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Old 03-16-2010, 02:30 PM
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Brush Guns

since it's come up more than once, what are your favorite guns for hunting in brush?

lever-action seems like one of the more common favorites out there, but what about semi-automatic carbines and light rifles? or perhaps the trusty pump action?

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Old 03-16-2010, 03:17 PM
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For small game I carry either a .22 pistol (S&W 22A), .22 rifle (Savage Mark II bolt action), or NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-16-2010, 06:29 PM
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Seeing as how our government has banned private use of self loaders, we are restricted to pump actio NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-16-2010, 08:41 PM
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pump actions are remarkably fast on the cycle and very natural to use. there's no taking the hands o NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-18-2010, 05:49 AM
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For deer and sometimes even turkey;
I like the 30-30, I have a Marlin lever action and Savage NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:51 AM
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As to brush RIFLES, one should consider a TC Contender carbine. I found it to be the fastest NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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