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#452760 - 10/17/07 12:01 AM Re: Youngun First Rifle Help? [Re: .444 Marlin]
smstone22
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Get him something nice. Model 7 in 7mm-08, 243, or 260 are all great choices. Theres a Model 7 .260 at Buckhorns in Oneida right now for 500.
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#452798 - 10/17/07 03:48 AM Re: Youngun First Rifle Help? [Re: smstone22]
TNhunter
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.243 or 7mm-08 - and one of the least expensive guns will be the single shot H&R/NEF. Stick a Leupold Rifleman 3x9 (or VX-1) on it with some Warne rings. Also get a GOOD set of shooting sticks.
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#454822 - 10/17/07 09:56 PM Re: Youngun First Rifle Help? [Re: TNhunter]
eightpointer
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 Originally Posted By: TNhunter
.243 or 7mm-08 - and one of the least expensive guns will be the single shot H&R/NEF. Stick a Leupold Rifleman 3x9 (or VX-1) on it with some Warne rings. Also get a GOOD set of shooting sticks.

Does Wal-Mart have that set up? What's the cheapest price I could find one for and where? Thanks..........

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#455118 - 10/18/07 05:50 AM Re: Youngun First Rifle Help? [Re: eightpointer]
statelineRUT
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 Originally Posted By: eightpointer
 Originally Posted By: TNhunter
.243 or 7mm-08 - and one of the least expensive guns will be the single shot H&R/NEF. Stick a Leupold Rifleman 3x9 (or VX-1) on it with some Warne rings. Also get a GOOD set of shooting sticks.

Does Wal-Mart have that set up? What's the cheapest price I could find one for and where? Thanks..........


Here ya go http://www.thegunsource.com/store/item.aspx?PID=6827

Whatever you do stay away from the superlight NEF models. They are very finicky. Get the blued/walnut and you will be fine.


Edited by statelineRUT (10/18/07 05:51 AM)
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#459007 - 10/20/07 07:55 PM Re: Youngun First Rifle Help? [Re: statelineRUT]
eightpointer
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Got one of em today at Sportsmans Warehouse. Great place and very helpful folks.
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