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Anthony
06-04-2012, 11:27 PM
We all remeber it, So what was your first rifle

jfred
06-05-2012, 01:19 AM
Mosin Nagant 1891/30 :)

BuckingFastard
06-05-2012, 02:34 AM
Cooey model 60, my first centerfire was Remington gamemaster 760 in 30-06. I remember getting the cooey it was to heavy to shoot off hand so we went to home hardware and got a pellet gun till I was man enough to shoot offhand, I remember walking around town with it in one hand and rabbits in the other and the local Police would stop and ask if my dad knew i was out with it, id reply yes sir, he'd smile and say carry on. I was 9, I think those days are long gone. the Remington I got for my 14th bday and shot my first bull moose with it that year. I still have both rifles, niether have seen any use in 15 or so years, soon as I could afford to buy my own rifles they pretty much stayed in the safe.

deerfarmer
06-05-2012, 04:32 AM
marlin 22lr semi-auto ... that was after a few pellet guns. bought it at candian tire of course - the place to go back in the day

jwirecom109
06-05-2012, 06:34 AM
Cooey model 600

mlehto
06-05-2012, 06:49 AM
Savage 10 in .308 followed by a Cooey 600. ;)

RobSmith
06-05-2012, 06:54 AM
First firearm was my Yugo 59/66 SKS. First rifle was the pellet gun I learned to shoot with as a kid that I still have (it does need an overhaul though and I don't know anyone whom works on pellet guns).

BrotherRockeye
06-05-2012, 08:21 AM
Slavia .177 was my first gopher gun when I was too young for a cartridge iron...

SMLE .303 took my first deer

Garetsu
06-05-2012, 08:57 AM
I remember it like it was last month...

Mostly because it was, but anyways! Mosin Nagant 91/30 - 1931.

Well, I suppose technically I did have a pump-up BB gun when I was younger. No idea what make/model it was, but the pump broke and I have no idea where it is now. D-:

Rory McCanuck
06-05-2012, 09:01 AM
After the Daisy BB gun it was the Cooey tube fed bolt 22,
a model 60? It rattled around in somebodies car trunk for
some time before Dad bought it and refinished it.
Walked a bunch of miles in the pastures with it. If I could
see a gopher, there was a good chance I could hit it with
that old Cooey.

OutdoorPursuitsCanada
06-05-2012, 09:12 AM
First pellet gun was a 1960's era CZ .177 cal break action that my father passed down to me, that is grandfather passed down to him. Not until I got married (8 years ago to my wonderful Saskatchewan wife) did I get my first rifle, my father-in-law bought me a Tikka T3 Lite Syn/Blue in .300 WSM - love the rifle, has never failed me.

Sanman
06-05-2012, 10:13 AM
My first gun was a model 60 Cooey tube fed bolt 22, which dad bought at WW Arcade in Edmonton for $19.95 (he still has the receipt!!) I had likely put over 40,000 rounds through it, until i bought a Ruger 10/22. I brought it out to the range this spring and it still shoots accurate.

lone-wolf
06-05-2012, 10:35 AM
First pellet gun, the classic slavia 630 that was originally my brother's. Still being used for the occasional rat/squirrel control.
First rifle was a 10/22 I bought in 2007.
First centerfire was a enfield no1mrk3* sportered that I bought at a gun show the next year.
Later sold it cause it was keyholing, and I wasn't interested in reloading for it.

Anthony
06-05-2012, 12:39 PM
Cooey model 60, my first centerfire was Remington gamemaster 760 in 30-06. I remember getting the cooey it was to heavy to shoot off hand so we went to home hardware and got a pellet gun till I was man enough to shoot offhand, I remember walking around town with it in one hand and rabbits in the other and the local Police would stop and ask if my dad knew i was out with it, id reply yes sir, he'd smile and say carry on. I was 9, I think those days are long gone. the Remington I got for my 14th bday and shot my first bull moose with it that year. I still have both rifles, niether have seen any use in 15 or so years, soon as I could afford to buy my own rifles they pretty much stayed in the safe.
Same here that was my first to it was passed from my great great grandfather to my great grandfather and finnaly to my grandfather ! It's technically not mine but it's the first I started to use

MJewell
06-05-2012, 07:08 PM
First rifle i used was one of my dad's 303 British's the first one I ever bought was an Winchester model 70 30-06. Sold that afew years ago and now just use my 50 cal. muzzleloader and my bows.

Matt

blacksmithden
06-05-2012, 09:56 PM
Winchester model 94 lever in 30-30. Still have it too. LOVE that gun ! :)

normmus
06-06-2012, 02:20 AM
Browning BL-22

cormiermc
06-06-2012, 05:04 PM
a 20 years old savage 110 in 7mm rem. mag. and i still own it. second one is a cooey 600 .

PoppaW
06-08-2012, 08:07 PM
My first gun was a Savage 24 22 over 20ga. 20 ga cost too much so I traded it for a 30-30. That 30-30 was the gun I owned the longest and I never shot anything with. It was jinxed. My buddy borrowed it and rolled a trike on it and bent the barrel. I put a new barrel on it and it shot better but still no kills with it. It would jam lots too until I replaced the lifter. Finally sold it and havent looked back.

road kill
06-08-2012, 08:28 PM
Cooey 20 ga. shotgun which i still have, first rifle was a Cooey 60, which i don`t have. It was not as accurate as my dads much older 60.

superbrad
06-09-2012, 12:02 PM
My first was a cooey 60... I traded it in to buy a marlin 70hc... I just sold the marlin and bought another 60... Fixing her up... Love those old cooeys

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Cavs42
06-09-2012, 03:46 PM
My current and only rifle, my beautiful Stag 2T

zulu
06-09-2012, 07:14 PM
Sks!!!!!!

woodenkayaker
06-10-2012, 01:03 AM
My first firearm...
6.5x55 krag....came with a suitcase of norma gold ammo....
gave it to a really good friend for his sons first rifle.

bellero
06-10-2012, 06:45 AM
Squires Bingham model 20P, .22 LR

FlyingHigh
06-10-2012, 09:06 PM
Remington 700 SPS DM in 7mm Rem Mag. got it as a grad gift from my parents. I saved my own coin and scoped it with a Bushnell Elite 3200 3-9x40mm. It's my never sell gun. If I ever have a son, it may get handed down to him. either that or I'll be buried with it.

bccanadian
06-11-2012, 02:10 AM
I shot my dad's .22 and my brothers pellet gun when I was about 8 however the first gun I bought, I still own it. It is a S & W 586 6" barrel. Nice revolver.

bang
06-11-2012, 10:39 AM
my first was a 303 british,Killed my first deer with it.The rifle is long gone but still have the 180gr silvertip i recovered from the deer.

rollie100
06-11-2012, 10:50 AM
winchester 70 7mmmag with a 3x9 bosch&lomb scope :), dont use it much anymore but still one of my fav's...

