Gun Report

Savage Model 16 FSS 7mm-08 Rem.

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The low-cost Savage 16 was all rifle, though it had a few problems, like its trigger and a scope that we didn't trust.

Savage Model 16 FSS 7mm-08 Rem.

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The stock needed trimming along its top and bottom at the parting line. While nondescript, it worked. We also liked the tang safety on the Savage, which permitted removing cartridges from the blind magazine with some degree of safety.
The rock-hard butt pad of the Savage didn't fit well at all (arrow). We'd change it for a much softer one.

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