Need suggestions semi auto in 308 whats the best?

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    I am looking to but a 308 in semi auto and have read a lot abot DPMS AR10 etc
    What did the marines just buy that was on the show untimate sniper?
    Lookied loke a DPMS in 308 but if fulton armory the best one ??
    Any help appreciated.
    I have a M-21 Springfield just looking to add another unit
    Bill
     

    chriso

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    Re: Need suggestions semi auto in 308 whats the best?

    Its not the marines its the army's new sniper rifle the m110 SASS... As for me Im a fan of m14 rifles so for a semi auto platform I think its all I will ever own im kind of biased haha...
     

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    Re: Need suggestions semi auto in 308 whats the best?

    My friend has a DPMS LR-308 with a 24" barrel and it shoots just as good as my bolt gun (FN).

    The M14, even the sniper model, will probably not ever be able to hang with an AR-10 variant or a good bolt gun.
     

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    Re: Need suggestions semi auto in 308 whats the best?

    I would agree the SR25's seem to be the cats ass?
    the M1A is a blast to shoot but the bolts out do her every time
     

    Alaskaman11

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    Keep in mind that the M110 is a sub-800 meter stick. If you want to go out past that, you need a bolt.
     

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    Re: Need suggestions semi auto in 308 whats the best?

    What is the prupose of the rifle?

    3 gun matches?

    pig hunting?

    throwing lead downrange?

    Heading to the sandbox for some private contract work?

    All semi autos .308s are NOT created equal.

    M14s M1As have no equal imho as combat rifles, but as stated previously, NOT the best target rifles unless you dump a LOT of money into one.

    AR-10 configurations are a different animal entirely.
    Scope friendly, and not much transition in training from an Ar-15

    I used an FN-FAL for a year or so while working in a nasty South African country.
    It wasnt a matter of choice, it was available and while I did not like the handling of the weapon, it was reliable and accurate out to 700 meters or so.

    Be a little more specific.

     

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    I love my new POF 308, granted I haven't even shot it yet. I have heard only great things about it. We will see.