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Any feedback on Winchester XPC?

Friscoray

uber n00b
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#1
I’m considering getting my first bolt action precision rifle, and while I appreciate some of the high end rifles out there, I don’t think I can justify spending 3-5k on a rifle as a beginner. I’m noticing more production precision rifles entering the market. I personally don’t have any experience with custom rifle using certain actions with certain chassis, etc. so my thought process was to go with a complete rifle that performs well right out of the box. I realize Remington 700 is a petty common platform but based on my limited research I would be interested in a controled feed/action. I happen to come across the Winchester XPC which appears to be a new entry to the market, and I am curious if anybody out there has any experience with this particular rifle and what type of feedback I might get. I’m also curious how this rifle is configured from factory, or if it would need to undergo certain upgrades. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
Ray
 
#3
Since being introduced at the Shot Show in 2017, there are plenty of reviews online. Sportsman's Warehouse selling them for a little over $1400...
 

gundamit

Super Duper Noob
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#4
In this day and age anyone of the Big name manufactures put out a competent product.

Since this is your first foray into precision an i were you, id go with what ever fits your budget an invest more in your scope and training.

If i had to do it all over again i would have gone custom. Too many to list an too much info out there to not. It would have saved me a lot of time and wanting(aggrevation). “Cry once buy once” especially in the precision rifle world.