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Old May 13, 2019, 04:03 PM   #1
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New 6.5 Creedmoor AR Upper

I took a fresh built 6.5 Creedmoor upper out today for initial testing. It has an AR Performance barrel and JP Enterprises free float tube. I haven't put on a flash hider or muzzel brake yet. It has a Superlative Arms adjustable gas block. Also a Vortex 4 x 12 scope. I was shooting SIG 140 grain Match. It took three shots to zero the scope, then a four round group. I had a 3 hole, 1/4 inch group with a called flyer for the fourth round. First few shots were ejecting about 2 o'clock, one adjustment of the Superlative block and they were popping out at 3 o'clock, traveling about 5 feet, and recoil was slightly reduced. I used my 308 lower for testing, but am building a dedicated lower for this one. I'm not a big fan of large frame AR's, too heavy, and this will be my last one. But this might be the most accurate rifle I have judged by group size. Guns are fun.
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Old May 14, 2019, 09:52 AM   #2
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I have that same barrel. Very accurate and would be perfect for hunting. But my groups opened up on the 4th or 5th shoot with that barrel.
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Old May 17, 2019, 07:26 AM   #3
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Is that SA one of the "blow hole" bleed off blocks and are those different vs the SA blocks that work on .223?
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