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#6627415 - 01/11/17 10:47 AM Anybody running a 16" bolt 223?
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Thinking of building a suppressed calling rifle. I don't want an ar platform

Any examples and real life experience?

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#6627424 - 01/11/17 10:57 AM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Patrick, my son has been shooting the Tikka T3 varmint model (heavy barrel) in 223 that I cut down to 17" shooting suppressed. It's an 8" twist barrel and shoots up to 75/77 grain bullets very well, mag fed. It is a great shooting rifle, and fun to shoot. He shot it in the Hunters Challenge match last year and did very well with it. We were running a 65 grain Sierra Game King, and it shot that load about 1/2 moa. If you want to take it and shoot it, let me know.
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#6627427 - 01/11/17 10:59 AM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I do.
It kills stuff. Do it.
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#6627448 - 01/11/17 11:13 AM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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that's a great idea. I got a simmons scope ill make you a good deal on when you get it built. That may be an option for my 22-250
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#6627477 - 01/11/17 11:27 AM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: TexFlip]
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That's what I'm talking about ! I need to find something like this

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#6627665 - 01/11/17 01:21 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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My truck gun is the Mossberg MVP Patrol rifle in 5.56. Bolt action, 16" barrel and synthetic stock. It uses standard AR magazines. More accurate than I expected it to be and it is compact enough to be able to snatch out of the back floorboard of my truck and get out the window in a hurry.
http://www.mossberg.com/product/mvp-patrol-rifle-27709/
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#6627697 - 01/11/17 01:43 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: TexFlip]
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what is that setup?
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I do.
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#6627699 - 01/11/17 01:44 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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The Ruger American Ranch is another short barreled bolt rifle.

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#6627708 - 01/11/17 01:48 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: BushFamilyNine]
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Originally Posted By: mustafa
what is that setup?

Rem 700 Tactical 1:9 twist cut down to 16.25". B&C stock, PTG bottom metal, AICS mag, Nikon p223 scope.
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#6627719 - 01/11/17 01:57 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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that's an awesome looking setup. I got a 26" 22-250 that needs a new life. I may have found it.
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#6627813 - 01/11/17 03:34 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Sweet set-up and great photo! Thread that barrel and I'm in. Thanks for the idea.
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#6627842 - 01/11/17 03:54 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Barton H]
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Originally Posted By: Barton H
Sweet set-up and great photo! Thread that barrel and I'm in. Thanks for the idea.

It's threaded in the photo, just has a protector on it. Wears a YHM Phantom Ti.
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#6627848 - 01/11/17 03:58 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Not a 16", but my 9 year old daughter hunts pretty much everything in our part of the world with a CZ-527 in 223 cut to 18" and running an Omega. The next barrel may get cut to 16". I have a Specwar 556 K that should be approved any day now that will be the permanent can for it once it gets here. I chopped the stock and fitted an adjustable buttplate to it so it can go down as far as a 12" LOP and out to about 13 3/4, which is all anyone in our family needs.



It had my Harvester on it in this pic.


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#6628012 - 01/11/17 05:56 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I run a Mossberg MVP with full length reflex suppressor, works great for varmit hunting

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#6628182 - 01/11/17 08:08 PM Re: Anybody running a 16" bolt 223? [Re: mustafa]
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Originally Posted By: mustafa
that's an awesome looking setup. I got a 26" 22-250 that needs a new life. I may have found it.


Same here. Can't decide between 18 or 20 inch
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