First (non service issued) personal rifle

Discussion in 'Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion' started by Rhodesian, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. Rhodesian

    Rhodesian New Member

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    Okay, I am looking at buying (As the title states) my first non service issued rifle. I am used to most weapon platforms the US Army has and I have many different weapons that I want, but here is a list narrowed down to Four..

    1. Colt LE6920
    2. IWI Tavor 21
    3. L85A1 (2)
    4. M1 Garand
     
  2. mjkeat

    mjkeat New Member

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    I went w/ the AR platform when I got out.
     

  3. DrGonzo11

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    Wow, both ends of the spectrum. I'd go with the Colt since you probably know it back to front and then when the bank account recovers grab you a nice CMP M1 Garand with your military ID, you'll get a great deal, especially if you walk in one of their 2 locations in uniform.
     
  4. Rhodesian

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    I would love a M1 Garand, so I will wait on that.. That was my thinking with the Colt, I picked that model as I want to make it look like the one from I am Legend.. Anyone know what parts I need or links where to get them? I went to the local Gun shop and was told there were none of these models for sale, not sure what he means, but how can I find this rifle?

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    I even considered going with a FN FAL.. Always loved that rifle too!
     
  5. DrGonzo11

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    I've got an FN FAL, a PTR-91 G3, a DPMS LR308 Panther AP4, a Smith and Wesson M&P 15 and a 1943 Springfield Armory M1 Garand. I love them all and couldnt possible part with any of them. They all have their strengths and weaknesses
     
  6. Rhodesian

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    What about a Galil, how much do they typically run and where can you find them?
     
  7. DrGonzo11

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    Its funny you should ask, a Galil is my TOP priority right now. The CAI Golani's go for $60-$750, the really nice IMI Israeli Galils go for $1200+
     
  8. mjkeat

    mjkeat New Member

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    Dont waste your money on all that cheap airsoft crap in those pictures. Take your time, save your money and get quality products.
     
  9. Rhodesian

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    Where might I find the IMI Israeli Galil? Money is not an issue, finding what I want is.. The Colt will cost about 1500, but I really like the Galil..
     
  10. DrGonzo11

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    Gun Broker, you can try the gun shows, but there aren't very many of them. The receiver will say IMI (Israeli Military Industries) or it might be a Springfield Armory gun, those are usually more expensive. And since money is not an issue, go ahead and buy two and send one my way :)
     
  11. Rhodesian

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    How much can a FN FAL go for? Because my choices now are (And in this order)..

    1. IMI Galil
    2. FN FAL
    3. Colt LE6920
     
  12. DrGonzo11

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    Century Arms FAL's go between $600-900 but the best FAL on the market is the DSA FAL, they start in the $1200-1300 range, I would go that route, plus they have every option know to man.

    Here is a link to DSA's website:

    -D S Arms

    They have all kinds of cool stuff.
     
  13. Rhodesian

    Rhodesian New Member

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    I wonder how hard it would be to get my hands on an actual issue Bush War FAL.. I bet it would cost a small fortune.. lol