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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 05:04 PM Thread Starter
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Bolt guns that I feed one at a time, falling blocks, and break actions. Just love em...
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Despite our disagreements.....this is another thing that we have in common. I have an old Stevens Favorite .22. My prone rifle is an FWB single shot. I hunt grouse and Pheasant with a MLing 16 gauge Fowler. There is a Browning BPCR Hi-wall in .45-70 as well as an H&R Break open also in .45-70. A T/C Contender and Encore with a bunch of barrels. Then there's the one that I have no use for but I wanted it just because. A Ruger #1 Tropical in .416 Rigby. Two British rifles: a 577-450 Martini and a .310 Cadet.
It wasn't until I had these that I started in with multi-shot guns.
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Me To I am prown to the TCR just because to me they are a fine looking single shot and not everyone has them more like a fine English Stalking rifle I have had a number of number ones they are nice. This is my 83 mag frame with a SSK 45-70 barrel and a Bushnell Trophy Hunter 3x9x40


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Yep. Me too. I have about a dozen single shots ranging from 22 rimfire to 356 Winchester. Like all of them, but my favorites are the TCRs. +1 with Deaconllb. The TCRs are fine looking rifles, not mention good shooters. IMHO, looks do matter and you can't beat blued metal and good walnut stocks. My two cents worth.
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Have not bought a SS that I did not like. From flintlocks to Ruger's they just seen to fit my desires.
25-20 (German) up to 50-100 (Ballard) and even a 56-50 Peabody. Largest would be a caliber .84 wall gun.

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I also enjoy single shots also: bolts, rolling blocks, falling blocks, break actions, and muzzle loaders as well. They range from .22 lr to .43 spanish and .45-70, and up to .58
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I have had two Ruger#1B 's two NEF' s and a bolt Savage that I was using for 1000 yard shots. Plus an Encore pistol with three different barrels. Now I'm down to one NEF and one #1B. And they are both 30 caliber a.i. chambered.

Unless I have one or two at my oldest son's house......

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I really like my handguns and Single shot rifles!
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Bolt guns that I feed one at a time, falling blocks, and break actions. Just love em...
Same here Mule. Have a couple bolts and a falling block. Nothing special. My mentor when shooting Junior NRA had several Schuetzen rifles. He loaned me a Griffin and Howe bull barrel 30.06 to shoot our 200 yd matches.

Here’s a Ruger #1V in 22-250. Makes a nice offhand rifle if shooting center fire.I love single shots-b090db1c-39f3-4332-b305-80c735298376_1558016499439.jpg

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Put me down for liking single shots too. That's how I started out !

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However, I don't discriminate, if it launches a projectile via rapid combustion of some mix of chemicals, I like it.

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