GUN Trying to decide on a .308 rifle

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  1. Rip The Jacker

    Rip The Jacker New Member

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    Want something accurate, but fast, like an AR Recce or SPR.

    Some options I was thinking of:

    M14
    FAL
    G3 Clone
    AR10

    Those are the only ones I know of. I really like the M14 but maintenence seems like a bitch. I dont know much about the other options. I'd love to build a G3 but I dont know the costs or even where to begin. I'm sure the AR10 is a decent platform but they seem kind of boring :dunno:

    Any advice?
     
  2. Sailor Jerry

    Sailor Jerry OT Supporter

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    I kind of want a PTR 91 myself.

    Or an AR 10.
     
  3. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    if you're looking for REECE or SPR, i'd say an 18" AR10 :dunno:
     
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    fatmoocow bored OT Supporter

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    get the dpms variety of 308 so you can use the new magpul mags if/when they ever show up
     
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    This. Look into JP Rifles .308 setups. They're pretty baller and IIRC, side-charging which is :bowdown:
     
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    well i dont want to spend a huge amount of money :o
     
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    This is OT. You came to the wrong place looking for SENSIBLE solutions. :rofl:
     
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    :mamoru:
     
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    The downside of the AR10 is the variance between manufacturers. I'd agree with what was posted above and choose the platform that Magpul has decided to support so you have plenty of mags. :coold:
     
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    Yeah I wish the AR10 was as modular as the AR15 :hs:

    I really want to build a G3 though.
     
  12. Paul Revere

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    it is
     
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    yeah but not between companies as far as uppers/lowers right?
     
  14. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    just buy a complete rifle from one company :dunno: not that hard
     
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    i know, i'm just saying it would be nice if they were interchangable.
     
  16. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    sure but how much would you change it?
     
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    fatmoocow bored OT Supporter

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    I wish vltor made a VIS for the 308. That would make my dick feel tingly
     
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    If your looking to mount an optic the M1A pretty much eliminates itself. While a $$$ Fal (DSA) shoots real nice, mags don't drop free. Not a bad platform though. The AR-10 is pretty awesome. You really have to nit pick to find faults with it. If your on a budget get a DPMS. If your baller get a JP.
     
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    :rofl: whats the cost of that setup?
     
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    fucked with them at SHOT, they're hunks of crap
     
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    me too, I liked it
     

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