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Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:34 am    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

Good to hear you found a load for your rifle, when you get your game with it pictures with the rifle also.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 10:58 am    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

Thanks for helping me started with load data, OV1.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

great job that man. now where is the pictures???

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

Here you go, Elvis. The rifle itself came in at 6lbs 13oz which was a bit more than I wanted. I may change the stock and fore grip to get the weight under 6 1/2 pounds. My goal was a modern-day 30-30 equivalent.



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

OOOhhh...shiny (well sorta). That us a sweet looking AR mate...I'm jealous, would love one but they aren't allowed in Australia.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

very sexy!!!!! looks great you have done a great job.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:03 am    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

I like!!

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:14 am    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

Well, after a couple of trips to the range, I felt like my new 6.8 build was too heavy. I had used several "light weight" components but the total weight came in at 6 lbs 14 oz sans scope. This was above my 6 lbs 4 oz target. So I swapped out the stock, grip, and handguard and switched to olive drab to better match the 6 oz carbon handguard. These changes knocked 15 oz of the weight of the rifle. Now it handles like I want.



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:19 am    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

I've also got 6 bullets that I'm going to play with. Here they are stacked up next to 3 bullets I typically use in my .270 Win. Its going to be fun checking out the performance of these "pills". Note, the monolithic copper bullets all have "bands" in them and their increased size for a given weight is noticeable.



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:36 am    Post subject: Re: Barnes 6.8mm SPC Loading Data Reply with quote

very nice.

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