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Old 01-09-2018, 06:15 AM   #101
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16" ARP 6.8SPC for me please
Nice. I like that.
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Old 01-09-2018, 02:28 PM   #102
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looks good. lots of good information
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Old 01-09-2018, 02:48 PM   #103
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308. or 300 blackout
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Old 01-09-2018, 03:00 PM   #104
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308. or 300 blackout
Hmmmmmm,,,,,
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Old 01-09-2018, 03:13 PM   #105
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Hmmmmmm,,,,,
You said it but I thought it HAHAHAHAHAHA
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Old 01-09-2018, 03:19 PM   #106
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Another vote for the Grendel , love mine so far !
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Old 01-09-2018, 03:28 PM   #107
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I have shot 3 deer with a 6.5 Grendel with Hornady 123 SST's. Does a ton of damage and the deer do not go far but I have not had an exit wound yet which I am not too thrilled about.
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:34 PM   #108
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I have shot 3 deer with a 6.5 Grendel with Hornady 123 SST's. Does a ton of damage and the deer do not go far but I have not had an exit wound yet which I am not too thrilled about.
Use the Barnes TTSX I have had 100% passthroughs......and 100% fail to open.

I use 120gr NBT and get consistent exits about silver dollar sized on lung shots.
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:50 PM   #109
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Use the Barnes TTSX I have had 100% passthroughs......and 100% fail to open.

I use 120gr NBT and get consistent exits about silver dollar sized on lung shots.
Thanks!
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:55 PM   #110
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Grendel and 308
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Old 01-09-2018, 06:13 PM   #111
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Grendel and 308


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308. or 300 blackout


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You said it but I thought it HAHAHAHAHAHA


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Hmmmmmm,,,,,


Hmmmmmmm indeed. Must be a new 308 that will fit in an AR 15 platform that we’re not familiar with.


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Old 01-09-2018, 06:14 PM   #112
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Hmmmmmmm indeed. Must be a new 308 that will fit in an AR 15 platform that we’re not familiar with.


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Uh,,,,,yep.
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Old 01-09-2018, 09:43 PM   #113
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probably a dumb question but is a 6.8mm the same as a 6.8spc?
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Old 01-09-2018, 09:48 PM   #114
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AR10 is a 308
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:36 PM   #115
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One of my friends really wants a 25-45, have you used it on deer/pigs?
3 deer one pig this year. I will have 4 barrels total now.

https://columbiariverarms.com

Barrels are cheap. Best standard mag and bolt option.
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:41 PM   #116
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probably a dumb question but is a 6.8mm the same as a 6.8spc?
Yes.
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:41 PM   #117
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3 deer one pig this year. I will have 4 barrels total now.

https://columbiariverarms.com

Barrels are cheap. Best standard mag and bolt option.
Very cool. What ammo are you using?
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:42 AM   #118
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Use the Barnes TTSX I have had 100% passthroughs......and 100% fail to open.

I use 120gr NBT and get consistent exits about silver dollar sized on lung shots.
Yeah it sounds like the grendel doesn't have enough giddyup to open 6.5 TTSXs consistently (although I wonder if the 100s would open better)

Conversely the SSTs tend the fragment in the faster 6.5s, but work okay in the grendel.

If I was loading for grendel I'd start with noslers, the guys who shoot them a lot seem to like them for it.
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:55 PM   #119
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I have been eyeballing this beaut since it came out. sends a shiver up my leg!
http://www.federalpremium.com/224-valkyrie/
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Old 01-10-2018, 02:55 PM   #120
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Yeah it sounds like the grendel doesn't have enough giddyup to open 6.5 TTSXs consistently (although I wonder if the 100s would open better)

Conversely the SSTs tend the fragment in the faster 6.5s, but work okay in the grendel.

If I was loading for grendel I'd start with noslers, the guys who shoot them a lot seem to like them for it.
The rule of thumb for years was that if your gun would not shoot sub MOA with factory AA 120gr NBT there was a problem with your upper.
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Old 01-29-2018, 11:53 AM   #121
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what barrel length do you prefer for a 308? for deer. 16/ 18/ 20/ 22/ 24?

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Old 01-29-2018, 12:58 PM   #122
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I have an AR in 7.62 x 39 and use Federal 123 soft point or Hornady 123 SST both drop Deer and Pigs.
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