SuperCub
06-12-2012, 02:38 PM
Post 64 Model 94 in 30-30.

JustBen
06-12-2012, 03:57 PM
Lots of "first rifles" for me!

First rimfire was a Model 67 Winchester. I basically learned to shoot on this gun. We used those orange plastic containers of .22 shells. Spitfires? I can't remember.

First real hunting rifle was a Ruger M77 tang safety in .270 Win, topped with a Bausch and Lomb scope, KDF muzzle brake, bedded and free floated in a custom laminate stock. Shot a handful of deer and one moose with that one. Still sits at Dad's farm - I don't think its been shot in 5-10 years.

First rifle I bought with my own money was a Weatherby Vanguard in .300 Wby. Blued with "deluxe" wood and a Leupold scope. Shoots about MOA on most days.

Haywire1
06-12-2012, 11:56 PM
First rifle I ever shot, cooey .22. First one I owned, an old Lakefield .22 bolt

westislandrifle
06-13-2012, 07:14 AM
+1 for the mosin nagant

Abashai
06-13-2012, 12:32 PM
Marlin 336 30-30. Dad got it for my 11th birthday present and I shot my first deer later that year with it. Still have it.

3030
06-13-2012, 12:40 PM
First firearm I bought was in 1991 a Rem. 870 12 gauge. Didn't buy a rifle until 15 years later, a savage MK IIf, 22lr. Have since sold the savage but still own the 870.

CheeseBurger
06-13-2012, 04:36 PM
First rimfire was a Savage Mark II .22LR.

First centrefire was a Tikka T3 6.5x55.

I have both, seeing as I only got the Tikka a couple months ago!

Looky
06-13-2012, 11:45 PM
Crack open pellet gun.
Then traded a train set for a BB gun.
I remember an old 22rim.
I still have my old 1892 44-40.
Dad didn't give this one away.
Lord knows he tried.

matt d
06-18-2012, 05:53 PM
Russian SKS

Mattrstome
06-19-2012, 04:32 PM
FN mauser sportster in .270 win.. beautiful and accurate.

exmilitary
06-19-2012, 04:42 PM
My first was a Savage MkII .22 until I joined the army for a wee bit of an upgrade. That was mainly an FN C1A1 :) Then we traded those in for the "black guns".

cdnloki
08-03-2012, 09:52 AM
my first rimfire i bought was a savage mark IIfv, 22lr, my first centrefire was a ruger deerfield 44 rem mag

Joe549
08-06-2012, 11:02 AM
First rifle I shot:
Mossberg 320B

First deer hunting rifle:
Marlin 336 30-30

First rifle purchased:
Savage 111 .270

50calshooter
08-07-2012, 09:33 AM
Ruger MkII 7mm

GopherHunter
08-07-2012, 10:48 AM
old 7mm, not even sure what brand it was, but i knew it kicked like a mule.

Stephen
08-07-2012, 07:55 PM
Cz 858 was the first rifle I bought.

My dad bought me a 10/22 and rem 700 .243 after I was born.

2tall
08-09-2012, 05:29 PM
First shot, Cooey model 60
First owned, grandfathers Steven's .25
First bought, SMLE .303

chalkriver
08-09-2012, 05:52 PM
Cooey Ace 22cal , My Dad gave me that over 40 years ago...Still have it.
Fixed it up a bit for my grandson when he gets a bit older :)


Before and after pics

http://i1177.photobucket.com/albums/x357/chalkriver/my%20weapons/CooeyAce1beforeandafter.png

Turkeyslayer 1300
08-11-2012, 10:09 PM
My first centerfire was a Brazilian Mauser in .30-06, paid 200$ for it when I was 14. The first .22 I bought myself was a Marlin 25 M in .22 Mag.

rhyno857
08-12-2012, 02:02 PM
Cz 858

rottweilerboy
08-12-2012, 10:22 PM
Pre 64 Model 94 30-30 , still have it and will likely never let it go unless to one of my kids

FightingShiba's
08-12-2012, 11:24 PM
First gun that was "mine" was a single shot 22, believe it was a Zella or something like that. First one I bought for myself was a Savage Model 99, believe its a C, has the internal box magazine.

boomboy
08-13-2012, 03:40 AM
Marlin xl7 in .270, topped with a redfield 2-7x33mm. Lightweight, and more accurate than myself. She's currently sobbing in the gun locker as I've only fondled her once in the past 9 months or so.

Rocket Surgery
08-17-2012, 07:06 AM
We all remeber it, So what was your first rifle

If you don't count airguns, my first real rifle was a #4 Enfield given to me by my stepfather when I was about 14 or 15. I started learning to shoot many years before that on the same rifle, and then when I became proficient with the platform around the age 12 (because of cadets) the rifle was in my room more than the closet so eventually he just gave it to me.

Ar180shooter
08-18-2012, 10:17 AM
Sporterized No4 Mk1 Lee Enfield. It was given to me by a friend of my grandfathers, along with a case (500 rounds) of ammunition.

He bought both the rifle and ammunition at Sears many moons ago, and never used it.

chadeech
08-18-2012, 12:46 PM
marlin xt 22lr

killer_chickens
08-19-2012, 02:59 PM
1954 Marlin 336 30-30. It was given to us by a family friend with the promise we'd hunt with it. Well, it got my first two deer, and will now hopefully get my wife a couple more. I'll never sell this gun, it will be passed on to our kids, if my wife is ever willing to give it up.

Xtreme
08-20-2012, 12:46 PM
308 Winchester lever action, short barrel with open sights. Didn't bag much with that old girl, but dad still has it for a saddle rifle. After that it was a 308 Norma Magnum when I was about 15 with a Tasco 3x12. Worked much better.

MK Wheelie
10-01-2012, 12:29 PM
A No1 Mk3 was my first. I was 16 when my father took it away and sold it because of an incident with a neighbors dog.

(it was after our next door neighbors chickens. cops were involved only because I shot across the fence) :(

DOA
10-01-2012, 12:44 PM
Rugger 10/22, still have it 20years later

muckwa
10-11-2012, 05:12 PM
.270win Husqavarna inherited from the greatest hunter of all time, my grandfather. It was his go to rifle.

ssea77ca
10-18-2012, 06:56 AM
Savage 64.

awndray
10-18-2012, 07:14 AM
Savage Mark II BTVS

Otokiak
10-18-2012, 12:51 PM
Remington 700 in .308 heavy barrel.

