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Old October 9, 2012, 10:56 PM   #51
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Ruger No. 1 RSI in .257 Roberts
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Old October 10, 2012, 12:33 AM   #52
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1. M1 carbine in .351 (or possibly .401) Winchester.
2. HK91 in .358 Winchester.
3. Sabatti double rifle in 500/416 NE.
4. Winchester Model 70 in 8mm Remington Magnum, .400 H&H Magnum, .404 Jeffrey, and .465 H&H Magnum.
5. Winchester Model 71 in .450 Alaskan.
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Old October 10, 2012, 01:06 AM   #53
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I would like to have a Semi-auto 50 AE. It could be a Storm, or a camp carbine, or even an AR or M1 Carbine style.

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Old October 11, 2012, 09:19 PM   #54
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Call me crazy

But a psl or svd type rifle in .270, 25-06, or even .243... I would buy one of each
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Old October 12, 2012, 06:07 PM   #55
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I like single-shots,,,

I would love to own a rifle with a Martini-Henry type action,,,
I wouldn't want an original rifle as it would be too big and clumsy.

I would like it to be chambered in .38 Special/.357 Magnum,,,
The lines of the rifle would need to be sleek and slender.

I know it's a bit silly but I would love to own a top-loader like that.

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Old October 12, 2012, 06:34 PM   #56
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If a detachable mag .454 semi ever came out with at least 7 round capacity I'd buy 1 in a heartbeat, especially by Ruger.
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Old October 12, 2012, 06:37 PM   #57
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I have always wanted the Mini-14 in .308, like it's big brother the M-14.
Ruger built a few just as you describe. It was called the "XGI" and for some reason they chose not to market it.
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Old October 15, 2012, 03:25 AM   #58
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AR15 in 22 Magnum.
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Old October 15, 2012, 03:58 AM   #59
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yup i heard of the ruger XGI too, damm shame they didn't market it, maybe enough interest will convince ruger to start making them, but then again maybe there going to be a mini-30 in .308 in the works.
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Old October 15, 2012, 11:34 PM   #60
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Old October 16, 2012, 02:46 AM   #61
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I have always wanted the Mini-14 in .308, like it's big brother the M-14.
How would it differ from an M-14/M1A?
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Old October 16, 2012, 10:43 AM   #62
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I would love to see a stainless steel, laminated pistol grip stocked version of the Browning BLR in 375 WSM. Short action, 20 inch barrel, about 7-1/2 pounds empty, it would make a tremendous close-quarters powerhouse for large game.
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Old October 16, 2012, 04:34 PM   #63
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How would it differ from an M-14/M1A?
It would be the R1A- R-14. And would have "Ruger" stamped on the receiver. That alone is reason enough to make a whole new line of rifle right? Lol

I would much rather see "Springfield" on mine
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Old October 16, 2012, 04:48 PM   #64
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Aarond, I'm pretty sure a whole lot of cadet's were convertrd to .357, and I'm a little surprised you haven't stumbled upon one by this late date. I even had one in .222 remington.
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Old October 17, 2012, 02:32 PM   #65
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Long gun in a .32 H&R. .327F might work as long as it still cycles the H&R.

Specifally thinking a Ruger 96/32 lever action.

Bolt action would be better than nothing.
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Old October 17, 2012, 05:56 PM   #66
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A Remington 7600 in .357 Mag/.44 Mag/.30-30 that is tube fed and not made by Remington .

Also a CZ 527 Carbine in .30-30.

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It would be the R1A- R-14. And would have "Ruger" stamped on the receiver. That alone is reason enough to make a whole new line of rifle right? Lol

I would much rather see "Springfield" on mine
Well I know the Mini 14 and M14 are very similar but they have a few minor differences with the gas system being the biggest one(just my experience cleaning the two).

Also I'd prefer Ruger as it would be half the price and have the exact same quality.

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Old October 18, 2012, 09:35 AM   #67
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A semi automatic 50 cal with exploding war heads. Great for hunting squirrel and rabbits.
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Old October 18, 2012, 12:29 PM   #68
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For me its a Semiautomatic 357 magnum carbine with a 16 inch barrel.
Ohh yeah. As soon as I saw the thread title this was the first thing I thought of. I'm imagining something with a tube mag and bottom loading gate like a scaled-down Mossberg 930 shotgun. It would come with ghost ring sights, and some kind of manually adjustable gas system for shooting light loads. It would be great if you could shoot .38 special in it but I have no idea if this is possible in a semiauto.

My other rifle wish is an M14 .22LR trainer. I've seen some pretty cool 10/22s modded to look M14-ish but none of them are quite right.

Since I'm dreaming already, why not an affordable M14 produced by a highly modular industry like that which supports the AR15.
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Old October 18, 2012, 02:44 PM   #69
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Ohh yeah. As soon as I saw the thread title this was the first thing I thought of. I'm imagining something with a tube mag and bottom loading gate like a scaled-down Mossberg 930 shotgun. It would come with ghost ring sights, and some kind of manually adjustable gas system for shooting light loads. It would be great if you could shoot .38 special in it but I have no idea if this is possible in a semiauto.
My Coonan shoots 38 special but it requires a change of recoil springs. Getting a semiautomatic rifle/carbine to feed both 38s and 357 magnums could be a bit more difficult but I don't think its impossible.


A m1 in a 401 would be very fun to shoot! My grandfather loved the 401.
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Old October 26, 2012, 05:56 PM   #70
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Similar to a Ruger 99/44 with the following changes:
- Stainless steel
- free floating barrel
- options for 10 and 20 round magazines.
- highly accurate
- adjustable trigger
- oh and around $399

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Old October 27, 2012, 09:40 PM   #71
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I'm still waiting on marlin to make a 336 chambered in .308 (the real .308) or .260 remington
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Old October 27, 2012, 11:40 PM   #72
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I'd like to add my vote to more traditional/"non-tactical" pistol caliber carbines, similar to the Marlin camp series. Available in common pistol calibers especially 9mm, 40S&W, and 45acp. Possibly others as well. I want one with a decent looking traditional wood stock, but a synthetic should be an option as well. I'm thinking like a 30 carbine or mini-14 in pistol calibers listed above.
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Old October 28, 2012, 12:14 AM   #73
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I'd like to see more takedown rifles in solid chamberings like .308 and 30-06 for ease of transport and storage.
That would be nice.

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An AR15 type with a stock like a Ruger mini 14.
Or a mini-14 rifle that took STANAG mags.

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A return of the Savage 99 lever-action, updated as needed ..... Chambered in all of the 308-based calibers
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Old October 28, 2012, 10:42 AM   #74
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A revolver rifle chambered in 38-55.
And I mean a proper one that was designed to be a rifle from the start. Not one of those Rossi Circuit Judges that's just a revolver with a really long barrel and an ugly-ass stock.

IDK why, but something about a revolver rifle with a really long, slender cartridge just seems cool to me.
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Old October 29, 2012, 01:02 PM   #75
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Thanks Strafer Gott,,,

I had never heard of the Martini Henry Cadet before your post,,,
A quick Google search verified your information,,,
Many were indeed converted to .357 Mag.

I did find one listed at Gunbroker,,,
But $1,495.00 is out of my range this week.

I guess I'll have to settle for my break-open H&R Handi-Rifle,,,
That Martini Henry action is just soooo danged sexy,,,
I had dreams about emulating the movie Zulu.

Thanks for the info my friend.

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