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#5438537 - 11/23/14 11:42 AM got through the ignorance
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at first i really didnt see the difference between a 300 dollar combo gun and a more expensive gun without a scope or anything, i really just thought how much of a difference can the quality be?? well after buying a ruger american which isnt even that expensive of a gun and comparing it to my mossberg 100 atr i really do see the difference in paying for quality the ruger shot alot smoother and had way better recoil pad compared to the mossberg haha now i know!!

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#5438543 - 11/23/14 11:46 AM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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Sometimes those kind of lessons can get expensive fast.

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#5438556 - 11/23/14 12:00 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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Glad you got a rifle you like!

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#5438557 - 11/23/14 12:00 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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You get what you pay for, most of the time

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#5438650 - 11/23/14 01:03 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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Originally Posted By: amateur hunter
at first i really didnt see the difference between a 300 dollar combo gun and a more expensive gun without a scope or anything, i really just thought how much of a difference can the quality be?? well after buying a ruger american which isnt even that expensive of a gun and comparing it to my mossberg 100 atr i really do see the difference in paying for quality the ruger shot alot smoother and had way better recoil pad compared to the mossberg haha now i know!!


rofl

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#5438686 - 11/23/14 01:28 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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Glad to hear....thinking about getting one of the Ruger American Ranch guns in .308.
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#5438702 - 11/23/14 01:39 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: Classic Rocks]
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Originally Posted By: Classic Rocks
Sometimes those kind of lessons can get expensive fast.


Truth!
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#5439080 - 11/23/14 06:02 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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Go shoot a browning a-bolt or a Winchester model 70
And your head will spin.

Ive handled but never shot the ruger American. I have two M77's and ruger puts out a quality product

If you like the American when your ready to upgrade again I strongly suggest you take a look at a M77
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#5439085 - 11/23/14 06:05 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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Good, but a Ruger compared to some other options will surprise you again
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#5439113 - 11/23/14 06:28 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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Buy a second hand custom and really get spoiled!

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#5439128 - 11/23/14 06:39 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: eddie4529]
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You should see how much I spent on scope rings before I wised up.
I have a gallon zip lock bag full of stupid ring and mount choices.

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#5439156 - 11/23/14 06:47 PM Re: got through the ignorance [Re: txtrophy85]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
Go shoot a browning a-bolt or a Winchester model 70
And your head will spin.


Why?

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