Which youth starter rifle?

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64 savage/anchutz heavy 22.
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Why not starting the youngster off with a 1712 and a cut down McMillian stock? As they grow just get a new McMillian stock that is a bit longer to fit the growing child?
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I've found that a heavy rifle (though light to us adults) doesn't work well as a first gun. Picking a gun hoping they will "grow into it" doesn't always work out as it feels more like work to the kid.
A first rifle "should" be fun first. You can work on the work part later when they feel more comfortable with an "adult" rifle. I've also found they will tell YOU when they're ready for the switch.
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Hi,
You has lots of reply's so if I am not too late I have an Anschutz Achiever 22 cal rifle with Anschutz front and rear sights, 2 stage trigger, adj butt plate 2 5 shot mags and one single shot mag in LN condition. Weight is 5 1/2 lbs used very little. I would take $650.00 shipped, if you would like some pics
let me know.
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Tom
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almost 5 year old thread dude...
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thauglor wrote: Thu Mar 30, 2023 11:28 am almost 5 year old thread dude...
Still a youth.







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Hi,
I have an Anschutz Achiever Jr Rifle 22 cal for sale. It weight is 5 1/2 lbs and has Anschutz sights and I will also incl. a scope. It has 2 5 shot mags, also Anschutz and a single shot one as well. It has a 2 stage trigger, adjustable butt plate all for $650 shipped in USA.
email me: mackieintl@gmail.com
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Tom
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