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#6490978 - 10/11/16 03:35 PM .308 SBR???
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So Ive been contemplating doing another SBR. But on this one, Ive been thinking a lot about a .308 SBR. There has probably been a thread on this before, but humor me, as I cant seem to find one. What are yalls opinions on this. Barrel length issues? Cycle issues?
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#6491004 - 10/11/16 03:51 PM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: Fishing Fester]
KRoyal Offline
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I was thinking about it a while ago. Hell still think about it often rofl.

Had a thread of what I should do between an 308 SBR and a 300BLK SBR.

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#6491074 - 10/11/16 04:38 PM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: Fishing Fester]
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Shot with a guy at a competition a couple months back who had a G3 SBR with a muzzle brake on it. Every shot felt like it was cleaning my sinuses with a chisel.

Ballistically, I think it's a poor idea. For a fun gun, I think it'd be great.

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#6491115 - 10/11/16 05:01 PM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: Fishing Fester]
cblackall Offline
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Loc: Lewisville, TX
Brutal.

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#6491165 - 10/11/16 05:40 PM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: Fishing Fester]
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I'm waiting on a stamp for a 10.5" 7mm08. I'm for it.
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#6491284 - 10/11/16 07:04 PM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: HicksHunter]
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Originally Posted By: HicksHunter
Shot with a guy at a competition a couple months back who had a G3 SBR with a muzzle brake on it. Every shot felt like it was cleaning my sinuses with a chisel.

Ballistically, I think it's a poor idea. For a fun gun, I think it'd be great.


A suppressor will fix that.
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#6491305 - 10/11/16 07:16 PM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: Fishing Fester]
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Guy shooting one next to me. I could literally feel my teeth move when he shot. Not fun.
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#6491324 - 10/11/16 07:30 PM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: Fishing Fester]
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12.5 or 10.5? Will I not get full powder burn in a shorter length?
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#6491421 - 10/11/16 08:14 PM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: Fishing Fester]
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You switch to a faster burning powder. Chad pointed me to IMR 8208 for 16" .308, and it is perfect. Not sure if he'd recommend the same powder for an SBR.
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#6492149 - 10/12/16 10:21 AM Re: .308 SBR??? [Re: Fishing Fester]
BCJ Offline
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I have a PTR sbr 8" 308 that is not practical but a lot of fun to shoot. It has a flash hider so other than loud there is no concussion when shooting. I'd stay away from any brake on a short 308
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