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Old 05-17-2022, 10:25 PM   #1
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A rifle that stays in your truck.. all the time... I bought this Marlin SDG Davison limited in 45-70 when I couldnít find a stainless guide gun... Itís killed a lot of pigs... One good one.. and 6 in one bunch.. once...
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Old 05-17-2022, 10:52 PM   #2
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The cheapest AR pistol that I could build, except the trigger, in 7.62x39. It has killed close to a hundred hogs by now. It has become my favorite gun of all time.
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Old 05-17-2022, 10:53 PM   #3
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For about 30 years my main truck gun was a Kimber 22 Hornet. Here lately I been alternating between a Sako L46 221 Fireball and a Bergara BMR Carbon .22. Like the smaller calibers for the truck.
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Old 05-17-2022, 10:53 PM   #4
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Old 05-17-2022, 10:57 PM   #5
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I hear that Ruger is putting out good quality Marlins... I like that one...
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Old 05-18-2022, 05:11 AM   #6
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Used to be a synthetic lever 30-30 open sight. Now I carry a marlin tube fed .22 mag. More like a buggy gun instead of a truck gun. I work in a plant and can't have a gun in my truck.

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Old 05-18-2022, 07:03 AM   #7
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Ruger model 77 17hmr kills everything from sparrows to hogs. Cheap to shoot and relatively quiet.
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Old 05-18-2022, 07:04 AM   #8
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Old 05-18-2022, 11:17 AM   #9
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Old 05-18-2022, 12:32 PM   #10
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The cheapest AR pistol that I could build, except the trigger, in 7.62x39. It has killed close to a hundred hogs by now. It has become my favorite gun of all time.

How long of a barrel?


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Old 05-18-2022, 12:53 PM   #11
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Old 05-18-2022, 12:56 PM   #12
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270 for 4 legged animals, .40 or 9mm for 2 legged animals
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Old 05-18-2022, 12:59 PM   #13
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Marlin .22 mag bolt action.

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Old 05-18-2022, 01:07 PM   #14
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Remington 870 riot shotgun with 8 round capacity and 10 rounds on gun and an ammo belt with 50 rounds of 00 buck. Im ready to play if need be.
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Old 05-18-2022, 01:18 PM   #15
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Remington 870 riot shotgun with 8 round capacity and 10 rounds on gun and an ammo belt with 50 rounds of 00 buck. Im ready to play if need be.
You sure are...😆
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Old 05-18-2022, 02:59 PM   #16
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Ruger model 77 17hmr kills everything from sparrows to hogs. Cheap to shoot and relatively quiet.
Same here on my UTV
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Old 05-18-2022, 03:07 PM   #17
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Old 05-18-2022, 03:08 PM   #18
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I don't keep a rifle in my truck at all times but I always have my Marlin .22 mag in the rack on my 4 wheeler or UTV.
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Old 05-18-2022, 03:10 PM   #19
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Aside from Youtubers and Ruger's website, has anyone actually seen on of these? Seem like vapor ware thus far.
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Old 05-18-2022, 03:29 PM   #20
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Old 05-18-2022, 03:53 PM   #21
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No gun in my truck last decade, almost shot up a group of guys I caught stealing onions, I had never made a group of men so mad in my life and the driver begged me to shoot him, decided maybe I didn’t need one. If I catch them stealing I will just help load the bags. My neighbors grandson was guarding the water melons. A crew beat the kid up and stole a trailer load. They came back to kick grandpa’s azz too and get another load. First round went thru his heart, second round hit the other guy as he ran away in the wrist and he lost his hand. He lost his farm, now its just have a plan inside the house. I catch thieves at the cotton gin regularly after the alarm goes off, what can you do?
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Old 05-18-2022, 04:13 PM   #22
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Nothing that STAYS in the truck, but I usually have a 700 in 223 or 3006, or an AR, or an AK with me.
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Old 05-18-2022, 07:38 PM   #23
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Old 05-18-2022, 07:42 PM   #24
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Savage 22 mag bolt action
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Old 05-18-2022, 07:44 PM   #25
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And a Ruger 357 revolver in security six.
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Old 05-18-2022, 08:10 PM   #26
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Ruger 96 .22 mag is what I keep in my vehicle. No hogs here so primarily an armadillo smacker.
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Old 05-18-2022, 09:03 PM   #27
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Ruger 96 .22 mag is what I keep in my vehicle. No hogs here so primarily an armadillo smacker.
Dang... Those 22 mags are pricey...
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Old 05-18-2022, 09:15 PM   #28
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. . . Now I carry a marlin tube fed .22 mag. More like a buggy gun instead of a truck gun . . .

