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Old 09-11-2011, 04:09 PM
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Calling all gun nuts with their vast knowledge...Am looking for a new deer hunting rifle cambered in .270.With that being said here is my dilema.......i shoot left handed an the prices i've seen so far are alittle pricey on the left handed models......what would be the cons of shooting a right handed rifle.....also am looking toward the t/c venture due to my budget being around $500 ........have a Nikon Monarch ready to top off the rifle.........Thanks in advance..
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Old 09-11-2011, 04:15 PM
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i am left handed and shoot a right handed bolt. just like you said pricier and harder to find. i also shoot a .270. It really isnt a big deal you just know you have to hit that first shot. i take my left hand put it across the gun and work the bolt while still maintaining aiming in the area of the target, since i will tend to lose sight on target a lot practicing looking at something then being able to pull up the scope right on it is good practice, all in all its not that inconvenient. you will still be able to shoot accurate
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Old 09-11-2011, 04:33 PM
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I would take a look at a Rem ington 7600 in 270. The safety can be switched to oposite side for you. Very accurate/reliable rifle. I have two of them.
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Old 09-11-2011, 04:46 PM
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I have a buddy that is left handed and has always shot right handed bolt guns. He bought a TC and got a 22.250, 25.06 and a very special 300 win mag barrel. He's still not really happy. Although, he is okay with the mediocre accuracy for a hunting rifle, he is still not happy. He told me he will never buy another hunting rifle until he gets exactly what he wants in a left handed bolt action rifle. They should make more choices for you lefties!

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Old 09-11-2011, 04:49 PM
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Thanks for the replies .........huntingkid.i think that may be alittle arkward for me....an fisher1......not really wanting a semi-auto or pump -action...not that there is anything wrong with them, but for now now looking for a bolt action......By the way just found a BrowningA-bolt stalker for $450...blk syn stock / blued barrel.....pros/cons on this rifle???
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Old 09-11-2011, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by frontstuffer01 View Post
Thanks for the replies .........huntingkid.i think that may be alittle arkward for me....an fisher1......not really wanting a semi-auto or pump -action...not that there is anything wrong with them, but for now now looking for a bolt action......By the way just found a BrowningA-bolt stalker for $450...blk syn stock / blued barrel.....pros/cons on this rifle???
The A-bolt is one of the best rifles made for the money. You would be hard pressed to find one more accurate out of the box and the trigger is very easy to adjust.
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Old 09-11-2011, 04:52 PM
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Colorado...........i can only dream of the day that will happen...i guess for now either work 2 jobs to purchase the rifle you want or settle for something different....lol..
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Old 09-11-2011, 04:57 PM
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Thanks Colorado for the quick reply on the Browning A-bolt.......gonna go check it out tomorrow.....sure would be nice to come home with a new rifle
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Old 09-11-2011, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by frontstuffer01 View Post
Thanks Colorado for the quick reply on the Browning A-bolt.......gonna go check it out tomorrow.....sure would be nice to come home with a new rifle
Good luck to you. I'd stay away from the TC's because you would still have a single shot with not even close to the accuracy of most bolt rifles. (good enough for hunting but not very good) I'd stay away from the semi-autos also. Having hot metal flying in front of your face would suck more than shooting a single shot. Let us know what you get.
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Old 09-11-2011, 05:05 PM
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why not a savage 110 in lh? you could probably get one for under 500.
just saying.
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