I'd rather have a _ than a _

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  1. Boattale

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    I'd rather have a .22 WMR than a .22 Hornet
    I'd rather have a .223 than a .22-250
    I'd rather have a .243 than a .25-06
    I'd rather have a .270 than a .25-06
    I'd rather have a .270 than a .280
    I'd rather have a 7mm-08 than a .280
    I'd rather have a .30-06 than a .300 Win Mag
    I'd rather have a .30-06 than a .308
    I'd rather have a .308 than a .300 Savage

    and so on and on...
     
  2. horsemen61

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    I’d rather have a 6.5(.264) over any other caliber any day of the week :p:D:p:evil:
     
  3. Bazoo

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    I'd rather have a rimmed cartridge than rimless or belted.

    I'd rather have 44 special than 44 mag.

    Id rather have a 22 lr than a centerfire 22.

    I'd rather have a gun with honest wear than a new gun.

    Id rather have a revolver than an automatic.

    I'd rather have a lever action than a bolt action.

    I'd rather have a mini 14 than an ar15.
     
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  4. courtgreene

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    I’d rather have a savage than a Remington
    I’d rather have an 8mm mauser than a 30-06 (but I’m NOT saying I’m a nazi sympathizer)
    I’d rather have a .41mag than a .44mag
    I’d rather have a .300wsm than a .300 win mag
    I’d rather have controlled round feed than push feed
    I’d rather have a bolt gun than a semi auto
    I could go on but are we doing unpopular opinions, or what’s the central theme here? I went with unpopular but truthful opinions.
     
  5. marksman13

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    I’d rather have a Ruger No. 1 than a bolt action.

    I’d rather have a Zeiss than a Swarovski.

    I’d rather have a cold front than the rut.

    I’d rather be hunting than working.
     
  6. LoonWulf
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    I'd rather have something interesting than the best thing.........

    Id rather have the experience than the trophy....
     
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  7. Jeff62

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    I’d rather have a good life than a long life.

    Though I seem to be slowly working my way toward having a good, long life.

    And one of my favorites; “I’d rather have the bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy” Groucho Marx?
     
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  8. bersaguy

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    I'd rather have a 1911 than a Glock
    I'd rather have a CZ than a Sig
    I'd rather have a Mossberg than a Remington
    I'd rather have a Hi-point than a Colonoscopy
     
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  9. troy fairweather

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    I'd rather not have a man bun.
     
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    I would rather have a .454 that also shoots 45 Colt than a 44 mag that also shoots .44
    I would rather have an older car that runs good than a newer hybrid or electric car that gets good gas mileage but I can't work on
    I would rather have another 9mm PCC than another 5.56 AR-15 (at least today, that might change tomorrow)
    I would rather have more primers than I need than more brass than I need
     
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  11. Woodbridge

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    I would rather have a day in the woods with my kids than a day doing just about anything else.

    I would rather have blued steel and wood than shiny and plastic.

    I would rather have plenty of practice and confidence in my shot placement ability than all of the arguments about ballistic specs.

    I prefer to have plenty of meat in the freezer than not enough.

    I would rather have a hard day's work than one wasted sitting around.

    I would rather have things the way they were rather than the way they're headed.
     
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  12. Hartkopf

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    I'd rather have a Glock than any other handgun.

    I'd rather have a bolt than a lever.

    I'd rather have a semi auto than a bolt or lever.

    I'd rather say "I'd" than say "I would."

    I'd rather have Made In The USA than any where else. (yes that means USA made Glocks)
     
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  13. FL-NC

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    I'd rather be riding my Harley on a summer day than on my laptop now.
     
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  14. Boattale

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    There's no central theme, it's just for fun. Some cool responses here.
    One I've recently learned:
    I'd rather have an elk burger than a deer burger.
     
  15. jmorris

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    I’d rather have a good time than a bad one.
     
