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#6708576 - 03/18/17 12:18 PM 6.5 Grendel
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Finally got some trigger time in. Still a work in progress. Load is 123 AMAX @ CfE.
15 rounds @ 100 yds. Probably could have been better and I still have some adjustments to make


Edited by Blanco (03/18/17 04:31 PM)
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#6708917 - 03/18/17 08:20 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Blanco]
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well

like ya say, probably could have been better


seems fair
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#6708959 - 03/18/17 09:23 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Blanco]
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I hope you are kidding. Those are some damn good groupings from 100


Edited by Bigfoot (03/19/17 03:01 PM)
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#6708971 - 03/18/17 09:33 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Blanco]
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Looks like pig poison to me.
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#6708989 - 03/18/17 09:47 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Blanco]
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It has been a rifle that is 2 yrs into the making. Alexander 16" 7.5 twist barrel.
I originally had intended to put a Vortex on this one. The Athalon Argos was too good a deal to pass up
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#6708991 - 03/18/17 09:50 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Blanco]
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After you've put that scope through its paces I'll bet a lot of guys would like to know how it stacks up.

Nice rifle. How many fps are you getting out of that load?
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#6708994 - 03/18/17 09:52 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Blanco]
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One of my issues is that i discovered the scope is mounted too far forward. I have to slide my cheek off the stock to get a focus. Not a big problem on the AR platform, just move it back 2 notches. Just one a them thangs.
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#6709002 - 03/18/17 10:00 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Blanco]
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I can give a quick rundown on the scope 6-24X50 FFP Mil
Build quality is very good on par with Vortex. Physically a bit heavy.
Optical quality is just under a Vortex. Only difference is that a Vortex is a bit brighter.
The turrets lack the re-zero feature, I miss that.
for $400 it is a grand slam.
It works better than my spotting scope!


Edited by Blanco (03/18/17 10:01 PM)
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#6709013 - 03/18/17 10:11 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Blanco]
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HDY 123AMAX 30G CFE223
I haven't chrono'ed from my rifle but out of an 18" rifle it was going 2580.
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#6709027 - 03/18/17 10:34 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: RiverRider]
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
Looks like pig poison to me.

Yessir sho nuf
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#6709354 - 03/19/17 02:33 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel [Re: Bigfoot]
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Originally Posted By: Bigfoot
I hope you are kidding . that is some damn good groupings from 100
Like my mom used to say, if you can't say something nice keep your ##$%^$## mouth shut
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