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    Quote Originally Posted by bdan68 View Post
    Cool! That's awesome, I would try a 30/30 if I owned one. Actually my dad has a few in his safe, maybe I should borrow one!

    Now your talking!!! That antelope never knew what hit him when that 170 grain Core-Lokt took out his lungs and liver at 155 yards!! Never underestimate the 30-30 and that old gun is a tack driver even at 117 years old. I shot a 3'' 5 shot group at 150 yards resting on the 4wheeler!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Musket Man View Post
    Now your talking!!! That antelope never knew what hit him when that 170 grain Core-Lokt took out his lungs and liver at 155 yards!! Never underestimate the 30-30 and that old gun is a tack driver even at 117 years old. I shot a 3'' 5 shot group at 150 yards resting on the 4wheeler!
    Have you by chance tried the Hornady Leverevolutions in that 30-30? I guess you really wouldn't need them with the open sights on that old gun since the only reason to use them would be for increased distance and then you'd probably want to have a scope on it. That, in turn, would probably ruin that old rascal that should probably be kept as is though!

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    That is a beautiful gun. I wondered how you got that patina on the wood and metal. I didn't know it was 117 years old. That is really cool. Nice antelope, too. I think that might be the next type of gun I look for. That is pretty cool. 150 yards is a heck of a shot open sighted, too. I think.

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    No I havent tried them. Couldnt have if I wanted too last year when I hunted with it, couldnt find a 30-30 to save my life and was lucky I had some Core-lokts in stock! I would have used the Core-Lokts anyways, was going old school on that hunt. And yes NO scope for that gun! Im confident with it to 200 yards with the peep sights and IMO thats far enough for a 30-30 anyways and a scope would kinda defeat the purpose of hunting with it and its a very clean original old gun ant there is NO WAY I would ever drill a hole in it to mount anything. If I want to shoot farther I have a 270!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Againstthewind View Post
    That is a beautiful gun. I wondered how you got that patina on the wood and metal. I didn't know it was 117 years old. That is really cool. Nice antelope, too. I think that might be the next type of gun I look for. That is pretty cool. 150 yards is a heck of a shot open sighted, too. I think.
    It has earned the patina. Its an original winchester 1894 made in 1896. The owner of the ranch I hunted on had alot of old guns even older then mine and I thought would be fun to hunt with my old gun on his place. Honestly I think that antelope I killed with it was the most well placed shot I ever made in my life!
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    You're a smart feller MM!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Topgun 30-06 View Post
    You're a smart feller MM!!!
    That could be giving me to much credit. lol
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    Just glad to see mm keepin it real with the 170grain shroom. Not only deadly in the woods but on the plains too!

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    Deadliest mushroom in sage, ground cactus, and mud too LOL
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    I know that's right! I shoot shrooms in the 308, 270, and 35.

 

 

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