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Old 10-15-2012, 02:48 PM   #1
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I'm wanting a good 6.8 spc upper for hunting purposes. So I need it to be pretty darn accurate. I have no experience with 6.8 spc and don't really know what to look for. 14.5" 16" or 18"?? Prob won't be shooting past 350-400 yds. Just wondering who makes a good one that won't break the bank. Thanks!

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Old 10-15-2012, 02:57 PM   #2
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I mean how accurate are you talking? Just about any upper with a free float handguard will be just as accurate or more than an out-of-the-box bolt gun that are commonly used for hunting.

Check out JSE Surplus

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I mean how accurate are you talking? Just about any upper with a free float handguard will be just as accurate or more than an out-of-the-box bolt gun that are commonly used for hunting.

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I mean I would expect 1moa at 100yds the least accurate. Does my barrel need to be hammer forged or chrome lined? Not sure if those qualities are more for durability or accuracy.
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Chrome lined is geared more towards durability than accuracy. If it was me and it was going to be a hunting rig only I would look at a 18-20'' barrel to keep the velocity up. Ive been thinking about a deer caliber and I know for a fact .223 will kill them I just want something more powerful that I can use the same lower with. 6.8 seems to be the best from what Ive been able to figure.

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18", stainless.

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18" hammer forged barrel with a good quality BCG should give you the accuracy you want.

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I'm wanting a good 6.8 spc upper for hunting purposes. So I need it to be pretty darn accurate. I have no experience with 6.8 spc and don't really know what to look for. 14.5" 16" or 18"?? Prob won't be shooting past 350-400 yds. Just wondering who makes a good one that won't break the bank. Thanks!
I would say 18" if you want a hunting gun, I would definitely stay away from 14.5" if you are looking for a hunting gun, its not worth the hassle of registering an sbr when you are better off with a long barrel.
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I have an LMT 16 inch, shoots 1 inch groups at 100 yards.

Silver State Armory ammo is supposed to be optimized for the 16 inch barrel, according to their website.

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In case you do want to break the bank

Noveske 14.5" Afghan, Stainless Steel barrel with barrel fluting (7 Flutes), 13.5" NSR handguard and a pinned BattleComp BABC (Non-NFA). $1390, Free Shipping! PM me for your price!

http://www.rogtac.com/upper-parts/complete-upper-assemblies/noveske-nsr-uppers/noveske-68afghan-nsr-7flute-babc.html

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In case you do want to break the bank

Noveske 14.5" Afghan, Stainless Steel barrel with barrel fluting (7 Flutes), 13.5" NSR handguard and a pinned BattleComp BABC (Non-NFA). $1390, Free Shipping! PM me for your price!

http://www.rogtac.com/upper-parts/complete-upper-assemblies/noveske-nsr-uppers/noveske-68afghan-nsr-7flute-babc.html
I want a longer one for increased velocities. But thanks anyways.
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