Savage Enters New Categories in 2020
By Kristin Alberts
Savage Arms enters 2020 under new leadership. No longer under the Vista Outdoor family of brands, Savage is now its own firearm-centric animal. Judging by the bevy of new product announcements the company is not sitting back on its haunches. Here are our favorite arms on display at the Savage booth at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Savage Renegauge Shotgun
The Savage Renegauge on range day. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)
Savage not only dips its toe but goes headlong into the waters with not one or two, but six models of semi-automatic shotguns. Not since the company produced a brief run of Auto-5 spin-offs has Savage built semi-auto scatterguns – and that might just be one of the most interesting aspects.
The Renegauge’s self-regulating dual valve gas system allows the gun to cycle both light and heavy loads, from the lightest 2-3/4-inch target loads up to the magnum threes, limited only by the 3-inch chamber. Savage modifies the AccuFit stock system design to include three each of interchangeable gel-feel recoil pads for customizing both LOP and comb height.
(Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)
The initial launch is all 12-gauge synthetic with a pair of Field models in black synthetic, featuring either 26- or 28-inch barrels. The rest of