Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review
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Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review

Long-range rifle shooting is an expensive hobby. You need the best precision rifle with bucket loads of ammo.

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Therefore, if you are into tactical shooting, hunting, and making long shots the Savage 10T-SR review (Suppressor Ready Barrel) rifle is your best shot.

With the 9.5-pound tactical bolt, you get 5R rifling for optimal accuracy. Not only do you get precision you get a BA-style bolt-handle for quick and smooth cycling.

The EGW scope base makes mounting a riflescope easier and comes with a detachable box magazine. To top it the entire centerfire rifles chambered in .308 win, 6mm Creedmoor and the 6.5 Creedmoor reviewed here.  

Savage 10T-SR

Further, you get it at a ridiculously low price offering you a versatile gun to use in different shooting situations.

For that reason, if you want a tactical rife today and a hunting rifle tomorrow the Savage Arms 10T Centerfire Rifle should be at the top of your list.

Savage 10T-SR Centerfire Rifle Review

The Savage 10T offers you a couple of factory upgrades to customize with different chambers to fit in with your style of shooting. However, the rifles optimized for accuracy and long-range shots. The models attached with a 24-inch heavy counter barrel with 5R rifling and a 1:8 twist.

Furthermore, the Savage Accustock comes with a beavertail fore-end with dual sling studs. To put the last touches on the tactical rifle, it comes with an oversized BA style bolt knob with once piece scope rail and Savage Accutrigger. With the new AccuStock, it adds a new dimension of adjustability and gives the sporting rifle a rigid internal rail system.

The exciting thing is the Savage Arms 10T has an economical design made with different smaller parts from the reinforced mold to the investment castings. The bolt-action to the gun barrel consists of forged metal.  

Furthermore, the barrels threaded into the barrel frame fixed with a locknut just forward of the gun receiver. Sandwiched between the locknut and receiver is a recoil lug. You can quickly change the barrel making it an accurate yet affordable rifle.

The bolt action consists of a rotating frontward baffle and bolt head cylinder with the locking lug nut at one end. The handle you can remove.

This is possible as it’s fixed with a threaded bolt with a revolving rear baffle that holds the striker assembly inside. Another nice touch is the bolt and receiver design you can customize quickly for left-handed use.

Savage 10T-SR Review

The bolt head has a balanced construction with a flat spring found at the back of the front baffle and lock head grouping. You can even replace the bolt head to use with different cartridges making it less expensive. For safety, there are three different positions.

The first is a forward position for firing with a middle point to lock the trigger and unload the rifle. The rear spot locks both the bolt and trigger. You find the bolt release lever placed on the right side for right-hand use.

Main Features

The Savage 10T-SR is one of the best long-range rifles currently available on the market with some fantastic standout features:

  • With the AccuFit, you can adjust the comb height and length-of-pull quickly. You get versatility allowing you to make changes in the field. There are five different comb heights with four lengths of pull inserts to fit any hunter.
  • You can adjust the trigger sensitivity according to your preference with the AccuTrigger while the AccuStock rail system secures the action 3-dimensionally along the whole length.
  • The magazines detachable and the barrel with end caps threaded and suppressor ready. Furthermore, it comes with a 20 MOA EGW rail, synthetic stock, soft grip pistol grip surface, and oversized bolt handle.   

Win Your Long Range Shooting Competition with the Savage 10T-SR

The Savage 10T-SR Tactical Bolt-Action Rifle paired with a 6.5 Creedmoor Scope, will surely help you to win that long-range shooting competition. With the optic attached to the sporting rifle, you get a medium heavy barrel contour with a decent stock and trigger.

Furthermore, the Rifle Scope offers you far-reaching magnification ranges to deliver the best light transmission and resolution possible to shoot out prairie dogs past 800 yards. As you are using it with 6.5 Creedmoor cartridges, you need a particular optic that can handle the recoil.

With the rounds and optic, you can take the game down ranging from elk to groundhogs and in between. Both the optic and cartridge offers you speed and stability to make longer shots and is the best option for pushing it out to 1,000-yards to punch the paper for weekend matches.

Alternatively, with the rifle scope, you can aim further to solve problems with inaccuracy, shaking, zeroing and more. On the other hand, the different models have all the functions you need to take on any shooting competition with this tactical rifle.

Savage 10T-SR Verdict

The 10T-SR from Savage arms offers you a lightweight long-range rifle paired with a 6.5 Creedmoor Scope and 6.5 Creedmoor rounds.

6.5 Creedmoor

The rifle is a breeze to shoot for lengthy periods and capable of shooting sub-moa groups at 100 yards. The Accustock is stiff and even used with a bipod it offers very little flex in the fore-end.

For tactical shooting to hunting attached with the best 6.5 Creedmoor Scope, the Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle you will get consistent hits out to 725 yards.

Therefore, if you need a versatile bolt-action rifle, the Savage 10T will provide you what you need. You can upgrade the parts with countless chassis, stocks, triggers and more.

The weapon has an affordable price, and you will not regret making the purchase. With a decent optic and best bi-pod, you are ready to take down a deer more than 300-yards away.

Not only does it make for a great hunting rifle you will shoot long-range to win the competition with ease. Check it out today and decide for yourself, believe us you will not be disappointed.

April 19, 2019

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Gun Slinger Derek Finegan is a web designer who likes to shoot his stress out in a shooting gallery. Descended from the finest Irish immigrants of the 19th century, he ended up in the god-forsaken, Americana-at-its-finest mid-western town. Deciding to move on and see the world, he packed his bags and went on a roller-coaster ride. He has gotten as far as the Internet, and he intends to stay there for a while. Derek is a fan of firearms, but his favorite is the cold, cold blade. One might disagree with him, but it is tough to contradict a man with that big of a machete collection in the living room.

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