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What was your first rifle?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:51 pm    Post subject: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

I got my first rifle for Christmas in 1978, which was a Remington model 788 in 308Win. Short rifle, only a 18.5 inch barrell. I still own it and take it out occassionally if hunting in the thick woods!
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:37 pm    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

Bought my first rifle in 1969 in a country town out here in Australia. It is a Krico .22 rimfire. I still have it and it is still my "go to" rifle for small game.

Magnificent little rifles.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 11:09 pm    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

The first rifle I ever bought was a sportorized 1917 Eddystone for $30 in 1964. It has recently been rebarreled to a 6MM.-tr

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 11:15 pm    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

I got a Remington modle 700 BDL in 1984 for an 8th grade graduation gift. It's still one of my go to guns. Now since I live in "The Peoples Republik of Kalifornication" I have to start all over reloading as we can't have lead bullets in "Buzzard Country" (California Condor Range). Gotta love those LIBERALS!!!!!
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:45 am    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

First rifle was a Winchester Model 250 Deluxe, .22 RF. Still have it of course!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:00 am    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

Remington model 24 .22 I got it from my grandpa when I was about 10 I think.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:30 am    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

My first gun was a New England 410 but if you want just rifle it was a SKS to hunt deer with.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:34 am    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

Pumpkinslinger wrote:
First rifle was a Winchester Model 250 Deluxe, .22 RF. Still have it of course!

Mine was the Winchester Model 150 (lower end unit) I bought with paper route money. I wore out the firing pin and ejector.

First CF rifle was actually a custom job that was given to me because I was owed money and the donator could not pay. It was a '98 Mauser action, Mc Gowen barreled, .284 Winchester with a Redfield scope. Sweet rifle but it was stolen from me by a house setter.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:53 am    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

This is my first rifle, yep, I keep my guns in that kind of shape. It is 53 years old.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:34 am    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

Ithaca Model 49 .22LR leveraction single shot.

My first centerfire was a Ruger M77 7mm Rem Mag.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:22 pm    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

It was a single shot 22 don't remember the make. First shotgun was a H@R Topper model 20ga. It's sad I don't have either one Sad I traded them in my youth for other firearms. Live and learn I guess. Hey Doublejs
I have a 788 in 308 with the 18.5" carbine barrel it's my go to rifle I love it Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:58 pm    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

A No. 1 Mark III British Enfield from WWI that cost $15.88 in 1958. I still have the rifle. All the best...
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 5:11 pm    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

shrpshtr Joe,
I love mine too. My dad asked the neighbors (him & his wife were both winners in many shooting sports) what to buy me for my first rifle. They made an EXCELLENT suggestion! I love the 788 carbine also!
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 5:17 pm    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

My first rifle was my dads SAFN49, that I claimed many years ago and its now my own. Laughing

The rifle is almost 60 years old now. Smile

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 5:35 pm    Post subject: Re: What was your first rifle? Reply with quote

My first was a JC Higgins single shot that set my dad back $20 on the catalog mail order.

My first centerfire was a Ruger Mini-14. Worst money I ever spent. Sad

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