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#6487929 - 10/09/16 03:26 PM Just another 6.8
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I wanted to build something adjustable and lightweight so that my son can have something to use. I figured a 6.8 would be a good candidate until he gets his "first" gun.

Build Specs:
Factory BCM lower
Factory BCM upper and 15" KMR hand guard
CMC trigger
ARP barrel , scout profile 16"
Aero precision mount
Leupold VXR CDS 4x12x40

On the bathroom scale , 7 lb 5oz (without bipod )




Hopefully it shoots!


Edited by Brother in-law (10/09/16 04:06 PM)

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#6487948 - 10/09/16 03:53 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Well done! A 6.8 is on my wish list.
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#6487952 - 10/09/16 03:56 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Your son is a lucky kid. Nice rifle, bet it shoots great!

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#6487956 - 10/09/16 04:00 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Very nice Patrick. How you liking the scope mount?
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#6487966 - 10/09/16 04:05 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: KRoyal]
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The mount is clean and finished off well. It was a little pain to get the scope lined out but that wa probably my set up.
I'll let you know after it rides around awhile and I shoot it.

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#6487977 - 10/09/16 04:11 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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very nice look forward to range report, heard good things about the arp barrels up
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#6487995 - 10/09/16 04:27 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Is your weight with the scope?

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#6488006 - 10/09/16 04:34 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: changedmyname]
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Originally Posted By: iliketohunt
Is your weight with the scope?


Yes!

The mount weighs 3 oz and I just put a Threaded cap on instead of the normal flash hider.

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#6488158 - 10/09/16 06:24 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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That should do . Have two 6.8's myself now

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#6488172 - 10/09/16 06:36 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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#6488203 - 10/09/16 06:55 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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That looks great and the weight is outstanding.

I'm really considering a 6.8 myself.

I recently sold my 300blk upper and brass, so I have a lower just waiting to be topped off. The 300 just didn't give me the fizz.

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#6488221 - 10/09/16 07:04 PM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: okstatefan]
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Give it a try, you will like it.

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#6488800 - 10/10/16 07:27 AM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Well done. up
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#6488857 - 10/10/16 08:21 AM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Originally Posted By: iliketohunt
Is your weight with the scope?


Yes!

The mount weighs 3 oz and I just put a Threaded cap on instead of the normal flash hider.



Nice!

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#6489065 - 10/10/16 11:08 AM Re: Just another 6.8 [Re: Brother in-law]
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Looks very good and bet it will be a shooter. What ammo you planning on feeding it?
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