On the first part of this: True, and that may be the "difference", but on the other hand the Finns are really serious about shooting and QC as a culture. From Fiskkars and Suunto to Valmet and Patria. I am with you and tend to buy American even if there is a possibly better import car, but there may be better import guns as well.grifhunter said:Savage is to my knowledge built by Americans. Their employment adds to the tax base of their respective communities and our country.
Oh. And the average Savage will outshoot either rifle from here to eternity.