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POTD — Savage 1899 Takedown Rifle

While at the FFL today doing a transfer, I happened to notice a Savage 1899 on the shelf. Most don’t even “see” these rifles since they aren’t black and tactical. But I have been eyeing the type for quite a while. Just waiting to see what comes down the road. Here we have a Savage 1899. It is more commonly …

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A $1000 Dollar Bench Rest

A few weeks ago I was at a range and struck up a conversation with an old Vietnam Vet who was in the USAF. He was a neat old guy and told me about a particular prop plane he flew in Laos that was the same make as those flown by Air America. What he was doing was getting ready …

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Sporterizing Mausers

They’re bygone days now because you can buy a quality and accurate rifle like a Mossberg or Savage for a few hundred bucks, but it used to be that if you wanted a good rifle on the cheap, you would build one from a surplus Mauser. I was fortunate to catch the tail end of that era. Actions were plentiful …