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Discuss the Weatherby Vanguard® Synthetic Package


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Re: Discuss the Weatherby Vanguard® Synthetic Package
« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2009, 12:26:00 PM »
There are plenty of used Mark V Synthetics in 270Wby for around $500-600, and you could easily have an even better combination for under $800 if you don't mind a good scope that's not a Zeiss or Leupold, but would still be a strong improvement over the Banner scope on the Vanguard Synthetic Package.  No offense to the Banner, mind you.  I'm thinking Nikon Buckmaster/Bushnell Elite 3200/Burris Fullfield II, any of which could be had for under $200 (some as low as $175 or less if you find them on sale), and a decent set of rings and bases for $35 or so.  Add that to the out the door price of a $500 Mark V synthetic off the used rack, and you're in good shape at well under $800.  And you'd have the 26" barrel, too.  Let me know if you need help sourcing a used gun.
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Re: Discuss the Weatherby Vanguard® Synthetic Package
« Reply #16 on: April 07, 2009, 06:36:17 PM »
my wife bought me the synthetic package a couple of years ago it was love at first sight also i've been wanting a weatherby for awhile it's in 300 wby mag i love the recoil super tight groups my first weatherby but for sure not my last
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Re: Discuss the Weatherby Vanguard® Synthetic Package
« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2009, 06:03:57 AM »
I would take the Bushnell off and put a 3x9 LEUPOLD VARIX II or III on with A BULEAH one piece mount. I have owned a .300 MARK V WEATHERBY DELUXE With a 3x9 LEUPOLD VARIX II since 1966 And my son has owned a .270 WEATHERBY VANGUARD with 3x9 LEUPOLD since1999. Best combo we have ever owned. Mabe WEATHERBY should offer a LEOPOLD package!!! I have enjoyed this combo for 42 years  and hope my son and his sons will enjoy it for at least another 100 years.
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Re: Discuss the Weatherby Vanguard® Synthetic Package
« Reply #18 on: April 28, 2009, 06:45:31 PM »
i was very interested in the caliber so i couldn't pass up this package when the seller also included a soft case for the price. when i examined the target that came with it i realized that the rifle can shot better than me, and a quick trip to the range found it a joy to shoot. i took it as my only rifle last year into hunting camp and returned with 19 140 gr shells 1 empty and a moose. my daughter used it an came back with 17 shells and 2 mule deer does. my son finally finished of the box and resulted in 14 coyotes. 17 animals in 20 rounds from an entery level rifle, what more can i say. except i can't wait to get my hands on another one,maybe in .338 or .375