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So, with the change to making semi's ok to use for big game, will this make you purchase one or not?? maybe should include are you going to purchase additional ones,and if so what? thanks
 

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Not really considering any new purchase. I have a 10/22 and a AR-15 that I would use for groundhogs. Also have a Garand that I may consider hunting deer with some day just for fun but it won't be my go to weapon. Maybe if I were to buy a new upper for my AR some day I would consider something that would be better for deer than .223.
 

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No,I enjoy hunting with old guns and VERY old guns.
 

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Nope.

I'd probably carry a semi for coyote calling. But, otherwise, no interest in any other type of hunting with a semi rifle.
 

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I've always wanted a browning bar Belgium in 338 win mag. So if we're able to use them I would buy one just to bear hunt with. Maybe within the next couple years I'll buy one.
 

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Never had any interest in owning one and won't go buy one now. I have perfectly good bolt and lever guns that seldom get any use now.
 

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Nah. Even at 23 years old, I'm not part of the semi-auto craze. The extent of my semi-auto use would be maybe my 10/22 for groundhogs on a farm one Saturday, that's about it. I'll stick to the bolts, pumps, and levers for general hunting use. To each his own though......
 

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Not going to buy a new one but might dust off the Winchester model 1910 for kicks
 

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I have two AR's, mine and the wife's. They are defensive and set up that way in case of war or the zombie apocalypse. Plus they are fun to shoot. If I enter into a hunting situation with a AR, it will be in a 204 Ruger for coyote only, and some plinking fun. I am a bow hunter predominantly (I am Defiant), but if I go for bears or deer, my trusty TC Encore or new flinter is it. No need for all that firepower for a one shot deal anyway. To each his own, but its not for me.
 

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I already have future plans for an AR 10 .308 build anyway, so this might slightly alter my build design. I'm also a fan of the "classic" PA deer guns, so the M700, M760 and M94 will still be my go-to guns. That said, I'll take the AR 10 out every now and again, just because I can.
 

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As far as I can recall, I have never even fired a semiautomatic rifle. Just doesn't trip my trigger whether it be for hunting or home defense. If I can't get the job done - hunting wise - with one of my lever, bolt, or single shot rifles, then I will be just fine with that.
 

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We hunt within the steep foothills of Perry County where shots tend to be less than 75 yards. My older Marlin 30-30 has served me quite well indeed and no plans to replace her with a racier semi-auto rifle.

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I might purchase or build one as a hedge against any possible lead ammo ban implemented in the future. I hunt with a savage 99f chambered in .300 savage and I don't see that being a popular lead free round.

Plus it gives me an excuse to add to my collection.

This year, I will likely still take out my 99f.
 

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I already own 2 ARs in...5.56/.223 and 7.62x39...been hunting with a single shot in 7.62x39 so if legal I'll be using the AR47.:)
 
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