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AR-15 BS Thread

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by BulletToothTony, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. Apr 13, 2017 at 5:08 PM
    doghair

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  2. Apr 13, 2017 at 5:22 PM
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    It's a crap shoot not knowing how it will run. I want to try a few boxes of any ammo before buying that amount. One time I bought a case of Winchester 22-250 only to find out my gun hated it.
     
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  3. Apr 13, 2017 at 6:11 PM
    Caligula

    Caligula It's the COVFEFE

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    I guess I could also use it to make my AR a very expensive cat toy.
     
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  4. Apr 13, 2017 at 6:24 PM
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    If you read this and many other posts by LRRPF52 you'd be sold. He convinced me and many others (without trying)just by the way he describes how 'boring' it is to shoot between 500 and 1000yrds. How hard the the round smacks steel, its high bc, etc etc.

    The way he talks about its the end all be all round.
    Here's just one of his posts. Also lots on 6.5grendel.com
    One of his posts towards the bottom:
    http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_3_121/...ke-the-next-leap-in-the-industry-.html&page=2
     
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    Ahhh gotcha.
     
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  6. Apr 14, 2017 at 12:16 AM
    Caligula

    Caligula It's the COVFEFE

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    I have a nice cleaning kit with polymer rods. Problem is that its for a pistol, not enough length. So what do yall think of this?

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B011X9V70I

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BD4X7QQ

    Its expensive, but looks kewl enough, and includes the carbon scraper ive seen used. There is also a version with coated steel rods instead of brass for $10 less.


    Other option is the bore snake. Is it enough on its own or should i still use a bore brush?

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000C50K3

    Opinions please.
     
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  7. Apr 14, 2017 at 1:17 AM
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    There nice! I buy fiberglass rods for my rifles, they don't affect the barrel.
     
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  8. Apr 14, 2017 at 1:51 AM
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    That guy comes off as a complete douche bag. He might be a great guy in person but his internet persona is a douche.
     
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  9. Apr 14, 2017 at 2:51 AM
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    Caligula It's the COVFEFE

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    But which do you use? Link?

    Opinions on bore snake vs. rod and patch?
     
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  10. Apr 14, 2017 at 3:45 AM
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    I buy my fiberglass rods at my local gun shop, even a coded one is safer than just a brass one. Don't get me wrong, brass has been used for years and years, having an education in metallurgy, the spots a rod hits the most are the two most crucial parts of the gun, the crown in the throat. I'm just not a big fan of introducing metal to metal. Even my brushes are nylon. Before I get too long winded, I use bore snakes in the field just after shooting, but prefer cleaning rods for that GOOD cleaning, because snakes just don't clean as good as rods in my opinion. Heck, some guys don't do either and swear by it, lol
     
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  11. Apr 14, 2017 at 3:46 AM
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    Carbon fiber is always a great choice, but they can't get a little expensive
     
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    I've used brass rods in the past, but with much anxiety. I'm about to switch to bore snakes, but that's just me.
     
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    I don't see that at all. :notsure:
     
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    Played with the Grendel some more today. Groups at 100 are getting better but still need work.

    Few photo's of my redneck bench and a scope view. Recently made the longer top for the bench. It just sits on the bench, don't really need the clamps.
    Bench_riflecls_zpsspwtl05i_31dec33b5daed5b684c1ab5e7c29ae49e1a12d56.jpg

    Bench_front_zpshydefw5x_51a857da4aa2c6442a5b489cc9440c0eca9165fc.jpg

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    Scopeview_500-800_yards_zps4pfmwrvr_f11a60504e2a92c49ee527aa76045d18cb0590ff.jpg
     
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    I used this method and install took all of 90 seconds. TRS-25 & UTG mid riser arrived too. TRS has a bit of a flare in the sight. It looks less like a dot* and more like a fuzzy slash. Future possible upgrades: Hogue stock and rubberized grip, maybe a sling. But first: another mag and ammo!


    *Looks like a dot in the picture, but not to my eye. Possibly of importance: I have astigmatism in both eyes.

     
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  18. Apr 14, 2017 at 7:27 PM
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    Try not to focus on the dot itself but rather on the target. This may sharpen the dot up a bit. I had an eotech and thought the same thing but I trained my eye to focus on the target and it cleared right up.
     
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    Sleipnir Still havent found that stupid snipe

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    What do you guys think of the fostech echo trigger?
     
  20. Apr 14, 2017 at 7:32 PM
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    Pretty cool, but spendy and difficult to come by from what I've heard. No personal experience shooting one though.
     
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