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Old 11-09-2018, 10:50 AM   #1
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Anyone else looking at these?

https://fnamerica.com/press-releases...ecision-rifle/

SCARs were less interesting before because of the "if you work at it, you can almost get them down to MOA" accuracy reports. But an accurate SCAR seems quite interesting.

Is there another complete semi-auto in 7.62/.308 that compares? Gas is not a problem, but from my perspective comparing it to a Proof frankenrifle would be apples and oranges.
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:13 AM   #2
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:29 AM   #3
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Awesome looking gun. But man that's heavy....
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Old 11-09-2018, 02:18 PM   #4
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12 twist, 12lb and gonna cost $2500 or more. I’m out.

I’d be looking at a DPMS gen 2, DD, RRA, or a LaRue.

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Old 11-09-2018, 04:21 PM   #5
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Old 11-09-2018, 04:33 PM   #6
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I have a 17 & it shoots fine for what I what I need it for which is a defensive / battle type gun...like it way better than the AR-10.
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Old 11-09-2018, 04:52 PM   #7
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I am not seeing the advantage over one of the ar 10 variants
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Old 11-09-2018, 05:07 PM   #8
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If I was dropping that kind of coin looking for something to fill that role I'd get an SR25 every day of the week over that.
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Old 11-09-2018, 07:01 PM   #9
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I am not seeing the advantage over one of the ar 10 variants
I guess it's subjective...have you shot both?? I had an Armalite & it was a boat anchor compared to the SCAR. Sean has a thread on here with a light POF build that was a good option to other 10's. I like the ergonomics of the 17 & think it's one of the best 308 battle rifles around. I did upgrade the trigger though.
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Old 11-09-2018, 07:42 PM   #10
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I guess it's subjective...have you shot both?? I had an Armalite & it was a boat anchor compared to the SCAR. Sean has a thread on here with a light POF build that was a good option to other 10's. I like the ergonomics of the 17 & think it's one of the best 308 battle rifles around. I did upgrade the trigger though.

I don't think i have shot one of the scars, i always looked at them and thought, this seems pricey compared to an AR, and never went any further. I *think* i remembering seeing way back that they weren't generally as accurate as an AR, but that could have changed for sure by now. You are correct on the subjective part, I always have liked M1As better than AR10s but the same thing keeps me from buying them too. I do like the side charging on that SCAR though. If you pick one up let us know how it shoots
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I don't think i have shot one of the scars, i always looked at them and thought, this seems pricey compared to an AR, and never went any further. I *think* i remembering seeing way back that they weren't generally as accurate as an AR, but that could have changed for sure by now. You are correct on the subjective part, I always have liked M1As better than AR10s but the same thing keeps me from buying them too. I do like the side charging on that SCAR though. If you pick one up let us know how it shoots
That one in the pic is mine...I haven't shot it since the recent changes. I'll be playing with it more now the season is here. I shortened up the bbl to a little over 16" & put a good trigger & added the 1-6 Leupy.

I think the 20 the OP has linked is more for the target shooter vs the 17 as a fighter...I'm only shooting XM80 & not really looking for extreme accuracy vs running like a sewing machine.
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:31 PM   #12
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The SCAR17s will hit steel at 1000 yrds .... love mine



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Old 11-09-2018, 11:43 PM   #13
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12 twist, 12lb and gonna cost $2500 or more. Iím out.

Iíd be looking at a DPMS gen 2, DD, RRA, or a LaRue.
It's gonna be way north of 2500. MSRP of 4500. They will be hard to get as well, much like the present Scar 17. I doubt you will even be able to get one for 4500. Crazy. Can get a danged nice rifle with glass for that money.
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:18 AM   #14
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Anyone else looking at these?

https://fnamerica.com/press-releases...ecision-rifle/

SCARs were less interesting before because of the "if you work at it, you can almost get them down to MOA" accuracy reports. But an accurate SCAR seems quite interesting.

Is there another complete semi-auto in 7.62/.308 that compares? Gas is not a problem, but from my perspective comparing it to a Proof frankenrifle would be apples and oranges.
Yes, my HK 91 will shoot sub MOA. I was going to sell it about 10 years ago and buy whatever LWRC had at the time in 308...but didnít, because it was sub MOA.

My dad paid 500 bucks for it in 83. I will die owning that rifle, never gonna part with it...unless offered 10k
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:18 AM   #15
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It's gonna be way north of 2500. MSRP of 4500. They will be hard to get as well, much like the present Scar 17. I doubt you will even be able to get one for 4500. Crazy. Can get a danged nice rifle with glass for that money.
Got to looking at that MSRP after I posted that; I was guesstimating based off of the scar 16s.. sheesh thatís a ridiculous amount of cash

$4500 would buy a **** fine bolt setup plus a helluva .308 semi auto...
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:39 AM   #16
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Got to looking at that MSRP after I posted that; I was guesstimating based off of the scar 16s.. sheesh thatís a ridiculous amount of cash

$4500 would buy a **** fine bolt setup plus a helluva .308 semi auto...
IM with ya. I just don't see the allure of it. Gimme a M1A. heck I can get a Supermatch for that money and still have money for glass and ammo.
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