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#5982337 - 10/18/15 07:51 AM Cleaned up grandfather's gun...
cameron00 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/09
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Loc: Texas
Have a Nilgai hunt opening rifle weekend. Can also shoot unlimited does and cull bucks and obviously hogs.

Was concerned my .308 was a little light, though I'm sure some of you snipers could kill a Nilgai bull with it. I inherited a 700 built in the 60s from my grandfather, but it was horribly gummed up. Trigger engaged when you took safety off because it stayed permanently depressed. Guy at the gun shop said it was a really well built gun from when Remington used to be one of the very best guns on the planet and it should perform flawlessly with a little work.

Spent some money on a good, thorough cleaning, put a new scope on, and this little bird is ready to sing...

7mm mag - just gotta sight it in.




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#5982343 - 10/18/15 07:55 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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Looks great. My first rifle in 30.06. I need to get it out and shoot it.

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#5982379 - 10/18/15 08:22 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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cheers
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#5982393 - 10/18/15 08:34 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
cheers
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#5982435 - 10/18/15 09:13 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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Registered: 01/11/09
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Fine piece of iron you got there. up

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#5982449 - 10/18/15 09:25 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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#5982452 - 10/18/15 09:29 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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that will get the job done up

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#5982484 - 10/18/15 10:03 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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Back when they where really made well, nice looking rifle.
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#5982500 - 10/18/15 10:27 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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Yes that ought to do the job!
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#5982544 - 10/18/15 11:26 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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the best !!

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#5982555 - 10/18/15 11:41 AM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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A real treasure.
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#5982642 - 10/18/15 12:55 PM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: SapperTitan]
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Registered: 08/03/11
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
cheers

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#5982718 - 10/18/15 02:00 PM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
Ron H Offline
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Registered: 08/10/08
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Loc: Dallas; hunt Palo Pinto
A wooden stock can't be beat!

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#5982763 - 10/18/15 02:56 PM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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Good looking rifle, Grandpa will be proud up
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#5982885 - 10/18/15 04:59 PM Re: Cleaned up grandfather's gun... [Re: cameron00]
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Good looking rifle, lots of history in it.

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