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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-05-2019, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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.22-250 Suggestions

I'm looking at getting a .22-250 for some predator hunting and I was wondering if you all had suggestions on a brand and model. Not looking at expensive models, but so far I was looking at the offerings from Weatherby, Tikka and Savage. I'm looking for a lighter gun, I'm not into the heavey barrels that most varmit guns have. What do you all recommend?

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post #2 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-05-2019, 02:19 PM
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Howa 1500 in 22-250, not super heavy but also not lite. Good shooting gun
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I have Remington and Savage....My M700 and M7 Rems have 1/14 twist and my Savage 10s have 1/12

All shoot excellent....My suggestion would be a Savage 10 package deal if looking for a little better quality gun.
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post #4 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-05-2019, 06:15 PM
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Currently there is a Rem. model 7 SS in a 22-250 listed in the classified. This may fit your needs

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I like the Tikka.
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post #6 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-05-2019, 08:18 PM
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Lighter gun.......hands down.....the Tika. I have had several, accurate, good trigger compared to others from factory and vertical tuneable.
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post #7 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-05-2019, 09:48 PM
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All are good choices, Savage is really doing some nice work lately for the cost of the rifle, however, for the choice I would hands down pick the Tikka. I tried one years ago and am very happy with it, are you set on the 22 250? I have one in 243 that I've used for deer and varmints. Good luck!
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I would get the Tikka.

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post #9 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-06-2019, 06:38 AM
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I bought a Tikka last year and am very satisfied with it.

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post #10 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-06-2019, 06:55 AM
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I belive tikka offers one in a fast twist.

Anything 1:9 or faster would let you shoot heavy for caliber bullets in addition to more standard light bullets too. Get the faster twist.

Most 22-250’s are ham-strung by a 1:12 or 1:14 twist that requires light bullets.

Get a fast twist and you’ve got more options.
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