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#5718732 - 04/27/15 04:34 PM 6mm Creedmoor
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Would there be much demand for the 6mm Creedmoor in an Ar-10 (LR-308) platform? We are expanding our AR-10 line of barrels. Any reason why the round wouldn't work as well?

Specs would be:

DPMS Pattern
22" (Maybe)
1:8"
Rifle Length Gas
Medium HBAR contour

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#5719009 - 04/27/15 07:34 PM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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I might be. Who's making your barrels?
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#5719020 - 04/27/15 07:41 PM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: dee]
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I might be. Who's making your barrels?


We use McGowen barrels

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#5719065 - 04/27/15 08:10 PM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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Originally Posted By: Varget 7-08
Originally Posted By: dee
I might be. Who's making your barrels?


We use McGowen barrels


Would be pretty cool, for sure. I would want the twist to stabilize 105's and up.
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#5719317 - 04/27/15 10:43 PM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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If you could get reliable feeding with the 105 BergerHybrids then it should be a seller.
My 6.5 CM does great with 123gr but I have had issues with feeding the longer 140 gr.
I have read that is not uncommon so that may need exploring

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#5719423 - 04/28/15 06:01 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: Varget 7-08
Originally Posted By: dee
I might be. Who's making your barrels?


We use McGowen barrels


Would be pretty cool, for sure. I would want the twist to stabilize 105's and up.


8 Twist should stabilize the 105gr Hybrid which is the best 6mm out there.

7mm I might be interested still but really need to get my 6mm Creedmoor bolt gun done first. Are these going to be just a limited run or a stocking item?
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#5719467 - 04/28/15 06:53 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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Would you please send me one to test drive? I'll give it back I promise grin
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#5719516 - 04/28/15 07:28 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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I think I'll pass so I can burn the first barrel myself.
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#5719683 - 04/28/15 08:34 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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I think 6 Creedmoor would be a good move, and 8 twist is a good call.
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#5719716 - 04/28/15 08:46 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: RifleDude]
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I think 6 Creedmoor would be a good move, and 8 twist is a good call.


Yup. And the 105 hybrid, dee mentioned, will help gain some velocity back due to the gas gun tax.
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#5719860 - 04/28/15 09:56 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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I know 2 guys who run a 6mm Creemoor in an AR, and both say the accuracy is decent, and they were not too excited about them in an AR.
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#5719898 - 04/28/15 10:23 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: dee]
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Originally Posted By: dee
Are these going to be just a limited run or a stocking item?


We'll see. Our 7mm-08 and 6.5 Creedmoor run sold out already and we've seen a good demand for the product. We may order just one and if it sells quick, slowly build up enough inventory to have a regular stock.

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#5719901 - 04/28/15 10:25 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: ChadTRG42]
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I know 2 guys who run a 6mm Creemoor in an AR, and both say the accuracy is decent, and they were not too excited about them in an AR.


So overall they thought it was mediocre?

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#5719906 - 04/28/15 10:27 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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Correct. They were much more finicky than the bolt guns.
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#5720037 - 04/28/15 11:36 AM Re: 6mm Creedmoor [Re: Varget 7-08]
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If ammo was available on the shelf then I would have went 6CM instead of 6.5CM

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