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Old 12-05-2017, 09:39 PM   #101
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Remington 742, 30-06
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:39 PM   #102
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6 point buck. Stevens double barrel side by side 20 gauge w/ #4 buckshot. 12 years old with my Uncle Bob.


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Old 12-05-2017, 09:42 PM   #103
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Remington made Springfield Mauser 03-A3 rebarreled into a .270
Still got that rifle.
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:43 PM   #104
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Mine was 30.06 at 11 years old. Still don't know why my grandpa let me shoot that gun. My neck and shoulder was jacked up for a couple days lol.
My first bow kill was with a bear charge 7 years ago!
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:02 PM   #105
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H&R single shot 25-06, shot a doe in Kerrville sitting in my dads lap because the windows were too tall for me to shoot out of on my own.
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:04 PM   #106
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6 point buck. Stevens double barrel side by side 20 gauge w/ #4 buckshot. 12 years old with my Uncle Bob.
Killed a few with a Stevens double in 20 g myself. It was my #1 gun back when we used to run dogs and #4 buck was the load.
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:10 PM   #107
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Always thought it would be with my Tikka .270, but that particular weekend I took a buddy out with me and let him borrow the Tikka because it was light weight and easy to carry.. so I ended up getting my first deer with a 6.5 Creedmoor.
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:11 PM   #108
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30-30


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Old 12-05-2017, 10:24 PM   #109
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Old savage .222... about 20 years ago... took an antelope the same year with that gun too!
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:25 PM   #110
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Ruger 44 Carbine, in 44 Mag. Still remember, I loved the Remington 240 gr. hollow cavities. The deer did not, nor did the turtles. I killed my first deer around 1982 or 83, a little fork horn whitetail.

I sure wish I had that rifle back, loved that rifle. It had a 4X Weaver, with a post style crosshair. Hell of a pig and javelina gun. It would light the night up. I could fire that thing at night, it would light up everything for quite a ways, then you could not see anything for a while afterwards. I remember shooting at some javelinas in the dark and it lit up the road all the way down to where the javelina were, about 50 yards away and beyond. The shocked look on their faces, when the whole area lit up and that god awful noise. Always reminded me of the old WWII films, where they would fire cannons at night and light the area up, with the blast.
Then I liked to shoot turtles in stock ponds. It would rain turtle chunks for a while afterwards. You could always tell when I got the turtle. If I missed, it would just rain water back down, 15 seconds later. If I got the turtle, it would rain water and turtle chunks 15 seconds later.
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:30 PM   #111
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1974 - Open sight Savage 222/20 gauge...using the "top" barrel on a Comfort, Tx forkie.
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:38 PM   #112
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:51 PM   #113
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Remington 700 30-06, in 1992.
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Old 12-05-2017, 11:25 PM   #114
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71 7.7 jap grand dad sent back during WWll
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Old 12-05-2017, 11:40 PM   #115
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remington 870 12 gauge with 00 buck, around 1998.


Thatís weird, this is exactly mine, I was 8 years old. How old were you?


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Old 12-05-2017, 11:51 PM   #116
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Mine was a Marlin 30-30 at a hundred yards (beginners luck), 2016
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Old 12-05-2017, 11:55 PM   #117
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Killed a few with a Stevens double in 20 g myself. It was my #1 gun back when we used to run dogs and #4 buck was the load.


I never saw #4 buck in a 20ga load. Mine was always Winchester 2 3/4" #3 or Federal 3" #2.


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Old 12-06-2017, 12:11 AM   #118
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:12 AM   #119
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got a doe with our S&W model 1500 .222 Rem at about 60 yds many years ago.. still love that rifle too!
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:13 AM   #120
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Another for marlin 30-30. First deer with bow was a doe with my mission venture.
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:19 AM   #121
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4 point with a Remington 700 22-250 with 55 gr hollow point

Bow. Doe with a Martin Orion magnum and steel force sabertooth broadhead
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:21 AM   #122
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H&R topper single shot with a 30-30 barrel. I was in my 20s and already hand loading Using 150 gr spitzer hot-rodded to 2500 fps.
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:26 AM   #123
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Remington model 700 .243 with 95 grain nosler partitions. It was the same rifle my father killed his first deer with. Lord willing, it will be the same gun my kids use to kill their first deer.
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:29 AM   #124
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H&R topper model 20 gauge with buckshot. Shot a big old nanny doe and knocked her down.

