GUN Long-term Plans: Long Guns?

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  1. Dr. Fuckface

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    I've pretty much been a handgun guy my whole life, but with my RL550 almost set up, and a membership at a range with 300 and 500 yrd facilities, I'm starting to consider maybe getting in to rifles in the next 6 months.

    I'm thinking I'd have two goals that would necessitate two different guns: 1) I'd love to run IPSC 3-gun someday, and 2) I'd like to get as accurate as possible at as great a distance as possible.

    Should I start out with .22's, like in boyscouts, and move up? Or should I just save up and get an AR and a 700 (or something comparable)?
     
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    Rifles really are so much more fun than handguns. Just like with handguns theres something to be said for starting out with something thats has low bang, cost, and recoil to help you learn the basics. As far as shooting out to 500 yards you've got a ton of choices there for target shooting even military surplus guns for $150-200 can do that, it all depends on your budget.
     
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    If you want a cheap intro to long guns, maybe get a surplus gun? There are huge followings and resources for Mausers, K98s, and Mosin-Nagants. Relatively cheap and a hoot to shoot.
     
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