Who out there shoots a Howa ? And what do you think of it ?
I got the chance to shoot my friends Howa bolt action rifle over the weekend. It's a .270 and it shot very well. The action was smooth and the trigger was pretty good out of the box. The only thing I did'nt like was how fat the stock was just in front of the action.
I have the Howa 270 and absolutly love it. I have a Sterling scope on it with a yardage turret. I shot an antelope two years ago with it at 505 yards and it dropped right where he stood. I have also taken coyotes and pigs with it. It is an absolute tack driver.
I have a Howa 1500 in .223. I didn't like the stock that came with it a replaced with a B&C stock. The Sterling scope didn't last very long either. The gun is a good shooter and I like it.
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Howa 30-06. 15years and counting. Love it! Trigger is great.
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Gotta 1500 Ranch model in .243. It's a great truck gun, nice and light but the Sterling scope was crap. Put a Mark IV tactical on it and it's a shooter. I actually like the Hogue stock but I'm a big guy. I can see where others might not.
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Sorry to bump old post but I have two Howa rifles, a .243 and 30-06. Love them both. Took them to burro sat and both my boys were blowing up small melons at 100 yards.
Theres nothing like taking my two boys hunting or fishing!
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Shot my friends Howa 223, very accurate, crisp trigger. I would like to get one in 270 one of these days
I just picked up a Howa Ranchlands in .308. Have not had the opportunity send rounds downrange as of yet due to availability of 308 or 7.62 NATO ammo.
i own a Howa chambered in .338 WM,.. absolutly love it !
I've made several mods to it and it shoots like a dream with the handloads I've made up for it Utilizing RL#17 powder and 225 grain AccuBonds,..
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