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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-18-2013, 06:12 PM
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Posted By glewis
I would have mentioned the TC bolt guns I learned...

I would have mentioned the TC bolt guns I learned just yesterday on a competing website that there has been a recall on all TC bolt action rifles(except the precision hunter) that deals with the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-18-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By glewis
Based on my personal experience, albeit limited: ...

Based on my personal experience, albeit limited:

30-06s, check out weatherby vanguard and winchester model 70. I believe both can be had in a 24" barrel in wood or synthetic stocks. Both offer...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-18-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By glewis
Howa is a very reputable rifle. You will have a...

Howa is a very reputable rifle. You will have a difficult time finding criticism posted on a Howa 1500. The two stage triggers are very good. Mine breaks at around 2.5# from the factory.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-18-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By glewis
You can't go wrong with a Benelli or Beretta.

You can't go wrong with a Benelli or Beretta.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-17-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By glewis
I own 2 Icons and I think you are making a very...

I own 2 Icons and I think you are making a very good choice. I really like the factory features these rifles come with. The Icons are very well built quality products. You can easily spend three...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-17-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By glewis
I've never hunted elk and doubt I ever will. ...

I've never hunted elk and doubt I ever will. When I bought my first rifle the advice I was hearing was the 30-06 was the do-all for big game in this country. I'm just a deer hunter. I've always...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-17-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 158
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Posted By glewis
First deer gun to hunt with was a Winchester...

First deer gun to hunt with was a Winchester model 37, 16 ga., 30 inch barrel, full choke. First deer kill was buckshot with a SKB model 1300, 12 ga. First rifle kill was a Winchester model 70...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 06-13-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By glewis
My Howa varminter heavy barrel .308 uses a...

My Howa varminter heavy barrel .308 uses a 4x12x50 Meopta Meopro that should run you about $500. It has the #4 reticle, no parallax turret. The comparable Zeiss in my collection is a 4.5x14x44...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-13-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By glewis
1. .308, 30-06, 300 wsm are the only calibers I...

1. .308, 30-06, 300 wsm are the only calibers I own. I wanted to consolidate cleaning accesories, jigs etc. I only hunt deer and felt a 30 caliber round offered the best one-shot...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-12-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,289
Posted By glewis
I own 3 bolt action rifles chambered in .308, the...

I own 3 bolt action rifles chambered in .308, the last two have heavy barrels. HB rifles typically will be offered in a .308. If you still hunt the added weight should not be an issue and recoil...
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