Last Activity:08-11-2011 4:10 PM
Posted in thread: Needing a very rugged backpacking rifle. on 08-11-2011 at 10:56 PM
A lot of very good advice in here. It seems like lever action 30-30 is the way to go! My only
concern is that I have been shooting bolt action my entire life, and am only slightly concerned
that the l...
Posted in thread: Needing a very rugged backpacking rifle. on 08-11-2011 at 08:53 PM
[quote=orangello;560846]If you didn't need a large caliber for large game, you might consider
one of those foldup keltec rifles. I don't own one myself. The only ones i know of are .223,
though, and t...
Posted in thread: Needing a very rugged backpacking rifle. on 08-11-2011 at 08:33 PM
Do you hunt while you camp & hike, or is this more for animal defense & plinking?It's a 70/30
split I would say between animal defense/plinking and hunting. I have always love the .308
round, however ...
Posted in thread: Needing a very rugged backpacking rifle. on 08-11-2011 at 08:16 PM
I hope that I am posting this in the correct sub forum, as I wasn't sure if hunting or long
rifles was correct. I am a frequent backpacker and camper (I usually go solo, its therapeutic
for me), and g...
Posted in thread: Hello all, glad to be here. on 08-11-2011 at 08:02 PM
I am very happy to have found a firearms forum filled with knowledgeable gun enthusiasts. I am
not a firearm collector or former military, though I can appreciate a nice hunting rifle as
much as anyon...