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Old 01-12-2010, 06:05 AM
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Default Which Ones Would You NOT Do Without?

O'kay fellow hunters and shooters, this may be the hardest
question you've been asked since the beginning of the new
year: which TWO rifles in your collection would you NOT do
without? Which TWO have been so "loyal" that they are
simply indespensable?

My choices would likely be my Winchester model 70 in .270
caliber and a model 94 pre-64 30-30, made in 1955 in near
mint condition!

Kindness to all,
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Old 01-12-2010, 07:43 AM
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Easy, my A-bolt 280 and Marlin 22LR.
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Old 01-12-2010, 07:53 AM
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Actually that is pretty easy. For me it is a matter of choosing a large and small caliber rifle.
Ruger 30-06 and my Ruger .17HMR.

Now if you narrowed that down to a single rifle or a single firearm, that would be a tough choice!
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:13 AM
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Not sure if this is intended for centerfire, rimfire, muzzleloaders, etc....

I have only owned one centerfire rifle since 1980, a Ruger M-77 in .243 with a 3x9x40 Leupold...I'll probably never buy another, simply no need...

My 2nd would be my .54 caliber flintlock that I made back in the '80s...I've killed around 40-50 deer with it and will be leaving it for my middle daughter...

If allowed a .22...My Remington 541-T with a curly maple stock wearing a 3x9x33 Leupold Compact...
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:47 AM
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Sako 75 in 30-06 for sure. The other choice is up in the air...probably my Win 1885 Low Wall in .243. If not that, then a Win 94 in .32 Win Spl (1953 vintage).
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:58 AM
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Ruger 10-22 which I've owned for about 40 years and my M70 lightweight in .280...
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:08 AM
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i dont have much of a collection right now but I'd have to pick my Browning BPS 20 gauge and savage 17 hmr.
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:11 AM
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I love all my guns but none are irreplaceable. I would say my cheap little Marlin 30A Glenfield 30-30 is the only one I'll never part with except to pass on to my boys. It's the first rifle I ever owned, bought and payed for with my own money at the age of 12. It's also the gun I killed my first deer with.
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:19 AM
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Remington 7600 .270
Remington Genesis .50 cal
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Old 01-12-2010, 11:23 AM
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Sako Forester in 308 Win and a Sako L61 Deluxe in 7mm Rem. Mag.
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