Re: Remington 700 6.5-06
I have a pre-64 30-30 that hasn't been used in 40 years. never tapped for scope, good condition, scratch on the reciever from closet storage years ago. I seem to remember early 1950s back when I acquired it.
I also have a 444 Marlin that I bought new a few years ago and shot less than 40 rounds through it. Have a rail on it so I can use the fixed iron (peep) or a scope with quick disconnect mounts. Rail is long to accept conventional or forward "scout" scope or holographic. Rail is by an outfit dedicated to lever guns. I've got the manufacturer info at home if your interested. I also have a Leupold 1-4x20 (VX3) for it that I never mounted. My intention for this gun was stalking elk in the timber in the middle of the day because I have a hard time sitting still waiting for dusk after a morning hunt.
Problem is I'm usually so far from camp there is no way I'm returning to switch guns for a mid-day hunt. Should have thought it all the way through.
I might be interested in a trade if you are.
Outside of a dog a gun is mans best friend.
Inside a dog its too dark to shoot.