Savage Model 110
Category: Shotguns and Smoothbores
The Savage Model 110 repeating bolt-action gun was designed by Nicholas L. Brewer in 1950s and since then, it has been continuously produced in many regions of the world. It was initially built and designed for the hunting market. This rifle provided a patented, strong and powerful yet easy-to-use rifle you can find out there. The Model 110 was the first bolt-action rifle produced for commercial purpose with a left-handed bolt. This rifle comes with .30 Springfield and .270 Winchester calibers which costs around $109.75. The Savage Model 110 has been designed with various features to foster its usability, flexibility and even versatility. Some these features include:
Length and Weight
This is one of the lightest hunting rifles outside there that is featured by clean, proportionate and symmetrical lines. It has been engineered to provide hassle free handling because the balance of the piece just lies between the hands where it is supposed to be. The Savage Model 110 rifle weighs about 6 pounds but the weight of the individual rifles (.30 Springfield and .270 Winchester) may vary. This variation can be attributed to the weight and the type of the wood used. This is the reason why the .270 caliber model weighs more and also because of its thicker barrel walls. This Model 110 rifle has a stock made up of American Black Walnut with a checkered pistol grip and forearm while the average length of the pull is about 13.5 inches having a comb drop of about 1.25 inches. The heel drop is about 2 inches. The average length of Savage Model 110 rifle is 43 inches. Its 22-inch barrel is made up of the tough chrome molybdenum steel and it is rifled with 6 grooves and a right-hand wrist.
Since this model was first made and engineered to be economical, its structure is composed of smaller parts of steel stampings and castings, but because of the great importance of the barrel and the action, they duo are made of forged steel bar stock. The barrel is clamped through a large locknut located in front of the receiver make it easier for the barrel to thread into the receiver. Between the locknut and the receiver is the recoil lug. This structure allows the barrels to be adjusted without much hassle making the Savage Model 110 to be a cheap yet very accurate and easy-to-use rifle.
Model 110 comprises of a bolt system which includes a bolt head having locking lugs at one end, rotating forward baffle, a rotating rearward baffle and a removable handle adjoined through a threaded bolt. The entire assembly of the bolt unit has been engineered in such a way that they are easier to be produced compared to other bolts featuring other rifles. The bolt and the overall bolt designs are generally easier to produce making the rifle quite affordable. The bolt head has a floating design allowing bolt assembly to enjoy some free lateral movements along the bore axis. This movement makes sure that the locking lugs maintain a contact with the receiver for the headpace to be held to a minimum every time the bolt is locked