Great Rifles Under $500

MARLIN 336C
Old-school deer hunters, rejoice. Not only does the Marlin 336C come chambered in the classic .30/30, but it is the only production repeater still made for the wonderful .35 Rem.
PRICE: $500
CONTACT: 800-544-8892; marlinfirearms.com Watch videos of Outdoor Life gun tests HERE.
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REMINGTON 710
The 710 comes with a Bushnell 3""9x40 scope and its action is based on the legendary Model 700. Available in .270 Win., .30/06., 7mm Rem. Mag. and .300 Win. What more could you ask?
PRICE: $426
CONTACT: 800-243-9700; remington.com Watch videos of Outdoor Life gun tests HERE.
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STEVENS MODEL 200
If you can find a better trigger for the money, wellÂ…never mind, because you can't. The new Stevens embodies parent company Savage's commitment to affordable performance.
PRICE: $316
CONTACT: 413-568-7001; savagearms.com Watch videos of Outdoor Life gun tests HERE.
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WEATHERBY VANGUARD
WEATHERBY VANGUARD
This is the Weatherby built for the rest of us. The company guarantees the Vanguard will put 3 shots into a 11⁄2-inch group at 100 yards with Weatherby factory ammo.
PRICE: $476
CONTACT: 805-466-1767; weatherby.com Watch videos of Outdoor Life gun tests HERE.
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WEATHERBY VANGUARD
WEATHERBY VANGUARD
This is the Weatherby built for the rest of us. The company guarantees the Vanguard will put 3 shots into a 11⁄2-inch group at 100 yards with Weatherby factory ammo.
PRICE: $476
CONTACT: 805-466-1767; weatherby.com Watch videos of Outdoor Life gun tests HERE.
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Sure, we'd all like to have a custom-made gun as our go-to for the season, but who has that kind of money? Here are a few reliable, budget guns for deer hunting.