Originally Posted by Travclem
I guess I neglected to read the 5th paragraph. I have a pretty short attention span for reading. My comment was more toward BB when he said a light weight 7.62 didn't exist.
Leupold ultralight 3-9x33 - 0.61lb
DNZ 1piece picatinny mount - 0.5lb
PMAG loaded with 150gr hunting ammo- 1.5lb
That puts you just over 10lb for a loaded and scoped semi auto .308.
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That's very doable! GIs carried 10 pound Garands all over the planet in WWII.
My preferred long range bolt gun is just under 11 pounds.
My M1A is right at 13
A darn good padded sling will make a 10 pound rifle feel like 7