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#6434644 - 09/01/16 02:23 PM Your first gun
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Now that sounds like a good topic to go along with your first caliber topic. BB and pellet guns not included of course.

I actually still have my first gun which my dad bought me when I was 12 to go dove hunting and it is a single shot Stevens 410. I havent fired it since 1983-4. Being the first day of dove season I should go test it out.

What was your first ever gun?
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#6434652 - 09/01/16 02:26 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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My grampa's 870 Wingmaster and I still use it.
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#6434669 - 09/01/16 02:34 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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Great Grandpa's Ivory Johnson Champion 20ga. He gave it to me when I was 3. I still remember that day and still have the gun. I have had it 50 years now.
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#6434696 - 09/01/16 02:47 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Great Grandpa's Ivory Johnson Champion 20ga. He gave it to me when I was 3. I still remember that day and still have the gun. I have had it 50 years now.


My grandpa gave me his Champion too, but in a 12. It wasn't until he passed away though.

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#6434702 - 09/01/16 02:49 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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My first real rifle. It was stolen when I was away in boot camp. Found it again many years later in a pawn shop. It's a factory sporterized .303 British Enfield.



Edited by Palehorse (09/01/16 02:50 PM)
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“He grouped his last five shots right in the center of the bull’s-eye. Then I showed him my technique of scattering shots randomly around the target because, as I explained, you never know which way the deer might jump just as you pull the trigger.”

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#6434714 - 09/01/16 02:55 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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Remington 514 single shot .22 with 4x scope. BDay 54 years ago. It still gets to play with a squirrel every now and then. P_102
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#6434730 - 09/01/16 03:04 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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My dad gave me, my brother, and my mom Remington 1100s when I was 8. Won a lot of money shooting clays with it. Still my bird/clays gun. First gun I bought myself was a ruger p94.
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#6434753 - 09/01/16 03:25 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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Registered: 11/13/04
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Loc: Texoma
Savage single shot .410. I still remember going over to the Western Auto in Olney with my dad to buy it. That was 42 years ago and that little shotgun still gets a workout.
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#6434807 - 09/01/16 03:58 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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Lol...We got a lot in common. H&R single shot .410 for Christmas in '84. I was 11. Still have it in great shape and it's now my sons. He shot it last year for the first time and I think he's hooked. Going out Saturday to make some memories!



Edited by Greg (09/01/16 04:23 PM)
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#6434855 - 09/01/16 04:34 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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J.C. Higgins (Marlin) .22 bolt action, purchased at Sears in 1958 with money I had earned from my paper route, shoveling snow, cutting grass, etc. Still have it. My kids all learned to shoot with it.

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#6434903 - 09/01/16 05:14 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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Registered: 11/13/08
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Loc: Lufkin, Tx
H&R 410 single shot. My uncle bought and dad cut the stock down to about 6" long. First time I shot it killed a rabbit and got a bloody nose. I was 3 years old. Still have the gun. It hasn't been shot in years.

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#6435107 - 09/01/16 08:14 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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Registered: 07/28/11
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Loc: Bedias, TX
Marlin 60W, .22LR
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#6435189 - 09/01/16 09:08 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Palehorse]
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That's great you got it back Palehorse!
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#6435230 - 09/01/16 09:39 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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My first shot gun was a Sears & Roebuck 410 single shot, but had a 3 shell clip. Love that gun.

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#6435307 - 09/01/16 10:28 PM Re: Your first gun [Re: Bigfoot]
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New England firearms single shot .410 I got on my 7th birthday just before dove season started in 1994. I didn't do very good that year but still have it and always will.

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