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#6560202 - 11/26/16 11:27 PM Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done
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A few years back my Dad handed down to me my Great Grandpa's Marlin octagon barreled 30-30. It has a four digit serial number, and was made in 1893. The rifle is still in good shape and safe to fire. I decided that I would try to kill a deer with it every year for as long as I can. I was successful again this year. Not too bad for a rifle that is 123 years old. Hope my Great Grandpa would be proud.



Here is a pic of my Great Grandpa with the buck he shot. He is the one standing up on drivers side. I believe the rifle hanging from his bucks antlers with muzzle towards the ground is the rifle that was handed down to me.

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#6560205 - 11/26/16 11:31 PM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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That is awesome! Thanks for sharing.

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#6560223 - 11/27/16 12:04 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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cheers
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#6560294 - 11/27/16 06:41 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Well played. up
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#6560308 - 11/27/16 06:59 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Outstanding up
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#6560328 - 11/27/16 07:18 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: dogcatcher]
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Originally Posted By: NDN98
That is awesome! Thanks for sharing.
Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
cheers

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#6560335 - 11/27/16 07:27 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Getting it done with the Family rifle, congrats.
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#6560337 - 11/27/16 07:29 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Awesome
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#6560365 - 11/27/16 07:48 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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#6560392 - 11/27/16 08:16 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: NDN98]
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Originally Posted By: NDN98
That is awesome! Thanks for sharing.
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#6560410 - 11/27/16 08:39 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Very cool heirloom rifle. Congratulations.
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#6560420 - 11/27/16 08:47 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Registered: 09/04/09
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Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Outstanding, keep that legacy going.

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#6560427 - 11/27/16 08:56 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Registered: 05/30/11
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Awesome.

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#6560433 - 11/27/16 08:59 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Just way to cool, keep up the dedication.

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#6560434 - 11/27/16 09:01 AM Re: Great Grandpas rifle still getting it done [Re: mbavo]
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Outstanding! Keep it going!!

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