Having recently reviewed the Marlin X7, my mind was already on budget guns. Then I heard Ruger had also released an entry-level rifle. The rifle in question is the Savage Axis (called the Edge in the USA), which reports to be one of the most competitively priced rifles on the market.
Savage Axis Review
Tim Pilbeam tests a rifle and scope combo from across the Atlantic: the Marlin X7 in .243 and the Weaver Super Slam scope