Looking to add another 308

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  1. Mattg1500

    Mattg1500 LSB Member

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    Currently have a DPMS G2 lite hunter with a 20in barrel I use for my hog hunts. Id like to get another with a 16in barrel but cant seem to decide. Any recommendations or what do you own? $2500 budget. Thanks
     
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    More details please. Your weight range ie. heavy, middle of the road or light as possible? Barrel twist? What job you want it for?
     
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    Im thinking lighter than the dpms would be nice but i can carry some weight. Gonna shoot factory load barnes and keep the range under 300 id say. Id like to put my xq50 on it. I will use it for my trips to Ga to friends farm on hogs yotes etc
     
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    Give ma a call and we can discuss options. 214-945-5520
     
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    Sorry didnt forget to call. Where u located? Im in Pa so i dont wanna call at 2am LOL
     
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    I am in the DFW area
     
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    Thats crazy looking. Id like a SA, my 7mm is hard for me to put down if Im picking up a bolt gun, but i am going to look at that Q more
     
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    Will you shoot suppressed ?
     
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    Honestly probably not this year. Id love to get a saker 762 for the 6.8 i built and use it on the 308 but $$$ ...
     
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    AR style, light as my 15's 16" barrel will suppress, can trade a 6.8 for it...lol
     
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    So one annoying aspect regarding my suppressed stoners, is that they "blast" back some soot into my aiming eyeball, if I don't wear eyepro ... and in general, I prefer not to wear eyepro. The Q Fix is a stonerish bolt gun ... but without the self-loading aspect ... no suppressed blow back hitting me in the eyeball. For hogs, I can see a self-loader has advantages when a field full of multiple sounders presents itself ... but it is a close call between eyepro and self loader or no-eye-pro and Fix like bolt gun ... hence cogitating.

    Shooting suppressed has advantage of confusing the hogs about where the gun fire is coming from ... especially if over about 50yds ... so they tend to scatter in more directions and offer more follow up shots.

    Everything is a matter of priorities and trade-offs :)


    (I hope Eric doesn't think I'm trying to steal a sale from him!! ... Eric might be the most honest sales guy I've ever spoken with ... I called him to order a 6.8 one day and he convinced me it wasn't the right answer for my use case ... who else would do that ?? And he was correct btw ... go Eric Go !!!! :) and I have no interest in Fix company ... I'm just another dumb@ss walkin ... )
     
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    Great points. I do not wear eye pro either and would prefer not to, i sweat like a pig when its over 75deg lol. The fix is def a badass gun and i saw it in 8.6 creedmoor which looks sick. Id go 6.5 in my next bolt gun i think but i have a friend who is a waaayyy better shot than me and he has lost big hogs using the 6.5 . In Ga where i hunt very rarely do the hogs show in big fields. They hug the edges of them or i kill them in lanes. Most of my lanes are about 25 to 30ft wide and i gotta shoot then shoot quickly again. 5 is my best in that small window but 1 was on my L already in the woods and decided to cross to my R. He lost. I built the 6.8 just because i wanted one and it gave me a project other than yard or housework
     
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    If i could choose any Id like a DD or the REPR
     
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    Don't think that at all Sir and glad I could help. I don't care if I sell anything as long as I am giving the correct info to someone so that they can choose what is best for them.

    I have a supplier that carries Q but they do not have the fix in stock at the moment.
     
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    hdfireman Blackstone Arms SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter Vendor

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    This is a photo from a customer that was sent to me this weekend. I built him a AR-10 platform in 6.5 Creedmore. He is shooting hand loaded 143gr Hornady ELD-X with this group. He stated the 2 shots on the outside where rushed because it was starting to rain. Not to bad.
    IMG_0600.jpeg
     
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    Can I bump this with some findings?
    PWS MK216
    DD5V1
    LMT LM8 MWS
    Grey Ghost MK II heavy
    All of these are in my price range. Looking for accurate reliable and able to shoot suppressed. Not interested in a build yet even though i may save some $. Thanks!
     
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