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First thing this morning was to knock up this 16" M4 Navy profile barrel for an ongoing build

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Then it was off to Parcelforce to collect a Samson Star 10 13.2" rail and barrel nut for an AR10 build that has been progressing for some time.
Background: I took the AR10 in on a trade for a .300 Whisper for another dealer.
Bubba has visited this poor rifle on previous occasions and the upper receiver had been messed about with to the point it is unusable.
An abomination of a side charging slot cut into it and the rear charging handle removed and a small block of aluminium fitted into the hole and secured by way of a 8mm countersunk screw through the top of the receiver!
Anyway moving on:
The PRS was replaced with a A2, the trigger is a Jewell and still needs a tune.
Some time back I sold Baldie an upper receiver but he never used it, so I bought it back, machined it and fitted one of the world famous Bradley Arms sidechargng handles to the carrier.
Sassen supplied a 1:11 blank and it was cut to 20" and chambered with a brand new .308 CiP spec PTG reamer and finished off with a Doofer® in 5/8x24
The hand guard arrived today, but the nut supplied was for a DPMS .308, not good as the DPMS nut is 16TPI and the Armalite needs a 18TPI nut.
Having a length of EN24 I set about making one and here's the result
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Just waiting on the rear charging handle and the nut will be blasted and Cerakoted along with the other jobs later this week
Thanks

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What sort of distance is a nicely made AR10 good for hitting 10" steel plates?[/quote

 

Precision (rifle and cartridge) dependent and accuracy (shooter/conditions) dependent.....and hit % of course,but 1moa should not be unrealistic.....so....

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Very nice work Mark, out of interest what would that weigh?

 

My £5 digital kitchen scale of truth says 4.695kg or in real money 10.350lbs

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My £5 digital kitchen scale of truth says 4.695kg or in real money 10.350lbs

Very nice , guess the barrel adds an extra pound or so over what they usually are ? , if you have time any chance of some pics of the bolt next to an AR15 bolt ?

Cheers

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Hey Mr Bradley, I know this is an old post now, but the photo’s are no longer viewable. Is there any chance you could somehow reactivate access to the photo’s?

i think many would appreciate it. Thanks

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