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    308bbl_ezr.jpgThe lightweight 308 barrels made a brief stop here today...2lbs-0.4 oz!!!
    Headed back out for Melonite so they should be back here in 10 days.

    Lightest 308 production barrels made.
    I built an upper using a carbon fiber tube, came in at 4lbs 14oz.


    In stock as of 4/12/12--http://www.ar15performance.com/308_barrel
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    According to John Holliger, " the Hagar's smaller rim diameter (compared to a 6BR or 6.5 Grendel) produces less bolt thrust (an issue with the AR15). Third, the Hagar's relatively old-fashioned long, narrow case feeds more reliably than "modern" short, fat designs.".
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    Whats the price tag on one of these? 16" or 18"
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    I think they are going to be $220, I didn't get the bill yet. 18" only.
    According to John Holliger, " the Hagar's smaller rim diameter (compared to a 6BR or 6.5 Grendel) produces less bolt thrust (an issue with the AR15). Third, the Hagar's relatively old-fashioned long, narrow case feeds more reliably than "modern" short, fat designs.".
    The 6.8 is the fastest growing cartridge and best choice for hunting deer and hogs with an AR15. AR15Performance.com
    http://lonestarboars.com/

    http://www.tacticalvacations.com/



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    What are the dimensions/profile? Looks like mid-length gas and I guess it has to be a .750 gas block seat considering how light they are...
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    Yes, mid gas .750 gas block.
    They taper .750-.650 under the handguard and then are .600 out front.
    As light as I could possibly make them.
    According to John Holliger, " the Hagar's smaller rim diameter (compared to a 6BR or 6.5 Grendel) produces less bolt thrust (an issue with the AR15). Third, the Hagar's relatively old-fashioned long, narrow case feeds more reliably than "modern" short, fat designs.".
    The 6.8 is the fastest growing cartridge and best choice for hunting deer and hogs with an AR15. AR15Performance.com
    http://lonestarboars.com/

    http://www.tacticalvacations.com/



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    You got one tagged for me right boss man???



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    if you want one this light, yes
    According to John Holliger, " the Hagar's smaller rim diameter (compared to a 6BR or 6.5 Grendel) produces less bolt thrust (an issue with the AR15). Third, the Hagar's relatively old-fashioned long, narrow case feeds more reliably than "modern" short, fat designs.".
    The 6.8 is the fastest growing cartridge and best choice for hunting deer and hogs with an AR15. AR15Performance.com
    http://lonestarboars.com/

    http://www.tacticalvacations.com/



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    i'd get one, but already have one .308 and a shilen barrel sitting here....but I did get my .264 LBC today with .800 bolt, looks good, need to get together so can go test some loads

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    There is nothing special about these barrels other than they are very light. The weight of AR10s is the complaint I hear most so I thought a lightweight hunter or heavy metal barrel might sell. There are plenty of heavy barrels on the market.
    According to John Holliger, " the Hagar's smaller rim diameter (compared to a 6BR or 6.5 Grendel) produces less bolt thrust (an issue with the AR15). Third, the Hagar's relatively old-fashioned long, narrow case feeds more reliably than "modern" short, fat designs.".
    The 6.8 is the fastest growing cartridge and best choice for hunting deer and hogs with an AR15. AR15Performance.com
    http://lonestarboars.com/

    http://www.tacticalvacations.com/



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    Um...Ratpoodle68 wanted me to ask for him...yeah that's it...these chambered in 308 Winchester?
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