The Kimber Model 84 line of deer hunting rifles are an excellent set of rifles to take with you on your hunt. Coming in at 5.5 pounds, the standard 84M Classic is lightweight mountain deer hunting rifle with a shorter length that makes it easier to handle on long trips into the woods. Its light weight is done without the use of aluminum or synthetics, it is built of walnut and steel giving it a great classic look.
The 84M or medium is chambered to shoot some of the shorter types of ammunition such as .243 Winchester, .260 Remington, 7mm-08, .308 Winchester, and .338 Federal (the later is overkill for deer) and comes with a 22″ barrel. The 84L or long, is machined for slightly longer calibers including .25-06 Remington, .270 Winchester and .30-06 Springfield. This along with it’s longer 24″ barrel makes it slightly heaver at 6.2 poounds.
Both or these Kimber rifles have the mauser claw extractor which increases the reliability of the rifle ensuring that you get off that second shot. Additionally they are equipped with he 1″ Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad and detachable sling swivel bases standard. Additional features include:
- 3 position safety
- 5 round magazines
- 2 front locking lugs with a rear lug for safety
- Steel floor plate and trigger guard,
- Open topped receiver for easy field loading,
If you need something for varmit hunting there are also flatter shooting, heavier calibers available.
The following videos give you some great looks at the 84L deer hunting rifle in action:
This deer hunting rifle will set you back almost $1000 but they are very accurate, dependable, and rugged and help you get into those deep woods to get that big buck.