A Look At New Rifles From the 2011 SHOT Show

The Shooting and Hunting Outdoor Trade Show was recently held in Las Vegas, NV. Here's a look some of the new rifle entries discovered in the Sands Expo Center.

Savage Model 11 Lightweight Hunter
Wayne van Zwoll admires the Savage Model 11 Lightweight Hunter. Available in short and long actions, the Lightweight Hunter has caught the eye of more than one editor. The short action version weighs 5.5 pounds and is available in .308 Win., .260 Rem., 7MM-08 Rem., .223 Rem., and .243 Rem. The long action is available in .270 Win. and 30-06 Springfield and weighs just under 6 pounds. MSRP starts at $875.

CONTACT: Savagearms.com


Blaser R8 Professional Package
The Blaser R8 Professional Package has everything you'd need to hit the field running on your next rifle hunt: A R8 (.375 H&H, .300 Win. Mag., .300 Wby., 30-06 Springfield, .270 Win., and .308 Win. are available calibers), a Blaser Pro Sling, Blaser quick detachable scope mount, a Surefire G2 flashlight, Zeiss Conquest Scope 3.5-10X44, Pelican case, and Boker knife. If you purchased everything separately, you'd spend $4880. This package has an MSRP of $3595.


CONTACT: Blaser-usa.com

Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic Package
We like packages! The Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic Package will give you everything you need: Vanguard Synthetic rifle, Bushnell Banner 3-9x40 scope, Leupold Rifleman rings and bases, injection-molded scoped rifle case, adjustable nylon sling, and a letter of assurance from President Ed Weathery, supporting the written accuracy guarantee. MSRP starts at $729.

CONTACT: Weatherby.com

MAUSER M03 EXTREME
The Mauser M 03 Extreme is the latest development in the rifle series. It's a synthetic version that's designed to stand up to the harshest elements. The M03 Extreme is offered in several popular deer calibers and be had in a multitude of configurations, depending on what you want out of your rifle.

CONTACT: Mauser.com

COLT SP901
Fans of the modern sporting rifle might want to check out Colt's latest offering, the Colt SP901, which is chambered in .308 Winchester. The company is dubbing this gun "the rifle for any hunt." It just might be...

CONTACT: Colt.com

Thompson/Center
While Thompson/Center had no major introductions, many of their rifles are now being offered in different Weather Shield finishes.

CONTACT: tcarms.com

Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle
The Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle is a smooth cycling bolt-action rifle that's a definite head turner. It offers a flash suppressor, picatinny rail, detachable box magazine, recoil pad, accurate sighting system, integral scope mounts, Mauser-type extractor and is "Gunsite approved." Chambered in .308, the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle weighs 7lbs., and a ten round capacity. MSRP is $995.

CONTACT: Ruger.com

Kimber Model 84L Select Grade
The Kimber Model 84L Select Grade (center) is now chambered in the .280 Ackley improved cartridge.

CONTACT: Kimberamerica.com

Remington Model 700 CDL SF LTD
The Remington Model 700 CDL SF LTD is new for 2011 and is available in 6mm Remington. The SF feature a stainless, fluted barrel and is a limited edition model. The rifle weighs 7.37 pounds and features a 24-inch barrel. Shooters will enjoy improved accuracy via the X-Mark Pro trigger system.

CONTACT: Remington.com

Sako 85 Commemorative
2011 is the 90th Anniversary of Finnish rifle company Sako. To comme

morate this event, the company is manufacturing ten Sako 85 rifles featuring individual engraved actions. One of the ten, in this case, was auctioned off at this years SHOT Show.

CONTACT: Sako.fi

The Sauer 303 GTI .300 Win Mag. Wood Grade 4

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

North American Whitetail - Canadian Conundrum

North American Whitetail - Canadian Conundrum

Pat Hogan heads to Saskatchewan, Stan talks Browning Hells Canyon clothing, and Dr. Kroll tells how vital it is to manage your hog population.

Food Plots and Dogs

Food Plots and Dogs

On this edition of "Deer Dog," Jeremy Moore discusses how to connect food plots to deer and your deer dog.

Deer Factory: Minnesota Property Overview

Deer Factory: Minnesota Property Overview

James Kroll and Pat Hogan begin a new Deer Factory project in west central Minnesota.

Deer Dog: Replicating Realistic Tracks

Deer Dog: Replicating Realistic Tracks

On this edition of "Deer Dog," Jeremy Moore discusses the role scent plays when it comes to tracking and how to incorporate it into your training.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

Fill your quiver with the right ammo this season. Bowhunting

The Best Arrows for Deer Hunting

Tony J. Peterson - June 10, 2019

Fill your quiver with the right ammo this season.

After weeks of speculation, the official 60-day entry score for Luke Brewster's epic Illinois non-typical bow-killed whitetail was announced today in the OSG booth at the 2019 ATA Show in Louisville. According to North American Whitetail editor Gordon Whittington and associate editor Haynes Shelton, the Brewster buck is the largest buck ever taken by a hunter anywhere in North America! Trophy Bucks

BREAKING NEWS: Brewster's 320-5/8-Inch Non-Typical Buck Pending World Record Announced

Lynn Burkhead - January 10, 2019

After weeks of speculation, the official 60-day entry score for Luke Brewster's epic Illinois...

Good location is just part of the equation. Scouting

The Best Summer Trail Camera Strategy

Tony J. Peterson

Good location is just part of the equation.

Here's how to crack the summer code. Early Season

3 Types of Late-Summer Bucks & How to Hunt Them

Garrett Tucker

Here's how to crack the summer code.

See More Trending Articles

More Guns

Igniting a debate with a fellow deer rifle enthusiast is easy. All you need to do is claim your gun Guns

Performance Versus Price in Deer-Hunting Rifles

Gordon Whittington - February 22, 2018

Igniting a debate with a fellow deer rifle enthusiast is easy. All you need to do is claim...

Want a challenge? How about hunting whitetails at 200 yards or more—with a revolver?

If that Guns

Smith & Wesson Model 460XVR: The Ultimate Deer Hunting Revolver

Staff Report - April 02, 2014

Want a challenge? How about hunting whitetails at 200 yards or more—with a revolver? If...

The rigors of travel can really knock your gun off zero. How-To

How to Keep Your Deer Gun Accurate When Traveling

Mark Kayser

The rigors of travel can really knock your gun off zero.

Somewhat airborne and thoroughly muddy, the Dodge pickup raced through the Alabama swamp like a Guns

Tote A Tough Gun: Browning BAR MK3 DBM

Haynes Shelton - December 21, 2017

Somewhat airborne and thoroughly muddy, the Dodge pickup raced through the Alabama swamp like...

See More Guns

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.