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Same gun I carry in my Mules gun rack. Itís 35 yrs old and still getting it done. Mostly turkey predators with hollow points
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Old 05-18-2022, 09:17 PM   #29
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Model 7 CDL in .308. It has killed more pigs than swine flu and almost as many deer as blue tongue!
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Old 05-18-2022, 09:18 PM   #30
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You leave guns in your truck here, they won’t be your guns for long! Usually a 222 or 22mag riding in the front seat.
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Old 05-18-2022, 09:52 PM   #31
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For about 30 years my main truck gun was a Kimber 22 Hornet. Here lately I been alternating between a Sako L46 221 Fireball and a Bergara BMR Carbon .22. Like the smaller calibers for the truck.
I like your choices in truck guns.
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Old 05-18-2022, 09:58 PM   #32
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how long of a barrel?


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10 1/2"
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Old 05-18-2022, 10:03 PM   #33
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Old 05-18-2022, 11:54 PM   #34
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A rifle that stays in your truck.. all the time... I bought this Marlin SDG Davison limited in 45-70 when I couldnít find a stainless guide gun... Itís killed a lot of pigs... One good one.. and 6 in one bunch.. once...

I donít live anywhere where I could or would have a rifle in my truck.

When Iím at the ranch itís whatever I have with me. I keep a Hellcat in my truck and a Shield in my car.


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Old 05-19-2022, 08:53 AM   #35
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I donít live anywhere where I could or would have a rifle in my truck.

When Iím at the ranch itís whatever I have with me. I keep a Hellcat in my truck and a Shield in my car.


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Maybe not a good idea for someone in the city... Iím fortunate to live in rural Texas.. I drive on the properties I hunt daily and itís become a way of life for me...
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Old 05-19-2022, 09:02 AM   #36
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A 60 year old 22-250 with a scope you can barely see through, but I swear you just point and pull the trigger and whatever your shooting at drops. The gun has been riding stuck between seats everyday for the last 16 years and still shoots lights out.
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Old 05-19-2022, 11:15 AM   #37
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Suppressed .243 Ruger American Rifle, suprisingly hearing safe and plenty of gun!
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Old 05-19-2022, 11:50 AM   #38
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Old 05-20-2022, 08:52 AM   #39
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A 60 year old 22-250 with a scope you can barely see through, but I swear you just point and pull the trigger and whatever your shooting at drops. The gun has been riding stuck between seats everyday for the last 16 years and still shoots lights out.
I have one of those... a Remington 700
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Old 05-20-2022, 11:12 AM   #40
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Old 05-21-2022, 01:12 PM   #41
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Mine changes a lot but I always have one behind the backseat of my Superduty in a case. Sometimes it is my Rem 700 VSSF 220 Swift, sometimes my CZ 520 Varmi mnt 17 Rem and occasionally my Rem 700 7mm RUM. Really depends what I am going to be doing in the country that day.

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Old 05-22-2022, 05:26 PM   #42
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Mines a standard Mossberg Maverick with a box of slugs, some buckshot, and assorted bird shot. Two seasons ago my rifle acted up on a morning hunt and I ran back to the truck to finish the hunt with it. Shot a big bodied East Texas buck at 48 yards with a slug that hunt. Pretty cool experience
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Old 05-22-2022, 11:08 PM   #43
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Currently and usually a savage .308. Sometimes that changes to 30-30 or .243.

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Old 05-22-2022, 11:15 PM   #44
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Old 05-23-2022, 06:23 AM   #45
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I change it up quite a bit. Today it will be a Ruger Blackhawk in .41 mag.


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Old 05-24-2022, 06:27 AM   #46
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Glock 19 in town. At the ranch it just depends what I felt like grabbing


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Old 05-24-2022, 07:54 AM   #47
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on your next episode of lone star law .......
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Old 05-24-2022, 03:18 PM   #48
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A Henry classic in .22 lr.

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Old 05-24-2022, 03:55 PM   #49
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When I am out on the deer lease I either have a Henry .22 magnum or Savage .17 Hornet.

I live in town so I don't keep a rifle in my truck.
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Old 05-25-2022, 02:49 PM   #50
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Been looking for me another 22mag for a tractor/ ranger gun.
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