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#1 Hylander

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 04:47 PM

Well my new Marlin 917VSF is in prison at Stephen'swaiting for me to brake it out on Jan. 3rd.I have to wait 3 extra day's because Stephen will be closedon the 31st, New Years Eve and won't re-open till Tues the 3rd. :)
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Posted 21 December 2005 - 05:16 PM

Hylander,Congrats on the new acquisition. Hope it works out for you. Is this your first 17 Hummer? I've always been pleased with my model 17. :)Gary

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 05:53 PM

Is this your first 17 Hummer?

Nope, I've got a Savage 93R17GV and love it.It is their plan Model and I wanted something Fancier and Shinier :lol:

Sounds like a nice gun!

It is, I bet you have even seen it :(
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Posted 21 December 2005 - 06:10 PM

Ah yes, the allmighty Marlin HMR... Try the BKL 261 scope mount, you'll love it.

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 06:30 PM

Sounds like a nice gun! :lol:

Gee I wonder why Steve would say that, hum? Oh because it was his! :(

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 06:33 PM

Try the BKL 261 scope mount, you'll love it.

Who makes it What does it look like And where can I get it
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Posted 22 December 2005 - 09:28 AM

BKL makes it. They're a sponsor over at Rimfirecentral.com and they make good stuff! Do a search and you'll see nothing but excellent reviews. A little spendy (I remember paying something like $65 shipped) but built like a rock! Here's a pic of my BKL 261 on my Marlin 17V with a Simmons 44Mag 6.5-20x44 scope. Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

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Posted 22 December 2005 - 10:36 AM

But it would have to be stainless to go on his new PRETTY gun. :angry:

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Posted 22 December 2005 - 01:15 PM

Is it just me or is that first picture of it reversed? Looks like a leftie?

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Posted 22 December 2005 - 01:57 PM

Is it just me or is that first picture of it reversed? Looks like a leftie?

You beat me to it, must of Flip the pic in photo shop.Thanks Ben:I think I'll try some standard Weavers first, The mount looks solid but is pricy.Ya' I'm a cheap Sucker :angry:
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Posted 22 December 2005 - 05:13 PM

They do stainless too. Yeah, it's pricey, but well made. And yes, the pic was flipped in photoshop, didn't realize it made it a lefty. :angry:

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Posted 22 December 2005 - 08:35 PM

What's wrong with lefties? :angry:

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Posted 23 December 2005 - 08:38 AM

Nothing. I shoot ambidexterously. Is that a word? I'm right handed. But I actually shoot better with my left hand, pistols, rifles, whatever. I'm a closet lefty! :angry:

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Posted 23 December 2005 - 09:59 AM

Best thing about being a lefty is while driving I can comfortably shoot out of the window. Of course that would be off road on private property! :angry: :D

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