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This is a boar I hunted at Tioga Preserve, Pennsylvania last year. The first year I owned a modern digital camera. One of these days I'll learn how to convert "paper photos" to digital so I can share many more 99 Savage photos.

This 99 (.308) was a gift from my folks way back in the early 1970's. It has joined me for many successful hunts across North America.

My Dad (deceased 2004) hunted with a 99 Savage (300) for many decades. The older type with spool magazine and flip up tang sight. He shot several dozen elk during the years our family ranched in Park County, Wyoming. None got away.

99 Savage is a keeper!
Jack
 

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I'm a big fan of the 99 savage. Several years ago I bought featherweight model chambered in 243 with a weaver scope for $175.00. The gun is an older one with the brass counter and it is in pristine condition. It was a sad day when savage quit making them.
 

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I have a Savage 99 EG in 300 Savage made in 1954 topped with a Leupold Var-XII 3-9X that is one of my favorite rifles. It will consistently shoot 1.25" groups with the Remington 150 grain factory stuff all day long. The old 300 Sav round does a number on the deer I have shot. They are great rifles, and I would not trade mine for anything.

However, for some reason I usually end up grabbing one of my lighter, handier Marlins when I head to the deer woods.
 

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Another big 99 fan here. Too many guns, not enough money.
 

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ONly have two Savages, 250-3000 from 1928 that looks new and one from 1913 in 303 Savage, both model 1899's, unfortunately the 303 was refinished somewhere in the past. I hope to strip it with vinegar and then do a home version of a European blue on it. (If I ever get time).
 

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I've got a '56 99f in .308. Love it! :D
 

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Ya gotta love a good 99. I had a few in the .300 Sav. I now have a bolt model 111 in .300 Savage I bought new about 8 years ago, It kills deer like a .30-06. That is why I would like to see a Marlin XLR in .307 Win. you get .300 Sav. preformance in a handy package..
 

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I've got one. Its a newer one I got NIB a couple years ago. Its not classic, and its 243, but I'm working on some others. :wink:
 

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I have one Savage. It is a Model 1920 (1st year production, even!) chambered in 250-3000. I shot my first brag-able buck with it. It was at 0730 on the closing day of the 2000 season and this nice 8 pointer presented a perfect side shot at about 18 yards.
 

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Great rifles! I have an EG in 300, made in 1952, and also, an F model 300 made in 1955. Realy nice guns! The F was factory drilled for a scope so I put a rebuilt Weaver K3 on it and it works great.
 

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The 99 Savage has been a gun I've been keeping an eye out for. I would love to find one in good condition in 308 Winchester or 300 Savage. I’ve always like the look and feel of the 99 Savage. Jack your 99 Savage is a real nice rifle.
 

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Just bought a 99c in 308 Win. Can't wait to get my hands on it!!
 

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I know how old it is. I was just looking for info on the 99 savage and found it. Is there a rule against posting on old threads??
 

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(1) 99F (pre-mil) 250/3000

(1) 99R (pre-mil) 300 Sav.

LIFE IS GOOD> :)
 

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I have two and love them dearly. I have a early 50's .250-3000 with a Lyman tang sight and 24" barrel and a 60's 99A in .358 Winchester (mine!) with a Williams FP on that one. ;D
 

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To the OP, of course there's no rule against posting to an older post. See how much additional interest you've gotten! As for the Mod 99, I've owned a couple in .300 Savage and sold them both. Why?? H*ll, I've got no idea as they were both nice rifles in a very fine old classic caliber and also both shot well too. On my short list is to find and own a nice M99 again. I am especially jealous of a Buddy who found a gorgeous M99/.308 and had it re-bored to .358 Win. Heck, I'd even trade him my steel BLR/.358 for that rifle...lol ;D
 

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Im a big fan of 99's. I would LOVE to have one, in just about any caliber. Thanks for bringing this thread back from the dead. Now if we can just get some people to post pics!
 
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