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#3134977 - 01/22/13 06:42 PM Re: What caliber? [Re: 348Winchester]
6 Point

Registered: 12/08/12
Posts: 671
Loc: sumner co

Now thats alot of guns!
#3135060 - 01/22/13 07:19 PM Re: What caliber? [Re: 74MOPAR]
18 Point

Registered: 05/03/09
Posts: 20598
Loc: McMinn Co.Tennessee U.S.

7 mm mag man my self but have others to choose from but kinda tight with my Ruger 7mm mag.
No matter the storm , when you are with God , there's always a rainbow waiting .

#3135976 - 01/23/13 12:34 PM Re: What caliber? [Re: 348Winchester]
Hunter 257W
10 Point

Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 3522
Loc: Franklin County

 Originally Posted By: 348Winchester
I often hunt with antique rifles in odd or obsolete calibers. This year I hunted with several different combinations.

Opening day I started off with an 1894 Winchester sporting rifle with a 26 inch octagon barrel in 32 Win. Special manufactured in 1903.

At different times throughout rifle season I hunted with the following rifles/calibers:

1895 Winchester 30-40 Krag (killed a large doe using a Western Silvertip cartridge that was at least 60 years old.

1895 Winchester 405 WCF.

Remington Model 14 30 Remington. Wounded and lost a nice buck, still sick about it.

1886 Winchester 45-70.

94 Winchester trapper 45 Colt

H&R Buffalo Classic 38-55 WCF

Model 71 Winchester 348 WCF.

Model 94 carbine in 32 spl

Model 94 carbine 25-35 WCF.

I really enjoy using the odd/obsolete calibers for a different twist. It's also makes for interesting conversation starters when someone asks what kind of rifle it is.

I was wondering when you were going to speak up on this one with your name here being inspired by one of the great old obsolete cartridges of all time. \:\) I've always wanted a Winchester 71 but just haven't gotten around to it yet. The only thing I have that's really an oldie is a 1894 Marlin(new manufacture gun) in 32-20 but it's not really a deer rifle by modern standards.

#3143570 - 01/29/13 09:20 AM Re: What caliber? [Re: Hunter 257W]
8 Point

Registered: 12/04/06
Posts: 1567
Loc: tipton

Rem 700 6mm used to be my favorite (now my oldest boys favorite) most of the time use my savage ml, but love to pull out the 30-30 for the thick stuff.
#3147328 - 01/31/13 07:15 PM Re: What caliber? [Re: AllOutdoors]
r'ville a-bolt
4 Point

Registered: 01/28/13
Posts: 222
Loc: nc graham

love my 7mm-08 a-bolt
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