After a century, the sun is setting on the .250-3000 Savage. Many decades ago, though, the Savage cartridge was extremely popular and chambered in a variety of rifles, from bolt-actions, such as the Winchester Models 54 and 70, to the lever-action Savage 99—the rifle to which the cartridge is most often linked.
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Book Review: A Collector’s Guide To The Savage 99 Rifle And Its Predecessors, The Model 1895 And 1899
During the past 120 years, Savage Arms has produced some memorable and classic guns.