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Postby Bulldog25 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:42 pm

Looking to get a new toy. Can't decide on exactly what I want however. 6.5 creed, 300 win mag, 450 bushmaster, AR10... etc. Want something that can reach out some distance, something different than what calibers I currently have, something unique, etc. Mainly for range shooting.

Opinions?

Update:

Have a lower and some parts sitting around so have decided to go the AR route for now.
Still stuck on where exactly I want to go with the build. I've narrowed it to 2 choices: 300 blk pistol or 6.5 grendel w/ 20" barrel.
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Postby MUP » Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:45 am

I have really enjoyed shooting my 300 WSM . Worked up a load for it using 150 gr NAB's and it's a great shooter.
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Postby Jmed » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:28 am

Go against the trend of 6.5 and go with a .260 rem. I love mine!
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Postby hunter0925 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:58 am

Jmed wrote:Go against the trend of 6.5 and go with a .260 rem. I love mine!


And if you really want different and unique then do a 260ai
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Postby TNRifleman » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:18 am

Honestly, if you want to spend under $1000, a Bergara HMR in 6.5CM is a pretty good gun to look at, especially if you are not a reloader.
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Postby mr.big » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:44 pm

For range shooting a straight 6BR is really good

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Postby Bulldog25 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:49 am

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Postby EastTNHunter » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:23 pm

Grendel. AR pistols are fun for a while, but the rifles are far more accurate, versatile and useful. Plinking, varmint hunting, deer hunting.
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Postby Bulldog25 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:25 pm

EastTNHunter wrote:Grendel. AR pistols are fun for a while, but the rifles are far more accurate, versatile and useful. Plinking, varmint hunting, deer hunting.
Was leaning towards this since I already have a 5.56 pistol.
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Postby Urban_Hunter » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:05 pm

Of those two, the Grendel. I prefer the 6.8spc personally
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Postby hunter0925 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:31 am

Grendel all day of those 2 choices.
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Postby TresMon » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:26 pm

6mmARturbo....

6.5 Grendal is anemic. Yes far better at range than straight 22/556...but look at the reported velocities....

6mm Art is grendal necked down to 6mm. Case capacity works better for 6mm pills. 2850- 2900f/s is realistic. It bears a straight Grendal hands down. Accuracy is there too...it's very popular in NRA rifle completion.

And its different...
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Postby mr.big » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:42 pm

TresMon wrote:6mmARturbo....

6.5 Grendal is anemic. Yes far better at range than straight 22/556...but look at the reported velocities....

6mm Art is grendal necked down to 6mm. Case capacity works better for 6mm pills. 2850- 2900f/s is realistic. It bears a straight Grendal hands down. Accuracy is there too...it's very popular in NRA rifle completion.

And its different...
The 6 AR Turbo or the Fat Rat in an AR is about like a 6 BR...which would be really good.

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Postby mr.big » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:43 pm

6mmar.com has good info on long range ar15s

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Postby Wiley » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:10 pm

I'm building an AR pistol in 300BLK that will have about an 8" barrel (custom cut/profile/thread/crown) and only be used with a suppressor. I have the lower ready and just waiting for the barrel to be done so I can build the upper.

FWIW, the SBA3 pistol brace from SB Tactical is the schnizzle!
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