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#1 timmy

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 12:10 AM

Finally.....I purchased the lower from a friend over a year ago. It sat in my safe.He was going with a tactical 6.8mm setup. He already had an OD pistol grip and collapsable stock, and the goofy CA legal bullet button thingy. I wanted a flatrail hunting setup in .223.I finally purchased the complete upper (Bushmaster Predator, 20" barrel with 1:8 twist) and a Nikon Buckmaster scope (BDC 14.5 - 14 x 40) and installed it with generic scope mounts.I found a collapsable stock and a scope don't mix, so installed an extended charging handle, changed the stock to a Magpull adjustable in black (didn't care for the the OD green) and changed the scope rings out for a Burris one piece (PEPR). While I was at it, I added a black Hogue pistol grip. (Whoda thunk there was a spring and pin in there somewhere? Had to search the carpet for those. )I finished it off with a Harris Bi-Pod.Now it's perfect. I have about 400 rounds through it without any issues, and I love it. Right now the barrel is more accurate than me, so I need more practice. I put the last 40 rounds through fist sized group at 100 yrds.Attached File  1.jpg   18.22KB   26 downloads

#2 Bennie

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 05:16 AM

Nice rifle.
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#3 OrneryOlMofo357

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 05:25 AM

Good looking Ar. Try some 40 gr Vmax on some ground squirrels if you get a chance. That 1/8 twist really makes those critters fly. "at least thats been my luck with the Tikka" Good luck with the new rifle.
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Posted 16 February 2011 - 08:37 AM

Nice. Waiting on my upper, it's about two weeks out and it's driving me crazy.
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Posted 16 February 2011 - 08:43 AM

That is one sweet AR!

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 08:56 AM

Nice Timmy! I'm waiting on the upper for my second one. It can't come soon enough.
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