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  1. #1
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    Default Feeling the itch for a dirty 30 (30 cal.)

    Kind of getting the itch for 30 cal again (7.62x39/51), but can't even settle on a platform to work with. So far I've been considering the following:

    Back into the 7.62 AK
    16/18" AR .308
    M1A Scout Squad
    HK Pattern battle rifle
    FAL

    Right now I'm leaning to the AR as the rest of my stable is AR so the manual of arms would be the same, but M1As are so sexy and the AK is so universal (and I'm very familiar with the platform). I'm not settled on anything here yet other than I am not looking for a "sniper" set up but more of a GPR/DMR as my stable is missing something for envelopes between my 18" super recce 5.56 and my 7mm rem mag bolt gun.


    so let's hear it.
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    No .300 blk? I would. Choose that before 7.62x39. Better platform then an AK and waaaaayy more ammo choices as well as quallity ammo choices.

    I love my m14. I would go that route, cause I did, get a Sadlak mount and put whatever optic you want. Mine is a Springfield "loaded" that will put rounds 168s in an eyeball sized group at 300 yards.

    I have been wondering about AR 10s but haven't looked too deep in them yet. They have somethings to offer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dorkface View Post
    No .300 blk? I would. Choose that before 7.62x39. Better platform then an AK and waaaaayy more ammo choices as well as quallity ammo choices.
    I haven't gotten into the .300 BO because I haven't gotten into the suppressor market yet and may never do it so I've avoided it as a caliber selection.
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    A simple build from Aero Precision topped with a mid-range optic filled that niche for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Nichols View Post
    I haven't gotten into the .300 BO because I haven't gotten into the suppressor market yet and may never do it so I've avoided it as a caliber selection.
    I don't have any cans but dumped x39 for .300. Its better in every way except for cheap craptastic ammo. You really should consider it. If not, I will sell you my Sig 556r gen 2 that I haven't shot in years since I got my first .300 blk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dorkface View Post
    I don't have any cans but dumped x39 for .300. Its better in every way except for cheap craptastic ammo. You really should consider it. If not, I will sell you my Sig 556r gen 2 that I haven't shot in years since I got my first .300 blk.
    I had one that I got rid of when I dumped x39 about 5-6 years ago. I was considering getting my Madi AK back but it's not filling the envelope that the x51 would so nostalgia and proclivity world wide are the only 2 real motivators on this one.
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    PTR with a welded rail . Equal to anything produced today - accuracy wise , just not as light as some . Cheap mags , modularity , cool as hell , and $1000 .

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    honestly im piecing together a 10 build right now, have receivers so far, still need to get the expensive stuff, but hoping to have it ready for spring

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    Quote Originally Posted by uglydog03 View Post
    PTR with a welded rail . Equal to anything produced today - accuracy wise , just not as light as some . Cheap mags , modularity , cool as hell , and $1000 .
    No, really not even close to what a good modern AR can do for accuracy. A bunch of us here have been down that road already. Adequate, yes, but not equal to "anything produced today" by a long shot.

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    I have not been in the AK market for a while, but I still like the caliber. Yes, you can say 300 is better but sometimes it’s nice to have the option to shoot cheap AK ammo. And there are times I would rather carry 7.62x39 than .223.

    For something reasonably compact and robust for dealing with large four legged critters while on a hike, I would consider an AK pistol. I’m not sure if arsenal makes pistols or not, but you might be able to find a 556R pistol.
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