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Unread 02-09-2014, 11:48 PM   #1471
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I saw your thread on NS. I really like the stock and the AR mag thing. Looks like a fun rifle to shoot.
yup yup! didnt want another .308 platform ($$ for ammo, even reloading aint cheap), dont like the AR platform, so went with the bolt gun in .223.

So far it's been good out to 700 on a calm day, hoping to push further than that but the round itself is pretty useless after 400 yards, so, at those distances its just for ringing the steel

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Unread 02-10-2014, 08:19 AM   #1472
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Would you mind posting a link to the thread on NS that shows it off?
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Unread 02-10-2014, 08:40 AM   #1473
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Would you mind posting a link to the thread on NS that shows it off?
Sure thing

http://www.nevadashooters.com/showthread.php?t=44886
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Unread 02-10-2014, 09:37 AM   #1474
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What is the twist rate on the MVP? I have only held one at the shot show a few years back and don't remember the details.
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Unread 02-10-2014, 11:04 AM   #1475
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Woo that's a fancy shooter ya got there. I just read the entire thread and it looks really cool!
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Unread 02-10-2014, 01:50 PM   #1476
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What is the twist rate on the MVP? I have only held one at the shot show a few years back and don't remember the details.
1:9

Not so great for the heavy heavy bullets, but most of those need to be seated past magazine length anyway.
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Unread 02-10-2014, 01:53 PM   #1477
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Woo that's a fancy shooter ya got there. I just read the entire thread and it looks really cool!
nah nah nah. its just a $500 rifle thats all stock with what is basically just "Decent" glass on top. Nothing fancy, it ain't no setup like Terry has.
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Unread 02-10-2014, 01:56 PM   #1478
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Gotta admit I am growing a little tired of the AR. I usually end up shooting at 300-400 to keep the challenge there. I have a pending sale on my current AR and have parts to build another lower for a lightweight 14.5" upper I like. I think once that is done, I may SBR the lower and switch out the 14.5 for an 11" upper once the stamp comes in. Keep that for short distance use and a bolt gun for my middle to long distance fun.

I like the idea of keeping an AR around for the home and an SBR works much better for that. Concussion blast is a bit of f*%^er tho
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Gotta admit I am growing a little tired of the AR. I usually end up shooting at 300-400 to keep the challenge there. I have a pending sale on my current AR and have parts to build another lower for a lightweight 14.5" upper I like. I think once that is done, I may SBR the lower and switch out the 14.5 for an 11" upper once the stamp comes in. Keep that for short distance use and a bolt gun for my middle to long distance fun.

I like the idea of keeping an AR around for the home and an SBR works much better for that. Concussion blast is a bit of f*%^er tho
That was always kinda my thought process.

I wanted an AR to be little/light, which means it aint gonna be too good for longer distance, so I filled the niche with a bolt gun.

If i ever do another AR, it'll be a 14.5" middy as light as i can build it.
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Anything under 16" has to have a SBR stamp unless you have a flash hider that brings it to 16". Most go 16.5" to be on the safe side.
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Is a SBR stamp hard to get?
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Unread 02-10-2014, 03:11 PM   #1482
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Is a SBR stamp hard to get?
not 'hard' per say, just takes ttttttttttiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmmmmmmmmmmmmmeeeeeeeeeeee e. BATFE now says they have up to 15 months to get back to you.

I hear the new e-file system is returning them in like 3 months though.
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So a SBR stamp is like getting a suppressor right?
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So a SBR stamp is like getting a suppressor right?
Pretty much.
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It's the same basic process as a suppressor.
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