The Savage Axis II XP with a Bushnell Banner scope gives you precision and performance in a convenient affordable package that is perfect for the hunter on a budget. Starting with a carbon steel sporter profile barrel that is button rifled, you will get laser like accuracy from this rifle. It includes a factory mounted and bore sighted Bushnell Banner 3-9x40 scope to get you on target right away. In a departure from the original Axis, Savage has reengineered the all weather stock of the Axis II which now boasts better ergonomics and a more comfortable shooting experience. Of course you still get the famous user-adjustable AccuTrigger that can be fine tuned to your personal preferences. Lightweight and easy to carry, this is an excellent option for the experienced hunter who hikes far afield to unspoiled hunting grounds. A detachable box magazine makes reloading quick and convenient. When it's time to pick out a hunting rifle that won't break-the-bank, take a look at the Savage Axis II XP package and you'll be surprised at how affordable precision performance can be.