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Please stop talking about rifles and different calibers

I used to just bow hunt, but last fall I purchased a 30.06 to go pronghorn hunting. I purchased the 30.06 figuring it would be an all-around rifle and the only one I needed.

Ha ha...since then I've purchased a .243 which I love, but guys, I've got to tell you, all this talk on here about other calibers makes me want to buy more rifles. If you keep it up I will end up buying another one. Right now for some odd reason I want a .308.

The rifle I purchased came with many warnings, but none that said rifle ownership was addictive.

So please stop talking about all these wonderful different rifles and calibers or I'll just keep buying

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Next is the reloading bug then the wildcat bug. But reloading does save you money. prior to reloading I was spending $150 a year on ammunition. Now I only spend $130 a month! Laugh

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Don Fischer wrote:
Next is the reloading bug then the wildcat bug. But reloading does save you money. prior to reloading I was spending $150 a year on ammunition. Now I only spend $130 a month! Laugh

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Don,
You have a good point about the costs of reloading. Although its cheaper you end up shooting more but that can never be a bad thing.

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Don Fischer wrote:
Next is the reloading bug then the wildcat bug. But reloading does save you money. prior to reloading I was spending $150 a year on ammunition. Now I only spend $130 a month! Laugh

Don, you know I have already have that bug.

Is there any cure???????

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Please stop talking about rifles and different calibers

The cure is to get another rifle.

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fuzzybear wrote:
The cure is to get another rifle.

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Talking rifle calibers

Just buy one (of each).

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blackbear wrote:
Just buy one (of each).

Now that is bad advice. Lets say you have your 30-06, all around cartridge, and your hunting antelope with it. You used a 150gr bullet and it works well so you decide to try the 30-06 out on deer. Well deer are bigger than antelope and really need a bigger bullet, like a good 165gr bullet. Well it would border on insane to start using another maybe different brand of bullet in a barrel that has been seasoned for say 150gr core locks. So what you need is another 30-06. It will be a deer rifle as opposed to your antelope rifle. And what if you decide to hunt elk? Are you really going to use your deer rifle for that? I think not! As you can see you will need several different rifles in each cartridge.

By the way, if that 150gr load from your antelope rifle seems to work well, when you run into an antelope at 285 yds, you'll be disappointed. What you need them is a good 25-06 antelope rifle. It might also be a good idea to have a 25-06 deer rifle on hand also. You really shouldn't contemplate a 25-06 elk rifle, no that's asking a bit much but, you might well find a use for a 25-06 coyote rifle for those large coyotes in the mountains your 243 varmint rifle won't handle.

Of course you should also have the appropriate rifles for your wife!

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lol ya wouldnt have a smile on your face would ya don Laugh Thumbs up

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No no! Oh no. I'm just as serious as a heart attack. A guy must be ready! Whistling

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stop talking

Okay how about this. To head off the anti-gun, liberal, losers, we need to buy guns now while we still can. It is our patriotic duty and to do less would be unpatriotic. Ya, that's it, it is our duty as Americans to buy as many guns as we can.
I can hear Old Glory blowing in the wind now.

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