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mowin

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I agree with Sealer39. A bolt action is more versatile as far as types of ammo that you can use. Most semi autos won't cycle shorts or longs. However. I rarely shoot anything but long rifle ammo.
Any bolt action would be a great choice.
 

Trevorusn

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Soooo I'm getting the milsurp bug again lol, to go along with my modern 19th century replica bugs. It always fascinates me how so many rounds in the 7-8mm range from the early 20th century still pack awesome power with efficient ballistics. Been tempted to bring one of my 91/30s or even my MAS 36 in past seasons, maybe the time is near finally lol.
 

Trevorusn

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Apr 15, 2019
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New Hampshire
I agree with Sealer39. A bolt action is more versatile as far as types of ammo that you can use. Most semi autos won't cycle shorts or longs. However. I rarely shoot anything but long rifle ammo.
Any bolt action would be a great choice.
Also semi auto rimfires jam fairly easily, unlike a good bolt action rimfire.
 

mowin

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Jun 17, 2018
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Technically, the part of the gun that holds the ammo, removable or not, is called a magazine. But I call 'em clips. I read magazine's. Lol.
 

itsasmallfarm

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Soooo I'm getting the milsurp bug again lol, to go along with my modern 19th century replica bugs. It always fascinates me how so many rounds in the 7-8mm range from the early 20th century still pack awesome power with efficient ballistics. Been tempted to bring one of my 91/30s or even my MAS 36 in past seasons, maybe the time is near finally lol.
i love collecting milsurps. and old fashion muzzleloader's

right now i have an sks and a polish flare gun from the 50s

plus a hawken rifle (percussion) and a Kentucky long rifle (flintlock)
 

Trevorusn

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Apr 15, 2019
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i love collecting milsurps. and old fashion muzzleloader's

right now i have an sks and a polish flare gun from the 50s

plus a hawken rifle (percussion) and a Kentucky long rifle (flintlock)
I have 3 M91/30s, one M48bo, one SMLE no.1 mk.3*, a MAS 36, one 1895 Nagant revolver, and for older lead slinging a beautiful Uberti 1858 New Army cartridge conversion in .45 Colt. That's just the older style goods lol. But the history of them is incredibly fascinating, each mark tells a story. I haven't gotten into flintlocks or percussion pistols yet, but this year may finally be the year. I've been eyeballing Uberti's Colt Walker revolver and Charleville muskets.
 

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