With the ever-increasing market trend of budget-friendly bolt-action rifles, Sauer and Sohn, the oldest German firearm manufacturer still in business, also introduced their iteration, which is the Sauer 100 bolt-action rifle. These rifles use a proprietary action with 3 locking lugs and a 60-degree bolt throw. Both the action and stocks on these rifles are made with the highest levels of craftsmanship and they offer premium performance at a very budget-friendly price.
SAUER 100 CLASSIC
Sauer 100 Classic model with dark-stained beechwood stock. Source: J.P. Sauer USA.
SAUER 100 : history and models overview
Sauer & Sohn was founded in 1751 and they are among the modest firearm manufacturers in Germany. They have centuries of experience in making impeccable and high-quality firearms. The Sauer 100 was introduced in 2016, as a more entry-level bolt action rifle, which still offers excellent performance and reliability.
Sauer 100: The Sauer 100 is a premium-level bolt action rifle, in disguise as a budget rifle. comes in a variety of configurations with various synthetic stocks, barrel lengths, calibers, and finishes
Sauer 100 – Classic:
The Sauer 100 Classic is an excellent hunting rifle, and one of the few Sauer options with a wooden stock.
Sauer 100 – Field Shoot:
The Sauer 100 Field shoot is an excellent rifle for target shooting, hunting, and competition shooting. It has a unique stock profile, a straighter grip angle, and an adjustable cheek riser. The wooden Laminate stock on the field shoot has a dark oil finish
Sauer 100 – Pantera:
The Sauer 100 Pantera is a compact and lightweight rifle, with an excellent AG composite stock, which is Cerakoated with carbon fiber. The Sauer 100 Pantera also comes in an HS precision variant, which has a sporter grey stock, with black webbing.
The Pantera is ideal for hunting and is an excellent platform for long-range shooting as well. It comes with a lightweight, fluted barrel. It has an adjustable single-stage trigger and gives unparalleled performance.
Sauer 100 – LWT:
The Sauer 100 LWT comes with a stainless steel Cerakoted finish on the fluted barrel ac action, and it is available in two stock options. You can opt for the HS precision sporter grey stock with black webbing, or you can choose the AG composite stock, with has a carbon fiber base, with black and grey accents.
Sauer 100 - Classic XT:
Next up, we have the Sauer 100 Classic XT. it is very similar to the Classic, however, it features a synthetic composite stock instead of a whooped stock. The Ergo Max Synthetic stock is designed with a reverse slope of the comb and offers a very comfortable shooting experience.
There comes a time in almost every rifle shooter’s life when they just aren’t satisfied with their OEM rifle stock. It might be too heavy. It might be too flimsy. It might swell and contract with changes in temperature and humidity. It might even be ugly. Whatever the reason, most of us look for a stock that better suits our needs and desires. Here’s what you should be looking for when you decide to buy your aftermarket rifle stock.