What rifle do you want?

VarmintmistVarmintmist Senior MemberPosts: 6,460 Senior Member
If Santa would answer that danged Email, what would you have him bring?



I was thinking a short 18in bbl, rifle (need stock length 13.5in LOP, carbines don't fit) in 30-40 Krag with a 2-4 power fixed euro post scope would be nifty for deer in my woods.

If he came across a Ruger #1 A or B in 25-06 or even better 257 Roberts I would be a happy little boy.

A Mod 94 32 Win Special, because that was what I started on and it was stolen before I got a deer in front of it.
It's boring, and your lack of creativity knows no bounds.
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  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 14,825 Senior Member
    I would like a Winchester 1876 or a facsimile thereof chambered in either .45-75 or .50-95, I've got a niche to fill......
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • bullsi1911bullsi1911 Moderator Posts: 9,660 Senior Member
    The one that is tickling my fancy right now is the Mossberg MVP:
    http://mossberg.com/products/rifles/centerfire/mvp-varmint
    To make something simple is a thousand times more difficult than to make something complex.
    -Mikhail Kalashnikov
  • timctimc Senior Member Posts: 6,581 Senior Member
    I'm hoping the Santa elf at F&D defense is going to call me around Christmas time to tell me my rifle is ready, been waiting 3 months already.
    http://www.fd-defense.com/
    timc - formerly known as timc on the last G&A forum and timc on the G&A forum before that and the G&A forum before that.....
    AKA: Former Founding Member
  • Fat BillyFat Billy Senior Member Posts: 1,813 Senior Member
    I would like a bolt action 308 with a heavy barrel and 3-5 round capacity. So many to choose from. :tooth: Later,
    Fat Billy

    Recoil is how you know primer ignition is complete.
  • BuffcoBuffco Senior Member Posts: 6,243 Senior Member
    Shiloh Sharps in 45-70

    Hell, since I'm starting to reload, maker it a 45-110
  • Ernie BishopErnie Bishop Senior Member Posts: 6,978 Senior Member
    Pretty good on Rifles right now:tooth:
    The only other rifles I could think of would be a tack driving fast twist 223 bolt rig or an Open F-Class rifle in 284 Win or 7mm SAUM.
    I know this response is going to get ZEE all wound up, so you all need to help me keep him check:rotflmao:
    Ernie

    "The Un-Tactical"
  • jbp-ohiojbp-ohio Senior Member Posts: 9,450 Senior Member
    Pie in the sky? Spikes ST Compressor SBR

    st_compressor_sbr.jpg


    Realistically...... Rock River Coyote.

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  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 8,525 Senior Member
    I have always had a desire for a Double Rifle, chambered in something like .470 Nitro Express

    Not sure what I would do with it, there are not many Cape Buffalo or other dangerous game in South Florida, but my late Fatherinlaw had one and I got to fire it a few times and oh boy when you pull the trigger you know you shot a rifle.
    Unfortunately he gave that one to a cousin who took it to Africa.
    Logistics cannot win a war, but its absence or inadequacy can cause defeat. FM100-5
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 14,825 Senior Member
    Diver43 wrote: »
    I have always had a desire for a Double Rifle, chambered in something like .470 Nitro Express

    Not sure what I would do with it, there are not many Cape Buffalo or other dangerous game in South Florida, but my late Fatherinlaw had one and I got to fire it a few times and oh boy when you pull the trigger you know you shot a rifle.
    Unfortunately he gave that one to a cousin who took it to Africa.

    What a hog rifle! Hogs can be dangerous...kinda, sorta...
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • bisleybisley Senior Member Posts: 10,549 Senior Member
    I'm picking up mine this evening - 7mm-08 Remington R-25 - but the Burris PEPR mounts haven't arrived, so all I can do is fondle it, and load some ammo.
  • shotgunshooter3shotgunshooter3 Senior Member Posts: 5,378 Senior Member
    I'll make it easier for him. I want a 20-24" 6.5 Grendel upper, RRA NM trigger, Mag Pul UBR stock, and quality optic of some sort.
    - I am a rifleman with a poorly chosen screen name. -
    "It's far easier to start out learning to be precise and then speeding up, than it is having never "mastered" the weapon, and trying to be precise." - Dan C
  • bullsi1911bullsi1911 Moderator Posts: 9,660 Senior Member
    OK, a Savage 99 Takedown in .308 would make me happy as heck as well.
    To make something simple is a thousand times more difficult than to make something complex.
    -Mikhail Kalashnikov
  • JKPJKP Senior Member Posts: 1,825 Senior Member
    Armalite AR-10T chambered in .260 Remington
  • CMWCMW Member Posts: 53 Member
    Armalite ar-30a1 in 300 win mag
    "Life is tough, it's tougher if your stupid." - John Wayne
  • wddodgewddodge Senior Member Posts: 992 Senior Member
    Springfield trapdoor in .45-70 complete with bayonet and sling.

