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#3290880 - 07/14/13 07:59 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: 7mminatree]
Model70Man
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 Originally Posted By: 7mminatree
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!


That is one light rifle. How in the world did you get it so light with the scope on it? The rifle itself is 6.5 pounds and the scope is 13 oz.
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#3290883 - 07/14/13 08:05 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: Model70Man]
tiecampdeerslayer
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Mine's a Browning A-bolt in 325 WSM, but I'm looking at going with a Winchester Model 70 Featherweight Compact in 7mm-08. Model Seven in same caliber sounds good too. I like the Compact Rugers also, but it sure is short with that 16.5 inch barrel..... thanks for the response!!
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#3290934 - 07/14/13 09:41 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: tiecampdeerslayer]
Rackseeker
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It took me 25 years of hunting to find what I consider the perfect treestand rifle. Model 7-SS chambered in 7mm-08 with a Zeiss 3-9x40 with Talley LW mounts.





Edited by Rackseeker (07/14/13 09:42 AM)
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#3290969 - 07/14/13 10:48 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: Model70Man]
7mminatree
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Routed out the stock and bedded the receiver and cut the barrel down to 18 inches.
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#3290998 - 07/14/13 11:30 AM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: Kimberman]
EastTNHunter
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 Originally Posted By: Kimberman
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.


That's my thinking, as well, unless there is a long, hilly hike preceding my climb into my treestand.

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#3291065 - 07/14/13 02:06 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: EastTNHunter]
tiecampdeerslayer
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Rackseeker, I like that set up!!!!
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#3291103 - 07/14/13 02:53 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: tiecampdeerslayer]
348Winchester
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My H&R Handi-Rifle in 270 WCF topped with a 50mm objective scope. It gathers a lot of light and is a very accurate rifle.

If I'm stillhunting, my 1980 model Winchester 94 30 WCF is my favorite.

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#3291174 - 07/14/13 04:16 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: 7mminatree]
muddyboots
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Model 7 7mm/08 or encore 7mm/08 with 20 inch barrel. Its like a toy.
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#3291297 - 07/14/13 06:34 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: muddyboots]
1 good shot
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i've got one stand that been really productive but visibility is is only about a 100 feet at best
so the deer are right on you before you can get a shot
so my ruger 357 max has been my primary choice there
though its getting harder and harder for me to see the iron sights. i'll probably carry my 3030 with the 16"barrel down there next time

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#3291345 - 07/14/13 07:29 PM Re: Best Treestand Deer Rifle? [Re: 7mminatree]
deerhunter10
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Registered: 08/21/12
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browning a bolt 270 is what I use.
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