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#6288912 - 05/05/16 08:40 PM dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today
Roll-Tide Offline
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Registered: 06/11/15
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Ordered a 6.8 from PSA today. My first purchase from them and a AR novice.

I got magpul lower on sale 179
6.8 SPC upper. 359.99
Magazine for 6.8. 7.99

Found a "full auto" 6.8 BCG for 139.99, bought it but it says 6.8, is that the same as the 6.8 spc upper?

Also got charging handle. Are they universal?

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#6288963 - 05/05/16 09:13 PM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Roll-Tide]
rclee Offline
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Registered: 01/03/13
Posts: 22
By no means a pro (built my first AR which was a 6.8 last December). But what I remember from my research was the charging handle is universal for AR-15s and that BCG should be fine. 68forums has a lot of good info specific to the caliber if you haven't come across it yet.

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#6288992 - 05/05/16 09:33 PM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Roll-Tide]
Brother in-law Offline
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Registered: 07/08/07
Posts: 24871
You should be good

Charging handle is universal

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#6289002 - 05/05/16 09:40 PM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Roll-Tide]
PappyG1 Offline
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Registered: 05/05/16
Posts: 125
Loc: North Texas
PRI Mags are some of the most reliable I have used for this caliber. http://www.precisionreflex.com/products.aspx?CAT=4212
I also run a SLR Rifle works adjustable gas block. You can take allot of the excess gas out of the system & reduce recoil. My favorite hog gun.

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#6289097 - 05/05/16 11:59 PM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Roll-Tide]
LFD2037 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/08
Posts: 6547
Loc: TEXAS
You're fine on the BCG. PRI & Barrett are the 2 top mags for 6.8.
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#6289102 - 05/06/16 12:26 AM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Roll-Tide]
bigjoe8565 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/08
Posts: 3965
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
I love my PSA 6.8. Try Hornady 120 grain SSTs.

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#6290052 - 05/06/16 07:19 PM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Roll-Tide]
TTUhunter4 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/10
Posts: 643
Loc: Texas
PRI mags are not what they used to be. But ASC mags for 1/3 the price and you will be happy. Everything you bought will work just fine. There is a small chance you could have a headspace issue, though, since your barrel and bolt haven't been checked.
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#6291961 - 05/09/16 01:28 AM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Roll-Tide]
Txhillbilly Offline
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Registered: 08/14/15
Posts: 482
Loc: Johnson County
I like the ASC mags, that's what I use in my 6.5x6.8 AR.

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#6292000 - 05/09/16 06:25 AM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Txhillbilly]
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Originally Posted By: Txhillbilly
I like the ASC mags, that's what I use in my 6.5x6.8 AR.


This^^^

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#6292896 - 05/09/16 07:38 PM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: hunting.nut]
fgdn Offline
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Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 1541
Loc: TX
Originally Posted By: hunting.nut
Originally Posted By: Txhillbilly
I like the ASC mags, that's what I use in my 6.5x6.8 AR.


This^^^



X3, on the ASC mags for the 6.8, using the same mags for 7.62x39
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#6293056 - 05/09/16 09:24 PM Re: dumb question about my 6.8 i ordered today [Re: Roll-Tide]
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