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Old 09-25-2011, 09:16 PM
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That Sir, is one beautiful rifle!
Agreed. Nice piece.
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Old 09-26-2011, 06:04 AM
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and a flintlock!
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Old 09-30-2011, 08:14 AM
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For discussion, what is your favorite firearm in your present collection and why. Please follow the guide and only pick one to post,
My favorite rifle is a 1958 Winchester Model 70.I bought it in 1990 from a friend before he passed from cancer.It is a .243 caliber and I have taken 40 plus deer with it.Last year I took a doe in October and a buck with 9 points on a broken rack in November.I like 100 grain Remington core-lokts in it.
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Old 09-30-2011, 10:06 AM
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mines actually just my win. 30-30
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Old 09-30-2011, 10:44 AM
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Mine is my late fathers 1961 Savage 110 in 3006. Rifle is a thack driver with the right amo. They made them good back then.
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Old 09-30-2011, 09:33 PM
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My favorite is my Model 70 Winchester chambered in 300 WM. It has Bausch and Lomb Elite 4200 and a timney trigger.

It is my favorite for a couple of reasons. My wife bought it for me as an anniversary present about 18 years ago when we lived in Georgia. It has killed a large number of white tails and feral pigs.

I have also used it for coyotes and prairie dogs.

The versatility in loads and bullet weights make it capable of hunting just about anything. It dropped a 2000+ pound buffalo.

In a nutshell, sentimental value, versatility and accuracy.
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Old 10-02-2011, 04:40 PM
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My favorite would be my Model Winchester 67a that belonged to my great grandfather,bought new between 1936 & 1938 for seven dollars a lot of money at that time.I dont shoot it anymore cant see the sights and dont want to have it drilled & tapped. Favorite to shoot 50th ann. Ruger blackhawk 357.
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Old 10-04-2011, 07:22 PM
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My favorite would be my Model Winchester 67a that belonged to my great grandfather,bought new between 1936 & 1938 for seven dollars a lot of money at that time.I dont shoot it anymore cant see the sights and dont want to have it drilled & tapped. Favorite to shoot 50th ann. Ruger blackhawk 357.
Bought my first firearm back in the late '70's. It was a Ruger Blackhawk with a 6 1/2 inch barrel. It was my home protection for mama and the kids, since she took a liking to it right after we got married.

Ever since picking up a couple of auto pistols, the Blackhawk was kind of relegated to the back of the gun safe. Then last year I brought it out of hibernation and started shooting it again. Found out how much fun it was to shoot all over again. There's something to be said about having to go about things like they did back 100 or so years ago - cock then shoot, cock then shoot, etc.

Did put some Pachmyr (sp?) grips on it since the old wooden grips were too short and there was nothing left to wrap my pinkie finger around.

Would sure like to see some pics of your 50th anniv. edition. Hint! Hint! Hint!

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Old 10-12-2011, 12:24 AM
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my favorite is the Remington field master 22 my father gave me for christmas he actually put a red rider bb gun under the tree wrapped, and when I opened it I was so disapointed , but later he tricked me into looking under his bed for something and there it was. that was 37 years ago and I still shoot squirrels with it today, with the help of my two mountain feist,can never outgrow smallgame.
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:27 AM
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I didn't meet my real father until a few years back and with him I gained a large family that loves motorcycles, hunting, and cutting up as much as I do. I met them all Christmas eve 2008 I believe. My grandfather was a hillarious agitator. Acted mean as hell and loved everyone with a passion. One of a kind. He was alive for 9 months after that before losing to congestive heart failure.

Over the years he had given every one of his grandsons a old rifle that he had collected over the years. Right after met him, he gave me a old Rutger 22 pistol. Said I was special so he wanted to do something different.

Christmas 2009, we drew numbers for all the guns that he had left and I got his newest hunting rifle. A Ruger 270. Everytime I shoot a deer with this gun it is like I am hunting with him. Something i never got to do.
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