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#6185301 - 02/15/16 09:33 PM AR 6.8. Buy complete or piece together....my options
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Veteran Tracker

Registered: 06/11/15
Posts: 2607
Need all around deer, hog, coyote gun.....

Decided on 6.8 spc

My options.

1. PSA buy upper, lower bcg, ch. about 700
2. Rock River complete rifle. 930
3. Stag arms complete about 850

What do y'all think........

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#6185319 - 02/15/16 09:47 PM Re: AR 6.8. Buy complete or piece together....my options [Re: Roll-Tide]
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7207
Loc: Lubbock, TX
I hear good things about all three. I bought a RRA ATH in .223 Wylde and bought a 6.8 Coyote Carbine upper to pair with it. I'll post a pic tomorrow but with Federal Fusion MSR 115gr it will shoot 5 shot 100 yd groups inside .75".




Edited by QuitShootinYoungBucks (02/16/16 09:01 AM)
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#6185405 - 02/15/16 11:19 PM Re: AR 6.8. Buy complete or piece together....my options [Re: Roll-Tide]
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Registered: 11/18/05
Posts: 1292
Loc: McKinney
Check out Bison for the upper parts instead of PSA.

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#6185440 - 02/16/16 01:13 AM Re: AR 6.8. Buy complete or piece together....my options [Re: Roll-Tide]
Growley Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/26/10
Posts: 242
Loc: Aledo, TX
AR Performance is definitely worth a look as well.

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#6185452 - 02/16/16 03:06 AM Re: AR 6.8. Buy complete or piece together....my options [Re: Roll-Tide]
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Registered: 01/11/09
Posts: 5008
Loc: Germany
Get with Eric at Blackstone Arms. He's a member here and assembles his uppers with ARP barrels and Superbolts. I have a 12.5 he built that shoots lights out with factory ammo.

http://www.blackstonearms.com/
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#6185498 - 02/16/16 06:27 AM Re: AR 6.8. Buy complete or piece together....my options [Re: huntingag01]
scottfromdallas Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 06/23/15
Posts: 471
Loc: TX
Originally Posted By: huntingag01
Check out Bison for the upper parts instead of PSA.


I hear their parts and uppers are good. My personal experience is they have the worst customer service. Don't answer phones or emails after they have your money. They promised 4 weeks on an upper. 10 weeks later with no return phone calls or emails, I cancelled my order and got my money back. People had to publicly shame them on the 6.8 forums to get a response. I would have been cool waiting if they just would have communicated with me.
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#6185741 - 02/16/16 09:24 AM Re: AR 6.8. Buy complete or piece together....my options [Re: Roll-Tide]
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Registered: 07/03/10
Posts: 656
Loc: Texas
I don't think you will notice any difference at all between those three options. If you want a better rifle, build one with an ARP barrel and bolt as suggested earlier.
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#6185831 - 02/16/16 10:21 AM Re: AR 6.8. Buy complete or piece together....my options [Re: kry226]
hdfireman Offline
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Registered: 11/29/09
Posts: 721
Loc: Flower Mound
Originally Posted By: kry226
Get with Eric at Blackstone Arms. He's a member here and assembles his uppers with ARP barrels and Superbolts. I have a 12.5 he built that shoots lights out with factory ammo.

http://www.blackstonearms.com/


Thanks you Sir!! My uppers are worth looking at. They are built with quality parts including the ARP barrel and superbolt, which is one of if not the best shooting 6.8 barrels.
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The 6.8 is the #1 choice for hunting deer and hogs in an AR15

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