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Old 02-26-2013, 10:06 PM   #21
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Mmmm, this time I tried. (a different tactic) You know, last time wasn't pretty. youknow,whatIlike,mean?
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tyler, and AR 10 for 800 dollars!!! ain't happen

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Old 02-26-2013, 10:56 PM   #23
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tyler, and AR 10 for 800 dollars!!! ain't happen
and just for the rifle! what about a scope?

a stock out of the box AR10 in 308 is highly unlikely to ever reach accurately at 500-1000 yards if that's what he meant. a finely tuned bolt action is well at it's limit to reach 1000 yards.
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How far u think a ar10 with a decent scope will reach out
There are many things that would make an ar style rifle inaccurate, for one the fun factor and being tempted to go crazy and unload which would be bad for the barrel, and also how the rifle handles the bullet, my 1500$ RRA ar will put a dent in the casing though I don't know wether or not it is after firing or before but even that will affect accuracy and it shows that it doesn't handle rounds softly but for 0-500 yards its good, and you don't need much farther for coyote which is what I use mine for
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You can get a budget rig for about 2k give or take.

Set yourself up with the Savage F-tr in 308.
Get a Sightron SIII 8-32x56mm scope $900.
Get the Sinclair F-class bipod.
Get a good Edgewood or Protektor bag.
A good Shooting mat. Midwayusa.com has a good quality product for $35 or so bucks.
A good reloading gear (No progressive) single stage. (Won't count this in total)

That is a good rig that you can learn on grow with and when you out grow it sell it to a new shooter and make back over half what you have invested.

As for wind. I get less drift at 1k with my 6 dasher and 105 (Made a typo in my first post) bergers than many 308 175gr shooters. I load hot though in special fire formed brass. I go through cases about every 3 loads because my primer pockets get too large. Oh well it's just money...

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Tyler. I shot an AR10 (SR25) in Iraq in 08-09 and it is a fine rifle. I shot at targets between 500 and 1000 meters. I am in no way a trained sniper or marksman although I did usually qualify expert on the M4/M16, but I was a saw gunner.
I was located on a small out post with an SF team and they taught me how to shoot long range on a Knights Armament AR10. Shooting at those ranges are a task to say the least.
I read so much about what this round can do vs another round, but truth be told 90% of shooters will never be able to out shoot the standard deer rifle be it in any caliber, myself included.
If you are looking to spend that much on a rifle the optics you use is as important if not more important than the rifle or caliber you choose. I know this first hand that for my money I like shooting a Remington 700 in .308.
I figure if it is good enough for the military it is good enough for me ( I know the military is moving to the 300 Win Mag) but I think it will provide you with a great rifle with plenty of money left over to buy ammo ect.
All the best.

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Tyler. I shot an AR10 (SR25) in Iraq in 08-09 and it is a fine rifle. I shot at targets between 500 and 1000 meters. I am in no way a trained sniper or marksman although I did usually qualify expert on the M4/M16, but I was a saw gunner.
I was located on a small out post with an SF team and they taught me how to shoot long range on a Knights Armament AR10. Shooting at those ranges are a task to say the least.
I read so much about what this round can do vs another round, but truth be told 90% of shooters will never be able to out shoot the standard deer rifle be it in any caliber, myself included.
If you are looking to spend that much on a rifle the optics you use is as important if not more important than the rifle or caliber you choose. I know this first hand that for my money I like shooting a Remington 700 in .308.
I figure if it is good enough for the military it is good enough for me ( I know the military is moving to the 300 Win Mag) but I think it will provide you with a great rifle with plenty of money left over to buy ammo ect.
All the best.

I've seen the sass (M110). Shoot well over a thousand yards. Like you said. The weapon is Definately capable of doing it. Depends on shooter
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tyler , get a rifle that will not kick the hell out of you . something that you can shoot alot without making you jerk when you pull the trigger . a 243 , 6mm .223 . go don't need a canon to hit the bull's eye !

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