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Old February 22, 2013, 12:25 AM   #51
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A Model 70 in .338 for $300 new and sold for $300. I never shot it so sold NIB. It was late 80's - early 90's rifle so the workmanship of the wood was a tad sloppy but I still wish. That is the only rifle I ever sold.
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Old February 22, 2013, 12:44 AM   #52
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Re: That One rifle you wished you had back.

Ruger 96/17. A leveraction in 17hmr with a detachable box mag and an internal bolt. Gun was very accurate, compact, quick handing and reliable. I sold it for what I paid for it. They go for twice that now.
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Old February 22, 2013, 01:05 AM   #53
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A Remington Model 8 in .35 Remington.
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Old February 22, 2013, 04:37 PM   #54
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Two of them. A pre 64 Winchester in .32 Special and a Savage 99 in .308. Two of the dumbest deals I've ever done. Don't even remember what I got in replacement.
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Old February 22, 2013, 05:36 PM   #55
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For me, I wished I still had my Savage Model 110 fp 7mm Mag with heavy barrel. That rifle was awesome! Slightly on the heavy side but man did it shoot well. But, as life would have it, I was young, dumb and needed money so I sold it. Worst mistake I ever made (regarding selling something I owned). I also had an old Ithaca lever action .22 that I wished I still had for my kids to use.
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Old February 22, 2013, 05:51 PM   #56
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Man, that’s an easy one,,, two.
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Old February 22, 2013, 06:09 PM   #57
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A Yugo Mauser 24/47?, I don't remember exactly which but it was in great shape, shot well and smelled better than any firearm I've ever had. I don't know what kind of oil soaked up in that wood, but it smelled great. I traded it and a Mosin + ammo for a Marlin 1894 in 45 Colt. I didn't have money to buy the rifle outright at the time and I still feel like it was the right thing to do... but I do miss that Mauser. I love the Marlin though, so I don't lose much sleep over it.
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Old February 22, 2013, 06:24 PM   #58
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Old February 22, 2013, 09:33 PM   #59
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And beautiful rifle length, nickel plated Rossi 62, .22lr.
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Old February 23, 2013, 12:38 PM   #60
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I had a Remington 740 Woodsmaster 30-06 my father bought me when I was a 17. I ended up pawning it back when I had a drug problem and I never got it back. It wasn't a particularly great rifle and it jammed quite often, but it had sentimental value and now that my father has passed away I feel really bad about pawning it.
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Old February 23, 2013, 07:34 PM   #61
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I had a Browning A-Bolt Stainless Stalker in .300 Win magnum...

It would put the first three rounds out of a cold, clean barrel in 1/2 inch, every time.

Magna-ported, Decelerator pad, Silver Burris 3-9x40, Leupold mounts and rings, Harris Bipod.

Yes, I would like to have that rifle back.
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Old February 24, 2013, 01:30 AM   #62
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Marlin 982VS. It is/was a 22 mag with a heavy barrel. I sold it to buy a Christmas present for a chic I was dating at the time (idiot!). Low and behold, today I was rummaging through a box of old hunting stuff and came across 2 partial boxes of 22 mag ammo. I cried a little inside (what?!). I will own that gun again!
Great thread by the way.
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Old February 24, 2013, 01:49 AM   #63
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Sold my Remington semi-auto 7400 (30-06). to an ex-girlfriend who gave it to her dad as a birthday present. She never paid me for it. I hope the old bastard enjoyed the rifle, more than I enjoyed his daughter.
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Old February 24, 2013, 02:36 PM   #64
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It was my first rifle,,,

A Winchester 1898 pump in 22 Short,,,
It had a very long octagonal shaped barrel,,,
The magazine rod was missing so it was a single-shot.

I paid $5.00 for it at a farm estate auction,,,
I believe it was in the year 1960.

My younger brothers destroyed several of my guns,,,
They used them as toys when I left for military service,,,
Unfortunately this was one of the guns they used as play guns.

I know where there is an exact brother to my old rifle,,,
It's hanging on the wall of The Evil Pawn Shop,,,
It books out at about $1,200.00.


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