308 AR10 Build Info/Picture Thread

Nittynate

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opus56

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The barrel finally came today...now we're ready to go shoot! Can't wait to take it out on Monday.

Aero Precision Upper, Lower, 15" Handguard, Bolt Carrier
Luth-AR stock
David Tubb Flat-Wire Spring
Lothar Walther 20" KA Barrel w/ headspaced bolt
Superlative Arms Adj. .875" gas block
Area 419 Hellfire brake
Geissele SCH Charging Handle
Geissele SSA-E Trigger
Magpul MOE Plus AR Grip
Leupold Mark 5HD 3.6-18x44 w/ CCH reticle
Leupold Mark 6 Mount - 20 MOA

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Finally got me some decent glass for my 6.5 build. Doug at Cameraland hooked me up with an Athlon Cronus BTR 4.5-29X56. The scope definitely lives up to the hype. I can't wait to hit the range this weekend. I ordered a set of AADLAND caps & throwlever for it as well.

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SOLGW Mk10, 308. Just picked it up thursday, first 30 rds friday. First group is 7 rds at 100 yards. 2nd group is 10 rds. Wind ripped the staples on the target during that group and was blowing it around. Both groups FGMM 168g.

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So after a long time mindling and fiddling here it is. I do not consider fully developed yet, but we're close.
The basis is a locally developed (I am in Italy!) ar308 dpms, by DR15-custom

follows the recipe:
-billet aluminum upper&lower (dr-15)
-internals: JP SCS 'the hard way' (blue-red spring, 2 tungsted and 1 steel weights); cryptic coating bolt carrier and RCA HP bolt.
- BA 18" RL bull 6.5 creedmoor (soon to be replaced by Keystone Accuracy 20" rifle lenght Krieger 5R plus a new upper wearing a 22" Krieger +" again from KA);
- Timney calvin elite;
- magpul prs gen3
- A419 sidewinder muzzle brake (we can't go suppressed by law)
- A419 RRS universal rail with rugged ridge extreme pod (great bipod!) and RRS clamp;
- SLR .875 AGB
- March FX 5-40x56 with Spuhr Cantilever 20 MOA base;
-furniture: ergo grip, Hoptic USA cheeck rest cover, Aero keymod 12" Handguard

I add the last target pic taken yesterday at 600Y. This lady can do that all day. Thanks for your comments.
 

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My first build,
Side Charging matched receiver from Detroit Gun Works
Heavy Barrel, 762x51 cant remember who makes it, believe its ballastic advantage
CMC flat 3.5lb trigger/LPK
Springco springs
Spikes BCG, I had drilled and tapped
Burris XTRii 2-12x/Burris Rings
Magpul Furniture
Harris QD not shown

1000+rds down the pipe and she still shoot 1/4moa with PRVI 168bthp and even better with hand loads.
 

opus56

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Nice job. I know the feeling after buttoning it all up. i would love to know how that brake holds up on a gas gun. Please update.
I have about 500 rounds through it and so far so good w/ the brake. I've removed it twice and cleaned it and both times my zero stayed the same...no POI shift after removal and re-installation. I'd say it's going to hold up great.
 
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opus56

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Did it ever come loose on its own?
I did as Jon recommends...fire 10-15 rounds then reach up and tighten the collar again. And that's worked great. I admit though, I check that collar every time I set up to shoot but it's been tight.

When I first installed the brake, the universal adapter that screws to the muzzle did come loose on my second or third outing w/ the gun. I applied a very small amount of blue loctite and haven't had an issue since.
 

donho00

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I did as Jon recommends...fire 10-15 rounds then reach up and tighten the collar again. And that's worked great. I admit though, I check that collar every time I set up to shoot but it's been tight.

When I first installed the brake, the universal adapter that screws to the muzzle did come loose on my second or third outing w/ the gun. I applied a very small amount of blue loctite and haven't had an issue since.

That was my only concern. I think I will pick one up. Thanks!
 

TMR137

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I finally got mine up and running and it shot .513 moa the other day with M118LR. It’s a Mega Maten matched upper and lower, SSA-E, Wilson Combat 18” barrel, SLR handguard and adjustable gas block, Lantac Enhanced BCG and Bilock Dragon Brake, GEMTECH Quicksand, Steiner T5XI 3-15 in Badger mount.
 

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flyer

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It's nice to see that group from your Wilson Combat barrel.

I just ordered a few new lowers (Aero Precision) and I have an M5E1 enhanced upper with 15" Quantum Mlok handguard. I also ordered a Wilson Combat Ultimate Hunter 22" fluted barrel in 6.5 Creedmoor, Toolcraft BCG, a Larue trigger and Aero LPK.

I just have to figure out my gas system and buffer and I'll have a budget M5 that hopefully shoots little groups like that.

Oh, I'll have a GAP special Bushnell LRHSi 4.5-18x44 on top in a KDG Sidelok QD mount.
 

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Here is the new Battle Arms Development big block receiver set and forend. The fit, finish, attention to design detail, and super light weight must be seen and felt to be fully appreciated. Bartlein 16" 5R 1x10 barrel with KAC intermediate length gas system. JP LMOS bolt carrier with high pressure bolt. LaRue MBT trigger. SLR adjustable gas block. Every titanium part that V-Seven makes for the rifle.

The weight is 7 LB 11 OZ. We could have come in under 7.5 LB by using the MFT stock. The recoil is crazy-light.

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I built this lightweight .308 last year. 6 pounds 11.4 ounces without the scope. Has JP drivetrain, titanium muzzle break, Odin rail, aero upper, polymer80 lower. It has about 2000 rounds through it now and no problems with the polymer lower yet. Shoots circles around my scar heavy. Its lighter and it doesn't eat scopes either.
 

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