Second deer was with a Winchester 12 gauge semi with buck. Running shot on a buck in the SHNF.

Who needs a $5,000 custom rifle in 26 nosler?
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:32 AM   #125
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:49 AM   #126
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Browning A-5 with 00 Buckshot
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:51 AM   #127
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A cheap .270 I don't remember the make or model.
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Old 12-06-2017, 02:32 AM   #128
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H&R Handi Rifle in 223. Shot a spike and man did I have buck fever
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:22 AM   #129
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Mossberg 30-30
Ben Pearson 45lb recurve with wooden arrows tipped with bear broadheads from a hardware store.
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:27 AM   #130
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Stevens 20 gauge single barrel with buckshot while hunting with beagles.
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Old 12-06-2017, 05:47 AM   #131
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Winchester Model 70 7mm Rem Mag- Gun

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Old 12-06-2017, 06:24 AM   #132
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A doe in 1991. Remington 788 in 223. 60 yards right in the chest. River bottom in merdian tx.

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Old 12-06-2017, 06:45 AM   #133
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Winchester Model Ď94 in 30-30. Mule Deer buck. Had to be around 1989 or 1990.


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Old 12-06-2017, 07:05 AM   #134
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Remington .243 on a doe in 1974 in Fredericksburg.
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Old 12-06-2017, 07:06 AM   #135
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35 rem. lever action rifle, pretty sure mcg by marlin
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Old 12-06-2017, 07:06 AM   #136
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Remington 30-06 auto. No clue which model I was shooting. Old doe. 250yd shot.
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Old 12-06-2017, 07:11 AM   #137
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I got my first deer with a old PSE. That bow was so load it sounded like slaming a screen door when you shot it.
My son shot his first one at age 9 with a 410 slug.

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Old 12-06-2017, 07:16 AM   #138
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:10 AM   #139
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Great grandpa’s pre-64 Model 94 30-30. About 1985-86. 10” wide 8-pt
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:18 AM   #140
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[quote=quackadikt;12989448]I never saw #4 buck in a 20ga load. Mine was always Winchester 2 3/4" #3 or Federal 3" #2.






Federal makes a premium personal defense ammo #4 buckshot in 20 gauge

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Old 12-06-2017, 08:19 AM   #141
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Shot my first (a small 8) with a Ruger M77 MkII .243
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:20 AM   #142
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Rem 700 Adl 270..hope to get my first selfbow kill soon..on something more substantial than a bunny.
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:22 AM   #143
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Remington 742 in 243. 1974 on White ranch outside of Mason Tx.
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:24 AM   #144
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Remington 600 in .243. Was my grandpa’s gun.
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:25 AM   #145
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First deer: WIN 04 30-30, Forkhorn buck, Coryell Co.

First Bow deer: Timberline compound, Doe, LBJ Grasslands
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:29 AM   #146
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:31 AM   #147
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Pump 20ga with buckshot, 1978.
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Old 12-06-2017, 08:36 AM   #148
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1974 - Open sight Savage 222/20 gauge...using the "top" barrel on a Comfort, Tx forkie.
I have one of these that my great uncle gave to me about 30 years ago. Still have yet to kill a deer with it though. I may have to start toting it around again.
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Old 12-06-2017, 09:24 AM   #149
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I've never killed a deer with a firearm. My first was a 5 point shooting a JVA Astro bow with 2317 XX75"s tipped with a 145gr. Bear Razorhead. October of 1991.
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Old 12-06-2017, 09:28 AM   #150
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A Winchester model 97 16 gauge hammer pump loaded with
ought buckshot. The year was 1957, I was 11 years old.

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