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Old 11-06-2012, 05:55 PM   #1
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I have a SW BG 380, .45 acp 1911 Sig and a 12 ga shotgun. I'm looking to finish off my gun list with a rifle. Something to cover some ground at 150 yard + range I suppose. I've been thinking about a Marlin 336C 30-30, a Savage 110GXP3 30-06 or maybe a 308, SKS... still debating but whatever I get I want a strap and scope, so looking for bundle pricing if possible. Any suggestions?

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Old 11-06-2012, 06:23 PM   #2
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It would probably depend on what you want to use it for. Hunting? Home defense? Plinking / target shooting? Just to have one for your collection?

Most folks like to go with semi-auto for rifles that may be used for defense. Bolt guns are generally preferred for hunting at long ranges, and the lever action .30-30 reportedly has taken more N. American game animals than any other platform. I have two "serious" rifles, one of them a .30-30 lever gun, and one a military surplus 7.62 bolt gun, but I'm not a hunter. I also have two semi-auto .22 cal. plinkers / varminters, both scoped with Leupold optics, and a scoped .17 HMR bolt gun for the same purpose. My defense / SHTF rifles are a custom AR / M-4, and a Mini-14.
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