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Haven't taken a bunch of pics of my single shots before--so this is my line up:
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1878 Springfield Trap Door 45-70, Henry 45-70, CVA Hunter 444 Marlin, Traditions G2 Outfitter 35 Rem, CVA Scout V2 7mm-08
Got a DRT nice fat doe with the Traditions Outfitter last year and hope to continue that this year with one of these long guns. These are all fun to shoot and really hone ones marksmanship skills IMHO. One round, one target, one shooter---gotta make it count on the first try!
 

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Nice family portrait Jay, and I agree with single shots honing one's marksmanship skills.

My only single shot is my 22 S-L-LR Marlin 101, with a Simmons 4x32 22 Mag scope. A fun and accurate rifle.

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Very nice rifle Todd! I bet the squirrels and wood chucks are very wary of you!
 

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Very nice rifle Todd! I bet the squirrels and wood chucks are very wary of you!
I use my Savage 340E 223 for Chuck's. Squirrels aren't really a problem for me, but those pesky chipmunks... I've killed around 25 in less than 3 weeks!
 
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My favorite photo of my favorite single shot. Remington # 1 action 28" barreled in .45/70 1" across the flats. Weighs 12 pounds, is a sweet shooter.
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No doubt one of the first Milsurp rifles to be sporterized. Model 1886 Trapdoor Springfield.
I need to take maybe 10 pounds off the trigger LOL. Still fun to shoot with a light load of 3031.
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Mike, Thanks for the great closeup photo of your Rolling Block. If I don't miss my guess ,I would say that the action is a number 1 1/2 or sporting action at least according to the Frank de Haas book. I say this because I have a 45-70 Rolling Block rifle that is built on the number one or military action. I got the action from a .43 Spanish caliber musket. It has one of the heavy octagon Numeric 30 inch barrels. With the tiger stripe maple stock it weighs eleven pounds. One ?, does that nice looking tang site cover up the printing on the tang? I wanted to put a tang site on my rifle but the "Remington" is stamped right where it would go and I could not bear to voer it up.
 

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I only have 7, 5 Ruger #3s, a Rem RB and a Savage 219. I didn’t realize I had 7. Not a good number will have to sell one or buy 3 more. I hate odd numbers like 7 or 11. A box of ammo with 19 cartridges drives me nuts.
 

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Nice pics fellas!👍.

I have single shot rifles in 7/08 (CVA), 30-30 (SAV 219), 06 (#1A), 9.3x62 (#1S) and 45-70 (Henry). Only a couple pics handy right now... IMG_20200412_094358403.jpg
 

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Son of a gun. I don't have any picks of my single shots. I did purchase a Henry Single shot in .243. My first Henry and it needs range time, I just topped it with a 3X9 Vortex.
 

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My only single shot is this Springfield trapdoor made in 1886. It's a great shooter.

My 1878 TD is a great shooter as well. I have it all figured out at 60 yards (aiming 6 inches low will get me a dead deer) but need to spend some time shootin' it at 100 yards. I know my 405 gr boolit/Unique load will print higher at 100 yards--but I need to figure out how much. My rifle is a "Bannerman" rifle--meaning that it was probably sold as a Mil Surp rifle through the Bannerman sporting goods outfit in NY at the turn of the 20th Century. The receiver and barrel are original but have been reblued, my rifle also has a carbine rear sight and not the rifle version, is fitted with a replacement stock that has no Army supply or ordnance markings, plus the ramrod is a much later version than what was used on the 1873 model TDs. That is all right with me--I wanted a good shooter which is what my TD is.
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375 H&H Ruger Number One Tropical, 1.5-5x Leupold. Photo taken at the gun club yesterday. I was practicing for bear season:


Handloaded 260 grain Nosler Accubonds at 2650 fps via RL-15:


I've shot three black bear with this rifle at 15 feet (gulp!), about 150 yards and a tad over 300 yards. Great rifle, shoots well.
 

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7mm Remington Magnum, Ruger Number One. Pictured here with a 1970's 3-9x Leupold, recently swapped to a nice 3.5-10x Leupold I found used:




I am handloading 160 grain Nosler Partitions for it, with RL-22, for about 3,000 fps, no big problem with the 26" barrel, shown here with the 260 grain Nosler Accubond I use with the 375 version. I feel very fortunate to have been able to buy these two nice, used Ruger single shots at good prices. They're both excellent rifles:
 
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