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Old 09-07-2012, 03:34 AM   #21
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Get a few..458 .450 .50 .308 .338 .22 .17 5.7 22.250. I own 4 of those and will never tell you which ones or ill feel the wrath of cane
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222 Remington would probably fit the bill.
*facepalm*

That is basically what he has now, my young friend. The .223 and the 5.56mm are "basically" the same round, minus some subtle changes.

The OP is looking for a new to him, fun to shoot, round.

I am still wondering what one.
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*facepalm*

That is basically what he has now, my young friend. The .223 and the 5.56mm are "basically" the same round, minus some subtle changes.

The OP is looking for a new to him, fun to shoot, round.

I am still wondering what one.
Do what i did and go with an alexander arms .50 beowulf upper.

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*facepalm*

That is basically what he has now, my young friend. The .223 and the 5.56mm are "basically" the same round, minus some subtle changes.

The OP is looking for a new to him, fun to shoot, round.

I am still wondering what one.
My bad, just researched the ballistics and case lengths, he would trading down, oops
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Do what i did and go with an alexander arms .50 beowulf upper.
Yeah. Beautiful, short range, "Devestation" round.

But not what the OP is looking for I am afraid.

I am still thinking and researching myself. I am at a loss to get the right combo at the moment.
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An AR-57 upper would be fine for plinking but I don't know for deer hunting. The .243 or 6mm would be good for deer. Any ammo in the .400-.500 class coast to much so forget about it.

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A lot of people think highly of the 300BLK, it's similar to the 7.62x39 but fits in standard 5.56 mags and use the same bolt too. A little expensive but the situation may improve over time.

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Good luck on load data for all the new cartridges.

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After much thought from me and several friends i have some options for you. 7mm .08 deer killer and tack driver.http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=305069835 my favorite the aac .300 blackout. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=305077018 then there is the old stand by the old 6.8 spc http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=304262387

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