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07-22-2018 04:16 PM
dougk
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Originally Posted by lloyd smale View Post
I don't think theres such thing as a one gun does it all without compromise. I know if I had to go down to only one gun it would by an ar15 but I know it isn't perfect for everything. Drillings might come close IF you can get one with all the barrels regulated in say something like 308 or 06 in one barrel, 12 guage and 22lr but it would be a pretty heavy unit and the scope isn't going to be regulated for both the centerfire and rim fire, at least not if precision shooting is called for and its going to be on the heavy side. Then if it breaks down the line where the heck are you going to get parts? there very cool guns but not a survival gun. An ar15 will kill anything up to deer and even black bear in a pinch,. Has lots of capacity for a combat situation. Are very accurate out to 300 yards. With ball bullets don't tear up even small game and ammo is everywhere. Spare parts are everywhere and there simple to fix. But one gun does everything? Nope. Maybe a stripped down light ar and one of those shockwave pistol gripped short barreled 12 gauges slung over your shoulder and a 22lr pistol on your hip.

Hi Lloyd,


interesting post. For one gun to be used in hunting I have a 30.06 drilling, which has 12 ga barrels and 22 mag insert. The rifle is regulated 1 inch h igh at 100 yards, the 22 mag is regulated 0 at 50 yards and the 12ga barrel patterns number 4 buck or 2 shot well at 50 yards. There are other drilling rifle calibers that work great and the 16 ga is a fantastic shotgun option.


For a zombie appolyse I would go with a .308 and the platform of choice would be the M1A or the HK91.
07-19-2018 07:33 AM
lloyd smale I don't think theres such thing as a one gun does it all without compromise. I know if I had to go down to only one gun it would by an ar15 but I know it isn't perfect for everything. Drillings might come close IF you can get one with all the barrels regulated in say something like 308 or 06 in one barrel, 12 guage and 22lr but it would be a pretty heavy unit and the scope isn't going to be regulated for both the centerfire and rim fire, at least not if precision shooting is called for and its going to be on the heavy side. Then if it breaks down the line where the heck are you going to get parts? there very cool guns but not a survival gun. An ar15 will kill anything up to deer and even black bear in a pinch,. Has lots of capacity for a combat situation. Are very accurate out to 300 yards. With ball bullets don't tear up even small game and ammo is everywhere. Spare parts are everywhere and there simple to fix. But one gun does everything? Nope. Maybe a stripped down light ar and one of those shockwave pistol gripped short barreled 12 gauges slung over your shoulder and a 22lr pistol on your hip.
07-19-2018 03:56 AM
gene_225 I've had a half dozen combination guns and no drillings and I'm still looking. My latest try hasn't arrived yet, a Savage 24V in .357/20 ga. I gave up on the .30-30/20 and the .22/20s not realizing that more than 3 shots heat the barrel and make it string. My Stevens .22/.410 has the barrels soldered together and doesn't string, but it's a little light for some game and the selector is fragile. My .223/20 is fun and will group if I keep it to 3 shots. I'm working on getting it regulated.

I was going to go with a drilling this time, but someone else wanted it more than me. Mostly I see them as hard to get ammo for in the price range I can afford. The only one I ever tried on birds was the Stevens. Dusted the tail feathers at about 40 yds on a straight away shot. I mostly can't hit birds anyway. The AF Dr said I had" visual accuity" problems. When I asked what that meant, he asked if I ever hit a phesant and said that's why I hadn't.

Like I said, I'm still looking.
08-28-2015 10:49 AM
dougk
Re: One gun to do it all

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Originally Posted by petemi
I like my Savage 24V .357 Maximum over 20 ga. although it is a tad heavy for my liking. It is cut to 18.5 inches and is threaded for chokes. It wears see-through rings, a 4x32 and a shotgun bead front sight. It'll shoot everything from 600 fps .38s to 180 gr Maxis running 2200 fps. good to 200 yards and 158s out to 300. Coupled with the 20 shooting 2 1/2 inch nines to 3 inch slugs. it does everything I need in Michigan. I too am old and not going to war. If I had to, I'd use my .308s.

Pete
I was looking for a Savage in .357 maximum and 20 ga. How is the rifle recoil?
08-25-2015 10:21 AM
petemi
Re: One gun to do it all

I like my Savage 24V .357 Maximum over 20 ga. although it is a tad heavy for my liking. It is cut to 18.5 inches and is threaded for chokes. It wears see-through rings, a 4x32 and a shotgun bead front sight. It'll shoot everything from 600 fps .38s to 180 gr Maxis running 2200 fps. good to 200 yards and 158s out to 300. Coupled with the 20 shooting 2 1/2 inch nines to 3 inch slugs. it does everything I need in Michigan. I too am old and not going to war. If I had to, I'd use my .308s.

Pete
06-19-2015 01:12 PM
dougk
Re: One gun to do it all

I am been using Lee LeBas for my scope work. He was in San Antonio up until a year ago, which was great. I could drive the drillings to him and did not need to ship. He is now in NV, so I need to ship....

I took the Krieghoff .22 WMR insert off a heavily engraved 1920's Funk 16x16/9x57R drilling and will have the insert installed in the Sauer 8x57JRS.



06-19-2015 10:13 AM
Drilling Man
Re: One gun to do it all

Who going to do the install? JJ? He's the one who mounted my Zeiss...

When I'm sitting on the edge of a field where I may get a longer shot and the light is going away, I snap my Zeiss in place,



those are the times I REALLY appreciate my Zeiss.

My drilling is for go, not for show, so I don't care how it looks with that scope on it! lol

DM
06-19-2015 09:36 AM
dougk
Re: One gun to do it all

The 50MM objective lens was of concern but several of my drillins from the 50's have 50mm objective lens and they work fine. And the Sauer is a field grade drilling so I am not concerned about looks.

I like the ammo carrier, I am going to have to look at making one.....
06-18-2015 11:19 PM
Drilling Man
Re: One gun to do it all

That will be a big scope on that drilling, but you will be able to see in really low light with it!

I have that same scope, it's going on my old 700 Rem., bbl. by P.O. Ackley, chambered in 240 Wby..

The ammo carrier: I made it out of deer skin leather and canvas, the case came from Krieghoff, MANY years ago...

DM
06-18-2015 10:52 PM
dougk
Re: One gun to do it all

thanks DM.

I am thinking about putting a 2-10x50mm scope on the JP Sauer from the 50's that is 16x16/8x57JRS.
Where did you get the ammo and gun case, they both are great and I have not seen them.

Doug
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