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It just keeps on killing #7920996 08/02/20 01:07 PM
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Not a better gun for hunting the East Texas brush than a 30-30. It's easy to carry, cheap ammo, and very effective in closer quarters.

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Re: It just keeps on killing [Re: Texas Dan] #7921010 08/02/20 01:26 PM
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Couldn’t agree more

Re: It just keeps on killing [Re: Texas Dan] #7921014 08/02/20 01:34 PM
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Yes, indeed! The old "thutty-thutty" will knock 'em down to stay! Good work!

Re: It just keeps on killing [Re: Texas Dan] #7921106 08/02/20 03:21 PM
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Nice gun and nice shooting

Re: It just keeps on killing [Re: Texas Dan] #7921251 08/02/20 06:35 PM
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Re: It just keeps on killing [Re: Texas Dan] #7921328 08/02/20 08:04 PM
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Love shooting my Marlin 30A 30-30. It just feels right. In fact, I just ordered a new Leopold 3x9 Firedot for it to replace the Nikon Prostaff.


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Re: It just keeps on killing [Re: Texas Dan] #7921582 08/03/20 12:18 AM
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I agree. I started out with one as a young kid and used it for first 5 years of hunting.

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If many would be honest, a 30/30 can be used for
80 maybe 90 percent of the hunting that's done in
the state.

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I always argue with myself when deciding between my 30-30 and AR to go out pig hunting. Most of the time the 30-30 wins.

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I have owned various 30-30's and 30-30AI rifles since I started hunting. Used the 30-30 a lot back in the 70's but hardly hunt with one anymore and I have three presently.

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Re: It just keeps on killing [Re: Jimbo1] #7935879 08/14/20 09:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Jimbo1
Love shooting my Marlin 30A 30-30. It just feels right. In fact, I just ordered a new Leopold 3x9 Firedot for it to replace the Nikon Prostaff.


I have a Buckmaster 3-9x40 atop my Mossberg 30-30. Appears to not be holding zero anymore so I may look at that Leupold. I really like the Nikon BDC and Spot On app for holdovers though. Love my 30-30 lever gun. Shot my first pig las year with mine.

Re: It just keeps on killing [Re: maximum] #7935883 08/14/20 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by maximum
If many would be honest, a 30/30 can be used for
80 maybe 90 percent of the hunting that's done in
the state.


Especially with the LeverRevolution ammo. Makes it a good 250 and under round. I dropped one at a lasered 246 with the 160 grain LeverRevolution.

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