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  1. 13COBRA

    13COBRA Resident Ford Dealer Premium Member Established Member

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    Planning on building 2 rifles. What calibers should I do?

    I'm not particular and am just looking for something fun. Price/round isn't a deterrent by any means.

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  2. Blackoyote

    Blackoyote Well-Known Member Established Member

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    458 just for a **** you rifle.
     
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  3. Pribilof

    Pribilof Life's Better @ Elevation Established Member

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    450 Bushmaster. It's like having a 45-70 in an AR platform
     
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    13COBRA Resident Ford Dealer Premium Member Established Member

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    I had a 458 SBR, really liked it. Thought about doing it again! I might just leave it as a pistol though, I hate waiting on tax stamps. Waiting on a suppressor currently.
     
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  5. T.Man

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    Have you considered .308?
     
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    I'm considering between a 300 and a 308 for my next AR.

    Not a hunter, but I know a few that love the 300 for hunting hogs/recoil over a 308

    Also intrigued by the pistol AR's in a 300 caliber.
     
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  7. Double"O"

    Double"O" N2S come get some Established Member

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    I'd build a 300 blk suppressed for sure, and maybe a 243 for fun...but for some reason I think a 300win mag AR would be a trip lol

     
  8. 13COBRA

    13COBRA Resident Ford Dealer Premium Member Established Member

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    Just bought a SCAR 17S.

    Just bought a Sig Canebrake in 300BO.


    Well I have two lowers ready...one will be a 450 Bushmaster pistol...other is still in the air.
     
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  9. Pribilof

    Pribilof Life's Better @ Elevation Established Member

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    If we're talking large frame ARs, Noreen and Alexander Arms both make 338 Lapua in the AR platform
     
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    Shot the son-in-law's 5.56 this weekend and fell in love with it. Had unpainted iron sights which really sucked. I might buy him a dot reticle or something for his birthday.
     
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    .204 ruger
     
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    For me- I have bought calibers in which ammo is widely available...such as .308 and .223 and of course 12 gauge. Anti-2nd A lunatics will get around trying to ban ammo someday..

    Case in point...look at what is going on in Richmond today....
     
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  13. Machdup1

    Machdup1 Well-Known Member Premium Member Established Member

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    9mm, 10mm or .45 ACP. They are stupid fun.
     
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    jshen Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I carried a Glock 29 10mm as duty/business gun for 25 years..I love the power.
     
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    SHOdown220 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    .50 Beowulf?
     
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    Well then.... Hahaha...
     
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    If you don't already have it, 5.56/. 223

    Sent from my ONEPLUS A6013 using Tapatalk
     
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    I went with the cz scorpion to satisfy that itch...damn it's fun to shoot
     
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    And here I sit with my humble (two) 9mm pistols. LOL. That ARs are really nice. My son has two, I believe. Don't know what caliber.

    That 100 Win Mag is nice!
     
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    This! just got AR10.
     

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