Otokiak
Rankin Inlet, NU
CANADA

HK45
10-18-2012, 01:33 PM
Mine was an Ithaca Model 72 (http://www.leverguns.com/leverguns/ithaca_model72.htm)

Skeetgunner
10-19-2012, 08:10 AM
The first rifle I shot was a SMLE No.7 in Cadets. The first rifle I bought was a SMLE No.4 Mark II* and I still have it.

sDot
10-19-2012, 01:43 PM
Back when I was in Cobra we were issued these really crummy rifles that shoot lasers but never were able to kill anyone.. We must have battled GI Joe for god knows how many seasons without killing anyone. You seriously don't know how frustrating that was.. Anyways, Cobra Commander and Destro were a bunch of dicks anyways..

Tbolt
10-21-2012, 11:16 PM
The first rifle I ever used was a single shot .22LR at Scout camp, I don't recall the make, it could have been a Cooey, some sort of Eastern make Czech or Russian likely, or a Remington. It was along time ago(for me anyway)
The first rifle I ever bought for myself was a Ruger 77/22 All-Weather(one of the boat paddle ones.

happykal
03-26-2013, 11:46 AM
My first rifle was A browning BLR 81. .308. It was my Grandpa Gerry's. I have no idea how many moose it took because I did more fishing with family then hunting when I was younger. This rifle is probably why I got so hooked on the .308 Caliber. Although It's only killed one large doe in my hands, the only big game I've ever shot at. Punched a lot of paper though. I didn't hunt much with him something I regret, but when I take the gun out I like to think he's with me. That's probably why I haven't bought that new xbolt stainless synthetic chambered in .308. I might buy one yet. But not until I get a moose with the BLR. It used to have an old bushnell scope on it, but the guts all turned in it when I adjusted from 3 to 9 one day in the bush. Haven't been able to find one that fit as good yet. The leupold VX1 2-7 I was looking at might do the trick.

YukonLeftie
03-26-2013, 08:47 PM
My first rimfire and first rifle I owned is my TOZ 17-01. Which my dad just refinished for me --

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Past that; my first centerfire was and Enfield N4M1 that I had for well over a decade then sold to my dad as he wanted a 303 badly.

My first NEW rifle is my future go-to hunter; the Tikka T3 Lite 30.06 left hand bolt.

arancio
03-27-2013, 05:43 AM
Cooey single shot .22 and I stll have it 58 years later.

Schneid
05-27-2013, 10:51 PM
First rifle I bought is a Savage Rascal, for my daughters. My youngest is a great shot with her pink Daisy BB rifle. She wants to hunt gophers to protect Grandpas horses.

First rifle I was given is Cooey. Now what do I want . . . almost everything. Choices choices choices. I need to win the Lottery.

sk8r
05-28-2013, 05:33 AM
Cooey 75. Birthday present from my Dad in 1956. I still have it - recently finished a little re-furb on it - still shoots just fine!:)


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8242/8662104066_3b88e20b53_z.jpg

FALover
05-28-2013, 11:00 AM
My dads Marlin Model 81 .22.

mavrik9
06-12-2013, 05:51 PM
Less than a year ago, but it was a Shakire model 155. H&R in 45/70

Sadosubliminal
06-13-2013, 10:47 AM
Russian SKS and a Maverick 88, purchased at the same time. 2 bargain firearms that can take a serious beating and never fail to deliver on the fun factor.

EDIT: Mav 88 is not a rifle, but it deserves a mention. Being my first purchase, those 2 firearms will be with me until I die.

webster
06-13-2013, 08:30 PM
First rifle I shot was a .22 at a buddy's hunt camp. There was a pump, lever, and a semi-auto that was basically a straight-pull bolt action. Not sure which of those was technically first, but I shot them all.

First rifle purchased was a Tula SKS, followed closely by a Savage Mk. II. The SKS doesn't see a lot of action these days, since cleaning is such a PITA, but I don't think I'll ever sell it. It's still my SHTF gun. :)

A corrupted individual
06-15-2013, 06:31 AM
First gun I had was a daisy, my first firearm was a Winchester 1200 .20guage,

JimRowell
06-16-2013, 12:21 PM
Holy cow. I can't believe that only Haywire and myself started out on a Lakefield Mark II bolt-action. Other than the Cooey shooters, you must all be youngsters!
I still shoot a Lakefield (not my original though) every time I hit the range. Couldn't ask for a better sporter.
And for any of you Savage Mark II shooters who aren't aware, you're actually shooting a Lakefield; Savage bought the factory in Lakefield, Ontario and put their name on it.

Gonefishin
04-03-2014, 06:35 AM
Winchester 1894AE 30-30 carbine made in 1983. Sold it tho :/

ReignCzech
04-03-2014, 08:19 AM
lakefield .22lr.
cooey 39
no serial numbers

bushnell 3x9x12 scope on the lakefield

loved those rifles.
bought a couple just like them for memory sake.

so you can add another to total 3

KevinF
04-07-2014, 04:38 PM
My first was a Weatherby Vanguard in .308/ Blued barrel and synthetic stock. Topped it with a Vortex Diamondback 4-12x40. The rifle on sale as they cleared inventory for the arrival of the Vanguard S2.

Followed that up shortly thereafter with my Marlin 795.. Have enjoyed them both!

Mark-II
04-08-2014, 12:05 PM
I had shot a few of dads .22s first, I believe, but the very first rifle that was "mine" was the little H&R handi that showed up one Christmas with both 20ga and .357 magnum barrels. It was mostly shot with .38 special, but the odd .357 gave it a bit more fun factor.

It was sold on years ago at a gun show, to become a gift for another mans son.

Doug_M
04-08-2014, 12:28 PM
An Indian Ishapore 1A1 unlicensed FN FAL copy (still have it but it is now prohib of course). Never owned a rifle as a kid, joined the Militia in the late 80s and enjoyed the C1. They were soon going to be replaced with the C7 so I bought the Ishapore.

Deerslayer270
04-08-2014, 12:48 PM
1952 winchester model 94 in .32 Winchester special, man i love that gun, have had offers up to $900 which is far more then its worth but cant part with the thing its my baby :shoot:

Foxer
04-08-2014, 10:06 PM
My first rifle was a shotgun. Because, y'know, I'm a real man and all :)

16 guage single shot cooey - my grandad's first shotgun. He set it aside for me when i was born. Wasn't till i was about 12 that I talked them into letting me shoot it, knocked me square on my butt and cut between my thumb, but i still loved it :)

I shot lots of guns before that but that was the first one I owned.

