- Savage 10GXP3 Rifle/Scope Combo, Accutrigger NIB

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Savage Model 10GXP3 Rifle/Scope Factory Combo, AccuTrigger, NIB

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Up for bid is a famous Savage rifle – the Model 10 – in a value-added rifle/scope package from the Savage factory. This is a Savage Model 10GXP3 Package Series Bolt Action Rifle .243 Winchester 22" Barrel 4 Rounds 3-9x40mm Riflescope Hardwood Stock Blued Barrel. This Savage rifle package takes the guesswork out of rifle buying. No need to pick out bases, rings, and a scope. The rifle is fitted with a 3-9x40 scope. Included is Savage's revolutionary AccuTrigger. “Vital Statistics” follow.

Specifications & Features:

Savage Model 10GXP3 package series bolt-action rifle

.243 Winchester caliber

22" free-float & button-rifled barrel

1:10" twist

4 round internal box magazine

Thumb safety


Adjustable AccuTrigger

Satin finished wood stock

Cut checkering

Blued barrel

3-9x40mm mounted riflescope

Swivel studs included

42.5" overall length

7.25 lbs.

The .243 Winchester is a popular sporting rifle cartridge. Initially designed as a varmint round, it is now more frequently used on medium to large game such as whitetail deer, mule deer, pronghorn, wild hogs, and even black bear and caribou. The .243 is based on a necked down .308 cartridge case and is known widely for its accuracy, flat trajectory, and relatively mild recoil. This cartridge was first introduced in 1955 for Winchester's Model 70 boltaction and Model 88 lever-action sporting rifles and quickly gained popularity among sportsmen worldwide. Just about every major manufacturer offers rifles chambered in .243 Win. The .243 produces a velocity of 2,960 feet per second with a 100 grain projectile from a 24-inch barrel.

Commercially loaded .243 ammunition is available with bullet weight ranging from 55 grains up to 115 grains. Twist rate of barrel is the major deciding factor in which bullets to use, 1:10 being the most popular as it is sufficient to stabilize up to 100 grain bullets. The .243 has gained substantial worldwide popularity, and commercially loaded ammunition is easy to find on every continent. Along with the .270 Winchester, the .308 Winchester, .223 Remington, and .30-'06, it is among the most popular and widely available of all centerfire cartridges. This makes it very affordable and available in virtually every serious gunshop around the world, especially in the USA.

The Savage Model 110/10 is a very famous design. History of this classic rifle follows.

The Savage Model 110/10 is a repeating bolt-action rifle that was developed by Savage Arms of Westfield, Massachusetts. The 110 was designed for long-action rounds like the 30-06 and .270 Win. Later the short-action round model came along, Model 10. They are the same rifle design and have the same quality of manufacture, with differences stemming only from the long or short action lengths. The Model 110/10 was designed by Nicholas L. Brewer in 1958 and was patented posthumously in 1963. It has been in continuous production since that time, and with the closing of Winchester's New Haven, Connecticut, plant in 2007, the Model 110/10 has passed the Winchester Model 70 as the oldest continuously manufactured bolt-action rifle in America.

The Model 110/10 was developed in order to provide the hunting market with a strong and powerful yet light and economical rifle. Its model number is derived from its initial retail price of $109.95. It was originally produced in .30-06 Springfield and .270 Winchester. In 1959 a short-action version was introduced, chambered in .243 Winchester and .308 Winchester and at that same time, the Model 110/10 was the first commercial bolt-action rifle to be offered with a left-handed bolt. The Model 110/10 was significantly altered in 1966 in order to improve the design and reduce production costs. This included a new adjustable trigger and a new bolt including a plunger-type ejector passing through the bolt face rather than the magazine-mounted, spring-loaded ejector that was part of Brewer's original design. This new ejector allowed the use of a detachable box magazine, which was also introduced in 1966, along with a hinged floorplate model. When Savage Arms filed for bankruptcy protection in 1988, the company cut its entire product line down to only the most basic Model 110/10 rifles. The design has since succeeded in bringing the company back to life as one of the top-selling bolt-action rifle makers in the United States.

