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New scopes and Guns

Postby buckmaster1211 » June 29th, 2022, 2:38 am

I would love to see a scope with a built-in range finder! Plus a semi-auto high-powered gun! Like a 308, 30-06, 8x57, etc.
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Re: New scopes and Guns

Postby FullDiesel » June 29th, 2022, 11:38 am

Nope and nope. The scope with built in range finder and a powerful semi auto gun are not such a good idea because this is a hunting game not a commando simulation game. You're going hunting which is not the same with going full commando on the wildlife, there are other games for that.
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Re: New scopes and Guns

Postby DanthemanBoone » June 29th, 2022, 9:19 pm

Depends on where, how and what you hunt. B.A.R and F.N.s in 308 were used extensively in New Zealand for red deer and pigs during the 80s and 90s by meat hunters both ground and chopper shooting. I myself used a Mini 14 over about 20 years before retiring from hunting due to health issues. Using these guns wont make you a better or worse hunter. They are after all only tools.
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Re: New scopes and Guns

Postby OldMtnMan » June 30th, 2022, 7:16 am

I say no to both.
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Re: New scopes and Guns

Postby buckmaster1211 » June 30th, 2022, 7:48 am

FullDiesel wrote:Nope and nope. The scope with built in range finder and a powerful semi auto gun are not such a good idea because this is a hunting game not a commando simulation game. You're going hunting which is not the same with going full commando on the wildlife, there are other games for that.


They already got a 'SEMI" auto gun in the game the .223! Semi-auto guns are very common and popular in the hunting world! I myself own a few! My fav 7mm browning semi-auto! Side note I did not say full auto like a machine gun! lol
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Re: New scopes and Guns

Postby OldMtnMan » June 30th, 2022, 7:56 am

One shot is plenty.
One shot...one kill.
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Re: New scopes and Guns

Postby FullDiesel » June 30th, 2022, 8:24 am

buckmaster1211 wrote:
FullDiesel wrote:Nope and nope. The scope with built in range finder and a powerful semi auto gun are not such a good idea because this is a hunting game not a commando simulation game. You're going hunting which is not the same with going full commando on the wildlife, there are other games for that.


They already got a 'SEMI" auto gun in the game the .223! Semi-auto guns are very common and popular in the hunting world! I myself own a few! My fav 7mm browning semi-auto! Side note I did not say full auto like a machine gun! lol


The .223! Semi-auto is for small game. That's pretty hard to catch if you miss once, so it's understandable. Not everything that's common or so called legit in some parts of this world is also the right thing.

Once upon a time people used to fish with dynamite, and it was fun and nobody had anything to say at that time, now it's considered a malicious practice pretty much everywhere, and those people from those past times are considered barbarians. Who knows what people of the future will say about us if we start hunting with: silencers, thermal googles, semi autos or even full autos as you've mentioned, scopes with a bit of laser technology within etc. These practices might seem cool now, 'cause you know, it's the latest technology used on the wildlife who have to deal with it only with their native senses. But when this technology will become obsolete, those from the future will consider it barbaric, and will turn back to more conventional ways of hunting, just as fishing it's done now mainly with the harpoon or the fishing rod.
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Re: New scopes and Guns

Postby OldMtnMan » June 30th, 2022, 8:51 am

There was a time when hunting over bait was accepted by everybody (almost). Not so much now and it's not legal in a lot of states.

Times change. We're leaning to fair chase hunting now and I like seeing that.

I know this is a game but that's no reason to go buck wild and blast everything in site. You can still be a responsible hunter.
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