My new Savage Axis .223 came in last week and I took it out to the range today.
Very nice! Trigger is too heavy but not bad.
Painted it camouflage for shooting Texas coyotes, raccoons, and other varmints:
Then I took it to the range this morning and after sighting in with the 4 power fixed scope and using 4 69 GR Sierra Match Kings loaded with my brand new Lee Hand loader, here is the result from 50 yards:
I'm extremely pleased! One half inch 4 shot group (the upper left hole is two shots trough the same hole!) at 50 yards!