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Old 06-15-2012, 12:00 AM   #1
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M looking to build a new AR I need some ideas and input for new cal I already have 5.56/223
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:18 AM   #2
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Tell us what you want to do with it first.
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:23 AM   #3
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Long range hunting and every day use
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6.5 grendel for longer range hunting.

308 winchester for bigger game.
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Sweet I will need help fined lowers cause I want to do a custom logo on the lowwer thow
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458SOCOM - 1 rd puts em' down
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True but I want to steal have meat guys
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True but I want to steal have meat guys
ive used my 458 socom with 350grn soft points on texas whitetail. less meat damage than using a 30-06 or 308

its a very shortrange cartridge however
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Wat are my other options other socm and 308?
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I took this from another site because I had the same question at one time
AR-15, without bolt modification

.17 Remington
.17/223
.20 Tactical
.20 Practical
.20 Vartag
.204 Ruger
.221 Fireball
.222 Remington
.222 Remington Magnum
.223 Remington (5.56x45mm)
.223 Remington Ackley Improved
6x45mm
6mm TCU
6x47mm
6mm Whisper
.25x45mm
6.5mm Whisper
7mm Whisper
7mm TCU
.300 Whisper (.300/221, .300 Fireball)
.338 Whisper

AR-15, with bolt modification
223 WSSM
5.45x39mm (.21 Genghis)
243 WSSM
6mm PPC
6mm WOA
6mm BR Remington
6mm Hagar
6.5mm PPC
6.5 WSSM
6.5 WOA
6.5mm Grendel
25 WSSM
6.8x43mm SPC
.30 Herrett Rimless Tactical (6.8x43mm case trimmed to 41mm and necked up to .308; the 6.8mm version of the .300 Whisper)
7.62x25
7.62x39mm
.30 RAR
300 OSSM
.357 Auto
.35 Gremlin (necked up 6.5 Grendel to 358)
.358 WSSM (various names, but all are some form of a WSSM necked up to 35 caliber, some are shortened to make them big game legal in Indiana)
.458 SOCOM
.50 Action Express
.50 Beowulf

AR-15 using a simple blowback operation
.17 HMR
.22 LR
.22 WMR
9x19mm
9x21
9x23
30 Carbine
357 Sig
40S&W
400 Cor-Bon
41 Action Express
10mm Auto
45 GAP
45ACP
45 Super
45 Win Mag

This list is in no way complete.
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