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Old October 8, 2010, 06:23 AM   #1
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DI or Piston SBR 6.8 ?

Just put together my lower for the first time myself (proud)! I have a form1 in, waiting on a stamp...here's the big question:



In 6.8 with 7.5/8" barrel is Piston driven any better, I won't be overseas nor shooting fullauto? I have money saved and I'm debating Noveske vs LWRC.



What do you guys think?
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Old October 12, 2010, 02:41 PM   #2
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Personally, with your barrel being that short, I would go with the Piston driven system. A DI system with that size cartridge and the barrel being that short, places a lot of stress on the gas key of the bolt carrier group. I would look into Adams Arms Pistons/Upper and go with the Noveske barrel. However, since you are located on the Eastern Shore of MD, LWRC is out of Cambridge which will be more convenient. Good Luck.
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Old October 14, 2010, 01:15 PM   #3
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Old October 18, 2010, 01:12 AM   #4
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I have shot both from a benchrest and I can say for sure the the felt recoil is higher on a piston vs a DI on a 6.8. Good luck.
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