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Old May 18, 2013, 09:50 AM   #101
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My next rifle will be a Winchester 9422 to go along with my 30-30's
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Old May 18, 2013, 08:39 PM   #102
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I love standing at the counter CCW in hand pistol on my side and hearing
here in Kentucky your conceal carry permit allows gun purchase without NICS check- the State Police do a thorough background check when you apply for it, and constant 'runs' are made through NCIC, LINK, make sure you're not in violation of any laws that would prohibit carry/purchase. Saves a lot of hassle.
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Old May 18, 2013, 09:22 PM   #103
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Texas does to and Louisiana did to until the morons elected s female Democrat governer. Now CCW holders have to go through NICS.
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Old May 19, 2013, 10:44 PM   #104
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Filled one spot on my wish list!

Just picked up a 1956 type 56 sks still in cosmoline. It came with a tapco stock, one 40rd and two 30 rd promags for $429.

I was worried about the stock fitting after hearing many bad reviews, but I'm happy to report it fit perfect! Like a glove! No bedding or clearancing needed.

I'm also happy to report all three mags fit tight and function flawlessly.

About 200rds through it so far with no FTF. 3in. groups at 100 yrds with cheap ammo.

Totally stoked! Boomer
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Old May 21, 2013, 11:24 AM   #105
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I ordered a Fortmeier M2002 in .338 Lapua Magnum.
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Old May 21, 2013, 03:42 PM   #106
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I bought a Henry lever 22lr yesterday. Should have got one years ago to go along with my semi-auto 22lr and bolt action 22 magnum rifles(and my 22 lr/mag revolver and 22lr semi-auto pistol).
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Old May 25, 2013, 09:32 PM   #107
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I just brought a Remington 700 action to my gunsmith for another custom build. I'm doing a 260 rem with a 22" hart heavy barrel, 1-8 twist in an HS precision stock, jewel trigger and leupold glass. He built me a 300 win mag last year and it is crazy accurate. Couldn't resist doing another. This one should be more fun to shoot. There's only so much 300 a man can shoot.
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Old May 25, 2013, 10:49 PM   #108
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my next will probably be a steyr M95 though a M1917, M38 swede and 1903A3 would be nice at some point as well.
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Old May 26, 2013, 12:21 AM   #109
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A second M-1 Garand will be my next: also a Service Grade from the CMP.
After decades of foreign governments switching to other types and shipping so many "loaned rifles" back to our DOD, the CMP might not receive any more Garands in serious quantities.

My Gun Guru retired from the Navy Rifle Team and a contact inside the CMP seemed very doubtful, just over a year ago.

Having watched a number of "Combat" episodes when in grade school, it is The US Battle Rifle, in my mind.
Otherwise, probably a 1917 (30-06), having the nice aperture sights and very solid build, or a Springfield above the 8**,*** series.

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Old May 27, 2013, 09:06 PM   #110
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Where most of my purchases have been handguns for the past few years I am getting the itch for a lever gun. I did but a Henry Goldenboy 22WMR a few years agi I'm wanting a centerfire now. Marlins are great. Had an 1895 30 por so years ago. Early modern model that I wish I had never got rid of. (See well learned dig line below)
But I really want a Winchester style lever gun. I've been tossing around pre/post 64. For a shooter, which all my guns are It doesn't make a lot of difference from what I've read. I also considered the Mossberg 464 for about 5 minutes! But the recoil pad, angle eject, and tang safety are just too much of a turn off.
I did just see a pre-64 (1958) 94 listed locally for $490 firm. The pics looked very good. Nice metal finish, and beautiful walnut wood. The add said "price good for this weekend only". I don't know what the private seller will do tomorrow, but I'm going to keep an eye on It! Might send him a text just to see where he stands.
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Old May 27, 2013, 10:02 PM   #111
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Custom built 6mm LBC Turbo. Probably a Brux barrel on a Shilen DGR action. That's a long ways down the road though because I currently have 2 brand new unfired custom rifles sitting at home. Those 2 rifles were fairly hard to convince the wife to allow, a third rifle right now would be a long shot in the dark
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Old June 5, 2013, 09:43 PM   #112
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Eddystone Model of 1917, Ser #2902XX that I just put on layaway.
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Old June 5, 2013, 10:44 PM   #113
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Eddystone Model of 1917, Ser #2902XX that I just put on layaway.
nice... I'm a little jealous.
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Old June 7, 2013, 11:17 AM   #114
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What's your next rifle?

