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    Published on 04-24-2016 12:27 AM
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    The 22 Savage Hi-Power was the product of the inventive genius of Charles Newton and first appeared about 1912 in the Savage Model 99 lever-action rifle. The cartridge was first called the “Imp,” and in Europe it is known as the 5.6x52R. The Hi-Power was created by necking down ...
    Published on 04-23-2016 04:01 PM
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    Savage has had an interesting history, as their development occurred about the time of the introduction of smokeless powder which revolutionized rifle cartridges. The history of the company indicates that the original Model 99 Lever Action High Power Rifle, invented by Arthur Savage, continues to be the dominant product in the arms production of the Utica plant.

    The company was quick to take
    Published on 01-19-2016 10:16 PM
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    It's that time of year again and Savage Arms has brought a lot to the plate for this year's SHOT Show. There are several brand new models as well as some existing models offered in new configurations and/or calibers. Before I dish out all the juicy details and photo's of the new models though, I'll first grace you with a brief rendition of my personal thoughts and opinions on what's new ...
    Published on 09-11-2015 12:37 PM
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    2. 110-Series,
    3. Axis Series
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    One benefit of the Savage platform, whether it's an Axis or a 110-Series, is how easy it is to change barrels and how readily available pre-fit barrels are these days. Even though pre-fit barrels are intended to be ready to install right out of the box, ...
    Published on 08-24-2015 11:07 AM

    Savage Arms has discovered that the bolt on some B.MAG rifles may inadvertently catch the safety button and slide it forward into the "fire" position. This condition is primarily present if downward pressure is applied to the bolt too early while pushing it forward. While Savage has received no reports of accidents due to this condition, we have decided to offer free retrofits of all B.MAG rifle bolts out of an abundance of caution and in our ongoing commitment to quality and safety. ...
    Published on 03-10-2015 05:19 PM
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    The following video from Savage Arms depicts the basic disassembly and cleaning procedure for the all new A17 semi-automatic rimfire rifle chambered for the 17HMR cartridge. The video also details how to further take down the rifle should you accidentally pull the trigger and allow the hammer to drop while the bolt and recoil assembly is removed from ...
    Published on 03-10-2015 04:43 PM
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    The following video from Savage Arms highlights the mechanical features and function of the all new A17 semi-automatic rimfire rifle chambered for the .17 HMR cartridge.

    While the new A17 rifle is designed to function with all 17 HMR ammunition, some older ammunition may cause reliability problems in extreme conditions. A few years ago CCI (who manufacturers ...
    Published on 02-09-2015 02:00 PM

    Over the years Savage Arms has used three different twist rates on their firearms chambered for the .223 Remington cartridge. This is primarily due to the increase in bullet weights being used by the U.S. Military and NATO ammunition, and as the bullet weights went up the twist rate had to increase accordingly to ensure bullet stabilization. Savage used 1-9", 1-12" and 1-14" twist rates for rifles chambered in .223.
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