Savage Arms Axis bolt-action centerfire rifle blends affordability with unflinching performance and impressive accuracy. It sports a modern design that includes sleek contours, recoil pad vents, and a textured, easy-to-control grip. It’s drilled and tapped for scope mounts and offers silky-smooth bolt operation. The Axis II XP Compact model offers amazing out-of-the-box performance. It’s flush with features aimed at delivering tack-driving accuracy on every shot, including the user-adjustable AccuTrigger system, button-rifled barrel, silky smooth bolt action, detachable box magazine, and thread-in barrel headspacing. This 243 Winchester model features a carbon steel blued 20 barrel, black synthetic stock, and a factory-mounted, bore-sighted 3-9x40mm scope.