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Old 09-24-2012, 05:19 PM   #21
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I know they get a lot of flak from people, but a few years ago I had a friend that was going through some issues and wouldn't take a hand up. So instead I bought her 770. It is not a top of the line gun, but is affordable and will kill deer reliably at the typical distances.

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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.
Lol I dont now how u can compare it to underwear I now what caliber I want I just can pick the rifle
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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.
I would if I could afford 1200 the bar I had I found it for 700 and it was also a gift to me
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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.
I just checked out rugers wedsite and I like the hawkeye and scout but im not familiar with them
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Lol I dont now how u can compare it to underwear I now what caliber I want I just can pick the rifle
I was saying it's subjective question, depends what you like in rifles, my advice is check out everything in your caliber close up that trips your trigger...
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I was saying it's subjective question, depends what you like in rifles, my advice is check out everything in your caliber close up that trips your trigger...
Ya I know what u ment lol I have been but its hard to pick a new primary hunting rifle
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I would if I could afford 1200 the bar I had I found it for 700 and it was also a gift to me
Sorry you lost your rifle. There is nothing like a BAR to put a deer down and keep him down. Good luck in your search.
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Sorry you lost your rifle. There is nothing like a BAR to put a deer down and keep him down. Good luck in your search.
Ya it was a great gun im goin to miss it
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I just checked out rugers wedsite and I like the hawkeye and scout but im not familiar with them
Our local FNRA committee is raffling off a Ruger Gunsite 308 with scope so I got a good look at it. You can put an LER scope forward in scout configuration or a standard scope over the action. I set up a Mini in the scout configuration and I like it so far. You need to stay around 2x-2.5x but it is fast and both eyes stay open. I had a 77 in 270 a long time ago and it was a good rifle.
Another possible rifle is the Savage Hog Hunter. The Browning BLR's are nice too.
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Our local FNRA committee is raffling off a Ruger Gunsite 308 with scope so I got a good look at it. You can put an LER scope forward in scout configuration or a standard scope over the action. I set up a Mini in the scout configuration and I like it so far. You need to stay around 2x-2.5x but it is fast and both eyes stay open. I had a 77 in 270 a long time ago and it was a good rifle.
Another possible rifle is the Savage Hog Hunter. The Browning BLR's are nice too.
I Seen the hog hunter but not one of my favorites and blr are very nice rifles
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