Many people say that you don’t need a semi-automatic anything to hunt. Well, that might be true. But the people who say that have never faced violence, and many of them are rich people who have security protection provided by armed men with semi-automatic firearms.
I think Sun-Tzu said it best, “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.”
Recently, I had a chance to take a Short Magazine Lee-Enfield (SMLE) to the desert and shoot it. The rifle was a No. 4 MK 1 and retained its original chambering in .303 British.
I picked up my Saiga rifle in 7.62×39 a while back and have become totally sold on the design for a few reasons. I thought you might like to know what my reasons are…