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Sorry, was speaking of factory ammo!
See my post above...I was having a serious brain fart. You can't use .308 brass, but you can use 7.62x39 brass to form it.

Yeah, factory ammo seems to not be as plentiful right now, but once all this is over, you should be able to buy cases of Wolf 123gr JHP's for fairly cheap compared to the varmint ammo that is high-dollar.

The 6.5 Grendel is an excellent round. It's a shame it didn't take off like it should have.
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    Re: AR10 - Buy or Build

    I have read the review on the 223, 6.5 Grendel, 6.8, and .308. The Grendel seems to have the upper hand in many categories.
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    Re: AR10 - Buy or Build

    What are the thoughts on a LAR Grizzly upper or Mega Arms?
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    Heard good things about both, but never owned one. The main 6.5 Grendels I've shot were Alexander Arms uppers on old Colt, DPMS, or Shrubmaster lowers.

    Personally, with as much out there available today, I would build a 6.5 Grendel upper and build it the way you want it.

    I am building my .300 BLK rifle at the moment, but with all the inability to find ammo at normal prices, I have debated on building a 6.5 Grendel instead... I have always wanted one, and a 16-18" 6.5 Grendel as a R.E.P.R. (Rapid Engagement Precision Rifle) or D.M.R. (Designated Marksman Rifle) would be nasty!
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    Heard good things about both, but never owned one. The main 6.5 Grendels I've shot were Alexander Arms uppers on old Colt, DPMS, or Shrubmaster lowers.

    Personally, with as much out there available today, I would build a 6.5 Grendel upper and build it the way you want it.

    I am building my .300 BLK rifle at the moment, but with all the inability to find ammo at normal prices, I have debated on building a 6.5 Grendel instead... I have always wanted one, and a 16-18" 6.5 Grendel as a R.E.P.R. (Rapid Engagement Precision Rifle) or D.M.R. (Designated Marksman Rifle) would be nasty!
    I have a 6.5-284 build which is completed, however, I haven't picked it up yet! My 6.5 x 284 Build. So therefore trying to diversify my stable with a .308!
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    I have a 6.5-284 build which is completed, however, I haven't picked it up yet! My 6.5 x 284 Build. So therefore trying to diversify my stable with a .308!
    Then get a Rem 700 5R MilSpec with the 24" barrel, and you'll be set. Get a 6.5 Grendel for your next AR. And be sure to add a .300 BLK to the list. Then you should be about set. Because once you have all of those, the 6.8 SPC is kinda...Well....Useless and expensive to shoot.

    My appologies, I never mean to offend anyone when I say things, but alot of times people take it the wrong way. I am just not a 6.8 fan. Alot of folks are, if you are, good for you...But I am not.
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    I have no interest in a 6.8!
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