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AR10 Loads

 
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Old 04-29-2011, 08:12 PM
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AR10 Loads

What luck is everybody having with their AR10 loads? I've currently found the following good loads with my DPMS AP4:

150 Grain Hornady SP w/ 44.5 grns Varget for .734 MOA
155 Grain Sierra Match King Palma w/43.5 grns Varget for .658 MOA @ 2555fps
155 Grain Hornady Amax w/43.5 grns Varget for .790 MOA

I have not been able to get 168SMKs or 175 SMKs to shoot 5 3 shot groups under .9 MOA.

Note: I've got a 16" barrel and colapable stock to innaccurize the rifle even more...
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Old 05-06-2011, 12:56 PM
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Re: AR10 Loads

Short barrels don't decrease accuracy.

Short barrels can slow down your projectiles, not so great for LR. 16"vs 24" for 308 Win makes a small difference on velocity, that can sometimes be made up with the right powders.

Short barrels are usually more forgiving, less finicky regarding loads, less time in the barrel to notice.

Short barrels with iron sights vs long barrels with iron sights. The longer sight radious wins in my opinion.

Short barrel with scope vs long barrel with scope. In 308Win, I'll take the short barrel out to 1kyds.
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