Not much difference between the 2, for longer range I would pick the .270 and for larger game like bears I would go with the 06.
I would go with the .243 Winchester or 7mm-08 Remington in the Ruger American. Try the fit of the compact and the full size for her.
Had an early Steyr M40 with the added safety I loved it only problem was the hot brass hitting me in the forehead got old quick so I sold it.
Ruger M77 RS .270Win.
It's a good kit to start with I still use mine I bought way back when. Only problem I had was with the toggle link on the handle breaking but they...
They are renamed HS2000 from Croatia.
I have the xd9sc love it, only complaint was the mag release button is too tight to the grip I had a hard time getting it to release the mag.
Check out other shops, some will let you just pay for ammo and they will let you try the used inventory with no range fee. Also like said before...
The Zastava mausers are good quality, the recievers are a medium action as stated.
The can has been beaten to death, it is what it is!
If you enjoy it that's all that matters, how does it shoot?
I started carrying with a job I did dealing with bank deposits.
My dumbest mistake:
I first started reloading I was using WMR powder in a .270 win and forgot to change the scale from the previous reloading...
I try to practice with my carry gun once a week with magazine change so 32 rounds a week.
I still take my dads old Winchester model 94 in .30 WCF out deer hunting, I learned to shoot with this rifle and enjoy reminiscing about hunting...
I got one on GB for a steal and first thoughts were it looks like a high point & it's rather big so I thought I can just trade it off but after...
I would say my XD9 SC.
I have done the Shaw 6.5x55 Swede barrel swap with no issue other than with the bolt face, just use American (Remington, Winchester) brass cases...
Q1- your missing the ejector & spring.
Q2- yes, you will need to find an early hammer spur extension.
You might try over at Marlinowners.
Works great in my .40 S&W.
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