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I know everyone's running amok snatching up assault rifles. Lord know I'm looking intently for a MAk-90 and a POF upper, but in the mean time, I'm thinking about building myself a low budget scout rifle from a surplus mauser. My local shop has a sporterized Erfurt (sp?) Mauser for $300. Midway has an A&B 30/06 barrel for $80. ATI has a scout stock for $60. I figure it would be an excellent hunting/survival rifle with the right scope. Total cost is $440 + rings, scope and gunsmith labor, compared to a Ruger Frontier in .308 ($1000+ scope) or Steyr Scout ($2100+scope) Thoughts?