What is your favorite rifle in your arsenal?

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  1. Litehiker

    Litehiker Well-Known Member

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    1. Ruger 96/22 mag lever gun W/ Green Mountain octagonal barrel
    2. 6.5 PRC Browning X-bolt Pro

    Like kids I can't really choose one over the other. Both are great in their own right.

    Eric b.
     
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  2. YZ-80

    YZ-80 Well-Known Member

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    “Old” Browning A-bolt in .243.
     
  3. waspocrew

    waspocrew Well-Known Member

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    My go to is currently my Gunwerks Magnus in 300 RUM. This round just flattens game. Had a great time in WY last fall and look forward to filling more tags with it.

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  4. Oldschool280

    Oldschool280 Well-Known Member

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    Rem 760 30-06 pump 24” barrel is the one if i could have only one, first two shots through the same hole at 100 yards just about always, my second fav is my sporterized m 96 mauser 6.5 swede
     
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  5. jfolanddvm

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    Until 5 years ago, it would have been the Rem 700 ADL 30-06 that my folks bought for me in 1978 - when they definitely couldn't afford it. They were not hunters, but gave me the chance to fall in love with it. When the WSMs came out, I started trying them and have them all. The last one I acquired was a 7 wsm from MOA rifles - one of their early Evolutions. It is not just that it shoots well - it seems to be "lucky" for me. Since I started hunting with it, I have taken 2 80+ antelope, a free range 200+ Kansas Whitetail, and, in what I consider my best day hunting in NA, a really nice Wyoming mulie and a 500# black bear within a few hours of each other. The problem now is that it has become my son's favorite, too. Although he is a lefty shooter, he shoots it as good or better than I do under hunting conditions, and now it is the only one he wants to take. Guess I will have to start looking for a new "favorite"!
     
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  6. jfolanddvm

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    Until 5 years ago, it would have been the Rem 700 ADL 30-06 that my folks bought for me in 1978 - when they definitely couldn't afford it. They were not hunters, but gave me the chance to fall in love with it. When the WSMs came out, I started trying them and have them all. The last one I acquired was a 7 wsm from MOA rifles - one of their early Evolutions. It is not just that it shoots well - it seems to be "lucky" for me. Since I started hunting with it, I have taken 2 80+ antelope, a free range 200+ Kansas Whitetail, and, in what I consider my best day hunting in NA, a really nice Wyoming mulie and a 500# black bear within a few hours of each other. The problem now is that it has become my son's favorite, too. Although he is a lefty shooter, he shoots it as good or better than I do under hunting conditions, and now it is the only one he wants to take. Guess I will have to start looking for a new "favorite"!
     
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  7. Rogue Rider

    Rogue Rider Well-Known Member

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    So I would have to say right now my fav. is my 6mm Creed., I'm really enjoying reloading for it and shooting it.
     
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  8. hunter0528

    hunter0528 Well-Known Member

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    I have a Blaser R8 in 300, with a couple of extra barrels. This one covers the world. The 300 groups 1/2" @ 100 with the
     
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  9. ImLegend

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    Steyr pro hunter 308 win with a Zeiss conquest scope
     
  10. PredatorSlayer

    PredatorSlayer Well-Known Member

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    I caved and just walked out of sportsmans warehouse with this tonight - I feel like this could be “the one”! Thats what I told my wife anyway. Lol. Haven’t shot it yet, but am optimistic:)

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  11. Oldschool280

    Oldschool280 Well-Known Member

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    Very nice
     
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  12. coop2564

    coop2564 Well-Known Member

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    Today its my CA ridgeline 300wsm...but that's subject to change at any moment!
     
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  13. Schnyd112

    Schnyd112 Well-Known Member

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    Was a plain Jane rem 700 bdl in 25-06 shooting 110 accubonds over imr 4831. It just plain took the life out of critters. But then I drew an elk tag and had to get by with a 300 wm that I just can’t get comfortable with.

    Recently I obtained (commandeered from my dad while he is abroad) a Kimber 8400 in .270 wsm. I bedded it, loaded it with lots of powder and 117 hammer hunters. Smoked an antelope a couple weeks ago and if it does it’s job mule deer hunting it will be my new go-to, at least until it gets shot out and turns into a 7saum...
     
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  14. LVJ76

    LVJ76 Well-Known Member

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    Nothing fancy, just a simple Remington 700 ADL in 7mm Rem Mag, 26" barrel, trigger set at 2 lbs 4 oz, Vortex scope and it shoots sub half MOA at 100 yds

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