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Hi All! I have a question. I found 2 rifles that I knew very little about and I am thinking of buying Them. So This is what I know about it.
1.....Colt Saur 30-06 made in Germany Beautiful wood and would rate the gun about 90%. It does not have a locking bolt and has to weight 9 lbs. Heavy sucker. Thats about all I know about that one. He's asking $1500 for that one.
2.....Golden Eagle 7MM Barrel says Japan but seems to be based off the first colt. It has the same everything except the bolt itself is a little different. Like I said I know very little about these rifles so any input is greatly appreciated. He's asking $575 for the golden eagle.
 

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I can tell you about the Colt Sauer, Very smooth action. If there is a decent scope on it the price is about right. Especially if you get more than 1 clip. Some are hard to find and expensive. I bought mine about 10 years ago in 7mm Mag. In 1976 I had the opertunity to hunt bear in Canada and tried to buy a good rifle to take. The shop had Remington 700 and a Sauer. The price difference was about $50 and I didn't spend the extra. Took me a long while until I had the money at the same time I located a Sauer.
 

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a colt sauer rifle is one of the finest rifles ever made and if it's as nice as you say with a decent quality scope&mounts thats what it's worth. your not getting any great deal but your not getting taken advantage of either.
 

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Both of those rifles were imported rifles. And were imported in different grades. So you really have not provided enough information. Is the bolt on the Sauer fluted?? Is it a takedown model?? Lots of different models of Sauer's. So whether it is or is not a good deal is open to which one you are looking at.

However if you want a Sauer, then just go out and find a Sauer. I would pass on the Golden Eagle. They were a nice rifle, but not alot of collectors value. And parts would be very expensive. Tom.
 

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They quit making the "Colt" Sauer sometime in the late 70's or early 80's. The ones made recently are usually just called "Sauer" and carry a number model 80 or 90 and are synthetic stocked. Can't tell you much more than that about the new ones.
 

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hmmmm....thanks guys I'm passing on both the rifles. A lot of newer stuff I like and would rather pick something up I'm going to use not just look at.
 
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