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    DPMS 16 inch 308 ...

    hey guys did the basic testing of the standard 16 inch dpms Oracle... grouped well under the 1 moa mark with its preferred load.

    but a great test and something anyone who has tried any kinda extended range shooting will enjoy is this clip shot off a cold bore at 568 yards.

    fresh gong hung it off a clay bank so it wasnt a known distance...

    i have never been disappointed with any AR platform rifle and this was no exception

    DPMS ORACLE 308 rapid fire 568 yards!! - YouTube
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    Very nice

    Who knew a 308 would go that far ????

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    thats awesome. great skills.

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    Long Gully?

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    Yep lg.

    It's great accuracy for a factory rifle.

    That's 168 match doing a mild 2600

    I can't think of a better rifle for culling when the .223 runs out of puff.

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    I have been getting good results with sst 150grn at 2720fps 44.5 2206.What load are you using for the 168grn?

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    Damn your giving me a itchy trigger finger
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    Sweet as.......great shooting mate!!!!!!
    While I might not be as good as I once was, Im as good once as I ever was!

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    Do you find the shots always string right like your first 3 shots did?

    I just say it because a LMT I used did the same twice in a row, thought it must have been me but was sceptical.

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    Yep it's hard to tell in this case... I really wasn't taking enough care in shots to give a you a definitive answer.

    At that range as I shoot the rifle it slips into a different place on the shoulder giving slightly more tension with each shot... Also notice the slight pause before the 5th as I reset my position and it puts the shot right Back into the first 2...

    Doesn't take much at that range...
    Last edited by Dr. Watson; 13-07-2014 at 11:05 AM.

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    Nice shooting
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    Nice shooting.... what scope is that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dundee View Post
    Nice shooting
    It's a AR optics bushnell 3-12... Wasn't supposed to be permanent but... It's doing ok

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    Thanks Doc,
    I've been looking at a DPMS LR-260 for a little while and had concern that the accuracy might not cut it, this video assures me that their rifle are the goods.

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    In 260 that would be interesting... Also important to note this model I have is one of the base models - 16 inch barrel, non free float handguard- heavy trigger...

    With an AR if your shooting in "the field" you need to resign yourself to the fact your gonna loose a fair amount of brass so have a good supply and buy at the right price...

 

 

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