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Posted: 4/4/2006 2:29:26 PM EDT
+ Swiss K-31
+ Finnish M-39
+ British Enfield Mk. 1
+ K98

And thats the order that I am thinking, but if someone disagrees with it I'd love to hear why and also get some helpful advice.

Link Posted: 4/4/2006 2:41:21 PM EDT
good order except the K-31 ammo is .50 cents a round as well as .303 prvi partisan. The M39 and K98 will be better deals considering how cheap and readily available the ammunition is.
Link Posted: 4/4/2006 3:17:47 PM EDT
Yeah the deciding factor is ammo. If ammo cost is no object, I vote k31. I love mine. Otherwise the k98.
Link Posted: 4/4/2006 3:36:05 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/4/2006 4:40:20 PM EDT
that is a fine list you've made up, i voted for an m39
Link Posted: 4/4/2006 4:46:30 PM EDT
The K-31 would be my vote. Hard to find any surplus rifle as accurate and fun to shoot. Ammo is only costing me .36 per round from MidwayUSA
Link Posted: 4/4/2006 4:56:09 PM EDT
I'd get a K98. That's one i still really really need
Link Posted: 4/4/2006 5:03:15 PM EDT
This is the C&R section, The "collection" of curios and relics

Money should never be an issue

By far the K31 is one of the FINEST rifles EVER made.

Thats what i voted for
Link Posted: 4/5/2006 9:57:47 AM EDT
Brass and bullets are easily had to reload the K31. I am very impressed with mine. For less than $100 you will have an exceptional rifle. The MKI is a nice rifle and reloading components are readily available for .303. I hear the Finns are very nice too.
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 4:35:26 PM EDT
I voted for the M39. I think the K31 is the nicest milsurp rifle out there, but the ammo is expensive and the best thing you can do to improve your shooting is to shoot. A lot. And 7.62x54R is cheaper than any centerfire rifle round I know of. Sportman's Guide has 880 rounds of Polish light ball for like $65. You just can't beat it, it's good, clean, accurate ammo.
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