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with the performance of the 5.56 NATO. Reports rolled in of Taliban fighters killing or wounding U.S. soldiers after being shot multiple times with the 5.56. Not good.
Remington, later the 5.56. Incorporating an option with more of the mythical “stopping power”—read a larger caliber bullet—is tricky. Though, in concept.
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shooting, and just having fun plinking at the range. However, using those smaller cartridges on larger game is a very controversial subject.
The AR-platform is extremely popular in the United States and offers many inherent advantages for hunters though, 6.8 SPC Upper, 6.5 grendel vs 6.8 SPC, buy 6.8
challenges involved with building larger bore cartridges that improve upon the performance of the .223 Remington and 5.56x45mm NATO while still reliably functioning
For that reason, hunters have two mainstream choices for medium bore AR cartridges: 6.5 Grendel and the 6.8 Remington SPC. Both cartridges are solid performers
and there is quite a bit of overlap in their capabilities, but each also has different strengths and weaknesses.
|Parent case||.30 Remington|
|Case type||Rimless, bottlenecked|
|Bullet diameter||0.277 in (7.0 mm)|
|Land diameter||0.270 in (6.9 mm)|
|Neck diameter||0.306 in (7.8 mm)|
|Shoulder diameter||0.402 in (10.2 mm)|
|Base diameter||0.422 in (10.7 mm)|
|Rim diameter||0.422 in (10.7 mm)|
|Rim thickness||0.049 in (1.2 mm)|
|Case length||1.687 in (42.8 mm)|
|Overall length||2.260 in (57.4 mm)|
|Case capacity||34.8–36.9 gr H2O (2.26–2.39 cm3)|
|Maximum pressure (C.I.P)||58,700 psi (405 MPa)|
|Maximum pressure (SAAMI)||55,000 psi (380 MPa)|