Weatherby Vanguard 2 Synthetic, .300 Win Mag

Weatherby rifles are known traditionally for two things: being accurate and being expensive. Well, that changed with the Weatherby Vanguard Series 2. It still comes with a sub-MOA (less than 1 inch at 100 yards) guarantee. However, the Vanguard Series 2 is significantly less expensive than the other rifles Weatherby produces. It also features an adjustable two-stage trigger, a lightweight composite stock, and a hammer-forged barrel. When chambered in a flat-shooting and hard-hitting cartridge like the .300 Winchester Magnum, the Weatherby Vanguard 2 may be the best budget hunting rifle for a hunter who needs to take longer-range shots at really tough animals like elk.