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Posted: 12/24/2005 6:48:07 PM EDT
I think getting a .22 for Christmas would be the best gift ever. I hope one day I have a son, so I could start him out early on guns. I didn't get my fist .22 until I was 19.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 6:49:51 PM EDT
Not for Christmas, but he will get one in February for his 7th Birthday
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 6:50:07 PM EDT
I once got a 10/22 when I was 12 for x-mas, best gift I have ever gotten
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 6:51:45 PM EDT
They won't be seeing them for a few years yet but the two little boys each got a K-31 in seasonal sales.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 6:53:27 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 12/24/2005 6:53:47 PM EDT
I got my first firearm (a Marlin bolt-action .22 sold by Montgomery Wards) for my 8th birthday. That was far and away the most memorable Christmas I had as a kid.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 6:58:07 PM EDT
My 8 yo already has a .410, .22, and .243. He got some camo overalls this year. We are going to kill his first deer this next week during the time off . Plenty of does and small bucks in our hunting places, shouldn't be a problem. Maybe I'll post the first kill "blood" photos for some to ridicule
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 7:01:15 PM EDT
When I was 15 or 16 I got a Benelli M1 S90 Tactical for x-mas. It's truly an amazing firearm.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 7:01:16 PM EDT

Originally Posted By kingoftheroad:
I once got a 10/22 when I was 12 for x-mas, best gift I have ever gotten




haha same thing here....
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 7:04:07 PM EDT
Mine will be getting a neon blue cut down 10/22 in about 7 hours. If she sleeps that long.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 7:05:07 PM EDT
I WISH

The best chance of me getting anything gun related for Christmas is if I buy it myself
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 7:09:41 PM EDT
Two best Christmas gifts I ever got were my Crossman 760 and my Mossberg .22!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 7:22:09 PM EDT
If I had a kid, Santa would definitly be bringing guns. Only if he brang extras though.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:09:05 PM EDT
Yes. I got the sons a .22 Taurus Stainless Steel Slide Action Rifle each.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:29:21 PM EDT
We got the 14 year old a 12 gauge. He finished hunter safety this spring and got a .22 for Easter. Since we're in Iowa a good pump 12 gauge and a .22 cover pretty much every hunting season!
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:37:20 PM EDT
Not this year. My 11 year old daughter already has a heavy barrel 10-22T with Leupold and a Winchester 1300 20 gauge Youth Model.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:38:30 PM EDT
Built a .22LR M4 for my 9yr old son's birthday earlier this year... adjustable stock is perfect. He's getting a bike for Xmas.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:39:18 PM EDT
Yes.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:42:15 PM EDT
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SEBR

Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:43:43 PM EDT
My 8yr old girl and 6 yr old boy are getting long bows and arrows.

Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:47:13 PM EDT
Santa bought me two Stag lower receivers, but I had to go fill out the DROS myself. I also had to pay for the lowers myself, because Santa was a little strapped for cash. It's ok though, because it's the thought that counts.


Also, Santa forgot to pack the lowers onto his sleigh so I won't actually get the lowers until sometime around January 7th or so.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:52:48 PM EDT
Smith and Wesson kit gun for my nephew.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:58:33 PM EDT
We did the whole christmas thing at my parents house here a few hours ago and i was truly amazed. My Grandfather gave me his S&W military/police .38 that hes had since '63, and my dad gave me the match 1911 thats been in our family since my grandfather used it in the Korean War...I am truly blessed this christmas...now only if the soon to be inlaws can get the hint.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 8:58:37 PM EDT
I got an SAR-1 when I was 15...
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:12:00 AM EDT
I got my daughter a .22 Davey Crickett rifle with a pink stock for Christmas. It's not from Santa. It's from me. Don't know how this is going to go over with the Mrs. I wanted to tell her but it just never seemed like the right time. Now it's too late.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 3:03:09 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 3:10:03 AM EDT
A .22 for my oldest last year. They all got guns when they were born. The oldest a
SMLE No1 MkIII, #2 got a S&W29-2 w/ 6-1/2"barrel in the old wood presentation case. #3 got a S&W 1917, .45ACP.

This fall I got them a M4gery
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 3:26:28 AM EDT
In a couple more years Santa will be bringing my son a .22.


My FIL gave the nicest 91/30 that I've ever seen to me for Christmas this year.
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 2:37:29 AM EDT
The .22 rifle I bought for my daughter did not go over too well with the wife. I had it wrapped up and she asked me what it was. When I told her she said I didn't discuss it with her and she didn't think it was a good idea to give it to her. I did discuss it with her previously and she said no. I thought it was a great present. She has enough Barbies and Bratz crap that she doesn't play with. I haven't given it to my daughter yet because I didn't want a big fight on Christmas. I'll keep a hold of it and give it some time since she's only 7 years old.
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