Good all around rifle

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by TheIrishMan, Oct 7, 2003.

  1. TheIrishMan

    TheIrishMan New Member

    Oct 4, 2003
    My computer chair
    I am asking you you to do the impossible. Please suggest good all around rifles, but if you could, keep it 300 dollars or under??

    Thanks peoples
  2. DK76

    DK76 New Member

    Apr 26, 2003
    West Virginia

    If your wanting a rifle for under $300 that will do nearly everything I suggest looking for used Savage bolt-action rifles. I have spotted some used for as little as $250 in like-new condition. Chambered in any moderate cartridge (.270, 30-06, 280, 7-08, .308, etc) it should be good for everything from small game through moose-size critters. Handloading of course makes any one of these cartridge choices very versatile. Savage rifles also are quite safe, reliable, and accurate. They may not be pretty, but they get the job done.

  3. TheIrishMan

    TheIrishMan New Member

    Oct 4, 2003
    My computer chair
  4. 1952Sniper

    1952Sniper New Member

    Aug 22, 2002
    I think the SKS makes a good all-around rifle. The 7.62x39 round is comparable to a 30-30 for hunting purposes. But it also performs great as a battle rifle, brush gun, plinker, you name it. It's cheap, and you don't have to baby it. Ammo is easy to find and inexpensive too. The fact that it's semi-auto is nice. For $300 you can buy an SKS plus a 1,000-round case of ammo plus some accessories.
  5. Yep! Same as Sniper says, Go for the SKS!!! Your price range dictates it as the most versatile....;)
  6. Dagger

    Dagger New Member

    Mar 24, 2003
    new york
    have an SKS and love it, cant go wrong!
  7. bigboom338

    bigboom338 New Member

    Mar 27, 2003
    South Dakota
    Hey Iman if you are looking for a hunting rifle I would suggest a NEF Handi Rifle, they are a single shot break action. I have one and am impressed with the accuracy. They are a nice rifle for the money.
  8. vonotterskull

    vonotterskull Member

    May 8, 2003
    I'm jumping on the band wagon here. SKS all the way. I have a Yugo and it's one of the best buys I've ever made. Everything Sniper said and a bad a$$ bayonet on the end. :D
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