new AR project 7mm-08

Discussion in 'AR15/10 Rifles' started by fmsniper, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. fmsniper

    fmsniper Well-Known Member

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    So Thanksgiving break is coming, I needed a project, I have a 308 and 260 AR, so I have decided to buy a Bartlien Blank and make a 22 -24 in barrel for my AR10(DPMS) and chamber it in 7mm-08
    not sure why just never see them...I know R25 in a 20 inch is out there but I figure with a Premium barrel and slightly longer, it may be a winner
     
  2. threejones

    threejones Well-Known Member

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    I'd like to hear some results on your build. I've got a fondness for the 7-08, would love to see an AR running it.
     

  3. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    +1

    I have always wanted to build an M1A in 7/08

    I would also like to hear how the AR 10 does with a premium barrel.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  4. fmsniper

    fmsniper Well-Known Member

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    will do
     
  5. fmsniper

    fmsniper Well-Known Member

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    26 inch Shilein 1-9 twist CM Blank, I will parkerize it when finished.
    barrel arrived

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    after many hours on the lather I cut it down to 22 inches

    front of barrel is .845

    I prepped it for blasting in the morning

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  6. snox801

    snox801 Well-Known Member

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    Sounds sweet should be an awsome gun.
     
  7. fmsniper

    fmsniper Well-Known Member

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    just finished parkerizing, now letting it sit over night

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  8. threejones

    threejones Well-Known Member

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    Bad-ass! We expect range results by noon:D!
     
  9. fmsniper

    fmsniper Well-Known Member

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    will try to get out this weekend
     
  10. fmsniper

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    fired test rounds today, everything worked great accuracy with the Honandy 139 SST sucked but function was perfect
     
  11. fmsniper

    fmsniper Well-Known Member

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    standard gasport, here is a start, currently 20 inch barrel
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    and a 308 -20 inch I built for my wife
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    will cammo the 7mm08 hunting rifle the same as my woo K2
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  12. airborne trooper

    airborne trooper Well-Known Member

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    Any more updates??
     
  13. fmsniper

    fmsniper Well-Known Member

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    too much snow to get to the range
     
  14. ncwg2boatguy

    ncwg2boatguy Well-Known Member

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    Thats gonna be a tac driver. 7mm08. Sweet. If your pocket can stand it you may want to get a OP4 side charger upper receiver. I use one on my .308 LR and compared to the stock upper and bolt lockup its a huge diffrence in accuracy. But they run 400-500$.