Official state gun?

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  1. rufus

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  2. Just Jim

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    Obviouse this is a liberal state so a Rubberband gun is in order for the state gun :bluelaugh::bluelaugh::bluelaugh:

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  3. rufus

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    After a few minutes of thought, I came up with the Hawken Rifle for Oregon's official state firearm because it was popular with trappers back when Oregon became a state. That or Jim's rubberband gun idea, or maybe a squirtgun (as long as it is safety orange).
     
  4. jordanvraptor

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    Winchester 1873.
     
  5. BillM

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    Oregon became a state in 1859. Do we want to consider dates before that? If so the Hawken might be in consideration, but there was also heavy English and French influence. There probably wassn't any one "Oregon gun". True--the Winchester 73 was popular on the later wagon trains, but so was the Spencer and a BUNCH of civil war leftovers. Heck---probably the most prevalent long gun with the settlers was a shotgun of some sort.

    Maybe we need to go further back in time? How about the Lewis and Clark air rifle?
    I can't think of a single firearms inventor from Oregon. Anybody?
     
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    I wonder which state will make their gun the AR-15 first :bluelaugh::bluelaugh::bluelaugh:
     
  7. sheepdip

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    probably been more critters killed with a .22 rifle in oregon than anything else
     
  8. Just Jim

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    How about the air rifle Lewis and Clark had? Even the liberals won't fight that cause Sacagewea was there.

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  9. biggie24420

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    A kids plastic water pistol because it rains too much in this state.
     
  10. sadiesassy

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    I like the water pistol idea.
     
  11. B-Towner

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  12. Ligito

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    Kimber Manufacturing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
  13. DoubleTapDrew

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    Something that ruins your entire trip to the range by shooting way left everytime you use it.
     
  14. Spray-n-pray

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    I was thinking along these same lines. Maybe a taser?
     
  15. BillM

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    Or maybe the caulking gun? Heck--keep it simple. Orygun.
     
  16. Phillyfan

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    Red Ryder
     
  17. MrB+

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    Or a pointy finger, except it's not polite to point, let alone yell, "Bang. Bang. You're dead."

    MrB+
     
  18. RallySoob

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    Sounds good to me!
     
  19. samuelm16

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    rem 700 in 30-06 and or sks everybody ive ever shot with or met in oregon has one or the other in a closet
     
  20. Russianfist

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    A lot of people I know (myself included) have hunted the west side with a 30~30 for years and everyone owns a 10/22.
     

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