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Old 01-23-2011, 10:58 AM  
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Been a while since we had a guns n' ammo discussion.


Some of you are AR shooters Im sure. Im looking at a Colt 6920. Will be my first AR. Picked up a Glock this fall and really enjoy shooting it. Any feedback on that weapon?



Anyone else been in a buy/sell/trade mood with hardware?

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Old 01-20-2012, 01:14 PM   #1651
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They sell tins of Greek ammo at CMP cheap.
So is the modern ammo just too powerful for it?
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:16 PM   #1652
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So is the modern ammo just too powerful for it?
Yup. At the very least it will break the OP rod. Lots of guys buy & change out the gas block so they can shoot modern deer hunting loads
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:19 PM   #1653
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Yup. At the very least it will break the OP rod. Lots of guys buy & change out the gas block so they can shoot modern deer hunting loads
How involved/expensive is that process?
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:21 PM   #1654
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How involved/expensive is that process?
Not hard. I have never done it. im sure their is U-tube vids on doing it. I would just hand load if you have a press? get the best most accurate bang for the buck.

They are a hoot to shoot. Something about that last shot & the PING! That Ping when the E-block hits the ground is like a time machine when you hear it.

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Old 01-20-2012, 02:08 PM   #1655
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Not hard. I have never done it. im sure their is U-tube vids on doing it. I would just hand load if you have a press? get the best most accurate bang for the buck.

They are a hoot to shoot. Something about that last shot & the PING! That Ping when the E-block hits the ground is like a time machine when you hear it.
I've switched out the gas tube on my AR - can't be much different. I just don't know how hard it will be to find parts.
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Old 01-20-2012, 02:15 PM   #1656
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What kind of ammo do you have to use? I

You can use good old fashioned Milsurp if you are just plinking. If you want to do some hunting or such, Hornady, Federal and probably some others, produce 30-06 rounds specifically for the M-1 Garand with lower pressures than modern rounds. They are specifically marketed for M-1 use.

http://www.cabelas.com/rifle-ammunit...k-ammo-1.shtml
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Old 01-20-2012, 02:19 PM   #1657
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You can use good old fashioned Milsurp if you are just plinking. If you want to do some hunting or such, Hornady, Federal and probably some others, produce 30-06 rounds specifically for the M-1 Garand with lower pressures than modern rounds. They are specifically marketed for M-1 use.

http://www.cabelas.com/rifle-ammunit...k-ammo-1.shtml
Thanks. Boy, that's pricey, though. Over a buck a round.
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I've switched out the gas tube on my AR - can't be much different. I just don't know how hard it will be to find parts.


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Here's another site I just found.

http://www.ammogarand.com/
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Thanks. Boy, that's pricey, though. Over a buck a round.
Here are a couple cheaper options. Most 30-06 produced today is for hunters or accuracy geeks, not much 'plinking' ammo in 30-06 except milsurp and it's still outrageously expensive compared to 5.56 or 7.62x39.

http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/AMM674-1.html

http://www.odcmp.com/Sales/relatedsales.htm
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