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Re: “Pretty” deer rifles... [Re: 308ld] #13256664 11/04/18
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Re: “Pretty” deer rifles... [Re: Orion6] #13256701 11/04/18
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Re: “Pretty” deer rifles... [Re: Orion6] #13256977 11/05/18
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Doesn't take much to be prettier than most modern rifles.

Re: “Pretty” deer rifles... [Re: Orion6] #13257015 11/05/18
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All the rifles above are Beatiful Rifles. This is my Gil Van Horn .308 norma mag.
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Re: “Pretty” deer rifles... [Re: Orion6] #13257070 11/05/18
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If your daughter, or potentially your granddaughter will be using the rifle, you might want to stay on the light side, both in cartridge choice and rifle weight, certainly no 9-pounders. Anything that requires a learning curve or that's difficult to feed is out, unless she's interested in that stuff.

FWIW, I'd be looking at the new M70 Featherweights, especially if you can find one in the limited edition dark maple or upgraded wood. In used, consider two-lug Sako Foresters and Browning Low Walls in .243. Very nice specimens of both can be found, and workmanship is first-rate. Gonna be more than a grand, more like $1500, but worth it in both cases.

Another nice one that may appeal to a lady is the Hawkeye RSI.


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Re: “Pretty” deer rifles... [Re: Pappy348] #13257267 11/05/18
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Originally Posted by Pappy348
If your daughter, or potentially your granddaughter will be using the rifle, you might want to stay on the light side, both in cartridge choice and rifle weight, certainly no 9-pounders. Anything that requires a learning curve or that's difficult to feed is out, unless she's interested in that stuff.

FWIW, I'd be looking at the new M70 Featherweights, especially if you can find one in the limited edition dark maple or upgraded wood. In used, consider two-lug Sako Foresters and Browning Low Walls in .243. Very nice specimens of both can be found, and workmanship is first-rate. Gonna be more than a grand, more like $1500, but worth it in both cases.

Another nice one that may appeal to a lady is the Hawkeye RSI.


Yes, any flavor of the 70 is on the table. A Featherweight in .308 or 6.5 if they make it might be a good consideration.

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