PRAIRIE DOG SHOOT AR-15 .204 RUGER

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  1. benopland

    benopland Member

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    here is a video of last years prairie dog shoot. we are using a custom built AR-15 chambered in a 204 Ruger. thought you might enjoy a little hype video for this summer:)
     
  2. North Idaho Hunter

    North Idaho Hunter Well-Known Member

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    “Are you on em?”

    Ya

    So were you.:D:D:D


    So friggin entertaining! Thanks for sharing!
     
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  3. Vortex!

    Vortex! Well-Known Member

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    love it!!! looks like so much fun.
     
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  4. 26Reload

    26Reload Well-Known Member

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    Blood and Gore-licious.....
    Could be some were 'jumping the bullets'.........way up there....lol...
    Looked like some fish ducks i have shot.....waterline hits and they fly way up in the air.....
     
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  5. remy3424

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    Nice! A month and a half until my annual outing..can't wait!
     
  6. ar10ar15man

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    i would do a 20 practical instead.
    cheaper and easier
    sill suppressed
     
  7. remy3424

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    I have one of each in AR platform (not suppressed), not a lot of difference. 20P, you need to neck down brass. 204R, these don't feed well through all AR mags. What they both are...a blast in in the PD fields! Kind of like a video game. Once you try one, you won't need to bring as many rounds for the bolt guns as you had been taking.
     
  8. therifleman556

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    Can you elaborate on this? I thought 204 would be a fun round on the AR. Is there other issues that need to be sorted out?
     
  9. ar10ar15man

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    just skip the 204 and do 20 practical. simpler and cheaper and they feed.

     
  10. ar10ar15man

    ar10ar15man Well-Known Member

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    back to full size. i have 2 target ar's in 223
    one is a 1/14 twist hart 26"
    other is a 1/7 krieger 27"
    both love hornady 50 vmax( actually the green tipped z max)
    so much more fun than bolt guns
     
  11. reelhardmt

    reelhardmt Well-Known Member

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    One of if not my favorite caliber!!! I have 3 of them and one in a AR and it performs flawlessly!
     
  12. remy3424

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    When using 39 SBKs, or others, you have to adjust the seating to the max your magazines allow. The poly Pmag magazines might allow for a little more length, but if you use these you will have to try to modify them internally, the shoulders don't match-up with the profile of the 223/5.56 cases they are designed for. I also use an AR in 223 Rem, as stated above, it a fine choice for pdawgs. I use the 50 gr Vmax, which I do believe is more destructive to the PDs than anything I have ever used...not sure why, but parts are flying when these meet.
     
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  13. ericbc7

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    The best magazines I have used in an AR-204R are the Wilson combat 7.62x40 WT (made from Lancer L5AWM mags).
    They are made for Wilson’s long version of a 300 blackout (my apologies to Wilson for the simplistic comparison). They feed well and don’t crowd the case shoulders.
    Edit:just saw They are on sale 50% off at moment. (Delete this if inappropriate)
    https://shopwilsoncombat.com/762x40-WT/products/419/
     
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  14. RRosburg

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    You got some great rotation on some of them! Thanks for the video.