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Other Classic Carbines? #14351175 12/08/19
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I have been contemplating buying a classic slim, lightweight carbine that shoots a moderate cartridge mostly the Winchester 94 and the mannlicher schoenauer 1903.

What are some of your favorite svelte carbines that are worth thinking about?

Many thanks,

Tom


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Winchester M70 Featherweight .308 Win .20" barrel 6 pounds all up with 4 power Leupold.

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BSA Majestic in 308 topped with a Leupold 1-4x. My wife's rifle. It comes in right at 6 pounds.

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I like my Remington Model 7 stainless 223. I also once had an 1891 Argentine Mauser Calvary Carbine that was the cat's meow. Don't know as I ever saw a slicker action on a rifle.

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Ruger M77 RSI .250 Savage.

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Originally Posted by taylorce1
Ruger M77 RSI .250 Savage.

ditto


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If you can find one the ruger ultralights 20" barrel with the ebony fore end tip had nice slim stocks and were a joy to handle.


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Winchester 94 Trapper in either .44 mag or 30-30.

I also like the Original M1-Carbine. Although the caliber is not much of a hunting caliber, sadly.

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Originally Posted by taylorce1
Ruger M77 RSI .250 Savage.


Yup:

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Winchester 94

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M-70 featherweight in 6.5 Swede. I got one.

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Savage 99F in 30/30 is a favorite


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I have both the Winchester 94 and a 1903 M-S. You can't go wrong with either one. Or do like I did and get both.

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Originally Posted by Brad
Originally Posted by taylorce1
Ruger M77 RSI .250 Savage.


Yup:

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No love for the 760/7600 carbine............
‘Moderate’ would call for the .35 Remington.

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Originally Posted by NH K9
No love for the 760/7600 carbine............
‘Moderate’ would call for the .35 Remington.

George.

Here's one in 308.

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I was going to add a .308 carbine to the pump family, but couldn’t resist a .358 BLR.

I needed some diversity. 😀


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Thompson Center Contender Carbine 7x30 Waters

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Thompson Center G2 Contender Carbine 30-30

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Go with the MS 1903 in a stutzen.

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