In 1998, Savage re-engineered the short action Model 110 and adopted a new model numbering scheme to differentiate short action models from the long actions. Thus, the short action Model 110 became the Model 10, while the long action model remained the Model 110. The Model 110/10 is the basis for the entire line Savage centerfire bolt-action rifles, including the Models 11/111, 12, 14/114, 16/116, and Model 210 bolt-action shotgun as well as the Stevens Model 200. The series is available in a wide array of chamberings, from .204 Ruger to .338 Winchester Magnum, in order to suit the needs of almost any shooter.

Addressing concerns about what was considered by many to be a weak point of the design, Savage introduced the AccuTrigger for the 110/10 series in 2003. Those rifles equipped with an AccuTrigger are totally safe and adjustable by the end user through the turning of a single screw, offering a pull weight from one-and-a-half to six pounds. Target and select Varmint model rifles are adjustable down to six ounces.

The Model 110/10 was designed to be economical from the start. Thus, many smaller parts are made from investment castings and steel stampings. However, the action and barrel are made from forged steel bar stock. The barrel is threaded into the receiver and fixed via a large locknut located just ahead of the receiver, with a recoil lug sandwiched between the two. This system allows barrels to be changed or headspace to be adjusted relatively easily, making for an extremely accurate yet inexpensive rifle. The bolt is an easily manufactured assembly, consisting of a tube with a rotating forward baffle and the bolt head (with locking lugs) at one end, a removable handle attached via a threaded bolt and a rotating rear baffle at the rear of the assembly. A striker assembly is held within. The receiver and bolt designs make the rifle relatively simple to produce with a left-handed bolt. So, it is popular among budget-minded southpaws.

The bolt head of the Model 110/10 is a "floating" design: A flat spring located behind the front baffle and bolt head assembly gives the assembly a small amount of free movement lateral to the bore axis. This motion assures that the locking lugs fully contact the receiver and so headspace is held to a minimum every time the bolt is locked. This feature is a major factor contributing to the accuracy of the rifle. Also, the bolt head is a replaceable part. This means that if the user wishes to re-barrel the rifle for use with a different cartridge, the bolt head can be changed to a new case head diameter. This allows for a much wider range of cartridge interchangeability at less expense. Each bolt head type includes a different means of cartridge ejection. The push-feed bolt heads utilize a plunger-type ejector mounted in the bolt face. The controlled-round-feed bolt heads have a relief cut for a receiver-mounted, spring-loaded folding ejector to pass through as the bolt is retracted. The bolt release lever is located on the right side of the action (on right-handed models) behind the ejection port. Pressing this lever down while pulling the unlocked bolt to the rear allows the bolt to be removed from the rifle for cleaning.

The safety is a three-position type, mounted in an ambidextrous position on the receiver tang, behind the bolt. The forward position is fire, the middle position locks the trigger while allowing the bolt to be opened and the rifle unloaded, and the rear position locks both the trigger and the bolt.

There are many different models of the 110/10 series designed for different purposes. The basic 11/111 "Hunter" (blued carbon steel) models, 16/116 "Weather Warrior" (stainless steel) models, and 10/110FP "Law Enforcement" models include inexpensive wooden or synthetic stocks in order to keep costs down. While the stocks provided with these models are certainly functional, many users have noted a substantial improvement in accuracy after installing a higher quality stock. Other models, such as the 14/114 "Classic" and many of the 12 "Varmint" and 10FP "Law Enforcement" models are offered with high-quality stocks from the manufacturer.

Information of the fascinating founder of Savage Arms, Arthur Savage, follows.

Arthur William Savage (May 13, 1857 – September 22, 1938), was a businessman, inventor and explorer. He is most famous as the inventor of the Savage Model 99 a famously innovative lever-action rifle, which remained in production for over 100 years, and the founder of Savage Arms, a gun company. However, his most lasting and valuable inventions may be radial tires, and it has been argued, the modern detachable box magazine used in almost all modern military firearms. He also invented an early torpedo and built and raced cars.

