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Old January 17, 2013, 02:09 PM   #1
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Good bolt action to 800 yards, and silencer fitted, advice needed

Looking for SHTF gun, I was thinking and my AR is nice and all but I rather be in the woods at a safe distance if anything like SHTF happen and use a rifle to snipe from far away.

Looking for something about a 308 round, bolt action, $1200< and some how fit a threaded barrel on for silencer. Wait time is like 9 months + another $$$ for one....
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Old January 17, 2013, 02:18 PM   #2
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I would start by looking at the Ruger Scout rifle. Top it with a long eye relief 4X scope and you are good to go from up close and personal to those boogermen on top of the ridge.
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Old January 17, 2013, 04:20 PM   #3
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How about a Rem 700 AAC-SD.

20" threaded bbl, .308. Add a rail, rings and scope and you could easily stay under your 1200 budget. Or add bottom metal, really good scope, bipod etc and exceed the budget.

Those 700s are about $700 right now at Buds.


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Old January 17, 2013, 04:28 PM   #4
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Take a look at the Savage 11/111 Hog Hunter. It comes with a threaded 20" barrel. Runs about $500 .

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Old January 17, 2013, 04:36 PM   #5
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There are plenty of factory Savage rifles that come with either a threaded barrel with thread protector or threaded barrel with muzzle brake installed. Unscrew either one and install suppressor.

I really like the model 10FCP-SR. Comes with tan camo accustock, 24" heavy fluted barrel, threaded muzzle and thread protector, and 10-round detachable steel box magazine and 20moa 1-piece scope rail. $1,250 MSRP ($900-$1,000 real world price) This will probably be my next rifle purchase, once I get the funds to get a scope at the same time as the rifle. No fun to have a new rifle and not be able to shoot it!

The cheaper version of this is the 10FP-SR. No Accustock, No detachable magazine, no scope rail, no fluting. $775 MSRP ($550-$650 real world price)
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Old January 17, 2013, 04:51 PM   #6
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Any quality rifle would work, 308 would probably be the most useful.

Any barrel that be threaded to take a suppressor.
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Old January 17, 2013, 06:17 PM   #7
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Interesting you bring that up, I forgot to add in I wantted to get a rifle with a tan configure. The only thing I don't like about this model is it's 24 inch barrel. Looking for 16-20inches max. I heard longer barrels arn't good, as there is viberations that cause problems with long range aim?..
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Old January 17, 2013, 06:41 PM   #8
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I suppose we might want to start with the cost of the can. Then figure what's left for the rifle and glass. $200 for the tax, $xxx for the can, then see what's left. Might get a little tight hitting that $1200 mark.


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Old January 17, 2013, 07:38 PM   #9
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I plead ignorance - what is SHTF? Sh&T Hits The Fan?
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Old January 17, 2013, 08:05 PM   #10
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SHTF is what gets worried about at other websites.

Try this one: http://www.everydaynodaysoff.com/200...rifle-choices/
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