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Unread 09-01-2009, 11:06 AM
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Kalifornia .223 semi-auto rifles?

I live in CA, and I am looking for a inexpensive ($500-900) semi-auto for ~300 meters(yards) varmint hunting. I found a Kel-Tec su-16Ca or a Ruger Mini-14 in .223.

Can I successfully hunt Coyotes with eater of these scoped rifles? I am a C&R (03FFL), and my rifles are large bore (6.5 to 8mm), and I've always use open sights.

Do you have any other suggestions?

Thanx, Dante':

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    Unread 09-01-2009, 04:51 PM
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    Re: Kalifornia .223 semi-auto rifles?

    I dont think the Keltecs are too accurate. I would go with a mini14, as its got tons of aftermarket support.

    You could also go with a AR style rifle, as long as its not on the ban list and you have a bullet button on it your good to go. If you want more info on the legalities of AR's check out calguns...
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    Re: Kalifornia .223 semi-auto rifles?

    Definitely check out a CA-compliant off list lower (OLL) AR-style rifle. Much more accurate and versatile than the Kel-tec or a stock Ruger mini-14.
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    Re: Kalifornia .223 semi-auto rifles?

    OK, but what rifles are OLL? ( I saw the flow chart) A Sigma (?) 5.46X39 that maybe like an AK-74.

    What are other more accurate/better choices than a Kel-Tic su-16CA or Mini-M-14 for under $1000?

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    Re: Kalifornia .223 semi-auto rifles?

    There are dozens of brands that qualify for OLL. Visit almost any gunshop and they'll help you. They might try to sell you a Sig or a Ruger, but they also can get the "regular" OLLs.

    Mine are Sun Devil and High Standard, plus some unbuilt lowers branded LAR Grizzly.
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    Re: Kalifornia .223 semi-auto rifles?

    A close friend just purchased an AR-15, he lives in Mariposa. Not sure which dealer he went thru. It is a nice rifle.
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    Re: Kalifornia .223 semi-auto rifles?

    I'm pretty sure I will buy a Kal Tec su 16ca, but I'm confused about the OLLs.

    Are they parts that must be built by me, or can they be bought assembled?

    I'd rather do my research on the internet before going to a gun store.

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