This new offering from Savage Arms in partnership with Winchester Ammunition is set to revolutionize hunting for straight-walled hunters across the country. The Savage rifles chambered in 400 Legend, will feature over a dozen models, and the cartridge itself boasts hard-hitting, yet mildly recoiling capabilities that promise to open up new opportunities for hunters in states where these cartridges are popular for legal reasons. Straight-walled cartridges have gained popularity for their performance in recent years, and the 400 Legend offers 100% more energy than a 12-gauge slug with 55% less felt recoil, making it an excellent choice for hunters in states like Ohio and Michigan. The 400 Legend is set to launch in 14 options, including the 110 Apex Hunter XP, 110 Hog Hunter, and Axis II XP, in time for the fall hunting season.
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Savage Arms Unveils Over a Dozen Models Chambered in 400 Legend
The Savage 400 Legend looks like an excellent choice for hunters who might want or need a straight-walled cartridge rifle and who are looking for a rifle that offers improved performance, reduced felt recoil, and better terminal ballistics. With its impressive energy levels and straight-walled design, the 400 Legend caters to hunters in states that have traditionally been limited to shotgun slug or historically limited rifle caliber options. The Savage 400 Legend is a game-changer for hunters, and it is set to become a popular choice among serious hunters across the country.
Savage Arms is proud to partner with Winchester® Ammunition to bring deer hunters several rifles chambered in 400 Legend in time for 2023 hunting seasons. The new hard-hitting, yet mildly recoiling, caliber means new opportunities for deer hunters across the country. Savage will launch the 400 Legend in the 110 Apex Hunter XP, 110 Hog Hunter and Axis II XP—but will also chamber it in another 11 models in 2023. Straight-walled cartridges, and especially the 400 Legend’s predecessor the 350 Legend, were born for states like Ohio and Michigan. The premise being bring modern projectiles and cartridge technologies to areas, states and hunters originally limited to shotgun slug or historically limited rifle caliber options. Due to the popularity of these cartridges that has been driven by performance—straight-wall options have gained traction outside of traditional shotgun slug areas as well. The 400 Legend will no doubt continue this legacy and Savage has responded by adding it to so many rifles in its lineup. “Savage is dedicated to chambering the best calibers for hunters and shooters,” said Beth Shimanski, Director of Marketing at Savage Arms. “The 400 Legend brings ballistic advances and advantages–and when combined with our extensive rifle lineup–the benefits only increase. Deer hunters are in for a treat this fall as we’ll have 14 options available in plenty of time for this season.
More information on the full lineup of Savage rifles chambered in 400 Legend, as well as when they will be available, can be found at www.savagearms.com. Those interested in learning more about the cartridge, its development, and the full story behind it all, can go to www.winchester.com.
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