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Old 12-03-2011, 09:48 PM
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6.5 Grendel AR

If any of you are ever thinking of getting a 6.5 Grendel AR, don't hesitate! This AR is especially awesome for coyotes. I have now shot three coyotes with it and the performance has been awesome. I love the fact that the coyotes are flat out anchored to the ground once they are hit. Even a slight far back hit is going to anchor them with the 100 or 120 gr ballistic tip. Here is a pic of the exit wound on the coyote that I shot this evening. I posted the pics on the coyote forum as well but thought I would do it on this forum for someone who might be on the edge of getting a 6.5 Grendel AR for a yote rifle.

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Re: 6.5 Grendel AR

UM...... Rifle pics?
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Old 12-03-2011, 10:04 PM
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Re: 6.5 Grendel AR

Haha..Ok. I posted this pic on another thread but I will put it up again. Best I can do for the pic of the gun right now.

20 Inch Satern Barrel
Millenium Muzzle brake bought from Alexander Arms
Timney trigger
Magpul Buttstock
RRA upper and lower
Nikon Monarch 6-24x50

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Re: 6.5 Grendel AR

I wish you'd quite posting pictures of that rig.... . I'm in enough trouble already! HA!

I've been giving a LOT of consideration to either a shorter version of yours in 6.5 Grendel or in .204 Ruger for a new "handy truck gun" for coyotes and other varmints.

I'd probably find myself in less trouble though if I just go ahead and send my little CZ off to Krieger for a new 20" bbl. I love that little gun any how.
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Re: 6.5 Grendel AR

What caliber is your CZ? Or should I ask what caliber would the new barrel be?
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Re: 6.5 Grendel AR

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What caliber is your CZ? Or should I ask what caliber would the new barrel be?
.204 Ruger. I'm going to rebarrel for the same and put in in one of these. H-S Precision Pro-Series 2000 Varmint - CZ 527 & CZ 550

I'm thinking though that I'll probably go to the 22" version with a little faster twist this time around so I can shoot the heavier bullets. It flat ROCKS with the 32gr but they are too light for deer.

Here's a picture of it. David Scott (CheifDog) did the honors as photographer.
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Re: 6.5 Grendel AR

Nice. Yeah, I believe the heavier bullets for the 204 are the way to go for wind purposes. Nice pigs. I used to hunt them a lot when I lived in Llano, Texas.
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