what are you doing with the rifle?? it just depends on your intended usage. hunting needs are different than long range target shooting which is different than a tactical role to be employed in a shtf type situation...
"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." — L. Neil Smith
The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...
"I crapped my pants to avoid the draft!!" -Ted Nugent