GUN 30-06 > .308

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  1. BigBadJohn

    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    30-06:
    Cheaper
    Still easy to find surplus (CMP)
    Bigger
    M1 Garands FTW



    .308:
    More expensive
    Surplus harder to find now
    Smaller round



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    Discuss
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  2. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    .308 = nearly identical performance in a potentially smaller, lighter rifle
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    I like big, heavy rifles
    :dunno:
     
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    M1A/M14 > M1 Garand
     
  5. BigBadJohn

    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    The only aspect of 30-06 being < .308 is the price which makes it a >
     
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    In all the many months of trolling gun shows, I have seen exactly 2 boxes of CMP .30-06, which my dad promptly bought. There is some Greek surplus still around though. I'll be sticking with .308 though, even if all the South African has dried up, and the only surplus left is Indian...
     
  7. UCLA throwing

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    buy me a BAR and ill be on your side
     
  8. lugoismad

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    Pussies.

    7.62x54R for life!
     
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    why"
     
  10. lugoismad

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    Cheaper than both.

    Steel core, so its armor piercing.

    with the proper rifle, its just as accurate.

    and it delivers as much if not more than .308 power in a similarly sized package.
     
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    x54r has about 300pounds more muzzle energy than the 308.

    I just dont like the rifles that it comes out of.

    i dont like the fact that i have to pull the bolt back everytime i want to shoot.
     
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    Get a Dragunov, PSL, ROMAK, or SVT-40?
     
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    sucks when you carry one all day
     
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    :ugh:
     
  15. GAMBOA

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    Most us here have all three :)
     
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    M1A is more accurate, higher capacity, lighter, so tell me how the garand is better again?
     
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    WWII, General Patton, "PIIINNNGGG", etc...

    Don't let your technically "correct" and "persuasive" observations get in the way of nostalgia.
     
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    Yeah the Garand is a great rifle and I love the history involved with it. I just have to keep reminding myself of the M1A's superiority since I traded my garand away for it. :hs:
     
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