 people with one and they function nicely and shoot great
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:35 AM   #29
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Love my Ruger. Don't know if it's the best or not but it works for me. Have you tried Gunwerks
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:39 AM   #30
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Browning X-Bolt
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Old 11-19-2019, 10:44 AM   #31
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Sako. Mine is a Sako 75 Hunter and I would not part with it.
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Old 11-19-2019, 11:20 AM   #32
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You have to be a horrible shot with a rifle.
I knew someone would have a response to that statement. LOL (Doesn't everyone take 120 yard shots with their bow. I kid.) Generally speaking, I am more accurate and successful with a bow at normal ranges (20-40) yards than a rifle at comparable distances for gun hunting. Just don't get the nerves with a bow like I do with a rifle. Maybe because I rarely rifle hunt.
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Old 11-19-2019, 12:11 PM   #33
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Thanks for responses. All are great rifles. I would like to stay between $800 - $1000 on the price point. I plan on using it so it will be a truck gun that will be in the safe when not hunting. I am particular with my scopes and don’t like rifles not secured. Safety reasons as well. I too prefer wood on my firearms. Just wanted to see which of the over counter manufacturers had the best accuracy, action, barrel twist and triggers out of the box.
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Old 11-19-2019, 12:29 PM   #34
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I love my Tikka T3 Hunter. The next rifle I'm going to buy is a Bergara Ridge or the Bergara hunter, my father in law has them both and is sold on Bergara now.
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Old 11-19-2019, 12:31 PM   #35
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Tikka T3 gets my vote ... Ultra smooth bolt and crisp trigger for an OTC gun.
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Old 11-19-2019, 12:31 PM   #36
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What is the price range?

Sako and Tikka always lead the pack for me. My Tikka T3 is a legit shooter.

Next... I want a Begara.



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Old 11-19-2019, 12:34 PM   #37
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There's a Browning White Gold Medallion with the octagonal barrel in .270 in the classifieds that absolutely gorgeous.

As a general answer, don't think you can go wrong with Sako or Tikka.
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Old 11-19-2019, 12:41 PM   #38
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Tikka T3 gets my vote ... Ultra smooth bolt and crisp trigger for an OTC gun.
yep and a $10 spring changeout will get the trigger down to 1-1.5lb range too. Have 4 Tikkas. The 270 was the 1st one and it shot dime groups at 100 1st time out with 130gr Speer Spitzer soft point reloads.
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Old 11-19-2019, 12:59 PM   #39
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Pretty impressive. All good information.
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Old 11-19-2019, 01:14 PM   #40
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A bunch of good ones out there in that range.
Like others have said- Browning, Bergara, Winchester, Weatherby, Tikka. They all are pretty dang accurate. Go check them all out and see what you prefer
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Old 11-19-2019, 01:56 PM   #41
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I shoot a savage .270 model 110 paired with a vortex crossfire 2
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Old 11-19-2019, 10:40 PM   #42
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Older model Remington Sendero with the bull barrel. Have that in 270 and one in 25-06 with fluted blue barrel. Both rack drivers
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Browning X-Bolt
Everyone I know with the X-Bolt loves them. I kinda like the TC Venture and the Winchester XPR for the money.
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Old 11-20-2019, 12:55 AM   #44
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My go-to deer rifle is a browning abolt medallion 270, it’s had a little trigger work and shoots fantastic, and it loves some cheap core lokts
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Old 11-20-2019, 02:51 AM   #45
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Old 11-20-2019, 06:19 AM   #46
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I have a old BDL out shoots my apr . And with factory reloads.

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Old 11-20-2019, 08:13 AM   #47
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I have a Sako A7 with the soft touch stock. Cut the barrel to 20” Don’t like anything longer than 20” it’s sub 1” with factory ammo. Slickest action bolt rifle I have.
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Thanks for responses. All are great rifles. I would like to stay between $800 - $1000 on the price point. I plan on using it so it will be a truck gun that will be in the safe when not hunting. I am particular with my scopes and donít like rifles not secured. Safety reasons as well. I too prefer wood on my firearms. Just wanted to see which of the over counter manufacturers had the best accuracy, action, barrel twist and triggers out of the box.
When a more accurate over the counter value priced gun is made it will have Savage stamped on the barrel. I have custom made rifles and none of them will shoot with the two Savages I have. They may not be the prettiest but they shoot better than guns that cost thousands.
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Old 11-20-2019, 08:52 AM   #49
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My .270 is a Savage 110, highly accurate. In your price range, I'd go with a Sako, if that's possible.
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Old 11-20-2019, 09:00 AM   #50
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Thanks men. I will weigh options. I have a couple, but wanted to add to the fleet and get some feedback.
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