After visiting 3 gun shops and some phone calls and a lot of miles on the road have finally bought my first .243 rifle. After looking at new and second hand guns and totally getting some thing different to what I had in mind when I set out this morning which was a second hand or may be a new Howa 1500 package. I finally ended up with a Tika T3 with a Burris four X 3x12x56mm scope.
so after seeing all sorts of rifles and prices too I sit here now with my head spinning with rifle/scope over load thinking I hope I have bought a set up to last me a good few years !!