These Savage rifles are an old model and are no longer available. But we are leaving the information here as it is always good to know what was available as well as what is available. Our comments are still relevant, though the rifles are not.

Don’t let the price of this rifle fool you. Savage is able to keep the price down by by using a fairly cheap stock, and the trigger isn’t that good, but these rifles are known for their accuracy. I have seen some of them come right out of the box shooting 1/2 MOA. The trigger is adjustable down to about 3 lbs. Its funny how much great accuracy will make up for. Fully expect these rifles to shoot well below 1 MOA.

The 10FP was introduced a while back and it is a “short” action version of the 110FP (the 110, of course, being a long action). Keep in mind that a savage short action is more like a medium action. While it is shorter then their long action, it is still quite a bit longer then a Remington or Winchester short action. It is a marked improvement, and the 10FP’s shoot the same as the 110FP, and both are offered in a left hand model, which seems to be popular.

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10FP

There are after-market triggers and stocks available for the savage, so you could “pay as you go” if building a rifle. Not a bad idea for the “fiscally responsible” shooters or agencies.

The new LE1 and LE2 rifles offer Savage’s new “Sharpshooter” trigger which is a marked improvement over the standard FP trigger and should be considered. I still don’t like their stocks though. They also upped the barrel length on the LE2 to 26″ while the LE1 is their new “urban” tactical rifle with a 20″ barrel. They also have over sized bolt handles, which are not large like the Steyr or Tac-Ops rifles, but its still better then the standard bolt size. Savage continues to evolve their rifles, and that is a good thing.

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10FP-LE2A

 

18 Comments

Mac

Please enlighten me, exactly what is irrelevant about a sub moa out of the box firearm that was priced around $500?
I still own a 110 FP bedded in a MacMillan A3 stock, topped with a SWFA SS 10 X 42 scope and Harris bi pod.
She has never been pampered yet has never stopped delivering those sub moa groups. Yes she gets more action than a hooker on Broad St.
Just so everyone knows a $500 pair of jeans to me are $30 Lee or Wranglers with $470 in the pocket.

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Patrick

Mr. Ewing, YOU and I Are, “No Longer Being Made.” I Know I’M Not Irrelevant…But YOU must Think YOU ARE…YOU have NOTHING Else to Ever Contribute?.. YOU Have No Further Use? Do/Have young people ever ask your advice or pick your ‘un-new ‘ brain for the knowledge you have gained over the years? Would a young (lower income) shooter want to know of And Own a ‘slightly used’ $500.00 rifle that shoots sub-1″ groups to learn on than a NEW $1,200. He Can’t Afford to buy? Of Course!
See how Relevant YOU…And These Rifles…Still Are?!

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Mel Ewing

Yep, that is why this page is still posted. It is not relevant for a new rifle purchase, but people still like to read them.

Mike

Very nice rifle. Especially since I paid $375. for the rifle, Nikon scope and two boxes of Hornady to boot. Bought it from a pawn shop. Was owned by the shop owner. He said he bought it new in 1996, mounted the scope and then decided after two rounds that 300 Win Mag was a little too much for him. Cleaned it and put it in the safe. I happen to catch him the day he put it out for sale.

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Jake

I got a 110FP 7mm Rem. mag. from cabelas a couple months ago for $230. $86 on a Bushnell 6-18×50, $35 on a blackwawk bipod, and i’ve put about 100 Barnes Vortx 140gr. through her… Very impressed at 500 yards.

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DEPUTY

MY DAUGHTER TOOK OVER MY 110FP TACTICAL 7.62X51 MATCH GRADE. SHE SHOOTS COMPETITIONS AT DISTANCES. SHE EXCEEDED HER RIFLE TO 800 YARDS WITH THE FACTORY BARREL. I USE TO USE IT FOR MY WORK AND NOW RETIRED IT IS A FANTASTIC RIFLE.

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DennisKlinglesmith

I have the model 12-F/TR in7.62X51 and it shoots 0.75″@200 with factory Federal 168 gr. I can’t wait till I start hitting loads for it.

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JES

These rifles are having some issues right. A good portion of them are being shipped with incorrect barrels.

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mele-02

Do you have a reference you can point all the readers of Sniper Central to so they can know what to be looking for? Any official word from Savage?

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Jeff Herrington

The Ruger Special Purpose is alittle outa my budget so I’m gonna go with the Mossberg MVP LC in 7.62X51mm or the Savage Stealth in 6.5 Creedmore. Can’t go wrong either way I hope.

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JES

I’m currently shooting a 10FP that routinely shoots under 1/2 moa with handloads. 168 SMK’s, CCIBR2 primers, Lapua fire formed brass, 41.9 grains of Varget, and a 2.828 OAL has produced a 5 round 100 yard group that mic’d .096″ at a local match.

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