My BRAIN Hurts

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 358 winchester, Feb 14, 2006.

  1. 358 winchester

    358 winchester *TFF Admin Staff*

    Apr 25, 2004
    Pensacola Fl. area
    I am trying to decide which center fire rifle I need to round out my collection and it is a job :eek:
    Here is a list of what I have :)
    Winchester 357 magnum Legacy lever
    Marlin 44 magnum lever
    Browning 358 Winchester lever
    Tikka 6.5 x 55 bolt
    Custom built 6.5 x 55 ( up for sale $850.00 with out glass)
    Winchester model 70 Ranger 30-06 (up for sale)
    45 auto carbine
    9mm Camp rifle
    AR 15
    M1 Carbine
    SKS ( a few :D )
    CZ 452
    BLR 22
    Remington 550-1 (up for sale)
    But what if I need to hunt a dinosaur or a just a mean old nasty critter?
    I think I want either a 300 winchester magnum (no WSM) or a 338 Winchester magnum.
    What would you buy to round out this collection of junk?
    What brand? Which action? Which type of stock?
    I would really like your input on this. As you can see I am selling off several guns and getting my inventory down below fifty guns total including hand guns, shot guns is another story :D .
    BUT I NEED ONE MORE RIFLE :eek: :rolleyes: ;) (and I still need that Savage 250-3000)
  2. Just get a .577 Tyrannosaur and be done with it! :eek: :D

  3. good morning ron, you need to get the one that is on the top of your wants list. any other one will be second best and you will still not be satisfied. that is why i will always be looking for something else!!!!! ha! ha! if you know what i mean.
    sheldon aka bhk223
  4. 358 winchester

    358 winchester *TFF Admin Staff*

    Apr 25, 2004
    Pensacola Fl. area
    I can't afford all seven that are tied for the top :rolleyes: :eek: :p
  5. The choice should be obvious, Ron. I don't see a single double rifle in your list! Everyone needs at least one of those in case one's home is attacked by marauding cave bears or vicious rhinos. It should preferably be in a caliber that requires a permit from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to test shoot! :rolleyes: :D

    Seriously, you can't really go wrong with the .338 Winchester for anything in North America, or the .458 Winchester if you want to include African game.
  6. JohnK3

    JohnK3 New Member

    May 5, 2003
    Go buy yourself a K31. Or two. Or three. (They are best purchased in groups of three. that way, you can use their built-in stacking rods to make a neat little tripod of rifles.)

    At <$150 for a decent K31, they're a great deal. And this little Swiss Misses can SHOOT!

    I'm still trying to figure out what my little Swiss Miss is named. Need a nice, feminine Swiss name for her. She's originally from Vaud Canton.
  7. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

    Jan 1, 2003
    SW MS
    How about Gretel? Or maybe Heidi. ;)

    Ooh, here's a good one: Colette. :)
  8. Kimber Man

    Kimber Man New Member

    May 12, 2004
    358 Winchester & blackhawkkid223

    I don't know when we will be satisfied. that is why I will always be looking for something else also !!!!! ha! ha! Maybe when we can'nt buy anymore or we can't shoot anymore .......which ever comes first.

    :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)
  9. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Brain Hurt???

    I have been trying to figure out, "WHAT BRAIN?" :) :D
  10. 358 winchester

    358 winchester *TFF Admin Staff*

    Apr 25, 2004
    Pensacola Fl. area
    Marlin it is just a little pain :D ;)
    No more k31's for me they are great guns but I sold off all my old bolt military rifles a couple of years ago.
    I have the glass for it already!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  11. 358, go for the .338! You know you want it. Win .300s are a dime a dozen! :D
  12. wolfgang2000

    wolfgang2000 New Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    Mountain Grove MO.
    No get a 750 nitro . I got to handle and shoot a double rifle chambered for that once. At a distance it sounds like field artillery. When I picked it up I was wondering where the wheels were. It had to weight 45 lbs. Now I know why they had gun bearers in all those dark Africa movies. The recoil wasn't sharp, more like a shove. But a shove from a crazy bull!! When when my vision cleared I looked into the empty case. It looked like it took a pound of power. I've seen car pistons that were smaller than the bullets.

    On second thought get the 338. Much safer,and cheaper.
  13. polishshooter

    polishshooter Well-Known Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Geesh, I thought I was into another Python thread...'Gumby Doctors.."


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