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deer with different guns

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As I was cleaning "The Gun" tonight I started to think back to my youth, and the deer that I have harvested and the guns that did their job. Deer #1 was a doe taken w/ a used bps bought by my dad when I turned 12. First buck was taken w/ a old Ithica deer slayer. Here is a list of guns that I have harvested a deer with. 8 different guns 31 deer all with there own unique story. I will be trying a different 50 caliber this weekend so maybe the list will grow.

walnut bps

synthtic bps

Ithica deer slayer

winchester model 94 30-30

remington model 742 30-06

remington 700 bdl 7mm mag

Thompson 50 caliber muzzel loader

remington 870 express slug gun

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remington wingmaster 870 12 gauge w/sabots

remington model 7600 pump 30-06

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Marlin Model 30 30-30

Winchester Model 70 .280

Remington ML .50 cal

Mossberg 500 12g Slug

I wanna try using a spear next!

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I shot my first deer with a Marlin 336C 30-30. Used that rifle for the next 30 years.

I then bought my used Winchester 70 30-06, which I currently use.

Been trying my hand with a Ruger .44 mag revolver off and on for the past couple years but haven't had opportunity to try it yet.


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Several different bows over the years, but for guns?

Marlin 30-30

Remington 870 Wingmaster

Browning A-Bolt .243

Winchester Model 70 300WSM

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Hoyt someting,

Matthews Switchback XT,

Winchester 1200 Ranger

Browning A500

Winchester 1300 (my DeerHog gun)

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Darton bow


870 12 gauge

.280 Browning

.50 cal muzzi

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1st yr(1976): old 8mm bolt

2nd year:old 303 British

o3a3 30-06 bolt

Win 270 bolt

Rem 30-06 pump

Ruger 7mm mag bolt

ruger 30-06 bolt

Rem 870 slug

High Country bow

Matthews bow,

and now...introducing the new CVA about 24 hrs anyway.

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Winchester 88 .243

Wichester 88 .243 (different gun)

Remington 700 .22-250

Remington 700 7mm Mag.

Ruger 77 .243

Winchester 70 .270

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Old Indian something bow

Darton Bow

Hoygt Rebel bow

Mission bow

7 mm mauser

browning lever action 308

Remington 308

Remington 30-06 pump

Remington 30-06 model 742

winchester 94 30-30

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Oneida Tomcat Bow

Win Model 70 XTR Featherwieght .270

Win Model 100 .308

Rem 870 Exp. 12ga. Smooth Bore Barrel Slug

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2 different Rem 870 12's

Rem 7400 30-06

CVA .50 cal muzzy (now replaced with a T/C Omega that hasn't killed yet).

I think that's the only firearms...

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Was sent out as a youth with my k&R model 88 20 ga. (single shot) only to miss a biggie at 100 yds.

Came back with the Win mdl 94 in 30-30 to take a smaller buck that afternoon. After that, it was all the 'ol 94 for many years.


Browning A500 with smooth slug barrel

Benelli SBE with bird barrel

Browning BLR (lever) in 308. Reminded me of the 94.

Browning A-bolt in 300 win mag. Love it.

Knight 54 cal. boomstick. Biggest buck so far.

Matthews bows.

Hmm... I guess ech is a poor letter choice.

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Rem 740 30'06

Rem 740 30'06 (different gun)

Ben Pearson Colt Longbow

Rem 742 30'06

Rem 788 7mm-08

Marlin 336 Texan 30-30

Ruger 44 Carbine - three different guns/times/places

Ruger 77 MKII 7mm Rem Mag

Ruger 77 MKII 243

Ruger 77 MKII RSI 243

Ruger 77 MKII 6.5x55 Swede

Ruger 77 MKII 257 Roberts

'38 Swedish Mauser 6.5x55 Swede

'96 Spanish Mauser 7x57

Marlin XL-7 Rifle 270 Winchester

Browning BLR 257 Roberts

Ruger 77 RL 250 Savage

Rem 1100 12g w/slug barrel

Rem 700ML 50cal muzzleloader

Browning B92 357 Magnum

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Savage 110 .222

Rem 700 .22-250

Ruger 77 .243

Rem 721 .270

Weatherby Vangard .257 Weatherby

Marlin 1885 .45-70

.58 cal smoke pole

Rem 870 12 gauge

Benelli Nova 12 gauge

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