Strewth
04-08-2014, 11:27 PM
Huh! A thread I haven't posted in:p!
Browning "trombone" breakdown 22 pump.
First gun I shot (I think) was my mom's competition .22, first "big-boy" gun was dads black powder rifle. That thing did a number on cinderblocks, I tell you what. Ah, the good ol' days. Removing hornet nests with a .410.

Ballsofice
04-08-2014, 11:34 PM
A SMLE No.1 MK III* made by BSA Co in 1916.

full wood and I got a bayonet about a month after I bought it.

Petamocto
04-08-2014, 11:44 PM
My dad never had "real" firearms, but growing up we had a hand-pump BB gun that held a sh!tload of BBs inside the stock, so you practically never had to reload it.

I don't know the brand of it, but it was very high quality, and I can only assume that it was way past the 500 f/s rule today. If you pumped it about a dozen times it would get super hard, so the air compression was maxed out, and it could do some real damage.

Of course, though, growing up in the 80s we just shot it into a box in the basement with a blanket in it (no safety glasses), but it would tear right through that, and we ended up carving a dinner plate-size chunk out of the cement wall.

I'm pretty sure that thing would require a PAL now, but in hindsight I really wish my father had harped on the safety a bit more. I got lucky, but there was a kid in my school who did lose an eye from a BB gun. As much as it's a cliche to say "You could poke an eye out", I couldn't even imagine how I'd feel if I was responsible giving my kids something that half blinded them.

Oh well, lesson learned and my kids will always had eye and ear pro.

Mark-II
04-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Yes, when we began shooting at the end of a dirt road on some fellows property in the country we had Kleenex stuffed in our ears and no eye protection. Dad soon brought home some muffs from the airport, but we still wore no glasses until we joined an indoor range a few years later. I remember being surprised that we were made to wear glasses.

Now? I've had so many bits of hot flaming crud from pistols, and even a few rifles, hit me in the face that I probably should give thanks to someone that none of us ever had a ruptured primer or case separation or percussion cap shrapnel in those early years.

Marner
12-25-2015, 09:10 PM
My first rifle was a 1958 Stevens pump 12 g ......Oh right...that wasn't a rifle,was it? Still it was my first gun and my first deer kill.

kennymo
12-25-2015, 09:44 PM
Hmmm, a blast from the past eh? When I was thirteen, my old man took me and my wallet to a neighbour's farm auction. I felt rich at the time, with $80 or so burning a hole in my pocket, and we walked away with a rusty old Winchester 67 with a busted front sight and a Lakefield Mark II in fair condition with a busted scope. I was estatic, and bricks of American Eagle lead round nose were somewhere in the realm of ten bucks at the local CO-OP.
The first centrefire I owned is the beloved 'fencepost'. A swastika'd K98 with a .308 bull barrel that my uncle frankensteined together for me. I believe I've gone into detail about it here someplace

Kenwp
12-25-2015, 09:59 PM
My first rifle was a Model 39 Cooey like about %50 of other farm boys. Then after a whole summer of haying we went to Super S drugs in Calgary and bought a Model 94 but could never go hunting with it as Alberta had a stupid rule that you had to have a drivers license to buy a hunting license. Was probably another 10 years before I was ever able to shoot a mule deer finally and 20 years after that before I shot a white tail. The 94 has never been deer hunting as I went into other guns over the years.

saskshooter
12-25-2015, 10:10 PM
model 94 30-30 Winchester bought her brand new in 1974 still got it

svehn
12-26-2015, 09:16 AM
First rifle I shot is a Cooey 39.
First centrefire would be either a No. 4 Mk 1 Enfield sporter or a New England Firearms mauser in 7km rem mag.
First gun I owned the No. 4 Mk 1 Enfield
First rifle I bought Weatherby Vanguard Series 1 in 300Wby.

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kswan
12-26-2015, 10:12 AM
Mosin Nagant from S.I.R. Cost $29.00 and back then when 7.62 x 54 wasn't so popular a box of rounds was about $35.00.

6MT
12-26-2015, 03:22 PM
My very first rifle was the c7a1 in the military. First one I ever used. My own was a Henry Frontier lever in .22WMR.

RimfireFans
12-27-2015, 08:50 PM
Wish I could find it again, a 1908 Mauser in 30-06. Not a bad shooter unless you used the milsurp ammo that SIR sold at the time. Holy heck that stuff was bad.

cariboocreek
12-27-2015, 11:02 PM
Cooey semi-auto .22LR. My 12th birthday, 1973. Still own it although it's not safe to shoot anymore.

Tonsper
12-28-2015, 01:27 AM
My first rifle was a Winchester model 68 that was a gift from an uncle who worked on the oil rigs is Kerrobert, Sask. i was 13 and it was legal then. I made a lot of money getting paid to shoot gophers in farmer's fields the next few summers. granted a lot of money was just enough each week to go to a movie and get a coke and a chocolate bar. My first centerfire was a gift from my grandfather, a Lee-Enfield No1 MkIII made by NRF. I still have both of these and they will be passed on down a couple of generations at the right time.

Doug_M
12-28-2015, 08:02 AM
A cheap Ishapore copy of the FN FAL. She's a safe queen now. Still gets cleaned a few times each year though.


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looch
12-28-2015, 08:55 AM
Browning BAR 308, purchased new in 1987. It was a gift from my dad - who used it himself for a few caribou hunts, to make sure it worked properly, of course.

Puravida05
12-28-2015, 12:02 PM
My first rifle was and is a 303 british.

Lee Enfield
12-28-2015, 02:15 PM
First Cooey 39, second Nylon 66. Both Christmas presents from my mom and dad. Still have both.

Petamocto
12-28-2015, 05:15 PM
I just added a Henry Youth Lever to my kids' Savage Rascal to give them options. Henry at 4.5 pounds is twice the weight of the Rascal, so I don't expect them to use it for it bit, but I really wanted it.

Technically not my first rifle, but it's what my kids' first rifles will be.

Import
12-28-2015, 06:15 PM
Winchester 94 30-30... Still got it..

bucktracker
12-29-2015, 05:59 AM
My first rifle was a Browning BLR chambered for the 308 win that I purchased in 1977.

Soakers
12-29-2015, 08:44 PM
Cooey semi auto 22. No idea the model. My Dad gave it to me when I turned 16. He asked to borrow it a few years back, haven't seen it since.

Candychikita
12-29-2015, 10:59 PM
Russian SKS (Sasha) - Still have her.

