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#3290696 - 07/13/13 09:41 PM Best Treestand Deer Rifle?
tiecampdeerslayer
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Registered: 09/29/06
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Let's hear it! What's your favorite short compact treestand rifle?
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#3290712 - 07/13/13 09:56 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: tiecampdeerslayer]
mr.big
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Rem Model 7SS 308 Win 3-9 Ziess Conquest.
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#3290713 - 07/13/13 09:56 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: tiecampdeerslayer]
Kimberman
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I guess I'm different than some. I could care less how long/short/heavy/light my rifle is if I'm sitting in a tree stand all day. To be honest if I'm only up a tree, I would probably opt for my Pre 64 Win 70 in .264 with a 26" barrel, my heaviest and most accurate rifle. I want a short light rifle when I'm moving around on the ground or hiking these East TN hills, my favorite for that is my Kimber 84M Montana in .308. My best of both worlds gun is my Kimber 8400 in 270 WSM.
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#3290761 - 07/13/13 11:08 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: Kimberman]
CR500AFX
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H&R SS Ultra hunter 45-70 loaded HOT...The shortest rifle I have but still has a 24" barrel.
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#3290763 - 07/13/13 11:12 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: CR500AFX]
knightrider
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woods=trusty 336 in 30-30
field edge= the marlin 243
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#3290768 - 07/13/13 11:20 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: mr.big]
Rubberduck270
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 Originally Posted By: mr.big
Rem Model 7SS 308 Win 3-9 Ziess Conquest.

Yep, except make mine in 7mm-08 ;\)
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#3290807 - 07/14/13 05:06 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: Rubberduck270]
hunter0925
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Registered: 01/21/13
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Gotta love the rem mod 7 in 7mm-08. Great rifle for any situation.
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#3290815 - 07/14/13 05:46 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: hunter0925]
smstone22
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When given a choice between what I have, my Kimber 84M .308 generally comes out of the safe when wanting fairly short and light. I havent used a rifle that handles better than that for me.
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#3290820 - 07/14/13 06:16 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: smstone22]
Model70Man
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The best one for me is the one I decide to take out of the safe to hunt with that day in a treestand. That's easy hunting. I would be more concerned with which rifle I had to tote around through the woods, up and down hills, and in the thickets all day long.
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#3290865 - 07/14/13 07:38 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: Model70Man]
7mminatree
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My little Stevens 200 in a .308/timney trigger/elite 3x9 scope weighs out a 6 1/4 lbs. Shoots 1/2 MOA all day long. Sweet!
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