GUN Thoughts on "sporting rifles"

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  1. RonJeremey

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    Ok so I'm looking for another gun to help round out my collection... I've got my precision rifle, 700 VSF, my shotgun, 870 Tactical, and my last resort G19...

    I'm looking at 3 options, but also open to others... Help me out in my decision here...

    AR-15: Everyone's got one, etc.
    CONS:Smallest ammo, least stopping power of my 3 choices, picky about ammo, and picky about being cleaned... Moderatley expensive...
    PROS: argueably the most accurate

    AK-47: JIHAD!!! Durka Durka
    CONS: The most inaccurate, the jihad image that comes with...
    PROS: Cheap, will function fine without being cleaned, kick it, drop it in the mud... A good match to the glock! shoots any ammo, larger hole...

    FAL: Does it even have an image? I don't know much about them...
    CONS: The most expensive.
    PROS: LARGEST wound capabiliy, I've heard they are decently accurate, would eliminate the need to keep another caliber of ammo on hand...
    Edumicate me a little more on these...

    Any input is appreciated...
     
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    All 3 are excellent weapons I plan to get a FAL eventually I have a few AK's and AR's.
    If your not looking to spend alot, AK is definently best choice, moderate budget AR is great lots of potential to expand and mod. FAL for the largest budget, I wouldnt buy any of the cheap century crap, get a DSA or something along those lines if you choose the FAL. Unless you reload the FAL will be expensive to feed.
    If you spend a little more on an AK the arsenal builds are pretty good quality and 5.45 accuracy is pretty good, granted definently not on par with an AR but good enough to hit your target out to 400 yards.
     
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    Those aren't really what are people are referring to when they use the term "sporting rifles" :o
     
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    7.62 NATO surplus is not expensive at all.

    You might want to order one of the new Century Yugo M70AB2's. They are turning out to be a real hit and are cheap. I paid about $100 too much for mine but it's still an awesome AK. The Yugos are built on RPK receivers, and this one uses a 1.6mm, US-made stamping.
     
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    They say sporter right on the boxes :)
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    Every use of the word I've ever seen has been the in context of hunting :o

    Therefore I came into this thread with false interest :hs:
     
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    I would be using them for "hunting" if the need should arrise. Please also note the "precision rifle" in my attempt to keep my thread politically correct.


    As for the FAL it would most likely be an older FN, or a new DSA... I know a couple of people with another brand... "impel" maybe? started with an I... They haven't had any trouble with thiers...
     
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    Yes, thank you
     
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    Im sure he wants something he can afford :o
     
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    True... I left that one out... It has the same problems as teh AR-15...

    PROS: Larger caliber than AR-15.... ?
     
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    M1A>AR-10 :naughty:
     
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    what are the mag capacities of the ar10 and m1a?
     
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    I have 5 (for hunting), 20, and 30 round mags for my M1A
     
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    oh I didnt know they went above 10..

    added to my list :cool:
     
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    :hsugh: :eek4:

    My M1A nm w/ 20 rounder.

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    If money is no object, get a nice AR-15.
     
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    Why that over larger calibers? Especially the ones that would use the same ammo as my precision rifle, thus eliminating the need to have another caliber on hand?
     
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    Because every man should own at least one AR-15 and one 1911.
     
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    how about a G3?
     

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