Just ordered my first rifle.

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by Angry_bald_guy, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Angry_bald_guy

    Angry_bald_guy Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    My new Mossberg 100 ATR should be here on Friday. I ordered it through my local gun store for $328.60 out the door chambered in .308 Winchester. I can't wait til Friday!!!
     
  2. freefall

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    Not familiar with the Mossberg, but congrats on picking a .308, it will serve you well.
     

  3. Angry_bald_guy

    Angry_bald_guy Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Thank you. Ever since I first started looking at rifles, I've wanted to get a .308 Win. I just liked the image it portrayed. After getting a little older and doing more research, I realized that the .308 is a good "catch all" round, along with the .30-06. So rather than having a gun that only really has one purpose, the .308 should do just about all I need it to do, especially if I can learn the gun and become very accurate with it.
     
  4. CA357

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    Congratulations! I hope it serves you well. .308 is an excellent and versatile caliber.
     
  5. Angry_bald_guy

    Angry_bald_guy Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Thanks Don. I'm hoping to bring in some meat this deer season. My uncle has offered to take me on my first hunt and teach me how to field dress a deer if I bag one.
     
  6. danf_fl

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    Congrats!! I hope we have pics on Saturday. :)
     
  7. bgeddes

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    Range report, range report, range report....with pics of course.

    That is a great gun, great caliber, and a fine hunting piece.

    Ammo can be found anywhere, and is cheap enough to shoot often.
     
  8. Angry_bald_guy

    Angry_bald_guy Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    That's one of the reasons I went for it. Now, correct me if I'm wrong, but the .308 is the higher pressure cartridge between it and 7.62, right? Or do I have it backwards again?
     
  9. Redarrow18

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    congrats! i have the same rifle but in 30-06, you wont be disoppointed my friend!
     
  10. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    Really good choice, enjoy her!
     
  11. General_lee

    General_lee New Member

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    Congrats!
    .308 is a really good round.
     
  12. amoroque

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    Congrats on the new purchase!

    Looking forward to pics!