H&r 1871 .223

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by TheGunLover, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. TheGunLover

    TheGunLover New Member

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    I've got my eye on a single shot .223 that I was thinking about buying for a buddy. Any thoughts?
     
  2. godale

    godale New Member

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    have the same rifle to get the most out of it use 45 to 55 grain bullets. mine has taking a liking to the 45 grain winny white box. you can find alot more info on these rifles at grey beard outdoors. the handi has a huge following over there
     

  3. TheGunLover

    TheGunLover New Member

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    Thanks. I have a model 11 savage, .22-250 that i hunt yote's with, and my buddy likes to go with me, so i was wondering if it was a good pick. He doesnt have anything, and i figured id let him shoot that. I wanted something that wasnt extremely expensive, but could still do a good job. What kind of groups does yours shoot?
     
  4. godale

    godale New Member

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    mine shoots 1 at a hundred if i do my part. my friend of 40 years who owned the rifle before me was a little closer with his handloads
     
  5. TheGunLover

    TheGunLover New Member

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    Thanks! Its good to know.
     
  6. godale

    godale New Member

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    keep in mind you can always update the stock instead of the vanilla wood. i believe something of the tatical look like mine can be had for about 89.00. i bought mine with nice stock on it from my buddy for 225.00 pus a new scope for under a 100.00 bi pod and all i have about 375.00 in it and amy very pleased