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cpttango30 12-29-2010 07:57 PM

Most underrated rifle.
 
What is the most underrated rifle out there. I am not talk about SAVAGE. I am talking about a rifle that is out there that few people know about that is really good.

Missileman 12-29-2010 08:10 PM

I'll throw out two, but they're both lever actions:
1. Henry .22--American made, slick action, nice wood and fit.
2. Marlin 1894--Americam made, available in pistol calibers, loads of fun to shoot.

Davyboy 12-29-2010 08:26 PM

I would suggest
 
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The all new L115A3

USMC-03 12-29-2010 08:51 PM

My Marlin MR7 in 30-06. They were only manufactured a few years ( 1999 was the last I think ) outstanding rifle.

stalkingbear 12-29-2010 09:09 PM

In MY opinion the Remington model 788 is perhaps the most underrated widespread rifle in existence. They regularly outshoot the 700s straight out of the box. I only have 1 left is the 7mm08 that my daughter lays claim to.

cpttango30 12-29-2010 09:15 PM

My brother had a 788 in 308. That gun was a shooting SOB right there. 100 yard .5" 5 shot groups with factory ammo.

jpattersonnh 12-29-2010 10:09 PM

24/47
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j1...IM000283_1.jpg
PSL
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j1...IM000281_1.jpg
Husqvarna M46a
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j1...SC-001-web.jpg

AK74
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j1...h/IM000278.jpg

Sniper03 12-29-2010 10:56 PM

cattango,

I agree! I Think that was one reason Remington did not sell them long. For the following reason. That year I purchased a new Remington 700 BDL in 243 Winchester and a Remington 788 in 22-250. Well the 788 with all of its I believe (9?) Locking lugs on the bolt would out shoot the 700 any day. So I assume since it was almost like an economy rifle and embarrassed the company due to its extreme accuracy and being inexpensive,they may have dumpted the product line for that reason. I understand why a company would do that but what a shame. I wish I could find another one in great condition in 22-250. Since I had traded it many years ago.

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CA357 12-29-2010 10:59 PM

Many surplus rifles are given short shrift. The VZ24 is just one of them. I also think the M1 carbine is underrated and was a pretty good deer getter back in the day.

Sniper03 12-29-2010 10:59 PM

JP,

Nice pictures and nice weapons.
Thanks for sending them. Always enjoy looking a great weapons!

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