Originally Posted by Wi_Hunter556
.....But check out delton they make some quality rifles from the reviews that are out there...
Really? He has around $1k to spend and you toss out Delton.
I'd go BCM for $1k. Stag Arms is around $800-900 depending on model, but I think the BCM is a great SHTF and also quality.
If you want something cheaper so you can use some of that money for ammo then check out the S&W M&P lineup.