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Old 02-07-2010, 02:20 PM   #164
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Originally Posted by Charlie Brown
thats funny. most people here recommend a .22lr or a 20ga shotgun for a first long gun.
we're a small country, and the fact that the .17HMR disintegrates as soon as it hits anything is the key. .22LRs can be unpredictable if they bounce off something.

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