if your hunting hogs and doing a lot of walking I would not go with the 308. Most weigh in the 10 to 11lb range (without a red dot or scope) and that is too heavy to be toteing around the woods all day. If you are stand hunting then the 308 would be fine IMO. I would look at the 30 remington that they are chambering in their AR's (by DPMS) I have been doing a lot of reading on this round and it looks like it will be a good Deer round and being that remington is loading it, It will not be high priced like some of the custom loads and it will work in a Standard AR mag with a slight mod to the feed lips. you can also get a 7.62x39 upper for your ar and there are several hunting loads available for that along with cheap plinking ammo.
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