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I have a Rifle Dilemma

borderguyborderguy Member Posts: 387 ✭✭
edited October 2003 in General Discussion
I have some money left over from my recent move and have the wife's approval to buy a new gun. Should I?

A: Buy the cool FAL from Enterprise Arms for $599.99

or

B: Buy a CETME and an AK for $300.00 each.


You helpfull suggestions will be appreciated.

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    rldowns3rldowns3 Member Posts: 6,096
    edited November -1
    I vote for B.

    Sure....quality over quantity is always nice, however, I don't think you would be disappointed in a Cetme or an AK.

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    H.S. 10-XH.S. 10-X Member Posts: 1,360 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    I feel your pain. Everytime I think I have all the guns I could ever want or need I find out something new that I feel I must have. I think by the time I die I will own one of every caliber gun ever made! Back to your question. I would go with the two guns for $300.00. More is better!!!

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    Colt SuperColt Super Member Posts: 31,007
    edited November -1
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    DancesWithSheepDancesWithSheep Member Posts: 12,938 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    As regards guns, I think the term clone is too loosely used. The current market FALs and CETMEs are not clones; they are replicas. And as with all replicas, any similarity between them and the originals stops at appearance. To answer your question, neither A nor B. I would instead bank the $600 and save the additional whatever for a real FAL. A replica will never be worth more than the day you got it; an original will never be worth less (even if the current AWB sunsets--which, of course, it won't).
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    bambihunterbambihunter Member Posts: 10,711 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    If it were me, I'd get the more expensive one... I have an easier time saving the money for the cheaper ones later (they can be bought one at a time). If my gun money sits too long it starts burning a hole in my pocket. [V]
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    bigdaddyjuniorbigdaddyjunior Member Posts: 11,233
    edited November -1
    I wouldn't bother with the Enterprise Fal. I lucked out and got one of CAI's older one's on auction that had an Imbel reciever on a Belgium made gun.Too many now have the touted USA made reciever which is a piece of junk. If you buy an Austrian kit and an Imbel reciever you can use a USA made stock and trigger group and one other non critical component and have a nice rifle. The Cetmes are junk for the most part though I've heard some people get lucky.
    Buy two AKs and shoot one and save the other un-fired.

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    4wheeler4wheeler Member Posts: 3,441
    edited November -1
    I wished I had your problem[:D]Do not worry if you make the wrong decision,save some more money and correct it and buy some more guns.

    Buy the AK-47 and use the $300 left over to take your wife out for a good time,her choosing.

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    No-StickNo-Stick Member Posts: 167 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    I don't really see the dilemma... two really good rifles, or one great one.
    The dilemma is in not having another $600. [:D]

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    robomanroboman Member Posts: 6,436
    edited November -1
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    Matt45Matt45 Member Posts: 3,185
    edited November -1
    No dilemma there! Option B [:D]

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    He DogHe Dog Member Posts: 51,149 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    DWS got it right.

    My heros have always killed cowboys.
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    mudgemudge Member Posts: 4,225 ✭✭
    edited November -1
    STOP...you're wasting our time.[:D] The answer is, of course,
    B

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    Gibbs505Gibbs505 Member Posts: 3,175
    edited November -1
    Why not ........... all of them!![:D]
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    kimberkidkimberkid Member Posts: 8,857 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    You get what you pay for ... for that reason I don't see A or B as options

    I'd highly reccomend you go with option D ... as in the "DancesWithSheep" option [^]

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    anderskandersk Member Posts: 3,627 ✭✭
    edited November -1
    I wish I had your problem ... we recently moved, and I have NO MO!
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    chuckchuck Member Posts: 4,911
    edited November -1
    No problem, split your money and buy both then make payments till both are paid for.
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