I remember when we got her out of the crate and she was all covered in goo like a newborn baby (except much prettier) She was just so cheap and came with a year's supply of ammo...couldn't refuse :)

Camo tung
12-29-2015, 11:05 PM
Lakefield .22, Rem 7600 in 30-06. Not only do I still have both, the Canadian Tire Store where I bought them from back in the "brown license" days is still there.

Northshore
12-30-2015, 11:29 PM
My first rifle was a 177 caliber Slavia pellet gun (dont remember the model number) that I paid for with paper route money, had to get my father to purchase it because in the early 1970's I was not sixteen years old yet. My next rifle was a Model 75 Cooey still have it and is a very accurate rifle. My first centerfire is my model 94 winchester in 30-30 shot all my moose and deer with it and still use it regularly.

LB303
12-31-2015, 02:41 AM
I learned to shoot with my dad's Ithaca 49, falling block in 22WMR. Good groundhog getter.
Later in high school it was just too loud for their basement range. Winchester 94/22 followed.
The 49 is long gone, I think dad traded it in on an Ithaca SxS
I rescued the 94/22 from his basement just last year, it was the last one left...

Specter Arms
01-01-2016, 09:24 PM
First Rifle was a CX4 storm. Bought it when it when I finished basic.

Petamocto
01-01-2016, 11:15 PM
First Rifle was a CX4 storm. Bought it when it when I finished basic.

Great choice! Look up the thread I started on mine here.

ywt4go
02-09-2016, 07:19 AM
Cooey hiawatha. 22, first center fire rifle no. 4 Lee Enfield, first shotgun single shot cooey 16 gauge. Still have all of them

Run 'n' Gun
02-09-2016, 08:33 AM
First rifle was a sporter-ized K98, used it for deer hunting for 2 years, still in the cabinet 22 years later.

RobertMcC
02-09-2016, 10:10 AM
Springfield Armory M1A. Then I bought a Marlin 70 HC from Canadian Tire.

GonZo
02-09-2016, 10:20 AM
Norc ar-15.

Sent from somewhere

murph83
02-09-2016, 11:23 AM
my first gun was a cooey model 60 the one with the rabbit ingraved in the wood. Slayed many a tin can with that gun.

igojuone
02-09-2016, 03:42 PM
Parker Hale Midland 30:06 still my go to gun for hunting big game.

gtr
02-10-2016, 11:49 AM
Remington nylon 66 22cal, and Remington 12 gauge single shot that I still have.

shootemup604
02-10-2016, 02:23 PM
Ruger 10/22 deluxe, with two butler creek 25rd steel lips mags and a nice little bushnell scope. Purged the yard of squirrels pdq.

bat119
02-19-2016, 09:54 AM
Salivia 618 .177 when I was 8
Remington pump mod. 12 .22 I was 10
Elfaisen Double 410 I was 12
Lee Enfield MK 4 303 I was 14
And that's how it started

Marcel
02-20-2016, 04:30 PM
Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I .303 British.

My first gun was a MarsWells single shot 16 ga. I still have. It has a solid full length rib that must help my shooting because I could hit the ducks with that one!

Billythreefeathers
02-20-2016, 06:46 PM
cooey 75,, still have it, extractor needs replacing,, don't know how may thousands of rounds have gone through it,, Dad own it when he was a kid so it's seen lots of use

SteelCap
02-21-2016, 07:54 AM
SVT-40 followed by SKS then K31.

sasko31
02-21-2016, 09:56 AM
A Remington semi auto 22. Uncles old 12 guage. Then a daewoo k2. Then a fn. Last two before the were restricted or prohibited.

Sashi
02-21-2016, 04:29 PM
It was 1967, Hudson Bay store in Peace River Alberta, a used Winchester pre64 model 70 featherweight in 243win, $140.

Brad
02-21-2016, 04:39 PM
Wore out much abused 303 Lee Enfield

SpenceyHR
02-21-2016, 08:07 PM
55/56 tula sks

Attilathecanuk
02-21-2016, 09:01 PM
Daisy air rifle when I was 10, then a Cooey 64B when I was 16. My first centerfire was a fugly .303 enfield that I learned big game hunting on.

Tyson Sommerville
02-29-2016, 10:33 AM
I refinished an old cooey single shot 22 but I honestly don't know the model. The first Rifle I ever purchased was a ruler m77 international (mannlicher stock) in .243 winchester. I still have and use both guns now and again.

Falcon
04-18-2016, 08:22 PM
Winchester 69 A. Shoots .22lr, long, and short. Exerior was, and is in poor shape-the barrel that is. I think I will be refinishing the barrel soon. Stock is great. The bore is excellent, and the gun is very accuate. The reliability is better than any other gun I have used. It happily eats any .22 round I put in it, cheap or expensive, and feeds shorts and longs just as well as lrs, something I can't say for most .22s. It was passed down to me by my grandmother, and it belonged to her uncle. She wasn't a shooter, so I am the first to use it in decades.
First center fire guns were a Stevens 820B pump 12 gauge, and a model 14 remington in .30 rem.

Kenwp
04-19-2016, 07:55 PM
Being a boy from the foothills of Alberta my fist rifle was a Model 39 Cooey. Still have it 45 years later and it still looks good. Had a scope mount put on it at the old Okotoks Armoury back in the 70's to put a scope on it I won from a contest CIL had by shooting at a target and sending it in. Still have the scope and it still works also. Just on another gun now. Of course growing up watching the Rifleman and the Duke I stacked hay bales all summer and paid $99 for a Model 94 but never got to go deer hunting with it as Alberta at the time wouldn't let you hunt with out a drivers license or learners license. Took another 10 years before I ever got time to hunt again and had other rifles by the. The 94 still looks brand new.

gtr
04-20-2016, 10:26 AM
A Win 94 is 1400 new today. I bought a new one in 77 for under 100 as well. LOL times change.

Bamdy
04-22-2016, 06:19 PM
Cooey model 75, ol girls in great shape still too


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Kenwp
04-22-2016, 08:53 PM
I have a Cooey 75 also but mine is worse for wear as I found it in a old building on my place and it needs a bit of love.

tinbird
04-22-2016, 09:11 PM
sporterized enfield no. 4, purchased at K-mart

kennymo
04-22-2016, 09:23 PM
sporterized enfield no. 4, purchased at K-mart

First rifle I carried in the woods, but not the first I owned.... All these years later and I still don't own a No.4. Fortunately I've got a couple No.1's kicking around to console me ;).

Froy6913
05-01-2016, 01:25 PM
My first rifle was a Ruger 10/22. It wasn't nearly as reliable as I thought it would be. Stove piped rounds every second or third shot. The problem got even worse with butler creek magazines. I ended up changing some of the parts (guide rod and extractor) with Volquartzen titanium ones and wet sanded the bolt and inside of the receiver to remove any micro burrs. Then I got some mothers aluminum MAG polish paste and polished the receiver and bolt until they had a mirror like finish.

