Aug 2011 Special Weapons

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Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by 300Blk » Tue Jun 28, 2011 10:11 pm


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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by silentbushmaster » Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:52 am

Looking at the target, looks like the bullets had not stabalized upon impact.
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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by rob_s » Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:09 am

"a roar among snipers"? Really? is the author even a sniper?

I'm sure I'm supposed to keep my mouth shut about such things, but that article, just from the splash page, sounds like a lot of the reason people hate gun rags these days.
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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by JasonAAC » Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:55 am

rob_s wrote:"a roar among snipers"? Really? is the author even a sniper?

I'm sure I'm supposed to keep my mouth shut about such things, but that article, just from the splash page, sounds like a lot of the reason people hate gun rags these days.
true. and sad.
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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by rob_s » Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:38 am

while not about "snipers", I hope to do the upper, caliber, and can more justice by being more honest when I write my article. I'm past 6 months with the upper, and had a 3-4 month hiatus due to family emergencies, but as I get back into this I want to continue to address the shortcomings I've found in my use and the way that AAC/Remington is addressing them. the big lynchpin for me is the new supersonic ammo. I have quite a stock of the 123 but given it's malfunction rate it's not something I want to continue using, and I want to retain the limited amount of subsonic I have left for the rare occasion when I get to visit the can. :mrgreen:
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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by 300Blk » Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:42 am

Rob,

I will send you some 125 grain ammo in Aug. The 123 is being replaced with ammo that uses a longer bullet.

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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by rob_s » Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:54 pm

I'll get busy scheduling my range day!
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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by Tom12.7 » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:50 pm

Looking at the target, looks like the bullets had not stabalized upon impact.

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I agree, it doesn't look right to me either, but I'm on an iPhone now, I'll look at it on a pc.
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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by snipecatcher » Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:10 pm

silentbushmaster wrote:Looking at the target, looks like the bullets had not stabalized upon impact.
Interesting. I knew my rifle couldn't be the only one that will not stabilize subs. Those holes look about like mine does with any bullet at subsonic velocity. Mine is a 7.5 twist. Hard to believe they didn't get a baffle strike.
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Re: Aug 2011 Special Weapons

Post by Tom12.7 » Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:43 pm

I can't stabilize the 240gr SMK at all, some 220's not so good either. I'm going to work on something with a much tighter twist as soon as I get caught up with other projects.
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