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Old November 22, 2020, 06:13 AM   #51
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I have an Armalite in 7.62x39 AR platform that I just took a deer with. Great rifle and I have to use 10 rounds mags for hunting. I owned a mini 30 many years ago and accuracy was terrible. If you are only looking Mini or SKS I would go SKS since mine has great accuracy and is a smooth shooting gun.
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Old November 22, 2020, 11:13 AM   #52
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SKS. None of the light strike problems that haunt the Mini 30 and if my experience with both is any indication, the SKS will be more accurate.
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Old November 24, 2020, 09:25 PM   #53
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I've owned a Mini-30 for over 25 years. Scoped it and killed deer with it. Still have it. My newest is dedicated 7.62x39 upper on my ar-15 lower. Scoped its a deer killer too. A bolt gun would make a good hunting rifle too. To me the military stuff is not as accurate and not interesting at all.
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