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#5439144 - 11/23/14 06:44 PM Wow - have you seen the 270AR?
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It's shortened 6.5x47 (6.5 Creedmoor also works) case.
2750 - 2800 FPS off of a 130gr 270 bullet through an AR15.

Uses modified Grendel or 6.8 SPC mags.

http://www.ar15performance.com/inc/sdetail/11562/14405


SIX5, 6.8, Grendel. 270AR, 6.5x47




Edited by Gravytrain (11/23/14 06:47 PM)

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#5448258 - 11/29/14 09:23 AM Re: Wow - have you seen the 270AR? [Re: Gravytrain]
crash700 Offline


Registered: 04/10/09
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Loc: Deer Park , TX
Curious about the pressures and how a standard AR-15 upper will hold up over time. I do, however like the idea.
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#5448495 - 11/29/14 12:41 PM Re: Wow - have you seen the 270AR? [Re: Gravytrain]
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How much of a difference between it & a 6.8?
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#5448507 - 11/29/14 01:00 PM Re: Wow - have you seen the 270AR? [Re: T Bone]
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Originally Posted By: T Bone
How much of a difference between it & a 6.8?


About 200 fps and can hold a little larger .270 bullet.

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#5449350 - 11/30/14 07:09 AM Re: Wow - have you seen the 270AR? [Re: Gravytrain]
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Registered: 11/16/13
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Got my 270AR barrel sitting on the bench now. Just gotta get dies and brass now.

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#5451117 - 12/01/14 09:53 AM Re: Wow - have you seen the 270AR? [Re: Gravytrain]
DuckCoach1985 Offline
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Interesting. I'm still intrigued by the 6.8.
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