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Old 08-28-2012, 01:31 AM   #1
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I am looking for a cheap AR-10. I am gonna be using it as a hog gun and thats it. I will probably never shoot over 50 yards with it were we go hunt. In fact most shots are more like 10-15 yards. So I dont need a tack driver just something that will go bang when I pull the trigger. This gun will get abused bad. The sks that I have been using is beat to heck and I dont want to do that to some $2500-3000 rifle like the gun shops around here are wanting to sell me. So what is a good brand that will go bang all the time but wont break the bank? Or a good place online to find a used one?

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Old 08-28-2012, 01:46 AM   #2
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Not to be an ass, but why not just keep using the SKS and save yourself $1k+ ?

"Cheap" and "AR10" are two words they don't fit well in the same sentence.
And 7.62x39 rounds are lots cheaper than .308.

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Well for one the sks is my dads not mine and it is just about done. Also like I said most of our shots are at 10-15 yards so they are not always the most well placed so I was wanting something with a little more power behind it.

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Have you considered a 6.5 grendal build? Its a bigger round, well suited to hog hunting and it uses a standard ar-15 for all parts (including magazines) except the bolt and barrel. You dont have to fork out megatons of cash like an AR-10 either.

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if you have been using a sks you evidently have been dropping the piggies with the 7.62x39 just fine. why not get a wasr ak47?? around 450$-ish cheap mags cheap ammo. if your going to beat it to hell so what?? its cheap.

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Dpms. 308. Next thread plz.

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I like Jons idea of a wasr. The little gun swings good, would be easier to handle in thick brush and cheap enough.

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Inside 50yds you don't need an AR 10. They are heavy and bulky for the up close brush shooting you are talking about. I'd rather pack a lever gun or the sks or ak. .30-30 or .35 Remington would be fine on pigs.

But a dpms is about as affordable of a .308 AR as you will find.

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Do either one of these 2 things...

Buy a saiga for 500 bucks... Prob lower if u get one used... They come in all the calibers u can want... But I think the 7.62x39 is plenty for your range... Trick this out with a red dot or low power scope and ur set...

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If you still want the ar type of fun look then get this... RRA AK-47... It accepts real ak47 mags too!!!

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10 - 15 yards. go with a 12 ga.
A slug will stop a boar no problem.

Or, go with .458 SOCOM upper. Cost is $600
hits with nearly the same power as a 308 up to 100 yards.

Although, ammo is expensive.

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Did you try looking at rock river?
Their LAR-8 still $1250+

I think if you were to wait 2 more years, the prices would be sub $1K
As every manufacture is getting more requests to build in .308

I just spent $3K on a POF 308 20" for hogs.

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