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Old 02-03-2010, 03:18 AM
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Deer Rifle .270 Winchester

put down money on a new(for me) rifle today.

waiting for the tax return to finish paying for it is hard enough.

waiting for deer season... that's nine months!

pics to follow. it's an absolutely beautiful gun. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:17 AM
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Cool, What did you get?
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Old 02-03-2010, 08:16 AM
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a '60s era sears heritage in .270 winchester. absolutely beautiful stock(factory original too), weav NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-03-2010, 04:01 PM
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Very cool,

I have hunted and brought home many deer and an elk with my Winchester 670 NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-04-2010, 05:22 PM
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Lot of people here like the flat trajectory of the calibre, I'm saving for a new .35 Whelen as I sta NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-04-2010, 06:14 PM
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I really like a 270. I actually have a Win. Model 70 featherwght 30-06 and a Rem. 270. I like the NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-04-2010, 06:21 PM
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i've had great luck in the brush with the marlin 1894 model in .44 mag, but it's a shorter range gun NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-04-2010, 08:45 PM
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I have a Ruger M77 in .270, and also thought long and hard about other calibers before choosing this NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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