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#6092500 - 12/19/15 05:12 PM 7mm-08 in large frame AR
BassCat'99 Offline

Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 921
Loc: Stratford Texas
Has anyone built or have a 7mm-08 in the AR-10/LR-308 frame? I had a bunch of fun building the 6.5CM ar so I thought I might try this one.

#6105501 - 12/28/15 04:15 AM Re: 7mm-08 in large frame AR [Re: BassCat'99]
Lost Hound Offline
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Registered: 12/17/15
Posts: 5
Loc: Saginaw, Texas
Ammo, not cheap enough and reloads can be finicky, I abandoned the idea, my 243 will not shoot reloads reliably, but shoots factory stuff regardless of manufacturer.

The current build is 308 around a BMW 20" barrel

#6108180 - 12/29/15 01:32 PM Re: 7mm-08 in large frame AR [Re: BassCat'99]
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Registered: 09/06/05
Posts: 1794
Loc: Arlington, TX
I built one, developed a good load for it, shoots sub .5" at 100yds, fun to play around building then load developing stuff. Now I just need to load up a couple hundred rounds so I can enjoy the shooting side of it.
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#6109188 - 12/30/15 02:42 AM Re: 7mm-08 in large frame AR [Re: BassCat'99]
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Registered: 01/20/11
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Loc: Justin, TX
There are factory AR's chambered in 7mm-08 so I don't see why you couldn't do a build that runs reliably.
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