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You won’t believe this but I went hand gun target shooting and asked one if the instructors about the Kimber M84.
He has/had a Kimber with a stainless steel fluted barrel with all the fine tunings for competition in 308 for sale.
Mine now!
Michael won a 500 yard shooting competition with it and along with a very reasonable price comes a great lot of factory and hand loaded ammo.
Monday I look like buying a 30/30!
Will forward photos soon.
Congrats...the .308 is my favourite caliber! It should serve you well and I'm looking forward to some pics.
 

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G'day Dr Ray. Those Rigby Highlanders are very nice. 275 Rigby or 30/06 would be my pick.

My Highlander is in '06.

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You won’t believe this but I went hand gun target shooting and asked one of the instructors about the Kimber M84.
He has/had a Kimber with a stainless steel fluted barrel with all the fine tunings for competition in 308 for sale.
Mine now!
Michael won a 500 yard shooting competition with it and along with a very reasonable price comes a great lot of factory and hand loaded ammo.
Monday I look like buying a 30/30!
Will forward photos soon.
@Dr Ray
You did well mate. Forget the dirty thirty and get a nice BLR in 358 or 325WSM. A lot more class than a 94 or 336.
Bob
 

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After I posted about the 35-30 I found out that there is a wildcat called the 35/30-30 and found it quite interesting
 

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Every free person on earth should have a 30-30 @Bob Nelson 35Whelen.
@wyatt Smith
Yes the thutty thutty is a great little round. I would have liked to get a Remington 788 in 30-30 when I could have. Stupid me.
After taking a big chunck out of my trigger finger with a 94 I sort of shyed away from levers. Stuffed up a good weekend pig hunting. You only make that mistake once. Wouldn't have happened if I took my old SMLE 303.
For its size the little 30-30 hits above its weight but they stopped making the best ever round for it the eejuts. The old 150gn Winchester Silver tip was great on pigs.
Bob
 

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That would be acceptable, or a 32 Winchester.
@Wyatt Smith and @JimP
I still have a lovely little 92 in 25-20 and sold my 92 in 32-20 to one of my best mate. They are great little fun guns that work well on appropriate sized game.
Bob
 

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@wyatt Smith
Yes the thutty thutty is a great little round. I would have liked to get a Remington 788 in 30-30 when I could have. Stupid me.
After taking a big chunck out of my trigger finger with a 94 I sort of shyed away from levers. Stuffed up a good weekend pig hunting. You only make that mistake once. Wouldn't have happened if I took my old SMLE 303.
For its size the little 30-30 hits above its weight but they stopped making the best ever round for it the eejuts. The old 150gn Winchester Silver tip was great on pigs.
Bob

I crunched /pinched my forefinger in the lever action of a martini Henry
I liked the silver tips in my 30/06s way,way back.
 

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@R eight
Why the thick recoil pad. Put a 35 Whelen barrel on it instead of the 06.
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Because it's a Classic Rifle.

It would be like putting Rattle can on a Blaser, eergh,


@R eight please excuse Uncle Bob,
He has this thing about .25 & .35
We really started to worry when he adopted the .35Whelen as a hyphenated surname.

He's not off his meds or anything he just wears his heart on his sleeve. You will get used to it.
 

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Because it's a Classic Rifle.

It would be like putting Rattle can on a Blaser, eergh,


@R eight please excuse Uncle Bob,
He has this thing about .25 & .35
We really started to worry when he adopted the .35Whelen as a hyphenated surname.

He's not off his meds or anything he just wears his heart on his sleeve. You will get used to it.

Lol
 

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