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Thread: Ruger American Predator .308- 18" barrel

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    Ruger American Predator .308- 18" barrel

    Has anyone used/bought the Ruger American Predator .308 with the 18" barrel? I've always liked short handy rifles. I have a Howa Mini 223 and love its handiness..... Thanks :-)

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    got an American in 3006 barrels a bit thin but would be an ok hunter as long as you didn't take more than say 3 shots in quick succession she starts to wander after that
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    Predator models normally have a slightly heavier contour than the American, about right I reckon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bumblefoot View Post
    I have a Howa Mini 223 and love its handiness..... Thanks :-)
    But hate the magazine catch!

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    Ive got a Ruger Ranch Rifle 5.56, a great wee rifle

    Shoots well with my 77 gr SMK homeloads using recycled military mixed brass.

    First time trying it out and checking bullet drop this is at 500 yards.
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