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Old 09-23-2012, 11:27 PM   #11
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I was going to suggest an older (10 years plus) Remington 700 in 30-06. But then, there would be one less out there for me to collect, so, never mind, do what those other guys said lol

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I was going to suggest an older (10 years plus) Remington 700 in 30-06. But then, there would be one less out there for me to collect, so, never mind, do what those other guys said lol
I wish lol every one I find is in a caliber I dont want the last time I found one it was in 270 when I was looking for my deer rifle but I wanted a 06 cause I hunt thick woods
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Hard, the new 'Winchester' Model 70s are made in SC by US workers employed by Fabrique Nationale who licensed the trademark. While the profits are going to Europe, the jobs, payroll, physical plant, suppliers and other related businesses are in the States. Given a choice, I would rather have the jobs and plant rather than the profits in the US.

That said, the new control feed Model 70s are supposed to be as good or better than the pre-64 Model 70s.

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Savage is as good & a lot cheaper, just my .02 cents..............

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I wish lol every one I find is in a caliber I dont want the last time I found one it was in 270 when I was looking for my deer rifle but I wanted a 06 cause I hunt thick woods
If you hunt thick woods, ask what is my longest shot. Probably under 100 yards. My longest shot was about 70 yards and more often under 30 yards. Then I wondered why I was carrying a heavy rifle with a high power scope that would shoot accurately to 400 yards when I really did not need more than a 30-30 or a 35 Remington..
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If you hunt thick woods, ask what is my longest shot. Probably under 100 yards. My longest shot was about 70 yards and more often under 30 yards. Then I wondered why I was carrying a heavy rifle with a high power scope that would shoot accurately to 400 yards when I really did not need more than a 30-30 or a 35 Remington..
I got other rifles for the open country shots but I lost my favorite go to gun and it had a 4x32 scope on it. The reason I dont hunt with a 30-30 is because it was to short for me and im a bigger 30-06 fan then a 30-30
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Savage is as good & a lot cheaper, just my .02 cents..............
I love savage rifles I own two of them but I mainly want to get a rifle that was like my browning in looks and how it feels
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I got other rifles for the open country shots but I lost my favorite go to gun and it had a 4x32 scope on it. The reason I dont hunt with a 30-30 is because it was to short for me and im a bigger 30-06 fan then a 30-30
I am not putting down the 06, it is one of the best rounds ever made. What I do question is carrying a big rifle when it is tight cover. Ruger makes several short rifles/carbines in heavy calibers that look like they would make a better woods gun. I like the 308 in one of their compact bolt action rifles with iron sights. With a 1-4x scope it would be good tight or out to 200 yards. Old eyes.
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This question is kinda like asking what style and color underwear to buy. What you using it for? i.e. what you after and where? There's a ton of different terrain just here in an average size state like here in Cheeseland. In my Northwoods it's the levers like my Marlins: 30-30, .348WCF .35Rem 38/55WCF 45/70, and my Win 1895 in 30-06.

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Why not just get another browning semi auto. Expensive yes, but you can always recover your money. I put a safari grade type 2 browning on guns america. I put the starting bid at $800. I got over $1100 for it including shipping. You can get a safari grade from buds for $1200.

I did do all the right things. I offered a 7 day warranty. Pretty much everything my gunsmith does when he sells a gun online. I even used the paperwork he uses to define the terms of the warranty.

Buds has dropped their prices on the BARs. They have come down $200 in the past couple months.

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