Re: Building an AR-15 for Coyote - 24" barrel?
So long as we are only talking about a rifle for coyote hunting and not one that will double as a varmint rifle, barrel length is a matter of personal preference. A barrel as short as 16 inches will launch a 50 to 55 grain varmint bullet fast enough do the deed at typical ranges. My coyote rifle has a 20 inch barrel and I am quite happy with it. So in the end get what you want, learn to shoot it well, you will do just fine.
.308 Howa 1500, varmint supreme. 24" .820 barrel, Roedale precision brake.
.223 Howa 1500, varmint supreme, 24" .820 barrel.
RRA 20" predator pursuite, Magpul PRS, ALG trigger,