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Old 06-13-2018, 10:10 AM   #1
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Default Got a stripped lower

Now what? I paid under $30 for a Spikes lower (the millennial unicorn one, lol) and I'm trying to decide what to build. I injure that it'll a pistol/sbr that will be suppressed. Already have too many 223/556, so I'm thinking a thumper. Something along the lines of 458 SOCOM. I do not like 300bo, to each their own, but I am also considering 6.8spc.
What would y'all recommend and why?
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Old 06-13-2018, 10:27 AM   #2
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My self I would build the 6.5 Grendel, they are very accurate and do a very good job.
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Old 06-13-2018, 10:34 AM   #3
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458 for shorty, 6.5 Grendel for longer barrel.
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:22 PM   #4
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458 for shorty, 6.5 Grendel for longer barrel.


This.


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Old 06-13-2018, 01:28 PM   #5
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For short barrels, go with the 6.8 SPC.
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:32 PM   #6
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6.8 SPC, originally were designed for short barrels.
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:39 PM   #7
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Send me email address and I will send article that sold me on the 6.8 SPC.
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Old 06-13-2018, 03:00 PM   #8
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Send me email address and I will send article that sold me on the 6.8 SPC.
Just copy the link and post it on here for all to read.
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Old 06-13-2018, 03:48 PM   #9
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I'm not into the 6.5 grendel, creedmoor yes.
I've liked the 6.8 since they first came out but am having a hard time finding a 12-14" barrel. And I've always liked the idea of chunking a cannon ball at a pig's head and having extreme knock down power while tracking, hence the 458.
For suppressor, I will use my SilencerCo hybrid

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Old 06-13-2018, 04:13 PM   #10
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What’s your beef with the Grendel? It does everything the 6.8 does and then some at longer ranges.


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Old 06-13-2018, 04:14 PM   #11
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Where did you find one for $30 ?? I need a few of those, lol.
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Old 06-13-2018, 04:18 PM   #12
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Where did you find one for $30 ?? I need a few of those, lol.


I saw one the other day that had been color filled with rainbow colors.

It was hilarious.


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Old 06-13-2018, 04:18 PM   #13
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No one down here knows what it is and I have never seen ammo for it.
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What’s your beef with the Grendel? It does everything the 6.8 does and then some at longer ranges.


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Got lucky. A guy bought it and thought the unicorn was not manly lol
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Where did you find one for $30 ?? I need a few of those, lol.


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Old 06-13-2018, 04:23 PM   #14
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I saw one the other day that had been color filled with rainbow colors.

It was hilarious.
Yep, I have seen one done up like that, I plan to do the same if I can find one, lol. It'll look like My Little Pony, lol. I will keep it all black aside from that artwork, a conversation piece if you will,,,
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Old 06-13-2018, 09:50 PM   #15
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What’s your beef with the Grendel? It does everything the 6.8 does and then some at longer ranges.


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from a short barrel? I thought the Grendel needed some tube length?
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Old 06-13-2018, 09:57 PM   #16
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458 or a 50 Beowulf.
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