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need a new(used) varmint gun!

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im looking to get a used varmint gun (my old one has seen better days...think shes done for)anyone have any ideas other than gun broker.... 22-250 preferably

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Gun shows? Check out the minnesota weapons collectors shows they are the best IMO.

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I agree with Sorno, those shows are really good........The Ace hardware store in La Crosse used to have good deals on used guns along with Monsoor's too. Yeah it is an hour drive to La Crosse, but you could be coming home with a new (to you) addition to the gun safe. Good Luck

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may I ask why used? Just curious, There are some nice 22-250 that are very reasonable in price.

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well used is just what i figured... i mean i dont feel the need to drop $600 when i could spend half.... also its a big investment when your workin and school full time only makin 7.50 /hr

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My dad picked up a plain jane savage/scope combo for $399, that was from Fleet Farm I believe and was a 243. But i am sure you could find something similair in a 250. If you can afford to I would get a better scope, but could wait until you had the cash.

I shoot a pair of them, one is a FLV12 204 with 26in bull barrel, and the other a 243 Mod 116 with 22in stainless barrel, both have 4-12 leapold scopes. My main reason was at the time i got the 204 was they were one of the only left handed rifles around and like you money was a bit tight. The guns were fairly cheap, but the glass was more pricey, but well worth it. Both shoot very good with my handloads, and account for %99 of my coyotes. Might sneak one or two a year with something else.

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well used is just what i figured... i mean i dont feel the need to drop $600 when i could spend half.... also its a big investment when your workin and school full time only makin 7.50 /hr

I understand completely!! Been there! Just a thought.

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I have a Savage combo and I am very impressed with the setup being a sub $ 400 gun including scope.

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I'm picking up a brand new Stevens in 22-250 tomorrow. I'm buying from a buddies uncle with an FFL license so it's cheaper then you'd find in a store but I think I'm only paying around $275. It's made by Savage and my buddies uncle ownes the same gun and he said it shoots good. I'm buying for the "cheap" truck gun that can get beat around and I don't have to worry about it not looking nice. I'm sure you could find it in a store for not much more then $300.

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Head to Albert lea to Hart Brothers gun shop, alot of good deals right now on 22-250's 204's, swifts and AR-15's. they have a web site i think [Note from admin: Please read forum policy before posting again. Thank you.]

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