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  16. courtgreene

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    Thanks for clarifying
    I'd rather have plentiful powder at the moment than a million rifles out of which one cannot find ammo to shoot
    I'd rather have stick powder than spherical
    I'd rather have a shoulder shot than a lung shot
    I'd rather have monolithic broad heads than mechanical
    I'd rather have a Nikon prostaff than most every other optic (sadly I cannot)
    I'd rather have a private place to hunt (deer) than public but am still thankful for public access
    I'd rather have unadulterated ground venison than mix it with pork or beef fat
    I'd rather have 150gr .308 (or .312 for that matter) bullets than 180-220gr
    I'd rather have a dog than a cat
    I'd rather have a scent hound than any other kind of dog (no offense to one of my dogs)
    I'd rather be bear hunting behind dogs than doing anything else outdoors
    I'd rather be healthy enough to enjoy the outside world than be sidelined (and I've been lucky there)
     
  17. illinoisburt

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    I'd rather have a hunting trip seeing dozens of average animals a day than hoping for one trophy rack in a week.
     
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  18. Choctaw

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    I would rather be in the woods listening to the wind than answering this thread. lol

    I would rather have an AR, any AR, than a Ruger Mini 14

    I would rather have a Ruger Mini 14 than a rock

    I would rather deer hunt with a Ruger Blackhawk chambered in 45 Colt than any other round
     
  19. AK Hunter

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    I would rather take a doe than a buck, the meat tastes better. (provided there are enough deer to take one)
    I would rather hunt private land that put up with the idiots on public land. But I'm glad they offer use of public land.
    I would rather Hunt with reloads than factory ammo.
    I would rather watch a sunset than a sunrise. Because the with the sunset I usually have a beer in my hand. LOL
    I would rather shoot a military surplus rifle than any of the new plastic rifles.
    I would rather build my own rifle than shoot any factory made rifle.
    I would rather enjoy life broke that to be rich & owe my life style to the company.
    I would rather shoot an AK 100 times & miss than shoot an AR & hit every shot.
    I would rather click & paste "I would rather" than type it out every time. LOL How many typed it out every time?
     
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  20. .308 Norma

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    I'm the opposite. Of course I've never had whitetail - just mule deer. Nevertheless, we (my wife and I) like deer more than elk, elk more than beef, and beef more than pork. Buffalo (bison) meat falls in there somewhere too, but I'm not sure where because we don't get it very often. However, there's nothing on Earth better than barbecued moose ribs as far as we're concerned.:D
     
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  21. Terry G

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    IMG_0503.JPG I'd rather have a C97b than polymer .45.
    I'd rather have a Browning .30'06 BAR than anything else for Whitetail.
    I'd rather have a CZ P-01 than a Ruger 9MM American
    I'd rather have a SA Hellcat than a SIG 365
    I'd rather have a Taurus TX22 than a Glock 44
    I'd rather have a Labrador than an ankle biter.
     
  22. .308 Norma

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    I'm not exactly sure what "facebook" even is, but I think I'd rather spend time here on THR.:thumbup:
     
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  23. .308 Norma

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    At present, I can’t think of a single gun that I’d rather have than one I already have. Now that might very well change tomorrow or the next day, but not today.:D
    To play along though - when it was just 3-years old, I’d rather have the ’85 Ford F-150 I used to have than the 3-year old Dodge Ram 1500 I now have.
     
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  24. courtgreene

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    That reminds me... I'd rather have a stick shift than an automatic

    which means I'll probably only get one vehicle after this one, after which I'll be walking
     
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  25. .308 Norma

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    Yeppers, the beloved '85 Ford F-150 I mentioned had a 4-speed with a "granny" gear. When I told the saleslady that sold me my Dodge 1500 that I wanted a manual 4-speed, she simply shook her head and said, "Well, there's not much chance you're gonna find one of those.":(
    Just to keep this hunting related though - I hauled an awful lot of deer and elk in my old Ford F-150. I haven't hauled any (yet) in the Dodge 1500.;)
     
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