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Old 12-30-2011, 03:52 AM   #1
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Default What is the best rifle for primarily target shooting on a budget?

I'm looking to get another rifle and I'm looking to spend about $350-$450. I will probably only use it for target shooting and maybe I little pest control. In your opinion what is the best rifle and caliber to get for my money? (I already have an AR-15 target chambered in .223)

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Old 12-30-2011, 04:01 AM   #2
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I good .22 rifle. We have a thread going on them currently, track it down and check it out.

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I enjoy shooting .22 but I already have 2 and I want to start shooting at farther ranges and larger calibers. Thanks for the greetings also.

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.17 cal is always fun. Also a 9mm carbine is great for budget target shooting if you want to step up from a .22

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You could try skeet shooting.

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You could try skeet shooting.
I was going to recomend that aswell a good 20guage and a box of clays dosent cost much at all and its a great time!
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Ruger 10/22 - $250 max at a reputable LGS, and ammo is 500 for $20. Can't beat that. And they are FUN to shoot!

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A 6mm is a blast to shoot. Much like a 22-250.

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I have a savage .17 that I love to shoot and I have mossberg 20 gauge for trap and skeet shooting

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You already have a .22 and a .223. Those are probably the most economical rifle rounds available.

I'd think about Jon's rec and look into a 9mm carbine.

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