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Trying to find the best Semi-Auto .308 MBR and SHTF rifle. And by "Best" I mean reliable in non-range conditions and won't have any to few mis-feeds. I've started searching and have come up with a few possibilities.

1. M1A Scout/Squad or Match - I personally love the look of the M1A in general, but have heard vastly varying reviews, from "worst rifle ever made" (heard it won't hold zero if it gets jostled a lot) to "most accurate ever". So not sure there.

2. SCAR 17S - Heard has alot of misfeeding issues (could be unique to the .556 version) plus it comes with a hefty price tag.

3. TAVOR 7 - Ugly as hell (IMHO) but have only heard good things.

4. GALIL ACE - Love the looks, haven't read any reviews on it yet.

5. Robinson Arms XCR - once again haven't seen a lot of reviews yet.

 

Thoughts? Any additions?

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I ran FALs forever until a few months back I bought a S&W M&P 10. It's the first AR platform I've bought pre-assembled since I bought a PWA A1 back in 93.  My reason for going with it is it has some commonality with the PSA stuff, regular AR parts, and has that 5 R 1:10 18" nitrided barrel. PSA just never had the barrel I wanted.

 

 

 

 

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16 minutes ago, Skillet said:

I ran FALs forever until a few months back I bought a S&W M&P 10. It's the first AR platform I've bought pre-assembled since I bought a PWA A1 back in 93.  My reason for going with it is it has some commonality with the PSA stuff, regular AR parts, and has that 5 R 1:10 18" nitrided barrel. PSA just never had the barrel I wanted.

 

 

 

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If I would do ar10 project again.  I would just buy one and upgrade the barrel.   It's not the easiest thing to part together and nothing is standard like a ar15

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PTR-91 and FALs are the most reliable battle rifle platforms in my experience. There’s a reason why more than 90 countries adopted the G3 and FAL.

 

.308 aks are the least reliable which I think is somewhat ironic as the ak is known to be one of the most reliable. Largely due to magazines more than the rifles themselves.

 

 

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These take the Magpul 20 and 25 round .308 magazines as well.  It comes with a built in adjustable gas block, non-reciprocating left side charging handle as well as the traditional AR rear charging handle and a sweet 2 stage trigger.

 

https://www.savagearms.com/content?p=firearms&a=product_summary&s=22904

 

https://www.budsgunshop.com/product_info.php/products_id/24724/savage+msr10+long+range+semi-automatic+308+win+20"+magpul+prs+gen+3+10%2b1+22904+

 

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Current best online deal with a company I've done positive business with:

https://gunprodeals.com/product/SAVAGE-22904-MSR10-LONG-RANGE-SEMI-AUTOMATIC-308-WIN7.62-NATO-20-101-MAGPUL-PRS-BLACK-STK-BLACK-HARD-COAT-ANODIZED

 

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