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Old 11-30-2012, 03:06 PM   #21
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Untill I get a Garand, ill just be rocking my 1903....

For the OP... What about one of them Browning Mag-fed lever actions? I think they come in all the common calibers...

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What about a Mossberg MVP? Bolt-action .223 that takes readily available AR15 mags.

http://www.mossberg.com/products/rifles/centerfire/mvp-varmint

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I have been looking at the MVP but my AR is accurate enough to handle anything in the 5.56x45 range. The 308 in a light handy rifle seems to be the best bet as far as ammo supply and maybe out to 500 yard or a little more. Other very popular cartridges would be the 270 and the 30-06. The 270 is my favorite but for shft the 308 might be a better choice as you may not be around a loading bench and the supply is huge compared to other rounds.

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The BLR (Browning Leveraction Rifle) in takedown .308 with the Scout scopemount is my own dream gun and you can't have it! They are really quite expensive.

I didn't mention Mossberh rifles, which have developed quite a positive reputation of late, because I didn't think they have lefty models.

And leave it to this forum to a) have a guy who inherited a fairly worthless sporterized 6.5 Swede to b) introduce Zombies into the conversation. Shame on you Sir. Shame! Put on your brown three-piece suit, get in your AMC Pacer, go to your place of worship, and beg forgiveness...

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What about a Mossberg MVP? Bolt-action .223 that takes readily available AR15 mags.

http://www.mossberg.com/products/rifles/centerfire/mvp-varmint
They dont make lefties. Ive checked em out.


Ive also checked out the BLR about a year ago...like 800+ and magazine are like 40-60$$$$
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Oh and the BLR is WAAAYYYYtoo nice for "rough and tumble" gun ya know?

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The BLR (Browning Leveraction Rifle) in takedown .308 with the Scout scopemount is my own dream gun and you can't have it! They are really quite expensive.

I didn't mention Mossberh rifles, which have developed quite a positive reputation of late, because I didn't think they have lefty models.

And leave it to this forum to a) have a guy who inherited a fairly worthless sporterized 6.5 Swede to b) introduce Zombies into the conversation. Shame on you Sir. Shame! Put on your brown three-piece suit, get in your AMC Pacer, go to your place of worship, and beg forgiveness...

You should have been around when I sold my Steel receiver .308 BLR. Not what would suggest for SHTF. External mags take time to load. Traditional levers have a tube, or call it internal mag. You can add rounds quickly without having to drop anything and making the rifle useless. Mausers also have an internal mag well that you can add rounds to quickly. We should have a mad minute competition here on the forum. You would find out very fast how effective the Mauser system is w/ irons. Bash all you want, but when you're pushing daisies I'll be very much alive. Your opinion about the Mauser and 6.5x55 are worthless since your just a fanboy that has never had the sense to actually use one. You stand 400 yards away w/ your .22 mag from me. Bet I hit you w/ the 1st shot while yours hits the dirt 50 yards away.
The M41b was called the last of the 800 yard killers. Swede M96 w/ a Pre WW2 German Ajack scope in 6.5x55. Look for articles by Kim Du Tout. Everything that came after the Spanish American war in bolt actions is based on the Mauser. That is a fact. You need to get out and live on the good side of bolt actions. M96, M38, 24/47, M98, M09 it does not matter. Even the revered 1903 is a Mauser child as is the .30-06
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You should have been around when I sold my Steel receiver .308 BLR. Not what would suggest for SHTF. External mags take time to load. Traditional levers have a tube, or call it internal mag. You can add rounds quickly without having to drop anything and making the rifle useless. Mausers also have an internal mag well that you can add rounds to quickly. We should have a mad minute competition here on the forum. You would find out very fast how effective the Mauser system is w/ irons. Bash all you want, but when you're pushing daisies I'll be very much alive. Your opinion about the Mauser and 6.5x55 are worthless since your just a fanboy that has never had the sense to actually use one. You stand 400 yards away w/ your .22 mag from me. Bet I hit you w/ the 1st shot while yours hits the dirt 50 yards away.
The M41b was called the last of the 800 yard killers. Swede M96 w/ a Pre WW2 German Ajack scope in 6.5x55. Look for articles by Kim Du Tout. Everything that came after the Spanish American war in bolt actions is based on the Mauser. That is a fact. You need to get out and live on the good side of bolt actions. M96, M38, 24/47, M98, M09 it does not matter. Even the revered 1903 is a Mauser child as is the .30-06
Relax my old man. I've given away more Mausers, their bayonets and accesories (including to my BIL who is a Mauser collector) than you own. They had a time and place. A modern SHTF rifle none are. We know u own 'em and are proud. I knew there'd be someone like you to drag these anachronistic arms out of the dustheap of history (go to Bannerman's Island -- hundreds of thousands were just abandoned there) and it was just the luck of the draw that a) I picked 6.5 Swede and b) it was the cheap gun you happened to buy. I'm not attacking you or the round or the gun. Just able to think two centuries ahead of you, that's all.

Look, let's just pretend that I said 7.65 Argentine and that I don't have full stands of arms of each including "Engineers." Now you can go on your merry way, OK Sir? Jeez, I just thank heaven you don't have a POS Mosin Nagant to swear by!
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Any who. Brownings are gorgeous. Those takedowns are sick. But like 900 it seems like....maybe tax season...lol

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Relax my old man. I've given away more Mausers, their bayonets and accesories (including to my BIL who is a Mauser collector) than you own. They had a time and place. A modern SHTF rifle none are. We know u own 'em and are proud. I knew there'd be someone like you to drag these anachronistic arms out of the dustheap of history (go to Bannerman's Island -- hundreds of thousands were just abandoned there) and it was just the luck of the draw that a) I picked 6.5 Swede and b) it was the cheap gun you happened to buy. I'm not attacking you or the round or the gun. Just able to think two centuries ahead of you, that's all.

Look, let's just pretend that I said 7.65 Argentine and that I don't have full stands of arms of each including "Engineers." Now you can go on your merry way, OK Sir? Jeez, I just thank heaven you don't have a POS Mosin Nagant to swear by!

The only thing I have EVER agreed with you on ANYTHING is that the Mosin Nagant is a POS. Other than that, I don't believe you have a freaking clue about ANYTHING!
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