Savage axis

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by Trevor1837, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Trevor1837

    Trevor1837 New Member

    Sep 22, 2011
    Hey guys I've been looking for a rifle for a while now, I've narrowed my search down to Savage and the Axis looks pretty good any opinions? I know it wont be as good as the more expensive models, but I'm not looking to spend a ton of money. Any opinions on the savage axis? Thanks
  2. American Leader

    American Leader Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    I own one and it shoots just fine. It also has good reviews so others must think so too. Mine doesn't have the "accu trigger" though and I would have liked to have that. What caliber you looking at Trevor?

  3. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    thinking of getting one of these I like the detachable magazine
  4. Trevor1837

    Trevor1837 New Member

    Sep 22, 2011
    I don't know what caliber, between .308 and 7mm-08 rem, which would you recommend?
  5. Brisk44

    Brisk44 New Member

    Mar 6, 2011
    Mine is in .223 and it's great. I did modify the trigger. Polished it and lightened the trigger spring. It made a world of difference.
  6. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    308. Just look at all the different falvors of ammo to choose from.
  7. joncutt87

    joncutt87 Active Member

    May 24, 2011
    Kannapolis, NC
    I have the edge in .30-06 you can still find a new edge on closeout since they changed the name this year
  8. American Leader

    American Leader Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    .308 would be a nice choice Trevor, I purchased .30-06 because I thought I needed another one and I like its all around ballistics. If I was looking though, I would give strong consideration to the 7MM-08 you mentioned. I have read many good things about that caliber that I like. My grandson has one but I have never shot it. If you go that direction please let me know what you think. Good luck!
  9. popgun

    popgun New Member

    Sep 21, 2009
    Two words "Entry Level"
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