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Posted: 9/26/2007 10:04:00 PM EDT
Just got this Spike's .22LR upper and 6 BDM full size Ciener mags. I set the upper up to closely match my 12.5" 6.8SPC setup. Spike set up the barrel a bit too long, but it's close enough for government work (as the saying goes).

I put a little Slip2000 EWL on the Ciener rails and hand cycled the bolt about 50 times. Then I ran 180 rounds through the upper across all 6 mags. No mag or upper related failures at all - just one round that failed to ignite (probably the ammo). Shot Aguila 38gr copper washed. Single ragged hole at 20 yards (indoor pistol range) shooting off a bipod.

I'll be cutting the mag springs by 1" as suggested by BDM. Right now, it's very hard to load more than 22-23 rounds into the mags.

What a great combination - I'll be shooting this thing like crazy over the winter.

Link Posted: 9/26/2007 11:23:49 PM EDT
Sweet Brown Gravy!!!!!!

That's beautiful if it were a 5.56/6.8/etc. and simply amazing that it's a dedicated .22!!!!!

Unreal man, very nice,
Scott
Link Posted: 9/26/2007 11:26:14 PM EDT
very sweet gun, what did that run you without the scope? maybe you could build a price list
Link Posted: 9/27/2007 3:49:03 AM EDT
Thats a great looking setup. Job well done
Link Posted: 9/27/2007 3:52:08 AM EDT
I don't recognize the scope, pray tell.....
Link Posted: 9/27/2007 3:52:35 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/27/2007 3:54:21 AM EDT by Bodie]
NICE, do you have to get the "Paperwork" on a .22 SBR or just Fullbore.
Link Posted: 9/27/2007 5:20:01 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Bodie:
NICE, do you have to get the "Paperwork" on a .22 SBR or just Fullbore.


You do need a registered SBR lower for any short barrelled upper. However, you can swap uppers off a single SBR lower all day long. In any case, I have a dedicated SBR lower pending.
Link Posted: 9/27/2007 5:27:59 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Robertesq1:
I don't recognize the scope, pray tell.....


IOR 1.1-4x26 CRT with illuminated CQB reticle. Great scope with a very useful reticle, IMHO.
Link Posted: 9/27/2007 6:52:01 AM EDT
N I C E

Link Posted: 10/1/2007 4:22:44 PM EDT
Do you have a like for Spikes?
Link Posted: 10/1/2007 5:16:27 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Loupeznik:
Do you have a like for Spikes?


A link?

Here you go.
Link Posted: 10/8/2007 11:01:00 PM EDT
great looking setup
Link Posted: 10/10/2007 8:37:57 PM EDT
Here's an updated photo of my Spike's Tactical upper on a dedicated SBR lower (top), as well as my 6.8SPC SBR for comparison. Both muzzle devices are Surefire QD suppressor adapters.



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