You are never going to go wrong with the Accumark. A far superior rifle to the Sako, imo, at least to the new 85 with some of the new aspects that I think have made the rifle a lesser model to the 75. And with reference to price, if you look around, you can find one priced equal or less than a Sako. Never pay retail for a Weatherby. If need be, I would be more than happy to help you find what you need. The Accumark I own is in a 30-378, the ultimate 30 caliber on the market and like martin3175 said, is very accurate, sub-moa with Wby. ammo. It is aluminum bedded with a Bell and Carlson stock and uses a Krieger button rifle stainless steel barrel. I own probable a dozen Weatherby rifles and this is one of my favorites. Martin3175, it is heavier and is not meant to be a mountain rifle, but for a stand rifle or for hauling short distances is fine. As far as caliber, it is your choice. I am like pyro6999 on this issue. If you are going to buy a Wby., buy one in a Wby. caliber. That being said and the fact I would go with the 300Wby., the 300 win. mag. is a fine caliber and you will enjoy the same benefits in the Accumark in that caliber as you would in the Wby. caliber. A lot of times you can find it cheaper in the non-Wby. calibers. The lightweight models are great if you are going to haul it long distances. This is the Ultra Lightweight, also in a Bell and Carlson stock, aluminum bedding block, weighing in at 6.75 pounds in the 300 Wby. and 300 Win. mag.. Other options include the Wby. Vanguard in a standard or sub-moa models. As accurate, if not more so and less expensive. Here are a few links to some rifles. Buying used is often the best way to go, as these rifles rarely have been shot a lot, as they are large caliber, heavy recoiling rifles that are not use for plinking.