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Old 01-05-2017, 09:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Before I go and buy a rifle I figured it'd be worth asking if anyone has one they'd be willing to sell.

Shoot me a PM and let me know what you have!

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armslist.com is a place to check too.
depending on your personal thoughts (local vs online), budsgunshop.com has some really great prices, even after you pay for the FFL transfer. some don't like buds, I've personally never had a bad experience with them.

If you buy from Gander Mtn they will often let you into their secret stash of ammo for firearm purchasers. When I bought my latest pistol I just happened to comment "I wish you had some .22lr in stock" and the dude said "oh, well, for gun buyers we do!" and he sold me 4 boxes of 500 count federal .22lr
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I went on Gun Broker but they "flagged" my account and am awaiting moderator approval.

However, for the low end .22 rifles, paying shipping doesn't make sense. You might as well buy new.

I'll have to check out armslist.com and Buds.

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I've had a very mixed experience on gunbroker.

on a lower dollar, higher use item like a .22 I'd rather buy from someone I know or buy new. they strike me the same as buying a used bmw 3 series - they are often used hard, put away with little care and you just don't know what you're buying. from someone on here where you could see it and actually or sort of know them it'd be different.

lesser used/more cared for (expensive/collectible) firearms I have less of an issue buying used online. 9mm, .22 and .223 I shy away from. .223 especially since people are fond of tinkering with them and you've no clue what they have or havent screwed up.

in the event you want to try before you buy I have bolt action marlin, 10/22 and S&W ar style rifles that I'm always happy to go out and shoot and let you shoot too. none for sale.
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After my first visit I am much more of a fan of Armslist than gun broker.

My only gripe about Armslist is the lack of filters. You can't sort by price or date.
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Semi-auto or bolt action for small game like squirrels and rabbits?
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Bolts are usually more accurate and with only one shot you become a better shooter... semi autos are more fun but you burn lots more ammo.
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Ghostman, that was my understanding as well but I don't understand why bolt actions are more accurate. Maybe somebody can inform me.

As far as ammo goes, I'm a pretty cheap guy but burning through ammo when it's 10 cents a round isn't so bad compared to 50 cents to a dollar a round!
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Ghostman, that was my understanding as well but I don't understand why bolt actions are more accurate. Maybe somebody can inform me.

As far as ammo goes, I'm a pretty cheap guy but burning through ammo when it's 10 cents a round isn't so bad compared to 50 cents to a dollar a round!
There are different reasons for this but the best is that a bolt is a sealed breech where all of the energy is applied down the barrel... an auto/semi auto uses some of the energy to operate the bolt to auto eject the spent cartridge.
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The other thing to consider is a bolt gun makes for a better shooter... a nice feature when teaching youngsters.
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