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Old 09-18-2012, 07:24 PM   #1
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Hey all, i was just wondering what a good, beginner's semi-auto rifle would be? i've seen ar-15's and m4's but i was wondering what version(s) would be best. preferably something under $1000. i've seen some bushmasters at cabellas going for around $750. any word on those? thank you in advance!

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Old 09-18-2012, 07:25 PM   #2
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At $750 a PSA would be better than a Bushmaster IMO, Core-15 makes a good AR in that range and there are a few others depending on what purpose your rifle will be used for. Stag, DPMS and others can be had as well.

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At $750 a PSA would be better than a Bushmaster IMO.
thanks for the info! i'll check it out.
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My first rifle was a remington .22 single shot bolt action. Don't know what model 'cause it is at my in-laws in storage. Can't keep guns in house cause of son-in-law being a bad boy when he was younger-another story altogether.

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Give us a little background info. how old are you? what do you intend to do with the gun? all this matters, guns are tools you need the right tool

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I hate to sound a little old school here, but isn't 1K$ for

a beginner's rifle a little nutz?

You can get a stainless steel Marlin 60 with a scope

for less than 250$.

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I hate to sound a little old school here, but isn't 1K$ for

a beginner's rifle a little nutz?

You can get a stainless steel Marlin 60 with a scope

for less than 250$.
I'm with wolfy here.
My first real gun was 300$. Mossberg 100 atr 30-06
Shoots just as good as a 1k browning
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hey, i went with the m&p 15-22. Amazing gun! i decided on a .22 bc of the versatility and price of ammo. thanks everyone!

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That's a well regarded rifle, and the ammo

won't run ya an arm and a leg.

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hey, i went with the m&p 15-22. Amazing gun! i decided on a .22 bc of the versatility and price of ammo. thanks everyone!
I think you will be happy with your choice.
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