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Old 08-26-2007, 04:52 PM
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gonna get it for a brush gun for deer. yes or no
i will be shooting no more than 100 yds open sights
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Old 08-26-2007, 04:54 PM
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Go for it!!!
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Old 08-26-2007, 05:04 PM
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Heckuva gun for that.
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Old 08-26-2007, 06:10 PM
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I live and hunt in NH! I've been using a Marlin lever action 30/30 open sight my whole life! Drops em every time! Iron sights are super quick to acquire a target. Good luck
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Old 08-26-2007, 06:12 PM
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Been killin animals for 100+ years......still have a couple. You got a good choice!
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Old 08-26-2007, 06:22 PM
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If you want a brush gun get a .45-70, a .444, .600 Nitro, .577 Tyrano, .700, a .416 or somethin like that. j/k
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Old 08-26-2007, 06:50 PM
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Greatchoice!!!! Good Luck!!!
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Old 08-26-2007, 07:02 PM
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That's what I use, and IMHO it is the BEST brush gun.
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Old 08-26-2007, 08:07 PM
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IMO I would get a slug gun and it probly wouldnt cost as much as the
30-30 .
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Old 08-26-2007, 08:20 PM
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Go for 30-30. I have one. Great Brush gun most definatly.
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