Now, it's smooth as butter and my go-to gun for grouse and varmint hunting. It's even better since I got my hands on the non-prohibited version of the ruger BDX-50 magazine. I can spend all day in the woods without having to carry extra boxes of ammo!

readymixman
05-01-2016, 03:40 PM
My first rifle was a Winchester/Cooey Model 64 that my uncle gave to me (he also gave me a Winchester Model 2200 at the same time to get me into hunting). The Cooey still works great although the plastic magazine is cracked and the new Model 64 magazines from Savage don't actually fit this model. The first rifle I ever purchased was a Remington 597 VTR.

AlmightyMoose
05-01-2016, 10:08 PM
First real gun purchased was a 1953 Russian SKS, shortly after picking that up for some reason I was drawn to the Henry 30-30.
So I now own two rifles, haven't done anything to the Henry and probably won't other than getting it a sling perhaps.
The SKS on the other hand, so far I've sanded and polished the heck out of the bolt and top of my bolt carrier.
Ordered in a Post51' Spring loaded firing pin for it ( on back order apparently ), Ventilated hand guard, and a Russian Sling for it.
Other than that I'm not doing anything else to it, hugely accurate at 50yrds so far and easy to clean.
Might change out the front sight to a more visible colour :)
Thanks all
Enjoyed hearing a lot of your stories and first gun purchases

Halfton
05-03-2016, 04:27 PM
My 1st rifle was a Cooey Model 60 that I started to learn to shoot with when I was 4 years old. Damn hard to believe that was 58 years ago this summer, but when I close my eyes I can still smell the sweet burnt powder smell of those 22 Imperial Longs I was using.

Jim

Allen
07-28-2016, 11:43 PM
Cooey model 75

Ziggy barns
11-12-2016, 09:19 PM
My first rifle is a cooey model 600 that my grandfather gave me when i was 10. Last weekend my 9 year old daughter and I were out target shooting and the old gun still shoots true and straight.She was hitting a 1.5x1.5 at 75 yards off the rest . I think I may have created a monster because that is all she wants to do now

Sandhu
11-12-2016, 10:01 PM
keltec sub2000, my first non-restricted too. I hated every minute shooting it, cause I shoot rifles lefty got nothing but unburnt powder and brass to the face. mostly unburnt powder.

2nd rifle was a keltec RFB, barely shot it then sold it for a 200$ profit


Realized after those 2 that I probably shouldn't buy keltec products lol.

Foxer
11-14-2016, 06:41 PM
keltec sub2000, my first non-restricted too. I hated every minute shooting it, cause I shoot rifles lefty got nothing but unburnt powder and brass to the face. mostly unburnt powder.

2nd rifle was a keltec RFB, barely shot it then sold it for a 200$ profit


Realized after those 2 that I probably shouldn't buy keltec products lol.Geez dude - i was gonna say.... :)

GTW
11-14-2016, 09:37 PM
Browning BL22 Gr I. bought for about $150 in 1978.
Still have it.

Elle308
11-15-2016, 03:37 PM
My first rifle was the only correct choice that being a 10/22 when I was a teenie-booper. Promptly bought an aftermarket black rifle type stock and more 30 round mags plus ammo cans than you could shake a stick at.

Good times!

rallygreen
11-17-2016, 10:52 AM
The first rifle I used was my grandfather's Remington 514 bolt action .22. It blew my mind when he, out of he blue, suggested I take it out and thin the squirrel population. Felt 10 feet tall. 20 years later I bought my first firearm - a CZ 455 Lux to get that same feeling of using his rifle.

DIYGUNKITS
11-17-2016, 04:19 PM
My first rifle was a no4 mk1* Long Branch Lee enfield that a friend of my dad gave me because he knew I liked woodworking and it had no stock. I ended up finding an original military stock set for it and still shoot it to this day, I even shot a beaver with it this summer ( it was damming up the pond, I was out sighting in the old girl; what can I say?) my next after that was an old side by side 12 ga from tradex because I felt I had to have one

Little Guy
12-11-2016, 11:32 AM
My frist was a .22lr lakefeild single shot with a Bushnell 4x20 on it. Was bought new for me and my brother by my father back in 1981. Shorty after I got my grandfathers Husqvarna Vapenfabriks 30-06, I mounted a tasco 4x32 on it and never looked back. Still have both and sure I will not let them leave my collection.

Plinker 777
12-12-2016, 05:08 PM
We all remeber it, So what was your first rifle

My dad's Cooey "Sure shot" Model 60 with a 4x, fine hair scope. Wicked accurate when I did my part. :)

old30-06
12-12-2016, 05:46 PM
Remington Nylon 66.

Newbgunner
12-18-2016, 10:09 PM
Stevens 14 1/2 22lr, Savage model 99c in 300 savage and Marlin 336c in 35 rem. All three inherited. I'm not sure what the first one I will buy will be but I'm leaning towards either 223 or 22-250. I figure I have what I need for big guns...... for now.

300_blackout
12-19-2016, 08:38 PM
Daniel Defense M4V7 and still my favorite.

RIMP9
12-20-2016, 08:31 PM
Lee Enfield 303 military surplus after I got out of the CDN reserves after 6 years

pastway
12-22-2016, 05:55 PM
First gun that was mine was a used CIL Model 401 (not a 402) 20 ga., cracked stock and some surface rust. That was almost 50 years ago. Wish I still had it for the memories.
First rifle was a Parker Hale Custom 303 bought in the early 70's. Had to sell that when the kids were young during a tough time. Haven't sold many since then, as I learned I usually regret selling.

Eel
01-11-2017, 11:24 AM
Ordered a Thompson Center Venture Predator (snow) 30-06 last night. Haven't even seen it yet. I can't wait to throw some lead with it!

timr
01-11-2017, 06:15 PM
My first was a C.I.L bolt action 22lr. I still have it and love to go plinking with it.

Petamocto
01-11-2017, 07:45 PM
Daniel Defense M4V7 and still my favorite.

Haha, nice. Clearly did your research and bought a great gun to start with.

ruger#1
01-11-2017, 08:41 PM
It was a 308. I forget what brand. That's how much I hated it. Second was a full wood stock Interarms Mark X. In 7X57mm. Loved that rifle.

