The Survival Debate is back.  If you had to choose between the Henry Arms AR-7 Survival Rifle or the Springfield Armory M6 Scout Survival Rifle, which would you choose and why?  Both are great survival rifles but which one will the fans of SurvivalCache pick?

Springfield Armory M6 Scout Survival RifleAR-7 vs M-6 Survival Rifle

Pros

Limited moving parts – very little to go wrong with this rifle/shotgun
Steel construction
2 Barrels / 2 Types of ammo – .410 shotgun & .22LR
Ammo storage in butt stock
Trigger works well with gloves
Shotgun….need we say more?

Cons

Spartan Construction – uncomfortable to shoot
Difficult to reload
No semi-automatic fire – must reload each barrel
Packing system not ideal
Pin that joins the lower/upper receiver could be Achilles heel if lost
No longer manufactured – have to buy used

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