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#7187511 - 06/03/18 03:21 PM Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions
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Most of my rifles (multiple calibers and several twins) are synthetic and I view them as tools more than heirlooms. There is no sentimental value in any of them.

What would be a modern production heirloom rifle that you would hand down through the generations?


Edited by HuntnFly67 (06/03/18 03:22 PM)
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#7187512 - 06/03/18 03:22 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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You'll get lots of different responses, but I'd say Model 70 first.
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#7187516 - 06/03/18 03:28 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Montana Rifle Company, which is a copy of the pre-64 Model 70 with improvements to safety and better accuracy.

It is accurate and ready to go right out of the box.
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#7187518 - 06/03/18 03:32 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: jeffbird]
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Sako or Cooper

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#7187536 - 06/03/18 03:54 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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#7187540 - 06/03/18 04:01 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: TDK]
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Lever action in a modern caliber. Browning blr

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#7187561 - 06/03/18 04:17 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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I'd have to agree on the Model 70 or the Montana Rifle Co. I'd also pick a 'standard' type of cartridge; 243, 270, 308 etc.
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#7187587 - 06/03/18 05:02 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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none of the above
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#7187590 - 06/03/18 05:06 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Winchester 1885

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#7187606 - 06/03/18 05:34 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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The rifle that you have used well, possibly with them along
on a hunt will be the true "heir"loom that your heirs will treasure.
So if you buy something new & shiny be sure to get it bloody
and the shine rubbed off.
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#7187626 - 06/03/18 06:00 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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I feel the same way. But, my dad just bought this to be given to my grandson someday:
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#7187649 - 06/03/18 06:20 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: colt45]
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Originally Posted By: colt45
none of the above


Man that ainít no joke.

If your looking at a heirloom rifle, I would be thinking Mauser 98, Rigby highland stalker, sako 85 with good wood, high grade Mark V Weatherby, Sauer, or something along those lines

If you want a lever gun then a turnbull in a 1885
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#7187665 - 06/03/18 06:50 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Cooper

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#7187685 - 06/03/18 07:08 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Ruger #1 with walnut stock blued!


Edited by pertnear (06/03/18 07:09 PM)
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#7187689 - 06/03/18 07:13 PM Re: Looking for a heirloom rifle - suggestions [Re: HuntnFly67]
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budget???

some weak advise so far popcorn
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