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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:04 pm    Post subject: Re: New AR Build! Reply with quote

in order to be older and wiser
you first have to be young and dumb.
My all time favourite line from a movie is from "pointbreak"
older cop discussing young partners says "young dumb and full of cu#"
sort of sums it up nicely Ive always thought.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:40 pm    Post subject: Re: New AR Build! Reply with quote

I am so sorry, next time nudge me with a p.m. I forget that 6.8. is an a.r. sometimes since it's got a scope on it. the feel is really weird, I am just not used to shooting a rifle that recoils like an a.r. with a scope on it, it is okay, probably work pretty good on anything around here, depending heavily on bullet choice and placement, but I still don't have enough rounds downrange to think I have it all figured out. Still working on some factory stuff I got from Midway on sale. I heard they were clearing out some s.s.a. stuff a while back and bought some 110g. sierra pro-hunters some of my fav's anyway. I have shot these in a .270 win and they work good in that so probably no suprises. 6.5Swiss? does that translate into 6.5 swede east of the myrtle's? once again I am so sorry. There is also some banter going around about large primer pockets and small primer pockets.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:16 pm    Post subject: Re: New AR Build! Reply with quote

fnuser, thanks for checking in! I've heard tha the 85gr Barnes TSX is very potent, even in a 16-inch barrel. Makes good terminations of hogs and deer achieving muzzle velocities near 3000 fps. Keep us posted as you go.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:39 pm    Post subject: Re: New AR Build! Reply with quote

Here is a good article describing attributes for building an accurate AR.

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