Originally Posted by DennisCA
Ok - Here's my two cents:
I bought a Winchester Model 70 in .270 cal back in the mid-80's, part of that deal was I traded in my Marlin 336 30-30. I've deer and various critters from the deserts of AZ, to the woodlands of NC - in all kinds of weather. It has never failed me, (when I've done my part) anyways here's a pic the gun:
(FYI - The scope is 3X9 Burris )
That looks just like what I bought this past year. Went into my LGS set on a Remington 700 in 30.06 (the gun of my youth) but found my sweet Winchester 70 in .270, topped with a Leupold 4-10x scope, barely used for just under $600. Never looked back.