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shooter92

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OK I'm new to smoke'n hope to learn a few things, my wife and kids bought me a MES 30 for Christmas (think they're trying to tell me something) .Any how I'm from northern Oh and I will be retiring next year , figured this would be a good  hobby to keep me out of trouble. I collect old Winchester rifles, ride a Harley and drink beer guess that 'bout covers it.
 

Bearcarver

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Welcome Shooter92 !

Got a couple of great North Ohio guys here!

You're gonna love that MES!

Would my Model "88" be classified as an "old" Winchester?

Bear
 

shooter92

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Hi Bear why yes it would, I have one made in 1957 in .308  killed a couple of deer in Pa. with it
, and thanks for the welcome.
 

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Model 190 here, older than me. Wabbit Gun.
 And welcome by the way.


 
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Welcome to SMF glad you joined us. Congrats on the new smoker. I like to collect a few guns too but I quit riding bikes awhile back.
 

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My "88" is also in .308.

Took a lot of deer with it (all PA).

Bought it at an Army/Navy in 1971 for $137.

It's worth a bit more now--LOL.

Don't know how to tell what year it was made. Serial # H274208.

Bear
 

tony111

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Welcome aboard !  You have found the right place to learn the craft. 3 Harley's here and have lost count of the guns. Lots of good people here to help you out if you need it
 

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First off Welcome Shooter to SMF. You'll like it here for there are alot of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking. Now there are alot of proven recipes for some amazing things here too. So if you need sign up for the E-Course it's free and it will give you the basics of smoking and some good methods to use also. So the next big thing for you to do is go out and get you something to smoke and if you happen to have any questions just post it here and we will be happy to answer them for you.

Welcome To Your New Addiction  
 

kcbluesnbbq

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Welcome to the forum. This is the best place to learn about your new addiction.

Don't have any Harley's or guns, but sure do like my beer.
 

smokingohiobutcher

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Hey there shooter92  Welcome from fellow northcoaster!  Stationed  up here by the "Great Big Volcano" as my kids call it. Live in Oak Harbor.

Any chance you are near by? I'm not so sure you want to get mixed up with the likes of this bunch???


And Smoking meat is NOOOO fun at all!  Is it folks?

Welcome again!

SmokingOhioButcher
 

scarbelly

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Hello and welcome to SMF - we are getting overrun with rabits and squirrels so I need to pick up a rifle I can use without too much noise here
 

Bearcarver

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Hello and welcome to SMF - we are getting overrun with rabits and squirrels so I need to pick up a rifle I can use without too much noise here

How about one of the more powerful pellet guns on the market?

Bear

Wait a minute--Being from CA, it shouldn't be hard to get a bigger weapon with a silencer in L.A. 
 
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shooter92

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Hey all thanks for the welcome again. SOB I live just outside of Bellevue, prolly 35 miles east of ya. Bear one of my books show your 88 made in 1972 don't know how accurate it is. Getting a good blast of winter as I type.
 

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Hello and welcome to SMF - we are getting overrun with rabits and squirrels so I need to pick up a rifle I can use without too much noise here
Lever action or bolt action 22cal .shoot shorts. quieter than my beeman pellet rifle.
 
 

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Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us.
 


This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.
 


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Hello and welcome to SMF - we are getting overrun with rabbits and squirrels so I need to pick up a rifle I can use without too much noise here
Cheryl, I'm sure he wasn't referring to you...
 

werdwolf

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Welcome, your just east of me then.

Enjoy the forum and the new addiction
 
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ol' smokey

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Welcome aboard Shooter. Grats on the Mes. Keep it out of the snow..
 

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