He was born in Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies. His father was Welsh, a special commissioner to the West Indies, charged with setting up an educational system for the slaves emancipated in 1834. He attended schools in Britain and Baltimore, MD in the United States and had a classical education. He married, and had eight children. Four were boys, four were girls.

In the late 1880s he took his family to Australia, homesteading in a covered wagon. He came to own what was then the largest cattle ranch in Australia. Eleven years later he sold it and bought a coffee plantation in Jamaica. In 1892 he moved to Utica New York, and hired himself to a railroad, the Utica Belt Line Street Railroad (See List of New York railroads). He also got part-time work at a gun factory, the Utica Hammer Magazine Company.

Utica, NY, Savage Arms. Savage, and his son Arthur John, began designing guns. His first model, in 1887, was a lever-action rifle with the magazine in the stock, rather than under the barrel. Six years later, he patented a lever-action rifle able to shoot then-modern guncotton military center-fire cartridges with .303-caliber spitzer bullets. This "Model 95" was the direct predecessor of the model 99. Savage invented a novel rotary magazine rifle. A benefit of this magazine was that it had a cartridge counter on the left side of the receiver that enabled the shooter to tell how many cartridges remained in the magazine. In 1894, Savage started Savage Arms in rented space on Hubbell street in Utica, New York to produce his new rifle. The Savage Arms factory was later (1897) moved to Tilden Avenue in Utica New York. Slightly later, in 1897, he filed for the patent on a nearly identical gun with a removable box magazine. This is substantially the modern Savage Model 99 lever-action rifle. It stayed in production until 1999.

Information on the now widely proclaimed AccuTrigger follows.

The AccuTrigger is a trigger developed by the Savage Arms Company in 2002. The trigger was designed for ease of use and the ability for end users to adjust the weight of the pull on the trigger. Trigger-pull refers to the amount of force necessary to pull the trigger, and affects how accurate the firearm is. Ron Coburn (CEO of Savage Arms Company), wanted a rifle with a trigger with a crisp and creep-free trigger pull. Another goal for Coburn was to make the trigger user-adjustable from 1.5 to 6 pounds (0.68 to 2.72 kg) of pull. The trigger also had to withstand being bumped without accidentally going off, even with the lowest trigger pull set.[2]

The trigger uses several components that make it safe, and yet simple to maintain. Within the trigger there is the long silver-colored AccuRelease lever mounted within the trigger body and sharing the trigger's pivot point in the housing. When at rest, the forward upper end of the AccuRelease is positioned directly behind the sear, where it will block the sear should any external force cause it to jar out of the trigger notch. In normal operation, the trigger finger will first take up and depress the AccuRelease lever so that its forward tip drops out of the path of the sear, allowing the sear to move fully backward when released by the trigger at whatever weight you have adjusted the trigger pull to be.

Additional Notes: This gun is NIB. Any perceived flaws in the firearm are light oil smudges, lint, styrofoam flecks, or photographic glare – not defects. Included are the rifle, box, and paperwork as provided by the manufacturer. Any other items shown in photos are for display only and are not included in this auction.

Additional $45.00 Shipping is to pay FedEx Ground to all states except Alaska Hawaii, California, New Jersey, and Maryland. In those states add $25.00. Shipping will be fully insured and packaged securely to protect your investment.

This is a very affordable rifle package which takes the guesswork out of assembling a very effective long-range high powered rifle for hunting small to medium game. The famous Savage Model 10. The now industry acclaimed AccuTrigger. The awesome .243 Win caliber. A Simmons work-horse 3-9x40 scope. Beautiful checkered furniture. WOW what a getter-done-now single-source package!!! Use Layaway and defer payments with no interest charged. Good Luck Bidding! Check out my other auctions.

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Barrel Length
22 inch
.243 Win.
Mfg Part Number
12.00 Pounds