Best Of Shot Show 12 of 38: Savage 16/116 Lightweight Hunter

The new 16/116 Lightweight Hunter from savage is the real deal: a truly lightweight, bolt-action rifle available in four shot–action and two long-action hunting chamberings. Weighing 5.65 and 5.80 lbs empty, depending upon action length, this is a hunting rifle you can hump over hill or dale all day long. The short-action offerings include .223 Rem., .243 Win., 7mm-08 Rem. and .308 Win. (all $729). The long-action models include .270 Win. ($729) and 6.5 Creedmoor ($752). Common features include a compact lightweight design, black synthetic weatherproof stock with rubber butt pad, all-weather stainless steel 20-inch barrel and action, user-adjustable AccuTrigger, front and rear sling-swivel studs and Savage’s legendary accuracy.

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