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#6010439 - 11/04/15 10:11 AM How Many is Too Many?
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 8629
Loc: Harris County
I'm heading out in the morning for deer camp. Started getting my stuff together last night and deciding on what guns to take. Narrowed it down to 5 rifles and 2 pistols. Remington 700 in 223, 300BO, and 6.5 CM, 308AR, AR-15 with 300BO and 223 uppers, my carry pistol and a 22 pistol. How many guns do y'all take with you to camp.
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#6010442 - 11/04/15 10:14 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
Pinky3169 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 70
Loc: Walker County
I just need 1 rifle and 1 pistol...

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#6010444 - 11/04/15 10:15 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
pertnear Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/31/14
Posts: 267
Loc: Kingsland, TX
I usually only take one & usually a .270. If I have a problem or break down there is a spare rifle already at camp. And of course, I can always shoot a deer the next weekend if necessary. smile
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#6010454 - 11/04/15 10:20 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
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Woodsman

Registered: 11/02/12
Posts: 206
Loc: Nocona TX
Don't feel bad, I have 3 ready to go in the case - 308, 7-08, 7MM RUM, will take AR Suppressed SBR, 22 suppressed pistol and 10-22 and carry gun - 9MM.

My wife asks if I'm going to war, and my response is "better to be prepared". A few years back, I made it all the way to camp 2 1/2 hours away and realized I left my rifle's bolt in the safe. That was my only rifle I took with me. After that experience I always take a backup.

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#6010462 - 11/04/15 10:24 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
jmh004 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/01/14
Posts: 386
Only one gun

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#6010463 - 11/04/15 10:24 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
Wilhunt Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 2302
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Usually one, a 30-06...may take a 243 just to be on the safe side.

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#6010493 - 11/04/15 10:40 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
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Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 1551
Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
Usually just my 30-06 and 9mm. I keep hoping that one day a hog will walk close enough to my stand to use my 9mm on it.

If I think my wife is going to hunt, her 22-250 and her .380 will accompany us.

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#6010512 - 11/04/15 10:49 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 9274
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
As many as I have room for.
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#6010524 - 11/04/15 10:56 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
Western Online   content
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 23574
Loc: Wise County Texas
I only need one rifle and 1 round, but then, I "aint skeered" of the dark grin
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#6010532 - 11/04/15 11:00 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
MoBettaHuntR Offline
Tracker

Registered: 10/29/14
Posts: 664
Loc: West is the best...
Less is more. I know guys who can't help but load the entire truck when they go hunting, so much extra effort and junk in your way.
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#6010534 - 11/04/15 11:02 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: Western]
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 7146
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Don't forget all the ammo for that arsenal. grin



Originally Posted By: Western
I only need one rifle and 1 round, but then, I "aint skeered" of the dark grin


I'm gonna carry the daughters single-six with ratshot in it on my hip...cause I am. These blinds on this new lease are mostly ground blinds, and the opposite of "tight".
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#6010541 - 11/04/15 11:05 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
Creekrunner Online   happy
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 7146
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
If you stop somewhere to eat, etc., make sure you don't have all kinds of hunting/shooting stickers on your truck. It just means "weapons cache here" to a smash-and-grab thug/meth head.
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#6010543 - 11/04/15 11:06 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: TexFlip]
DQKN Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 01/07/13
Posts: 189
Loc: Ozona, Tx
I end up taking AR 15, 30-06, 243, and a 12 gauge, but I hunt about 15 minuets from the Mexican boarder(south of ozona down pandale road.) never know if I will ever be in a gun fight.

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#6010554 - 11/04/15 11:09 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: Creekrunner]
TexFlip Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 8629
Loc: Harris County
Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
If you stop somewhere to eat, etc., make sure you don't have all kinds of hunting/shooting stickers on your truck. It just means "weapons cache here" to a smash-and-grab thug/meth head.

I don't stop when I'm riding solo. When the wife and kiddo are riding with me I gotta go to Buc-ees, stop for kolaches, pee breaks, etc. I point it West and set the cruise control.
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#6010560 - 11/04/15 11:15 AM Re: How Many is Too Many? [Re: Creekrunner]
Western Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 23574
Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
Don't forget all the ammo for that arsenal. grin



Originally Posted By: Western
I only need one rifle and 1 round, but then, I "aint skeered" of the dark grin


I'm gonna carry the daughters single-six with ratshot in it on my hip...cause I am. These blinds on this new lease are mostly ground blinds, and the opposite of "tight".


That makes sense, never know when a side arm will come in handy, I'd just have a hard time carrying 3-4 rifles to the stand LOL
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