Recommendations for an old military trainer

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  1. fordtrucksforever

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    Been looking into picking up a bolt action 22. Favoring an older trainer rifle. Any suggestions to a particular one and reason for considering it? Prefer a tube magazine or clip fed, not a single shot. Thanks for any suggestions.
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    Check out the Romanian M69 if you can find one. 5 or 10 shot shot mag fed. very good guns. They are very well built and accurate. Not the prettiest but very functional and rugged. Usually not to high priced.
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    Thanks, that is the type I am interested in. Prefer something more bulky and looks are not a major issue. Even the overall shape wont need to be much of a factor. I have seen a few similar, but usually barrel was beyond functional or bulged. I had considered a Springfield 1922 trainer variant, but expect those to be in a higher price range now than when I was first interested several years back.
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    lots of enfield trainers out there not too big a price tag either ( here anyway)
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    There are some old Polish trainers from the 1950's at Centerfire Systems. They look pretty stout.
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    The Polish rifles are single shot, otherwise they are basically the style I am interested in.

    I have several Enfields that were picked up over the years. I found a bunch for $25 each and acquired all I needed. I like it in 303, but not interested in 22lr. Thanks for the suggestions.
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