I've been looking into a 30-06 rifle for some time, and I've been looking at the Venture for a while, and was wondering if it's worth the cash. I would be getting it with weather shield the all weather protector.
Thompson Center makes very fine firearms. I am also interested in a 30-06 and possibly in a Venture as well. I guess I haven't picked one up to know if I would like it. I say if it feels good in your hands and the price is right than buy it because you can't go wrong with a TC. I own a TC Omega muzzleloader and love it.
I have a T/C Venture in 22-250 and I love it. Great acuracy for the price. Ventures had a recal so check the smith and wesson web site to see if yours needs done or is after that. It could be new old stock so check the S/N. The Venture is comparable to the Ruger American. Good no frills accuracy at a working mans price.
The first deer I shot, way back in 1958, was taken to the local meat shop and processed into steaks, roasts and some burger. Back then in that little Idaho town, when you took a deer into the butcher, you got the same deer back. Unfortunately, times have changed. The last time I took an animal to a butcher, in the mid 60's, I don't have a clue who's meat I got back, but I sure don't think it was mine. I ended up throwing the burger as it stunk the house up every time we...