Don't really have my sights set on another yet. But maybe a Savage Classic or Ruger 77 compact in either 7mm-08 or 308.
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Old June 9, 2013, 08:00 PM   #115
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Next obsession

Remington 700 VTR in .243 Win.
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Old June 9, 2013, 09:53 PM   #116
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After a lot of deliberation..... Finally decided on the Ruger M77 Hawkeye Sporter .308.
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Old June 9, 2013, 10:16 PM   #117
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Just got it a week ago. A very nice Winchester Model 62A .22. Wanted one for years and found a nice one at an affordable price on GunsAmerica.
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Old June 9, 2013, 10:28 PM   #118
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My next one will be a pre-64 winchester 94 in 30-30. Best gun ever made.
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Old June 10, 2013, 12:03 PM   #119
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What's your next rifle?

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I have recently moved to west Texas, where the deer are bigger ( muleys as opposed to whitetails ) and the shots are longer than I am accustomed to.

I have a Browning BLR in .308 that I am very attached to - but now I see where a second rifle, able to reach out farther with more precision is required.

Due to health issues, I cannot haul around really heavy iron, and am looking for something in 7mm Rem mag, which will reach out with authority without kicking so bad as to make practice unpleasant.

Because the bore to case capacity ratio on the 7mm Rem mag is so high, it should respond well to Magna-Porting, which will go far in taming the recoil without looking too tacky. I tried Magna-Porting on a .300 Winchester magnum some years ago, and was very favorably impressed.

My best candidates now are the Browning X-bolt Long Range Hunter Carbon Fiber, the Savage 114 American Classic, the Sako 85 Grey wolf, and the CZ 550 Medium Kevlar.

I am considering the Browning most seriously right now, but I have plenty of time to think it over. Next year's deer season is quite a ways off at this point.

I have a Nikon Monarch 4-16x42 scope on hand, for whatever rifle I decide to buy.
I have the sako grey wolf in 7mm rem mag and love it. The tikka may be lighter though
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Old June 11, 2013, 10:14 PM   #120
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What's your next rifle?

I'm not really in a position to buy any new guns right now, but there is only one I really have in mind anyway. Looking for a 22lr lever rifle, most likely a Henry.

I passed on one back in November, a Golden Boy, and have been kicking myself for it. I'll set it right some day; maybe by then I will be able to get some ammo for it, too.
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Old June 14, 2013, 03:57 PM   #121
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Not sure what rifle is next but I want it in .338 Lapua mag I'm really enjoying long range shooting.
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Old June 24, 2013, 03:50 PM   #122
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next new rifle? how about a "338 Sendero?" lol

Well..... its been forever since ive posted. I wish my excuse was ive been shooting too much, but we all know thats a lie.

I have several pending "new rifle" projects. More like conversions actually.

#1. Convert my Remington 700 Sendero 300 ultra mag into a 338 edge. Seems like a no brainer now that i have a place to shoot 2000 meters whenever the conditions allow.
All it needs is a new barrel, new stock, new optic. Think ill call her my 338 Sendero!!

Meanwhile I'll continue to shoot my Savage 110FCP 338 LM

#2. Convert my overscoped, overstocked Rem 700 SPS 22-250 into a "practical rifle" Rem 260. Heard lots of great things about that round. Would love to compare it to my 308.

Meanwhile I'll continue to shoot my Rem 700 Milspec 5R.
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Old June 25, 2013, 10:21 PM   #123
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My next rifle will be something in .308. I have a bunch of rounds and no rifle to shoot them through

I am thinking a Remmington 700 in some variation. Possibly a Sako or Savage.
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Old June 27, 2013, 11:02 AM   #124
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I could take some of that ammo off your hands!

I want a .243 bolt gun of sorts.
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Old June 28, 2013, 01:23 AM   #125
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I had a savage 11/111 TH xp 7mm mag, but I sold it about a month ago. The price of ammo was to high for my liking. Friday I paid for a savage 10/110 TH so 30-06. Can't wait for it to get here n I have a chance to take it to the range. Also the stock was a big factor for me, I enjoy the feel of a wood stock much better then the synthetic ones the 11/11 come with.
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