I bought the browning factory stalker fore end and stock. Fore end fit perfectly, took a little fitting for the butt stock. Agreed, did it because the original wood was too pretty for hard use.Did you have the same problems getting Champion/Ramline fore end to fit your A-5? I had to whittle on mine for hours before it would work. It was worth the effort though. No more worries about wooden stock splitting at the tang screw or barrel ring hammering the wooden fore end to pieces.
That is a solid bull and a solid mustache sir! Hope to get a bull that nice someday!
Love it. I have Great Grandma's Cooey single shot 22, and her son's Winchester model 12. Here is grandpa and my great uncles with a pheasant shot near where the current Ridgedale Mall is. Sorry if that reveals someone’s honey hole. Pic from 1930s I’d guess.My grandmother's 1894 32-40. She was cooler than you:
Like the a5 pic!With rifles my affection has come and gone over the years. Current object of affection is a Vanguard first lite in 6.5-300.
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Sentimental favorites that will be handed down are my Savage 99 in 300 Savage and a Marlin 444S, both handed down from my father.
With shotguns I have my definite favorites that haven't wavered over the years.
Love my Browning Auto 5 magnum and my Beretta Xtrema 2. Those do 99% of my waterfowl hunting.
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