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Old February 19, 2013, 09:49 PM   #1
Daekar
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The perfect "Walking Rifle"

I spend just as much time imagining roles that different guns might fill as I spend shooting. The role I have been contemplating lately is the "Walking Rifle," which in my little corner of Virginia would mean a gun suitable for anything from squirrels to Eastern Whitetail encountered in the hilly quilt pattern of hardwood forest and small farm fields.

I don't really have a perfect candidate yet... I'm gravitating towards some flavor of levergun in a low to mid-power round, but I'm curious to hear what platform and cartridge others would consider. Special handloads are allowed in considering suitable candidates.
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