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I'm looking for a an accurate .308 semi auto rifle with the ability to mount a scope. I would like something that can shoot very precise at longer distances and that is obviously also reliable. My budget is preferably under $1300. I will mostly use it for hunting hogs and other large non-game animals (exotic deer, coyotes, etc.) any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

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Old 08-05-2012, 01:17 PM   #2
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Browning BAR Safari, stay away from the ShortTrac.

http://www.browning.com/products/catalog/firearms/detail.asp?fid=002B&cid=031&tid=001&bg=x

http://www.browning.com/products/catalog/firearms/detail.asp?fid=002B&cid=031&tid=027&bg=x

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I'm looking for a an accurate .308 semi auto rifle with the ability to mount a scope. I would like something that can shoot very precise at longer distances and that is obviously also reliable. My budget is preferably under $1300. I will mostly use it for hunting hogs and other large non-game animals (exotic deer, coyotes, etc.) any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
http://www.rockriverarms.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=category.display&category_id= 256

http://www.rockriverarms.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=category.display&category_id= 255

the standard a4 is very accurate can likely be had for cheaper. takes common l1a inch or metric mags.
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The DPMS LR308-AP4 is short, light weight, utterly reliable and quite accurate, and feels like an AR-15. It's only 3/4 lb heavier than the 5.56 M-4 version.

A near perfect brush and mountain gun for game up to elk size.

About $1100 MSRP

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Ditto jon and locutus - for your price range both RRA and DPMS make a good AR10

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Benelli R1

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Thanks for all the great replies. That last link isnt working. Do u know the moa of that browning? Any other good suggestions?

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A well used m1a can be had for that price. Or look into a Fal

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Y stay away from the shortTrac?
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