Bizzle
01-12-2017, 08:28 AM
Tikka T3 stainless 30-06, gray laminate stock, topped with a Vortex Viper HsLr 3-16x50 scope. Love it

Savage99
01-12-2017, 10:18 AM
First was a henery mini bolt when I was 10 mabey. Then a browning micro medallion 243 which I promptly traded for a savage 99 in 300sav because I had seen a bunch of old pictures of plaid clad hunters with them.

DarrellRC
01-12-2017, 10:41 AM
Mine was a Lee Enfield .303


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riven
01-12-2017, 11:28 PM
A cooey canuck i got from my dad was my first ever but the first i bought at age 13 was a Remington 7400 in .243!

goudurix
01-13-2017, 07:23 AM
Manufrance 22 long rifle ( From St-Etienne France ) heritage in 1975 made in 196o . Shooting alls 22 lr into . ( Bosquet , short and standard ) .

RIMP9
01-13-2017, 08:12 AM
Remington single shot 22 LOVED it!

bjmurata
01-14-2017, 08:22 AM
The first rifle I can 100 % call my own, as opposed to family guns, was and is a Cooey Model 600 .22 I received for Christmas in 1972. Still have it and still shoots fine.

351 power
02-01-2017, 09:30 AM
a lakefield 64 semi 22. traded a guitar for it. it was crap but so was my guitaring

Jay's1971
02-01-2017, 11:01 AM
I had 2, both inherited from my grandfather. A Sureshot 22 and his sporterized #4 Enfield deer rifle.

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DanN
02-01-2017, 11:14 AM
Winchester 67 .22 single that belonged to my Dad. But I learned to shoot with my CZ .177 pellet gun.

sharp_85
02-07-2017, 08:52 AM
A used Stevens 200 in .30-06 with a cheap Bushnell scope. I was on a tight student budget back then, but it still took deer down!

kennymo
02-07-2017, 11:44 AM
A used Stevens 200 in .30-06 with a cheap Bushnell scope. I was on a tight student budget back then, but it still took deer down!

Those were way underrated. My .223 was about as accurate as you could ever expect a pencil barrelled hunting rifle to be, I hauled it around on many a coyote chase with a cheap Tasco varmint scope (3.5-10x40something?) and it never let me down. Once I added the Rifle Basix trigger there was absolutely nothing wrong with it. The Savage 11 Trophy Hunter I just brought home sure has a nicer finish on it than that cheap blue job on the Stevens though!

magnumsmith
02-07-2017, 01:39 PM
Browning BLR in 308. Great bush gun and never let me down.

Scott_N
02-08-2017, 12:16 PM
My parents gave me this 10/22 for my 14th Xmas 36 years ago, and I still own it.

http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn93/ScottN01/P1000082.jpg

lone-wolf
02-08-2017, 09:21 PM
Those were way underrated. My .223 was about as accurate as you could ever expect a pencil barrelled hunting rifle to be, I hauled it around on many a coyote chase with a cheap Tasco varmint scope (3.5-10x40something?) and it never let me down. Once I added the Rifle Basix trigger there was absolutely nothing wrong with it. The Savage 11 Trophy Hunter I just brought home sure has a nicer finish on it than that cheap blue job on the Stevens though!

I don't know if you can call the stevens 200 underrated, for a time they were 'the thing' too buy for builds.

kennymo
02-08-2017, 09:25 PM
I don't know if you can call the stevens 200 underrated, for a time they were 'the thing' too buy for builds.

I got a lot of crap from all angles for buying a .223 for under $300. The crap would mostly stop when you printed a 3/4" group at 100 yards with cheap Winchester white box....:p

Have I told you how excited I am about this Savage 11 in 22-250? Hoping to get it out next weekend for a test run, I'm completely stoked.....

gtr
02-09-2017, 05:49 PM
I got a lot of crap from all angles for buying a .223 for under $300. The crap would mostly stop when you printed a 3/4" group at 100 yards with cheap Winchester white box....:p

Have I told you how excited I am about this Savage 11 in 22-250? Hoping to get it out next weekend for a test run, I'm completely stoked.....
It will make you forget about those prize winning marlins. lol

H2O MAN
02-10-2017, 08:36 AM
My first rifle was actually a pistol that I purchased in 1978

http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/guns/images/7/74/ArmPistol.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20160305115505

p3t3rsn
03-24-2017, 02:36 PM
First .22 - Ruger 10/22 stainless with black syn stock. First hunting rifle, Sako A7 in .308win. Lost my first deer because of that rifle too. Magazine malfunction day one of my week long trip turning it into a single shot. Straight now the road that rifle went when I got home.

Newbgunner
03-25-2017, 07:35 AM
I inherited 3, Savage model 99F in 300 savage, Marlin 336c in .35 rem & Stevens little scout in 22 s/l/lr, and just bought my first new rifle a Savage model 64 fxp in 22LR.
http://i1145.photobucket.com/albums/o516/baseman11/IMG_4071_zpsezpi9uuw.jpg (http://s1145.photobucket.com/user/baseman11/media/IMG_4071_zpsezpi9uuw.jpg.html)

BCGUY12
03-31-2017, 12:50 PM
Browning BLR in 308. Great bush gun and never let me down.

My wife now owns the same rifle; handed down from her mother when she quit hunting a couple years ago. My wife took her first deer (spike Muley) with it Oct 2015. I've shot it at the range; nice gun, light recoil due to weight of it. Her mother took a moose and many deer with it, including a big Muley that was in the Big Buck Magazine a few years back.

jackrabbit000
04-30-2017, 08:06 AM
Slavia 624 in .22cal. My first real rifle was a brand new Parker Hale 1200C in .270 Win. Awesome gun, it was a tack driver for $176.

DasMauser
04-30-2017, 09:39 AM
First rifle shot was an old muzzleloader when I was no more than 10, knocked me clean on my ass, been chasing the big boom since then.

First rifle bought, Kar98K 8x57 Mauser, factory ammo is expensive, but still worth every penny. Hoping to take a deer with her this year

altitude604
04-30-2017, 09:42 AM
First bought was my 1957 Tula SKS.

First shot was an Enfield .22 Trainer when I was in Air Cadets.

texnwar
08-04-2017, 03:57 AM
My first rifle was, and still is, my a-bolt ss 30-06...


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linung
08-04-2017, 10:11 PM
an oldie but a goodie.

http://www.gunownersofcanada.ca/attachment.php?attachmentid=3104&d=1495238458

Henry H001 Lever Action Rifle in 22 S/L/LR

Turtlehead
08-06-2017, 09:13 PM
Mosin Nagant 91/30....

wolver
08-06-2017, 09:22 PM
After my .177 pellet gun came a Russian made .22 bolt action repeater of some unknown manufacture. But it was a great rifle. Still in the family somewhere, I think.

