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So I went dove hunting today...

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by Packman73, May 30, 2009.

  1. May 30, 2009 at 8:59 PM
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    Packman73

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    with the shotgun my late father-in-law, Ron, left me. Many may recall that he passed a few months ago and how close we were. Again, thanks to all of you who saw me through that and those who still are.

    Ron left me a Browning Invector Plus Citori over/under- a beautiful shotgun! I was able to go out with a friend of mine (and also of Ron) and killed a shitload of Eurasian doves. This shotgun is my new favorite and will likely be forever. I'll post pics in the gun pic thread soon.
    BTW, this was one of his favorite shotguns and was used on his last goose trip in January so it has even more sentimental value to me.

    Anyway, it was a good day.
     
  2. May 30, 2009 at 9:07 PM
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    Sounds like a good day Matt, where'd ya go?
     
  3. May 30, 2009 at 9:21 PM
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    awesome!..always wanted to try bird hunting, but dont know the first thing about it.
     
  4. May 30, 2009 at 9:42 PM
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    sounds like you had an awesome time, Matt!!! and Ron was watching ya'll too.
     
  5. May 30, 2009 at 11:29 PM
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    SE Mesa. I've already said too much! :eek:

    It's worth looking into. It's the most fun I have.

    I think so too. :)
     
  6. May 30, 2009 at 11:31 PM
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    haha I hear ya...

    I'm sure you guys made Ron proud:)
     
  7. May 30, 2009 at 11:34 PM
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    It's always a good time there. If you're good, and swear upon death you'll never go there without me, I'll take ya sometime.
     
  8. May 30, 2009 at 11:43 PM
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    I swear? :D
     
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    Sounds like a good bbq! :p
     
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    That's great Matt. I'm very sentimental with some hand-me-downs that I have too. Shot my grandpa's Winchester Model 12 Black Diamond Trap one time just to feel his presence. He loved the gun, but it doesn't fit me very well. Ron's smilimg down every time you squeeze that baby off bro!!:D
     
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    Sounds like it was a good time...I'm sure you're father-in-law was watching over you.

    On the other hand, I'm drooling over the shotgun...that's really a nice one, and the sentimental value, I'm sure, only makes it better for you.
     
  12. May 31, 2009 at 10:07 AM
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    Here's some pics,

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    Dude, that is a totally sweet gun, but better yet, I got chills and a little misty thinkin' of the influence Ron has had on you, and how proud he is right now, of how proud you are of that gun.:thumbsup:
     
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    Beautiful gun Matt. I'm sure Ron was proud to give it to you.
     
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    Thanks fellas. :)
     
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    an old browning hmmm. love those guns!
     
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    I don't think it's too old because it's chambered for 3 1/2" shells.:cool: But yeah, it's sweet and has a few stories to tell. :)
     
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    damn fine browning there Matt.
     
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    Thank you Will. :)
     
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    X2! Gorgeous gun!
     
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