Best 7.62x51 Battle Rifle - You Can Only Have One - Poll

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by 3MTA3, Jul 16, 2017.

Who is the King of the 7.62x51 Hill?

  1. M1 Garand - Won The Big One, What More Do You Want?

    3 vote(s)
    4.4%
  2. M1A - Piston Perfection You Commie!

    11 vote(s)
    16.2%
  3. FAL - The Free World's Right Arm

    21 vote(s)
    30.9%
  4. HK G3/PTR-91 - Roller Delayed Blowback Perfection

    6 vote(s)
    8.8%
  5. AR-10/AR308 - The 60 Year Old FNG

    8 vote(s)
    11.8%
  6. I'll Stick With My 30-06 Springfield Boltie, Thank You

    4 vote(s)
    5.9%
  7. Other - Please tell us what and why

    8 vote(s)
    11.8%
  8. 308 Galil - Keepin it Kosher

    7 vote(s)
    10.3%
  1. Stomper

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    That must be a winter rifle, because there's an Ugg boot on the end of it.


    ;):D
     
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  2. USMC-03

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    Andy, sounds like it's time for you to upgrade to a Garand. Once you go with the ping you'll never go back...
     
  3. AndyinEverson

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    I've owned a few M1's...great rifles...but I also sell or trade 'em off for a 03 of some sort.
    I like the history of the M1 , but my heart goes to the 03.
    Andy
     
  4. GOG

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    M1A

    Because America!
     
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  5. USMC-03

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    I prefer the M14/M1A. All are good and have owned several different ones in the past. For my I just find that M1As are easiest to manipulate left handed. I also have M14 magazines and gear up the wazoo...
     
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  6. HB of CJ

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    Since I am now an Old Coot but was once kinda rich and a whole lot stupid I have owned and shot every one of those guns except the rare old original AR10 which I did shoot but did not own. Full auto

    I Voted for the FN LAR because like already said before me better the Saiga 7.62X51 AK 47 was not on the list. I have one all done up 922(r) compliant and one 8 year old NIB in the safe in original configuration.

    About the only thing against 'Maxine Max Blast', (the AKs NAME!) is that the 16.3 inch barrel is a tad too short. The report and flash is impressive. A Vortex flash hider greatly helps. The Saiga is a keeper.

    Respectfully. All Oregon State, US Code Laws And NFA Rules Apply. Also 922(r) rules.
     
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  7. nehalemguy

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    The FAL was used by many countries, but only a little over 2 million were produced. The G3, used by fewer countries than the FAL, saw over 7 million produced. Just my two cents.

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  8. JRuby

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    I was never a fan of sheet metal receivers or the forward cocking lever location. Really not a fan of the roller locking mechanism. Guess I am just not a fan of the H&k. I am certain the FAL has it's detractors but so far I like my two a lot.
     
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  9. Stomper

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    That's gotta hurt, try squatting and then sneeze really hard.



    (BTW- That's going in the, "Members quotes taken out of context" thread.... LOL)


    :D
     
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  10. nehalemguy

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    I'm going to guess the sheet metal receiver is why more G3's were produced than FAL's. Cheaper to produce....much like the various AK rifles. FAL is a fine rifle, even if it isn't as sexy as a HK. :D

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  11. 3MTA3

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    Just needs more fiber; eat some veggies for a change...
     
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  12. USMC-03

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    This bout of M14 magazine stoppage, along with the M16 magazines, is brought to you courtesy of Uncle Sugar. Sshhh... it's a secret between us...
     
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  13. Sgt Nambu

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    The M-14/M1-A's gotta be my choice. Simple enough, I trained, qualified and carried them in the service.
     
  14. nehalemguy

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    I am curious to know how a couple rifles chambered in 7.62 x 63 made it into the poll o_O

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    Hey, my Garand is 7.62x51mm, not the typical 7.62x63mm...
     
  16. woody06

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    M1 or M1A. There's just something classy about wood and steel.
     
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  17. P7id10T

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    Cetme 58C, only because I like being contrarian.
     
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  18. Mygrainman

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    You forgot the Galil's most importaint feature... FFF58B04-3C88-4D22-A8C2-29FC3CF39BE9-2581-000004B3A40CB26E_tmp.jpg
    There's your Mic drop!
     
  19. JRuby

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    Your gun runs on coca cola. Your right that is a neat trick.;)
     
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  20. jbett98

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    Springfield SOCOM 16. Good medicine for social upheavals and zombie plague outbreaks.


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