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Old August 27, 2012, 03:16 PM   #1
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A Thing of Beauty

What's the best looking rifle you own?

I favor my Winchester 1894 Ranger. It's slim and well proportioned. It isn't fancy, but it looks like I think I rifle should.
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Old August 27, 2012, 03:25 PM   #2
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A Mini-14 and 336.

Old 'Wood 'n' Steel' just looks better then synthetic.
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Old August 27, 2012, 03:55 PM   #3
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The Ruger No. 1 is the finest looking rifle out there. Great wood and the curves of the rifle are perfect. With or without a scope, the gun is just a jaw dropper. Mine is a 45-70 Government topped with a Nikon Monarch and even though I find it stunning to behold, it is a working gun.
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Old August 27, 2012, 03:55 PM   #4
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I only own two rifles, a Browning A-Bolt and a Winchester 9422. yep, the 9422 is much prettier
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Old August 27, 2012, 04:13 PM   #5
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I agree on the Ruger #1 but I don't own one so that leaves my Ruger 77 Mk II all-weather (stainless) .300 Win Mag. with the new laminated and laser checkered stock I just put on it. Got rid of the ugly paddle stock and (after I had it pillar and glass bedded and the barrel free floated) shoots into almost one hole if I can hold that steady.

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Old August 27, 2012, 04:18 PM   #6
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Hmmmm. I suspect you are asking about factory rifles (I own several custom rifles, and it's not a fair comparison). I would have to say my old Ruger 77 R (old model 77 with a clean barrel), it has such classic lines and handles very nicely (plus it shoots pretty good). Or maybe you meant my Remington 541T 22LR bolt action, it has a "real rifle" look and feel to it. Maybe you meant my Ruger 77/22 Target Grey, it is kind of a plain Jane, but shoots well enough I don't really think it is plain. Or my old Winchester 67 or . . . OK, I like 'em all.
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Old August 27, 2012, 04:19 PM   #7
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That would be my CZ 452 Military Trainer.

That would be my CZ 452 Military Trainer.



Long and sleek,,,
I love the Schnabel fore end.

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Old August 27, 2012, 04:50 PM   #8
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I like the stainless and grey stock Warbird. That's a nice looking, and it sounds like a nice shooting rifle you have there.
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Old August 27, 2012, 04:57 PM   #9
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I like the metal finish on the 92 high grade, but the wood is nicer on the 94 high grade. I really like a well done Mauser or Springfield sporter also.


92,





94 with the first light of day coming in the window,

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Old August 27, 2012, 06:56 PM   #10
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That would be my...

Win Model 70 Classic Featherweight, with schnabel forend and fleur-de-leis checkering pattern.

Prettiest shotgun (I never thought you would ask) is a Rem Model 870 twenty gauge Lightweight Magnum Wingmaster. Beautiful wood grain, nice blue job.

No black plastic, stainless steel for me.
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Old August 27, 2012, 09:49 PM   #11
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For appearance sake, My Mini-30 looks as good as it shoots.



For the nicest factory appearance, I love my Winchester Model 100's. This is the rifle version
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Old August 27, 2012, 11:17 PM   #12
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What's the best looking rifle you own?
Does this site allow pornography?? Because I have a walnut fetish...
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Old August 27, 2012, 11:35 PM   #13
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JC Higgins M50 (commercial FN Mauser) .30-06



1903 Springfield .35 Whelen, in the process of refinishing the stock.



Zastava custom (High Tech Customs) .25-06 Rem



Savage 99A Brush Gun .358 Win



Charles Daly custom Mini Mauser (Weaver Rifles) .250 Savage



Stevens 200 custom (by me!) 6x47 Rem

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Old August 27, 2012, 11:46 PM   #14
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1896 Springfield Krag .30-40 U.S.



1903A3 Springfield .338-06



1917 Enfield .300 H&H

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Old August 28, 2012, 05:33 AM   #15
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This is probably the prettiest one I have that's new. It's a Bat SV action with Bartlien barrel and just recently topped with an IOR 4x16 FFP Mil/Mil
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Old August 30, 2012, 10:18 AM   #16
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I like the stainless and grey stock Warbird. That's a nice looking, and it sounds like a nice shooting rifle you have there.

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Thank you sir!! I'm pretty pleased with the way it turned out.
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Old August 30, 2012, 10:43 AM   #17
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Taylor's got me beat, but my fave is my Savage 110 .270 win with painted camo stock, only for some reason my pics won't download.....
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Old August 30, 2012, 12:18 PM   #18
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Custom stocked 1941 Model 70 Winchester:









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Old August 30, 2012, 03:31 PM   #19
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A lot of beautiful rifles. It's hard to pick my favorite.
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Old August 30, 2012, 05:36 PM   #20
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This is my best looking in my opinion, but most others will say the pre 64 .338 Win mag is the best looking...

I just love the look of the 50's...

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Old August 30, 2012, 07:19 PM   #21
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Best looking one I owned till I traded it:



Now it's this one:


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Old September 1, 2012, 05:36 AM   #22
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My 1954 K31. I need to get a better pic.
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Old September 8, 2012, 12:42 AM   #23
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I'd have to go with my Marlin 1894 Stainless Steel.
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Old September 8, 2012, 02:42 AM   #24
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OLD remmy 700 custom in 300mag.
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Old September 8, 2012, 06:58 AM   #25
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Remington 700 BDL Stainless, .270 Win with two stocks. One a pillar-bedded Stocky's Stocks Ultra-Walnut and the other, an HS Precision Sendero take-off, with epoxy skim-coated bedding block.

Both stocks shoot to the same POI and group well-under MOA with hunting loads.
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