thirty-ought-six love

thirty-ought-six

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  • So I scrambled down the ladder, grabbed my thirty-ought-six and a box of shells, and crept down the path, barefooted and quiet as an Indian, with Bob Marley covering what little noise I did make.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • Just a shelf away is the thirty-ought-six (I think) casing which I pierced through the center, shooting it with a twenty-two rifle at thirty yards.

    August 2007

  • You can break it down using only a thirty-ought-six round.

    Occupational Hazards

  • "I'd say it was from a thirty-thirty or a thirty-ought-six, but it's too flattened from hitting the stone wall to get any rifling marks off of it."

    Till Hell Freezes Over

  • The deputies who’d discovered the bus earlier had already found the boy’s thirty-ought-six hunting rifle and a box of cartridges identical to the ones found down by the clearing.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • If it was rimless, it may have been a thirty-ought-six and they couldn't have shot it anyway. "

    Till Hell Freezes Over

  • "And besides, out there at the cabin on Sunday morning, Kline had already arrested Herb, but you two were looking for evidence, and when Clay said the slug was from either a thirty-thirty or a thirty-ought-six, Pete remarked that ninety percent of the homes around here had one or the other; to which you, Clay, said that meant you had lots of suspects.

    Till Hell Freezes Over

  • "Bill keeps a thirty-ought-six behind the bar in case of trouble.

    Fire and Ice

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