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Old 05-21-2004, 08:19 PM   #1
 
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Your choice: .223 or .308?

If money is not an issue which autoloading rifle would you choose? Are there makes/models you definitely would buy, and others you would avoid?
 
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Old 05-23-2004, 12:34 PM   #2
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Potgut, IMO you first have to define what you plan to do with the autoloader? CQB, varmint shooting/hunting, paperpuncher, LR/sniping etc.

With that said, both are outstanding choices; what you want to do with the rifle will more or less dictate your selection.

Good Luck!
 
Old 06-08-2004, 08:01 AM   #3
 
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.308

Springfield M1A...the rifle the military should not have retired before its time. :roll:
 
 
Old 07-01-2010, 12:33 PM   #4
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Springfield M1A...the rifle the military should not have retired before its time. :roll:
You are corect, for me it's 308.
 
Old 07-01-2010, 05:20 PM   #5
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Gotta roll with DEA on this one. Your purpose should define your choice. That being said, I favor the Springfield M1A in .308 and the Bushmaster Varminter in .223. I have a 16'' upper for CQB use on my Bushmaster lower, that'll swap out in a minute. I gravitate to these choices because i carried both an M14 and an M16 in the military
 
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