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Fishing & Hunting The Fishing & Hunting forum is for discussion (on-site content) that directly relates to wilderness fishing and hunting with an emphasis on engaging in these activities while on backpacking trips. Lightweight/packable gear, personal experience/technique, and trip reports are of central focus. [Reminder: PBF is for actual content, not links/reference to offsite content.]


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Old 09-28-2010, 06:51 PM
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I would recommend the Marlin 39A, if you can find one. It's certainly a rifle to grow old with. In NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:09 AM
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see, this is where i'm really torn. i and my sibs, all around six or so, learned on a semi-auto. the NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-29-2010, 06:17 PM
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Since we're on the subject of firearms training let me suggest a lesson.

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Old 09-30-2010, 12:57 AM
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though we might be veering off topic, i was planning something similar, but with a jug of water and NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-30-2010, 03:30 AM
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The AR-7 floats but the M-6, being solid steel, doesn't. The Savage 24 series all take-down, similar NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 09-30-2010, 09:36 AM
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two grand? ouch. heard good things about the marble, but man.

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Old 09-30-2010, 06:17 PM
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The 24 is no longer legal to sell in California because it can be broken into pieces without aid of NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-31-2010, 08:18 PM
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FWW: I was curious about that 16 oz. .22 Pak Rifle and poked around looking for it. Seems they went NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-02-2011, 08:48 AM
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Don't overlook the possibility of rebuilding an older rifle. My first major gunsmithing project was NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:44 PM
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