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Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

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mrguvna
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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby mrguvna » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:27 pm

Yup bears everywhere, I also have a farm in eastern nc just below the dismal and that is where I hunt and shoot. More bear than deer. I love my levers and favorite caliber is my 4570s. Marlin and ruger.
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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby Redthies » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:21 pm

Welcome to the forum! I read some of the info on your link, and it said there are only TWO natural lakes in the whole state of Virginia? Is that right? I guess the others are man made/dam reservoirs?
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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby BigAl52 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:00 pm

I was thinkin maybe it was the Okefenokee swamp. Welcome aboard from the swamps of Virginia. Ive been to the Okefenokee swamp and went thru it on a boat it was way cool. Should be able to find a use for a 44 Henry in the swamp.
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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby The Wiz » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:44 pm

Welcome!
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If1Hitu
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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby If1Hitu » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:24 pm

Welcome to the forum from KY.
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ESquared
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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby ESquared » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:06 pm

Welcome from KC, where it's getting kinda swamy, with 8-10" of rain since last Friday!

Congrats on the Brass Henry! Look forward to hearing how you like it and how it shoots for you!

Hope Hurricane MIchael spares you!
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mrguvna
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Here some pics of the new rifle

Postby mrguvna » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:26 am

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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby Cowboy Gun Fan » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:02 am

Welcome here from SW Virginia and Marlin Owners (I'm 336 Fan over there).
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Mags
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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby Mags » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:20 am

Thanks for sharing your pictures. I can't get enough of seeing brass octagon Henry rifles. They are so beautiful! You got a fine piece of character in your stock too. Suggest you might want to get a coat of Renaissance Wax on the brass and wood. https://www.amazon.com/Renaissance-XTL- ... ssance+wax
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Re: Howdy from the Dismal Swamp

Postby If1Hitu » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:15 pm

Very nice rifle mrguvna,welcome.
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