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Bolt or Semi Auto??

Old 09-06-2005, 01:20 PM
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Which do yall prefer to hunt with. I have been considering getting a bolt action but then again a semi auto would be very nice. I currently hunt with a marlin 30-30 lever action. I'm just taking a poll to see which do you prefer?
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Old 09-06-2005, 01:25 PM
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Bolt action...over ANYTHING else. That's not to say, that's all I have...
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Old 09-06-2005, 02:59 PM
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i've never hunted with a semiauto so out of the two i'll go with the bolt. i do alot of hunting with a lever action but really like the looks and performance of the bolt. i like my lever gun for close in, fast action, and repeat shots.
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Old 09-06-2005, 03:40 PM
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Bolt action, just too many things can go wrong with the auto.
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Old 09-06-2005, 04:00 PM
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Bolt for sure, why? its more fun to load lol
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Old 09-06-2005, 04:14 PM
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Bolt, you probably aren't going to get a quick second shot. Take your time and you won't need it anyway.
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Old 09-06-2005, 06:39 PM
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The bolt is more reliable and on average more accurate.
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Old 09-06-2005, 06:43 PM
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I like a bolt over a semi any day .
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Old 09-06-2005, 07:12 PM
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One more vote for the bolt - accuracy can be an issue too - although its been said already but I will repeat - take your time with the first shot and the 2nd might not be needed
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Old 09-06-2005, 07:19 PM
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I like my Remington 700 bolt action because of it's simplicity and accuracy.
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