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AgentTikki 03-02-2012 09:33 PM

What makes a SPR a SPR........
 
Hey guys, planning a new build, and was just wondering what really makes an SPR an SPR? I mean I get that its accurrized for the designated LD hitter, but does it come in 18" 20" 16" or what? Are they always stainless barrels? 1x8 or 1x7 twist? Is there a form I need to follow? Should I just make an 18" precision oriented build? What types of optics are they usually outfitted with? Are gripods mandatory or passe?


Halp.

AgentTikki 03-02-2012 09:36 PM

BTW I plan to use this for shooting 400 to 600 yards. Hopefully longer if I can find a range long enough >.<

I have been saving up for some reloading equipment, but haven't made the plunge yet. (this build comes after my reloading setup)

mjkeat 03-02-2012 09:58 PM

It depends on who you ask. Some will say it has to be assembled by one or two specific guy w/ a very strict set of parts while some will say it's all in the barrel. Personally I think it's an AR w/ a 18" SPR profile barrel, magnified optic, and rifle length gas and buffer system.

canebrake 03-02-2012 10:03 PM

Its a special purpose rifle, you define what you're going to build based on what you plan on doing with it.

Special Purpose Rifle Barrels


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