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What is the best LR option in an AR15?

 
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Old 10-14-2013, 08:53 PM
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Re: What is the best LR option in an AR15?

Took my rifle out over the weekend. Shot some perfect one hole three shot groups at 100 yards. I'm getting right at 2900 fps with the 120 grain Winchesters. That's 808 ft-lbs and still 1742 fps at 500 yards. I'm sure I can get more out of that cartridge when I start reloading for it, but that's pretty damn good for factory rounds. I could absolutely not be happier. My thanks to Mike Milli at Dedicated Technology, and everyone who contributed advice to this project. I think I've got my idea of the perfect deer rifle. We shall see in a little over a month. Thanks again everybody.
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Re: What is the best LR option in an AR15?

Here's my recomendation for a long range AR15 caliber......





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Old 10-18-2013, 01:08 AM
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Re: What is the best LR option in an AR15?

Ive shot my 6.5 grendel out to 1155yds at a match in OK. Can't go wrong with it.
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Re: What is the best LR option in an AR15?

I have had a 16" grendel and a24" bull barrel grendel and both shot real well. I am a big fan of the. Cartridge and settled on a 20" and I wouldn't hesitate for a second to pop a whitetail at 5-600yds and ammo is getting easier to come by.
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Old 10-19-2013, 07:59 PM
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Re: What is the best LR option in an AR15?

16" chrome lined 308 not even the stainless match grade. Tested it out today to see what it would do with few different brands of box ammo. A friend will have a one out on Mon. with a 20" stainless match barrel. The 6.5 creed shot lights out also.






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