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5 years 27 weeks ago, 7:39 AM

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I chose the M1A socom16 because the demensions of the rifle fit my short arms..anybody no of any others..money is not an issue with me

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 8:00 AM

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If money is not an issue we might be able to work something out.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 9:01 AM

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ivan, that's a .308

Hey Ivan, if money's not an issue, why not consider an FN Herstal US SCAR 17s? It's smaller, still fires the NATO 7.62mm x 51mm and it has a completely adjustable stock to fit perfectly to the length of your pull. They are ambidextrous too I believe. It's a powerful weapon and it's reasonably priced compared with your M1Asocom16. Here's the link:
http://www.fnhusa.com/le/index.asp

Look under products. You'll find it.

5 years 27 weeks ago, 9:10 AM

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thank you sir

i shall research it..and of course avialabilaty is a concern

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 9:01 AM

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then the M1A series is definitely the right choice. I have not fired the SOCOM, but its balance isn't hearly as good as that of the Squad Scout with the 18" barrel. For M1A rifles, my choices in order are the squad scout, the M25 Whitefeather, the squad scout, and the squad scout. It's a dream gun. Now if only I step outside on my birthday and see Jennifer Anniston sitting in the passenger seat of an Audi S8 holding a squad scout and Glock 18, naked with a smile and a ribbon and a McMillan TAC-50 in the trunk, I'll be a truly happy man.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 9:07 AM

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thanks runaway

for the first four lines of your post..as for the rest everybody needs a fantasy

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 10:56 AM

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ivan

M1A is the way to go. I have the squad scout and love it. The SOCOMII is badass as well because of the rails. The scout will have slightly longer range, but the socom is more tactical (18"bbl vs. 16"bbl). Just decide what you want out of it.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 11:05 AM

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In all seriousness why not have a custom rifle made. Pick out a good gunmaker and go for it.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 11:09 AM

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gunmaker??

i live in the sticks..bow and arrow, makers...i would not know how to start

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 1:15 PM

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it got quiet.

is this the calm before the storm

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 1:23 PM

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I'm with charlie toe I'd go custom. But what exactly are you looking for, Tactical, long range, bolt action, semi-auto? Details are helpful.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 1:41 PM

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semi-auto i suppose

this rifle i picked is right there for home and country...i wont be hunting with it

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 1:55 PM

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 1:59 PM

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co'mon reaper

i come home with that and my wife will think i need a shrink...i mean its sweet but just a tad bit of overkill

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 2:06 PM

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maybe you do... don't we all? Otherwise you would be spending hours discussing guns! Just buy her a new washer/dryer or some shoes and purse or something and she'll put up with your madness. Give in to your desires and get the Socom II, then get the VLTOR modstock, then the glass and bipod...and you will rule the universe!

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 2:14 PM

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u really ARE the secretary of state

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 2:14 PM

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Overkill?

Bullshit. Doesn't exist.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 2:22 PM

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runaway and Reaper

u guys are way outta my league....let me go bac to talkin about bb guns [:

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 2:31 PM

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If you are looking to buy a gun like an M1A, you are in the "big leagues". Hell, I would love to own one. My M4 was primarily a financial decision, not an decision based on effectiveness or cool factor

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 2:45 PM

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runaway..

at this stage of my life...and i am playing catch-up with you guys, i am trying to be cool and at the same time effective...i wont hide that at all..all i hope is that i wont be stupid.!!i'll travel hundren miles to have someone instruct me

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 2:57 PM

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While I think he's full of himself, I agree with much of what Richard Marcinko, first commander of Seal Team 6, says, and his idea of weapon knowledge is a very practical approach. He says snipers and others who use their weapons for precision work should know all the ballistic tables and little details of their weapons, but entry guys just have to be able to pick up any gun and hit what they're aiming at. You don't have to know the eight steps in the cycle of function of a closed-bolt semi or auto weapon, you just need to know you can pick it up and kill shit if necessary.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 3:00 PM

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agree

... and the M1A will definitely kill shit

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 6:14 PM

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for some sai, my pops use military version of Beretta bullpup carbine. Beretta now make civilian versions of this carbine, the Beretta CX4 carbine and it come in number of different caliber too. It also look nice so not scare heck out of wife neh. my pops use the 9mm x 22mm magnum parabellum version, but civilian version is standard 9mm. it also come in .45 and think also .243 as well. you should check the site for berreta at: https://www.berettausa.com/Default.aspx look under carbines for the cx4 bullpup. ryo have feeling you going to like this family system of weaponry.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 8:46 PM

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i wish i could afford a m1a...for now ill just stick with my bolt-actions

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