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Old 02-26-2011, 04:28 PM   #31
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I would suggest an entry-level Marlin bolt action .22 like my old Marlin Model 25N. I've enjoyed shooting this rifle for years.

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I like that the safety is clearly marked SAFE or FIRE and will be visible to you when the gun is on the bench at the range. It could be a helpful thing when supervising a youngster.
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Old 02-26-2011, 05:18 PM   #32
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I would suggest an entry-level Marlin bolt action .22 like my old Marlin Model 25N. I've enjoyed shooting this rifle for years.

A Rifle Review: The Marlin Model 25N - A Classic .22-caliber Rifle

I like that the safety is clearly marked SAFE or FIRE and will be visible to you when the gun is on the bench at the range. It could be a helpful thing when supervising a youngster.
The last post of page 3 has the pic of the weapons we chose yesterday. I'm really happy with them and can't wait for the cooling off period to end.
As far as the safety goes, that sounds like a cool option, but since we don't have that I'll just teach her the old adage "Red, you're dead."
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whistlindixie: Sir, excellent shopping ''daughter'whistlindixie" will be the ''happiest'' daughter in the land

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bolt action in 17HMR best small game gun I had.
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Range report will be forth coming when all parties have sufficiently cooled off.
Which, according to California legislation will be March 8th at exactly 2:30.
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Which, according to California legislation will be March 8th at exactly 2:30.
So glad the state of California is preventing all those crimes of passion with bolt action .22's.

... what a bunch of dolts.
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So glad the state of California is preventing all those crimes of passion with bolt action .22's.

... what a bunch of dolts.
Well there is the Henry lever action .22 too. . . I'm just sayin. :P
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they day they start making the .22 illegal is the day I move to bora bora
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NICE LOOKIN' .22's!! JUST BE CAREFUL & DON'T LET YOUR DAUGHTER SHOOT YOUR HENRY TOO MUCH OR SHE WILL LIKE IT TOO MUCH!! THAT HAPPENED TO ME.I HAD BOUGHT TWO OF THEM USED FROM THE GUN STORE & DAUGHTER #2 & DAUGHTER #3 LIKED THEM SO MUCH, THEY AIN'T MINE ANYMORE SO KEEP AN EYE ON YOURS IF YOU WANNA KEEP IT

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I remember when a woman was murdered by her ex because she could not get a gun in time to defend herself. The restraining order did not stop him. Imagine that! I wonder how many other people were murdered because they could not defend themselves?
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