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#545821 - 01/01/08 12:00 AM Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners!
Cull Buck Hunter
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Looking to add a Big bore upper to my Bushmaster AR15 lower, but I can't decide on which caliber. I have read tons of articles on the web, but I'm looking for first-hand experience, pros and cons. Thanks
450 Bushmaster?
50 Beuwolf
others?


Edited by Cull Buck Hunter (01/01/08 12:01 AM)
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#545843 - 01/01/08 12:45 AM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
Model70Man
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The 338 Federal will be my next upper for my DPMS.
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#546225 - 01/01/08 02:42 PM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Model70Man]
Cull Buck Hunter
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Thats a thought.
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#546474 - 01/01/08 07:09 PM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
Henry Lehman
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I had the beowulf, .......... was not to fond of it.....but my cousin loves his..........
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#546520 - 01/01/08 07:37 PM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Henry Lehman]
Cull Buck Hunter
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Okay I'll bite, what did you not like about it?
Accuracy?
Recoil?
Reliability?

I just came through Dickson Sunday, on my way back from Stewart county, nice part of the country.


Edited by Cull Buck Hunter (01/01/08 07:39 PM)
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#550860 - 01/05/08 10:59 AM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
Tater
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Do you reload?
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#550865 - 01/05/08 11:01 AM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Model70Man]
Tater
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 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
The 338 Federal will be my next upper for my DPMS.

What model 308 do you have?

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#551117 - 01/05/08 06:26 PM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Tater]
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DPMS Panther LR-308AP4
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#551262 - 01/05/08 08:31 PM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Model70Man]
Tater
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That's one sweet looking rifle. I may talk myself into to one of them someday.
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#554776 - 01/08/08 11:33 AM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Tater]
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I do reload, but I want an upper to fit my AR15 lower, not a an AR10 style lower.
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#555008 - 01/08/08 02:12 PM Re: Need some input from "BIG BORE" AR15 owners! [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
Tater
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The 458 socom has a pretty big following. RRA is making or soon to be uppers for them. Loaded ammo is pretty scare so thats why i asked if you reloaded.

Edited by Tater (01/08/08 02:14 PM)

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