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    My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    I sold the barrel out of my 18" Larue SSS so I had a free float tube and scope laying around. I got bored and decided to slap this thing together.

    After shooting it, I'm probably going to end up leaving it pretty similar to the way it is.





    Using CCI Green Tags I was able to put 25rds through a 1/2 hole at 15 yards with the gun braced against my thumb.

    The build is as follows:

    Spikes 16" uppper with standard CM barrel
    Larue 13.2
    Larue SPR mnt and 3.5-10MK4
    RRA lower with Geissele DMR trigger

    Even though this gun turned out a bit heavier than I originally planned on, it balances extremely well. To make it balance I had to run a buffer in the stock even though it's not required.

    The upper is built extremely well. The only issue I had was with the factory charging handle, somehow the channel where the carrier rides was a bit tight and caused the gun to malfunction.

    Ammo selection has not been an issue with the gun, it'll run everything and anything. The CCI standards and green tags have yeilded the best accuracy.

    I will be purchasing a YHM Mite to go on this build in the near future. I like the idea of having a .22 can that can be cleaned easily.

    The 1 MOA m3 knobs on the scope are well suited for this gun since I have to dial in a lot of elevation going from 25 yards to 100 yards.

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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    That is a real nice build. I too like the M3 on a 22.
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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    Damn that look good. How long of a wait was the spike's .22lr upper?
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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    I need to bug them and see if they'll build one using a stainless Green Mountain barrel. I'm not too keen on Chromemoly barrels. (It's wet around here and stuff likes to rust.)

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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    It's wet around here too and I haven't had any issues.

    I also purchased the upper a while back and it sat as a standard upper

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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SuperSeal110</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Damn that look good. How long of a wait was the spike's .22lr upper? </div></div>

    they claim they are ready to go in 1 to 3 weeks in most configurations

    i have been waiting for almost a month, however i believe the current wait is on mags, and not the complete conversion upper. the best i can do for you


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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    Just picked up one myself today. Going to run a few thousand throu it tomorrow I hope. If you're looking for one quick there are a few dealers over at ar15.com that stock them forsale. Someone is sure to have one in stock. Palmetostate has the new CMMG mags on sale for 19.99. Only high cap as the 10 round is not out yet. Donald
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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    Looks slow

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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    i'll be placing an order for another one, a 10.5 this time though

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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    Good call on the Mite.

    Shoot a couple of squirts of Break Free into the Mite before every shooting session (keeps lead and powder from sticking), and clean up will be as simple as running the baffle piece under the faucet.

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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    I love my Spikes as well. I cant complain shoots quarter size groups at 50 Heck this is a plinker not a tack driver but it gets the job done. Especially with the price of Ammo these days, just wish I could find a black dog machine loader,



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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    I started having some issues with mine yesterday. I was getting a bunch of out of battery fires and the rounds were getting hard to chamber. I stripped the thing down then I polished the chamber opening and the chamber. We'll see how it works today

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    Re: My first 3000.00 .22LR rifle

    Firing out of battery is very dangerous. You should give that gun to me before you kill yourself! I am just a concerned citizen trying to help.

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