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#5481755 - 12/16/14 05:37 PM mossberg atr 30-06
mason15 Offline
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Registered: 11/26/12
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Loc: Harris County
Anyone has this gun thinking about adding it to my collection?

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#5481862 - 12/16/14 06:20 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
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Loc: Watauga, TX
Mossberg isn't usually my first thought when it comes to quality center fire rifles. That being said, I'd imagine it would do just fine depending on your needs.
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#5481880 - 12/16/14 06:27 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
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Registered: 03/13/14
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IMO, I would save a little more $ and go with another brand. Just my opinion

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#5481905 - 12/16/14 06:37 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
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If you are looking for a value based rifle, the savage 11/111 Nikon pro staff combos are hard to beat for $499. Ruger American would be another good option.
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#5482291 - 12/16/14 08:40 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
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Good shooting guns for the money. The one I had would put bullets into each other if I did my part. A friend was so impressed he had to have it. I uld buy another but have plenty of truck / loaners in the safe

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#5482435 - 12/16/14 09:28 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: Tff caribou]
Nivlac Offline
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Registered: 03/11/13
Posts: 217
Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
If you are looking for a value based rifle, the savage 11/111 Nikon pro staff combos are hard to beat for $499. Ruger American would be another good option.


This.

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#5482564 - 12/16/14 10:27 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: Nivlac]
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Originally Posted By: Mil-Dot
Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
If you are looking for a value based rifle, the savage 11/111 Nikon pro staff combos are hard to beat for $499. Ruger American would be another good option.


This.


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Heard the atr's kick hard and not very accurate... Never shot one though. Buy a savage!
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#5484672 - 12/17/14 08:58 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
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Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 260
I got a mossberg maverick same gun no fancy trigger and it shoots fine and hits what I aim at. Its a decent gun just not a great gun.

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#5484697 - 12/17/14 09:09 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
eddie4529 Offline
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Registered: 06/21/13
Posts: 363
Loc: fort worth, texas, 76111
They do kick hard I like my ruger american more but it is accurate thats for sure.

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#5485265 - 12/18/14 08:11 AM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: eddie4529]
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Registered: 09/12/06
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Loc: Wylie, TX
Bought one of the Maverick youth versions for my son in .243. Not real happy with it, as it does not always strip a round from the magazine and load when you work the bolt. Nothing like having the sights set on a deer and getting a click instead of a bang.

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#5486455 - 12/18/14 06:26 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
Harley7892 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/14
Posts: 180
Loc: Denton
Bought a Mossberg MVP 308, looks like the Ruger Gunsight. Holds good at 100 yds. 18 1/2" barrel, don't notice a hard kick not worse than 270, heavy barrel . Have to work bolt on the strong side, not gentle. I like it.

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#5486501 - 12/18/14 06:57 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
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Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 20890
Loc: Texas
Sighted in a 270 ATR for a coworker several years ago, got just under 1 inch 3 shot groups with Remington corloct 130gr ammo. Not bad for that price point gun. Action was a little rough but shot well.
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#5486583 - 12/18/14 07:45 PM Re: mossberg atr 30-06 [Re: mason15]
TheOilman Offline
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Registered: 03/25/13
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They are awesome guns for the money. Accurate right out of the box for a very reasonable price. Yes you can buy a more accurate rifle for 3 times the money. Don't listen to these people about what they " heard".

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