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  1. #41
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    Feb 2011
    Houston, Pennsylvania
    (Washington County)
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    Default Re: Favorite Hunting Rifle

    I've used a 1976 Remington 700 BDL chambered in .270 Win. that was my father's as long as I could hunt. I've never taken a deer with any other rifle.

  2. #42
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    Mar 2010
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    (Dauphin County)
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    Default Re: Favorite Hunting Rifle

    A toss up between my Early Lancaster .54 cal or my Bedford County .45 cal flintlocks
    MSgt, USAF (Ret)

  3. #43
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    Jun 2010
    North Penn area, Pennsylvania
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    Default Re: Favorite Hunting Rifle

    Quote Originally Posted by P89 View Post
    It's page three and everyone is posting guns they hunt deer with and that's cool but...
    Does anyone waterfowl hunt?
    Thread is about favorite hunting RIFLE.

    I don't know anyone who hunts waterfowl with a rifle.
    I don't speak English , I talk American!

  4. #44
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    Jan 2012
    New Castle, Pennsylvania
    (Lawrence County)
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    I bought a Mossberg 810AH,(.30-06), new in 1975. Must'a got a good one, it still does 1" 3 shot groups. Was going to be my every big game rifle. Never had it out of the state...
    For those who've never fought for it, the price of freedom shall never be known.

  5. #45
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    Dec 2007
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    (Lancaster County)
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    Default Re: Favorite Hunting Rifle

    The one I've used the longest is my Browning A-Bolt, now threaded and muzzle device equipped for one of my cans. Most elegant? Pre-64 M70 in .264. Favorite to use? Probably my 6.8 AR, though I'm working on a .308 AR that once I get an adjustable gas block and can mount on it I think it's going to be really really fun. PA isn't the only state to hunt in, ya know.
    "You can't stop insane people from doing insane things by passing insane laws--that's insane!" -- Penn Jillette

    "To my mind it is wholly irresponsible to go into the world incapable of preventing violence, injury, crime, and death. How feeble is the mindset to accept defenselessness. How unnatural. How cheap. How cowardly. How pathetic." -- Ted Nugent

  6. #46
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    Dec 2013
    carlisle, Pennsylvania
    (Cumberland County)
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    Default Re: Favorite Hunting Rifle

    Ruger 77/357 along with my ruger Blackhawk 357. The longest shot I've had to take on a deer recently has been well with 100 yards. The majority have been on the outer edge of bow range. And a 158 gr flat point bullet(NOT a hollow point) does a fantastic job of killing at that distance.

  7. #47
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    Jul 2017
    Pocono Mtns., Pennsylvania
    (Wayne County)
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    Default Re: Favorite Hunting Rifle

    Mine has always been something in the 30/06 have several Rem. 760's, a Browning A Bolt 2 and a Browning BLR in the 06 but as of lately it's a Browning X Bolt in 6.5 Creedmoor and for deer it's a hammer, I haven't used it for bear yet maybe this year I'm still working on heavier bullet loads.

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