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Autoloading coyote rifle

Old 10-04-2007, 12:04 AM
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Like to get an autoloader but don't want to spend big money. I both call and makedrives with my dad and brother, thats why Iwould like an autoloader.I like the .223 for its flat shooting, accuracy, and price.Then again I would like to reach out and touch a yote acrossan Illinoisfield.Just can't make up mind what to go with. Any suggestion.
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Old 10-04-2007, 05:58 AM
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I would look for an older / used Ar-15 platform. You can always upgrade a little at a time until you have an outstanding Coyote Rifle.
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Old 10-04-2007, 07:03 AM
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Mini-14 or saiga may be cheaper, but an AR platform with a 20-24" tube and flattop is going to be your best bet for accuracy in an auto.
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Old 10-05-2007, 10:27 AM
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An AR is really the only autoloading platform that is accurate enough to take advantage of the .223's range. However, you are looking at spending over $1,000 by the time you get the gun and top it with a decent scope.

You can get a bolt gun for about half that, top it with a good scope, and still save a couple hundred bucks. And the accuracy of most bolt guns is as good or better than a lot of AR's.

The .223 round itself is great for coyotes. Ammo is cheap, there is a wide selection of loadings to choose from, and it is widely available. A .223 will kill coyotes futher than most shooters can accurately shoot.
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Old 10-05-2007, 12:22 PM
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You can build an AR15 for $625 before transfer fees and scope. Put a cheap $50 Wally World scope on it and go shoot.

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Old 10-05-2007, 02:08 PM
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Although not a fan of the M16, it has turned out to be a popular and effective yote piece. I don't see any other realistic options unless you are shooting close.
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Old 10-06-2007, 11:15 PM
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Put a cheap $50 Wally World scope on it and go shoot.
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Old 10-08-2007, 06:46 PM
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One of those cheap scopes is still working on a 30-06!
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Mini-14 or saiga may be cheaper, but an AR platform with a 20-24" tube and flattop is going to be your best bet for accuracy in an auto.
I agree. I'd say the Mini-14. A buddy has one and loves the thing. He has it in the .243 caliber though.
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