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Old 09-24-2010, 01:42 AM
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AR-7 & other .22s

it's getting to that time.

the older two are both old enough to be interested in guns, and old enough to learn some safety and shooting.

recently a couple of their cousins broke out an airsoft gun at a birthday party and started plinking at a plastic bear in the yard. both of the older two got a turn with it(under my supervision. my nephews are nice kids, but none of them have ever done any formal range time, etc), and while zack just sort of went for it, sarah nailed NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2010, 05:32 AM
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I've had an AR-7 for years, first the Armalite, then the Charter Arms version and later, the Henry. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2010, 10:46 AM
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The AR7 and Marlin Papoose (which I have) are both attractive to me for packing, but I trained my ki NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2010, 01:49 PM
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i've thought about getting the davy cricket, being a single shot bolt-action .22. it's kind of perfe NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2010, 02:56 PM
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I like the looks of the AR-7, but have no experience with them.

The Ruger 10/22 is ub NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2010, 04:23 PM
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I've been a fan of the Ruger 10/22 too. In recent years, several new NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2010, 04:45 PM
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Old 09-24-2010, 05:18 PM
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One feature of the AR-7 that may make it less suitable for children is that the stock is larger than NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2010, 05:29 PM
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The AR-7 is adjustable for elevation rear, drift windage front. Mine was spot on at 20 yds out of th NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2010, 07:24 PM
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