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#5424369 - 11/16/14 03:45 PM What would u buy....
tannerlst Offline


Registered: 01/31/09
Posts: 5158
Loc: Dallas
Since my .204 ar hasn't sold , I'm swapping calibers to make it easier to move...
What caliber would u buy if u were in the market ?

Should I make it 6.8spc or 6.5 Grendel .... Or go back to the plain ol .223

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#5424405 - 11/16/14 03:58 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
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Registered: 08/06/14
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Depends on the use of the rifle.....

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#5424435 - 11/16/14 04:09 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
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6.8
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#5424437 - 11/16/14 04:10 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
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And and and...... should a been a poll. grin
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#5424479 - 11/16/14 04:30 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
tannerlst Offline


Registered: 01/31/09
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Loc: Dallas
Ya , I thought about that .... Never set one up so I just made a post

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#5424597 - 11/16/14 05:24 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
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It's not selling so you are spending more money on it with plans to sell it? I'd say lower the price and save the out-of-pocket money.
Of those 2, I'd go 6.5.
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#5424614 - 11/16/14 05:29 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
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6.8
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#5424620 - 11/16/14 05:35 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
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I'm betting that tannerlst is just trying to move the rifle not with a profit in mind, so that he can start another build. Just my guess.
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#5424622 - 11/16/14 05:36 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
OkieDokie Offline
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Oh 6.8 is my choice. Will be hunting with the one I built this year.
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#5424639 - 11/16/14 05:46 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
Tff caribou Offline
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If you want it to sell faster, go .223. Way way bigger market for it. But then you are stuck with a .204 upper. Just drop the price, and take a loss of you really want it to move.


Edited by Tff caribou (11/16/14 06:45 PM)
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#5424714 - 11/16/14 06:21 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
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Registered: 11/12/12
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Loc: Houston, TX
6.8 and don't look back.
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#5424834 - 11/16/14 07:18 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
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6.8 or even 300 blackout both seem to move pretty quick

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#5424958 - 11/16/14 08:01 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
charlesb Offline
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Registered: 04/07/10
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I wouldn't buy anything for a gun that I intended to sell.

If it's not selling, you should try another sales tack, maybe the online auction sites, or find a forum where .204 Ruger freaks hang out and offer it there.

You are unlikely to come out ahead by buying something for a gun that you intend to sell.

Print up a few "For sale" notes and post them on local bulletin boards. The grocery store, washateria, city hall, the police station, etc..

I'd try anything and everything that doesn't cost me a dime. First.


Edited by charlesb (11/16/14 08:02 PM)
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#5425314 - 11/16/14 10:04 PM Re: What would u buy.... [Re: tannerlst]
tannerlst Offline


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Loc: Dallas
Selling the shilen barrel would easily pay for another barrel and bolt ... I think the complete rifle is selling tomorrow so my question is obsolete

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