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    15 inch 223 barrel

    what sort of performance could I expect from a 15 inch 223 barrel
    thinking of shorting one of my two 223s and supressing

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    enough for goats say out to 150-200?

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    Of course.

    I'm getting 2873fps with 65gn Gamekings in my 16" AR.
    No reason you can't better that, as mine isn't even above ADI recommended max.
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    I get 2850fps from hornady training ammo from a 14-15" barrel

    Which reminds me - Rambo we will go chase some more goats end of August? Think I'm booked up till then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barefoot View Post
    I get 2850fps from hornady training ammo from a 14-15" barrel

    Which reminds me - Rambo we will go chase some more goats end of August? Think I'm booked up till then.
    sounds good stu

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    Can expect at least 2800 fps with 55gr loads

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barefoot View Post
    Think I'm booked up till then.
    Such a busy schedule Barefoot.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    My 12 inch one tips pigs over as well as it done at 16
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    Ballistic by the inch will tell you if you google it

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    12" AR with a Waitaki engineering .223 supressor. Furthest goat ranged at 268 metres. No problems.
    Shooting factory winchester 55 gr powerpoint ammo.

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    15" is plenty almost anything.
    I have a few ARs and I really struggle to justify the ones with long tubes to myself,let alone anyone else
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