I don't think it would be a hard decision for me, I would go with the Garand. I will say that I would not want to tote it around all day because it is heavy and gets heavier the longer you carry it. I have several guns, both hand guns and long guns, and I can say that the Garand is by far my favorite one, even though it is not the most accurate.
If you decide on the Garand, please don't make a sporterized bubba piece out of a beautiful work of art!.
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