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Gil Martin
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2007 10:58 am    Post subject: Slug guns Reply with quote

I was spending some time in a gun shop yesterday and saw a Marlin Model 512 bolt action slug gun with a rifled barrel. There were two of them sitting on the used gun rack. The other one was a bit beat up and had a Bushnell Sportview scope. The one I like appeared to be unfired. It had the factory scope mount, but no scope. The shop owner and I talked and the Marlin care home with me.

These are very nice slug guns and are required in some shotgun-only deer hunting areas to the south of where I live. I suspect we will see rifle restrictions around where I live due to soaring population increases and loss of open spaces. The Model 512 is discontinued, but is a very nice slug gun at a reasonable price. All the best...
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug guns Reply with quote

If it's a Marlin, it has to be good.
Don't listen to anything that Bushy says about it though. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug guns Reply with quote

Sounds like you did well Gil. I have heard good things about the marlin 512 you should do well with it Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 8:07 am    Post subject: Re: Slug guns Reply with quote

A friend of mine has one of those..I believe it came as a package with a Bushnell scope.
Anyway, I spend some time at the range with him, zeroing it in- excellent accuracy! Groups under 2 inches (3 shot) at 100 yards with sabots it liked.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 7:14 am    Post subject: Re: Slug guns Reply with quote

Gil,
Can you give me the contact imnformation for the gun shop with the Marlin 512s

Thanks buddy.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug guns Reply with quote

ilwhitetailhunter,
Welcome to the Forum. I sent a PM to you. All the best...
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 11:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug guns Reply with quote

Anymore slug guns or maybe we really should be calling them "rifles' as they are beating alot of factory rifles out of the box for accuracy, are nothing to laugh at. They are capable of some outstanding accuracy, and I would not be hesitant to take one as a primary for bigger things should the need arrise. The new Sabot bullets are just incredible. Same thing for the new generation of in-line muzzle loaders. These are "rifles" in the truest form of the word.
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