July 2009

Downrange: 07/09


We promised GT readers an update on the A- grade we gave the Savage 30-06 AccuStock reviewed in the June issue. Last month, we said, 'The Savage 111FCNS 30-06 Springfield was easy to use, comparatively comfortable to shoot, easy to operate and easy to shoot well.…' But the grip cap fell off the gun—leaving a gaping hole—which didn’t affect function, but which certainly affected our perception of the gun’s quality. We added that, 'We’d buy this Savage; it very much deserves and gets this A-. If we get the stock resolved satisfactorily, we’ll let you know and bump that up to an A.'

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