Hickok45 On The Savage 99

Greg Hickok – Hickok45 – reviews the Savage 99 and the .300 Savage cartridge. I don’t own any lever actions but I have been enamored of the Savage 99 and Savage 1899 for a long time now. It is probably because it is different from other lever guns and it is available in a number of calibers that aren’t traditionally found in lever actions. The internal rotary magazine allowed the Savage 99 to use spitzer bullets. Thus, you can find the now-discontinued Savage 99 in such calibers as the .243 Winchester, the .308 Winchester, and the .22-250 Remington.

As all collectors say at one time or another – one of these days…. 

3 thoughts on “Hickok45 On The Savage 99”

  1. Okay, he corrected that mis-characterization. Now, if only Savage would start making them again….

  2. One of my first true deer rifles was a Savage 99 in 243 Winchester. Mine was accurate and hard hitting enough to take probably 10 deer and as many antelope even an elk or 2 fell to the beast.

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