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Old 04-18-2013, 09:19 PM
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Wtb 243 wssm

What to buy 243 WSSM. Will buy AR-15 and bolt action rifles. Have guns to trade. Open to all comments. Thanks!
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:25 PM
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Re: Wtb 243 wssm

This would work better in the Classifieds section.....
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:47 PM
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What to buy 243 WSSM. Will buy AR-15 and bolt action rifles. Have guns to trade. Open to all comments. Thanks!
Mine should be back from getting a new pipe in a week or so, had my order for a rebuild with Dtec for almost exactly a year now.
It MAY be up for sale, but its not going to be cheap.
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:12 PM
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Re: Wtb 243 wssm

Is that picture your gun?
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:54 AM
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Is that picture your gun?
yeah but that's a few years ago.

It's on the way back from Dtec with a new barrel (that needs coated)
New forend, that will get coated and new optics.
I'll probably strip it all down to blank, and re-cerakote the works, just to keep it fresh.

Here it was a couple years ago, with cheap optics and a 1:9 twist.
It's being re-built with a 1:8 twist at a 22" finish length, threaded 5/8x24 with low profile PRI adjustable gas block and 15" YHM Todd Jarrett hand guard.

(pretty cheesy video, but it was a few years ago)
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Old 09-17-2013, 10:14 PM
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Re: Wtb 243 wssm

What were you thinking when you wanted your AR to be chambered in .243WSSM? What a barrel burner and not very accurate either. A much better round would be a 6MM Norma BR. You get at least 2,000 rounds before you start loosing accuracy. Here are some of my targets with my 6MM Norma BR.

The 3/8" is at 200 yds.
The 1+3/4" is at 400 yds.
The last is three 5 shot groups at 1,000 yds. scores & group sizes are in lower right. Perfect score is 50 points for each group.

joseph

PS: I have owned .243 WSSMs and have had a lot of experience with them. YUCK!
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:10 PM
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What were you thinking when you wanted your AR to be chambered in .243WSSM? What a barrel burner and not very accurate either.
Well that's complete nonsense.
Barrel burner? No.
Not very accurate? No.

Get it built right and shoot the right bullet for the caliber and you'll get an accurate 2000 rounds easy.
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