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Old 12-11-2013, 01:47 AM   #1
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So Im turning 18 and I am starting to look at a new rifle that I could buy for myself instead of using my fathers. I want something that will last a while and stay accurate. I don't want to spend much over $500 but quality isn't cheap. Any ideas would be great!

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Old 12-11-2013, 02:23 AM   #2
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An M1 carbine would Be a good Pick. A kar98k is also a nice One.

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You can find a rifle for $500 but you have to add ammo and a scope to the $500 before you can go shooting. What is wrong with your dads rifle? I can't buy a better rifle than a proven free rifle.

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depends on whether that is $500 for just a rifle or a rifle and scope. lot of good options for just a rifle for $500, but if it's for a rifle and scope, your options are going to be a bit more limited for NIB. but you could always shop the gun stores and pawn shops for a good deal on a used rifle, and it might even have a scope already on it.

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Savage !..............

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You can pick up a Savage package with a scope for a little over $400. It is accurate and you can up grade any thing you don't like about it as you get the money.

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Savage axis combo deals are worth the money especially with that tight of a budget. My one suggestion to you is stay far away from the Remington 770, the 700 is a fine rifle though, and I've heard good things about their newer model that's replaced the 770, name slips my mind. And look at used, a lot of rifles out there to be had at good prices.

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Look at the Ruger American. Lots of features for a budget gun.

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I would suggest you look for an older used Remington M700, Ruger M77, or Winchester M70. Any of these can be found at decent prices used and will last you from now on.

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Look at the Ruger American. Lots of features for a budget gun.
It really is a good quality, accurate budget gun. I'll be taking mine deer hunting tomorrow.
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