    Denny
    Participating in a gun buy back program because you think that criminals have too many guns is like having yourself castrated because you think your neighbors have too many kids.... Clint Eastwood
  • AntonioAntonio Senior Member Posts: 2,325 Senior Member
    An AR-15 and/or a M-14.

    Legal (For now) here? An Uberti 1873 replica, 24" octagon barrel in .357/.38. Would like an original Mauser K98k too.

    Won't ask for a .22LR CZ-455 full stock 'cause now it's closer to me than waiting for a Santa delivery (%#@&; customs!)
  • snake284-1snake284-1 Senior Member Posts: 2,500 Senior Member
    I thought he was bringin me a rebarreled Ruger 77 in 9.3x62, but It's looking like it might be something else. If it can't be that, he will open up my bolt face and hang a .358 Barrel with 1-12 twist chambered in, Drum Roll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Scroll down for the answer..............................
































































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  • BuffcoBuffco Senior Member Posts: 6,243 Senior Member
    Antonio wrote: »
    Won't ask for a .22LR CZ-455 full stock 'cause now it's closer to me than waiting for a Santa delivery (%#@&; customs!)

    You're going to LOVE that rifle. Congrats!
  • mkk41mkk41 Banned Posts: 1,932 Senior Member
    Remington Rolling Block long range 'buffalo hunter' rifle , say in , .45/100 straightwall.

    Or a nice Sharps!
    "There are no victims , only volunteers!"
  • 41magnut41magnut Senior Member Posts: 1,158 Senior Member
    Remington 700 in 6MM Remington

    After seriously looking (w/o going on a nation wide search i.e. gunbroker or other such) for last 5 years or so, I have only found 3 (2 700s & 1 788) but they were all way too rough and beat up for the price the owners were asking.

    If Santa doesn't come through for me, this will be my next project.
    "The .30-06 is never a mistake." Townsend Whelen :iwo:
  • RazorbackerRazorbacker Senior Member Posts: 4,646 Senior Member
    Well since it's from Santy Claus and free and all I'll say a Kimber Super America in .338 WM

    http://www.kimberamerica.com/rifles/model-8400-wsm-calibers/super-america

    Edited to hopefully fix link
    Teach your children to love guns, they'll never be able to afford drugs
  • glockman0422glockman0422 Member Posts: 216 Member
    If i could ask Santa for a rifle, it would be this one. PTR91 . 308/7.62x51

    ptr91.jpg
  • ken55ken55 Senior Member Posts: 781 Senior Member
    CZ550 FS (full stock) in .308. :love:

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  • RazorbackerRazorbacker Senior Member Posts: 4,646 Senior Member
    ken55 wrote: »
    CZ550 FS (full stock) in .308. :love:

    CZ550FS.png

    Personal preference only but I wouldn't choose a .308 but dang that rifle is gorgeous. I see a lot of you guys like those CZs. I'm completely ignorant about them. Why do y'all like them so much
    Teach your children to love guns, they'll never be able to afford drugs
  • wildgenewildgene Senior Member Posts: 1,036 Senior Member
    ...one of these...

    http://www.browning.com/products/catalog/firearms/itemdetails.asp?item=035714282&cid=035&tid=714

    ...actually, Santa should be here a little early, about the end of next week. He found one on sale, & w/ a 6X18 VX-2 LR mounted it came to just a little more than the "MSRP" listed...
  • sarg1csarg1c Senior Member Posts: 1,705 Senior Member
    Savage .17 Hornet
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 13,046 Senior Member
    I would like:
    A very accurate AR to be built on my Anvil Arms lower. Be nice to get on with that matching set.

    On the other hand, a single-shot in .45-70, some kinda "buffalo gun" would really trip my trigger, too.
    Overkill is underrated.
  • BuffcoBuffco Senior Member Posts: 6,243 Senior Member
    On the other hand, a single-shot in .45-70, some kinda "buffalo gun" would really trip my trigger, too.

    We're not so different, you and I.
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 13,046 Senior Member
    Probably that Georgia lineage.
    Overkill is underrated.
  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    Pretty good on Rifles right now:tooth:
    The only other rifles I could think of would be a tack driving fast twist 223 bolt rig.........

    :queevillaugh:
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
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