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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 1:17 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

yah tell me about it winchester didnt even know the 2200 existed i was like well apparently you guys made it so they think they can match the barrel up to a 1200 but they're not sure if it will work... i was however.. going to ask them if the barrel was free if it didn't work Laughing

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 3:53 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

GooseGuy wrote:
yah tell me about it winchester didnt even know the 2200 existed i was like well apparently you guys made it so they think they can match the barrel up to a 1200 but they're not sure if it will work... i was however.. going to ask them if the barrel was free if it didn't work Laughing

From the info I got the 2200 was built in Canada under the Winchester name but your right, winchester will not acknowledge it's existence. What kind of Co. builds something and then won't acknowledge they did? It is a great pump shotgun by the way.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 3:24 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

yah i know i like it because its light but durable hopefully i can find a barrel lol

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2007 11:04 am    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

I like my Remngton 700 30-06- 1969 -made. Voere/Mauser 98 rebarreled / heavy with T (tight)chamber 22-250 is someting too. My fun gun is Arisaka 38 rebarreled 9.3x57. It is almoust deat caliber. I make cases from 8mm Mauser using means LEE universal case mouth expander die. Cases are cheap PRVI PARTIZAN / PPU made. Bullets 285 gr the same made or S&B, Cheap too. There no scope. I keep this gun only for funny shooting
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:12 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

One centrefire?
Don't torture me.
Everyone knows that there is no such thing as the alround centrefire.
Don't be satisfied until you have one of every calibre made from every manufacturer that existed. Choice is the spice of life.
Favorite Rifle?
Number 1.
Has to be my "HAPPY GUN" the one that puts an insatnt smile on my face. Makes me laugh every time I pull the trigger.
The first one I grab when I intend on going for a walk.
The one I pick up just to feel good.
The one I have to defend from my wife as she is now starting to get jealous of it. (She wants to carry and use it all of the time.)
The one that I will have to buy another of just so the happiness can be shared is a Marlin .444P
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:07 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

Remington 700BDL in 6mm Rem. Great for varmints and whitetails. Easy on my shoulder,and very accuarate. I love that gun!!!!
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:55 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

ruger one in 495 a square ..

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:56 am    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

Browning 1885 High Wall in 7mm Rem Mag, I love it so much that when Browning quit building them I bought an extra.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 8:47 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

no one ever talks about the Henrys are they not an easy accessiable or durable rifle??
I have seen them for sale at the Gun Shows here and some on the shelves
just wondering why no one mentions them

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 10:55 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

Henry rifles are too expensive for most of us. I know a couple of guys that use real Henry rifles but they take a lot of care and light loads. The breech blocks are suseptable to wear and the barrels don't shoot anything but black powder. I actually know more people who use Scheutzen rifles than Henry's.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 11:17 am    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

Keetoowah, I assume you are talking about the new Henry rifles. They are decent guns from what I hear, I have never owned any. The Henry rimfire lever rifles are alright, but dont hold a candle to the guns they emulate, the now discontinued Winchester 9422. They sell for much less though. They have plastic barrel bands and a zinc alloy receiver cover(instead of steel) that is not rigidly affixed to the barrel, which is why the 17 HMR models have a bracket on the barrel that extends rearward for more solid scope mounting. I would recommend either a Winchester 9422 (i have 2 and love them) or a Marlin 39. As far as the centerfire big boy rifles, they are a lot heavier than their Winchester, Marlin and Rossi counterparts.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 2:39 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

well I figured that the Henrys' history would have kept them in good competion with Browning and Winchester. I mean the Henry has been around awhile for hundred years or more. didnt know there was a "new" Henry.
but thanks for the info.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:28 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

My Winchester model 70 in 30-06. Have shot half inch groups at 100 yards with it. Just wish they would start making them again.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 5:10 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

Rob,

Talked to a Winchester repersenative in middle of March at the Sportsmans show here, he claims that in 2 years production will resume of all currently discontinued products. Smile

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 2:16 pm    Post subject: Re: favorite rifle? Reply with quote

Dimitri,

Thanks for the info. I sure hope he is right. Would make my day.
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