Re: New Guy From Wa. State
Thanx for the reply. Right now I'm in a learning mode relative to my next deer hunting rifle. At this time, I'm planning a remote/drop camp hunting trip for mule deer next season. I currently have way too many shotguns, an old Win Model 70 ( circa 1949 with only 50 rounds thru the tube ) in .270 Win.
I was originally planning to use this gun with an old school Leupold 2 x 7... I would be swapping out the original pristeen stock for a composite after market stock, and call it good. But then I got the itch for a new rifle.
I've owned and shot many bolt action, and single shot rifles from Ruger, Weatherby, and others. Most were either Elk rifles, or they were dedicated whitetail guns. A few in 7mmRem Mag, .270 Win. .243Win, and .250-3000. I wanted something new, and something I've not yet owned and shot. So the AR-15 types have caught my eye, and especially the CA-15 from Christensen Arms. I also liked the R-15 in .30 Rem AR. Neither would be considered long range guns, but 300 yards should be in play? I want the lightest, easiest to carry, most accurate deer gun I can build. It must be light and quick like a good upland bird hunting shotgun, and as accurate as I can may it.
I also have a hankering for the Browning BAR, The Connecticut Shotguns RBL Professional double rifle, and again the single shot Ruger in the No1 A????
So I'm, spinning around, thinking, and trying to come up with a game plan