Tag: 6.8mm

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An Analysis of the Soldier’s Load with 6.5mm Cased Telescoped Ammunition (Part 2)

One thing that seems apparent from the ARDEC presentation on the CTSAS program is the excessive capability and weight of the 6.5mm CT ammunition, as well as its use of lead-cored projectiles as opposed to more modern (and less dense) EPR-type projectiles. Further, the [Read More…]

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An Analysis of the Soldier’s Load with 6.5mm Cased Telescoped Ammunition (Part 1)

Recently, I wrote an editorial regarding the LSAT/CTSAS team’s NDIA presentation on their 6.5mm cased telescoped carbine and machine gun concepts. There was a lot to say about the history of Army programs and the pitfalls facing that team, but today I want to get [Read More…]

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Bison Upper Pics

MrSteve has posted unboxing photos of his new Bison 6.8 SPC AR-15 upper. Worth taking a look. Bison Armory is partly owned by blogger extraordinaire SayUncle.

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New Bison Armory 6.8 SPC barrels

Bison Armory, which is part owned by gun blogger SayUncle, have gotten in new 16″ 6.8 SPC barrels for the AR-15. The 16″ Recon profile barrel is manufactured by E.R. Shaw according to the Bison Armory specifications. It sells for $200.

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Stag Arms Model 7 (Hunter)

Stag Arms have a new 6.8mm hunting AR-15 called the Model 7 (Hunter). Model 7 (Hunter). Click to expand. The rifle features a 20.77″ 1:11 twist barrel, 2 stage match trigger, 5 round magazine and a Hogue pistol grip. Stag Arms has the price listed as $1,055. [Read More…]