DT741
08-07-2017, 05:17 AM
Chinese SKS bought at Home Hardware in Brandon, MB for 149.99$ !

I still own it and still shoot with it :P

cowboy01
08-07-2017, 07:26 AM
My first was a Stevens Model 87D 22 semi i bought from my cousin. My first centrefire was a 7600 pump carbine in 30-06 my father bought from his aunt when his uncle died. Still have both. They do need to get out and be used more.

Grey_Wolf
08-07-2017, 12:49 PM
The first I bought was a Remington 700 chambered 30:06 bought in 1978. I still have that gun, can't remember the number of animals it has taken. Had to restock it a few years ago as I was in a wreck (on the way hunting) and the stock got beat up pretty bad. so was I. Wish I could have got a restock as well lol

Gnome7500
08-07-2017, 02:00 PM
Bought it when I turned 18. No4 Mk1. It was sporterized but I rescued it.

http://i.imgur.com/Jzkofk4.jpg

Mx116
08-12-2017, 12:23 PM
The OPP had finally released my dad's firearms. I picked them up last month. My first rifle ended up being the one with which I was taught to shoot - 30-30 Winchester. Also got his .303, and .410. I'll be needing some photos to get some more info from you lot about them ;D

Buck shot
09-05-2017, 06:32 PM
My first rifles were given to me the day I got my license. I got my dads browning blr.22, and my grandfather gave me a Remington model 4 in 30-06. The model 4 was ordered by my uncle in 1984, sadly he passed away at the age of 19 before it came in. There was only two shells ever fired through it before it was given to me 22 years later. I've shot one deer with it, but now it is a safe queen because of the sentimental value. I hate taking it out in the rain and snow.

Bushwacker
09-07-2017, 01:40 PM
My first rifle was a Lee Enfield .303. I never shot anything with it. Bought a Savage Model 99C in .308 shortly after I turned 16.

Curtis264
10-14-2017, 09:48 PM
My first rifle was a cooey model 39, was a birthday present when i was 12, but the first rifle I bought on my own when I was 13 was a Marlin 989m2

g0rd0
10-16-2017, 04:46 PM
a Winchester mod. 94, 44 cal. It was given to me by my ex many years ago. When we broke up I sent it back to her along with the rest of the memories ;-) .

Sinbad
10-16-2017, 08:40 PM
a Winchester mod. 94, 44 cal. It was given to me by my ex many years ago. When we broke up I sent it back to her along with the rest of the memories ;-) .

Last thing on the planet I would ever send my ex is a gun

dogzilla
10-29-2017, 08:16 PM
Stevens model 1915 favorite........ Still remember the day my gramps gave it to me and took me out and taught me to use it safe......

lroy
12-01-2017, 09:29 AM
1st rifle was a Diana 177 cal pellet rifle, I shot lots of game with that little rifle.
2nd was a H&R model 48 410, lots of birds & Ducks with that one.
3rd was a cooey model 39 22 rifle, shot tons of partridge and 1 fox @ 100 yds thru the heart.
4 th was a 300 Savage, shot my 1st Moose, [at 30 feet], with that one, countless bears and wolves and foxes.
Since then I have been blessed with many shotguns and rifles.
And I kept my family fed.

rjg333
12-01-2017, 11:36 AM
My first was a shotgun, a lakefield Mossberg 500 that’s where it all started. First rimrife Rifle was a Ruger Sr-22, and first centerfire was a NEF Ducks unlimited 30-30 with 20g barrel.

RobertMcC
12-01-2017, 11:45 AM
My first 22 was a Marlin 70HC, which I'm trying to buy another one.

gtr
12-20-2017, 12:44 PM
My first 22 was a Marlin 70HC, which I'm trying to buy another one.

I always thought one marlin was too many..LOL

RobertMcC
12-20-2017, 12:45 PM
https://scontent.fyaw1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/25073197_10155893296891241_4763118754194712957_o.j pg?oh=fcba4bceeb180844b0ac77bc06c72f68&oe=5AB9108C

Just like how I had mine.

Mac78
12-23-2017, 08:07 PM
Lee enfield 303

Burning dog
02-17-2018, 12:39 PM
The dreaded sks, bayonet and all

Dano68
03-15-2018, 07:14 AM
$60 Lee Enfield that I still have.

IJ22
03-15-2018, 07:28 AM
As long as we're including pellet guns, mine was a, you guessed it, IJ22 :)

Which is not entirely true, my first was a Daisy BB gun, but I'm not sure that's a "rifle" per se.

2012Cvoguy
03-15-2018, 07:36 AM
My Pops gave me his Gevarm takedown when I turned 10.....

Thinking of refinishing it into something more current on the receiver and such.

CVO

6680

ruger#1
05-07-2018, 06:57 PM
My Pops gave me his Gevarm takedown when I turned 10.....

Thinking of refinishing it into something more current on the receiver and such.

CVO

http://www.gunownersofcanada.ca/attachment.php?attachmentid=6680&stc=1
My father also had one. It was very accurate. Never had a misfire. Kinda choked he sold it. It was better then any 10/22.

Comanchero
05-08-2018, 08:10 AM
My first rifle, as I recall, was a Brazilian-made Remington .22 bolt action that my father bought for me.
My first firearm was a J.P. Sauer & Sohn .22 western style single action revolver, made largely of alloy.
Pretty worn when I bought it, but it worked for an introduction to paper punching.

Swingerguy
05-08-2018, 11:58 PM
Lots of Cooey. 22's in this thread.
Mine was a cooey model 75 .22lr, my first centerfire was a pre '64 model 88 .308 lever action, and a lee-Enfield long Lee made in 1900.
I inherited them both at the same time. I also still shoot both although not regularly.

hawk-i
05-09-2018, 04:08 AM
Cooey 60 with rabbit on stock .

Scotlas
05-09-2018, 08:11 AM
First was Grapndpa's model 94 in .30-30. Manufactured early 1940's.
And second was Dad'd No1MkIII sporterized Lee Enfield. Both guns still shoot just fine, and will never ever leave the herd.

Gunrunner
05-09-2018, 02:12 PM
303 BR Lee Enfield bought for the grand sum of $12.
Picked it out of a barrel of about a dozen of its peers at a LGS in northern Ontario.
Storage & display laws back then weren't what they are now and no PAL required.
It has shot several moose.
My kid has it now as a spare.
It still works.

TPK
05-10-2018, 01:23 PM
Gevarm semi-auto .22 with the changeable front sights. Still have it but it needs some minor work, stripped screw on the rear sight and part of the rear sight missing..