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6.8SPC Whose's playing with it??
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 1:46 am    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

Scratch OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooooooooooR-6.8-308! Laughing

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 3:34 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

0.270in = 06.8580mm
0.277in = 07.0358mm
0.284in = 07.2136mm

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:16 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

and the closest is.......... Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:35 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

I guess it depends if you are measuring the lands or the bore. Wink

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:45 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

nah the projectile!!!!!

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:54 am    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

Another misnamed calibre? I had to look it up.
en.m.wikipedia.org/wik...Winchester

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 1:36 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

wtf So I guess the Jack Oconner fan boys are nothing more than .284 wanna be's !!!

Now that's some serious stick poking Laughing

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 4:50 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

chambered, I'm surprised it took you this long.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 8:42 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

chambered there is nothing Scratch WRONG with a .284......it just that its NOT a 7mm Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:42 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

Picking nits is a dangerous business.

The 270 bullet is actually 7.0358 mm in diameter
So it's not a 7mm either!

The 270 does have a .270 bore diameter which is 6.858 mm
Woops! still not a 7mm!


Some people just won't accept the societal norms. Wink

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:58 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

I tried to explain MM versus inch terms to a NON-gunner once at work. He was SO CONFUSED!!!! As he did not understand how a 9mm could be anywhere between a .355-to .365. Smile .365 you are wondering???? 9x18mmMakarov. Smile

Hoping to go and put some rounds through my "Thumper" this weekend.
Smile Oh and as a side note, my pal just put together a AR10 in 7mm-08.

Really want to shoot that one!!! ya' all be nice now. AH.... who am I kidding. Later

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:10 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

"Thumper", maybe that is what I should nick-name my 6.8mm AR15. You'll be proud of me, Elvis. I ordered 500 Federal 150gr Round Nose bullets to shoot from my 6.8 so I can shot with the .308 AR-10s in our local carbine matches. I should be achieving a powder factor of 350 with an 18" barrel. That will put a thump on those steel targets.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:26 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

sounds like a good bush load Slim...you give em heaps Very Happy Very Happy

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:43 am    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

That sounds awesome Slim...be great to see a video of them thumping those plates mate.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 9:08 pm    Post subject: Re: 6.8SPC Whose's playing with it?? Reply with quote

I got to the range with it yesterday. Factory stuff. I need better optics!!!! Anyways at about twenty five yards I was touching them together. I need the better scope to see at distance at a hundred the reticle in the current scope covers the bull. And I am nowhere near where I should be. Thinking WAY high and right. But WOW! IS THAT SUCKER LOUD!!!! HEHEHEEH!!! Oh and the floor plate on the mag likes to move around. Need to fix that soon. Looking forward to playing with it more.

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