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Old November 29, 2012, 02:07 PM   #1
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.410 RIFLE

looking to purchase a .410 rifle combo. I was wondering if anyone had any experience with them and could lead to to a inexpensive model. Thanks
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Old November 29, 2012, 06:37 PM   #2
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Could you please explain exactly what a .410 rifle combo is ?

I've been playing guns for 50 years, and this is the first time I've heard the term - but maybe I've led a sheltered life.......................


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Old November 29, 2012, 07:01 PM   #3
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Like .22 magnum on top .410 bore shotgun on bottom? or a 45 colt rifle that will run .410 shotgun shells?

suddenly I want an OU .45 colt carbine...
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Old November 29, 2012, 07:13 PM   #4
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Are you asking about something like the Savage model 24 Example or a 410 / 45 Colt gun?
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Old November 29, 2012, 08:38 PM   #5
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Can't recommend any new ones but Savage and I believe Stevens used to make many variants of .22 over .410. They made great squirrel guns.
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Old November 30, 2012, 05:50 AM   #6
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Savage is still making them.... http://gunblast.com/Savage-42.htm
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Old November 30, 2012, 09:35 AM   #7
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^ I have yet to see one. Would like to get one of each.
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Old November 30, 2012, 10:04 AM   #8
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Most of the Savage and and other cheap combo guns I've owned or shot haven't been much quality wise. Most cheap combo guns won't shoot both barrels to the same point of impact. In other words, if you zero the rifle scope for say 25 yards, the shotgun barrel often pattens well to the right/left/up/down etc. Higher dollar combo guns like the one Tikka made are a different story and normally have much more quality. Gunblast depends upon advertising dollars, so normally everything is great in their reviews.
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Old November 30, 2012, 01:57 PM   #9
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Gunblast depends upon advertising dollars, so normally everything is great in their reviews.
I know Jeff Quinn. He does take endorsements. He also doesn't write about junk. If you don't see him write a review about a gun, there's a good reason. If you see a review by him, you can depend on it. If you have a question about it, he responds to e-mails.
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Old November 30, 2012, 02:56 PM   #10
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From the contend of Belve's question, it is difficult to assert whether he means a Combo gun or a rifle chambered for 45 Colt and that will also take a 410. However a 410 from a 16 inch rifled barrel would be useless because of the " donut " effect. JMO
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Old December 1, 2012, 07:07 PM   #11
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If you want a .410 "rifle", Winchester made a .410 smoothbore version of the 1894 lever gun. It shoots 2.5 inch shells and you get some funny looks when you shoot skeet with a '94 lever gun, rifle sights and all.
You can impress your redneck friends and tell them, "watch this, I can hit them clay birds with my .30-30!!"
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Old December 1, 2012, 08:01 PM   #12
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Where do we go from here?

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Like .22 magnum on top .410 bore shotgun on bottom?
These are often refered to as a combo gun or combination gun like the Savage-24 series and now, the 42-series.
However, Mr. Belve, has yet to confirm or set us straight. .....

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Old December 3, 2012, 09:00 AM   #13
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hey guys sorry for the late response but i was referring to something such as the savage ou.
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Old December 3, 2012, 09:32 AM   #14
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Old December 10, 2012, 11:38 PM   #15
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Shopping list . . . .

Want list is getting longer every day.
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Old December 13, 2012, 05:02 PM   #16
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Really I don't know of any others than the Savage that is over under .22/410.

You could look for a Springfield m6 scout, my grandfather had one and its quite the cool gun. It is an over under .22/410, originally built for the air force to put in the back of seats in case of a crash. The stock holds ammunition, originally the .410 were filled with flares of the same diameter. Problem is 1. They have a very short barrel and are not very accurate at all (compared to a bolt ruger/cz .22), 2. They are completely metal so they get really cold in chilly weather on the hands and, 3. They are quite expensive (800-1500) IF you can even find one.

They do not have a standard trigger, but a squeeze trigger with its pull adjacent to the handle, and they are also really loud.

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Old December 15, 2012, 08:59 PM   #17
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Savage just came out with a really ugly one but I would find an old model 24. I've got one and they are a lot of fun.
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Old December 15, 2012, 09:10 PM   #18
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That Springfield M6 looks to me like you need a NFA registration to own it with those short barrels, or does it fall under the curios and relics exemption?
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Old December 16, 2012, 04:07 AM   #19
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I believe the short versions are under the exception, as they were WW2, but the newer ones (reproductions) have a lengthened barrel as to stay legal. I know that if you find one you can buy it like any other rifle.
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Old December 16, 2012, 04:37 AM   #20
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Combo

The newer Springfield Armory M6 Scout with 16.5" bbls - out of production now for some years - was made for SA by CZ (IIRC). Nice item....hard to find now.
The new Savage M42 is the only Combo .22/.410 bing made right now as far as I know.
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Old December 16, 2012, 09:34 AM   #21
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I have a Savage 24 O/U 22/410. My first two years in Alaska I lived in a little cabin about 3 miles North of Healy. I was laid off in the winter and there was no work what so ever.

I pretty much fed my family with that little gun, it's probably one of the last guns I'd let go (not that I will sell or trade any of them).

I'm not into SHTF crap, but if I had to pick one of my guns for survival this would be the top of my list.
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Old December 18, 2012, 11:20 PM   #22
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I have one my Great Grandpa took one in order to settle a 10 dollar debt it's a Stevens and it has the plastic stocks. He gave it to me when I was 16 I've been rough on that little gun drug it through many an orchard and field and always shot well and it's a favorite of mine. Looken to replace those plastic stocks with some nicer wood an set the originals aside.
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Old December 25, 2012, 07:26 PM   #23
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I have had a couple of 24's and find them the best all around back of the truck quick grab tools I have owned. Years ago it was a 22/410 that was beat to hell but always reliable from rabbits to doves. Then a 30-30/12 ga that was a bit more than I needed and traded off mistakenly, bought back and finally stolen. I went to sea and forgot all about the model 24. Then about twenty years ago or so I decided I needed another and I believe around that time Savage was no longer offering them. Then a buddy of mine told that he heard at the SHOT Show they were coming back and were offering some different chamberings and some of the old forgotten ones ?

I now have a plastic stocked 22 Hornet/20 gauge with a little red dot scope. This is one handy package for anything from coyotes, Turkeys and anything else that fits the Hornet or 20 ga. The red dot is a natural for this gun though I had to be persuaded of such. The Hornet is a favorite of mine and since I load both it, the K-Hornet and many other old school woodchuck cartridges I was really tickled that Savage chambered the Mdl 24 in Hornet. Find one and buy it and you won't be disappointed but don't ask it to print tight groups at the range or expect to shoot trap with it just remember it is more of a utility tool that can be picked up and relied on to cover a lot of chores cheaply.
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