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    Parker Hale 30-06

    Ive been offered a parker hale 30-06, it is in really good nic. Are they a decent gun? Its not a safari model. Cant find model stamped anywhere. Looks to be 30 odd years old. How much would be a deal. And how much would be normal/expensive. Haha

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    500 bucks

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    Yeh that sounds the about right. I paid $600.00 for a synthetic stock P&H .270 with a bottom end Tasco scope on it a few years back. It had had a hard life and was fairly beat up but it is still accurate and I have shot quite a few deer with it.
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    Not much wrong with Parker Hale if its a good one ,some were heavy , the last one owned was a 3006 safari dated from memory 1984 had the barrel channel hollowed out thou all of foregrip from factory its was light as,lacquered stock sweet rose wood bits on the grip and forend ,i had a redfield tracker on it ,shot hand loaded speer 150s really nice bombed a lot of deer with it,there ok .
    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt !!

 

 

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