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Posted: 1/31/2011 4:51:58 PM EDT
For an average shooter, what kind of accuracy can you expect from a 10.3" SBR?  Would hitting a silhouette target center mass at 300m be reasonable?  200m?

Thanks,
Mark
Link Posted: 1/31/2011 4:54:54 PM EDT
[#1]
I would say 300 yd hits are entirely reasonable. With a 12.5" barrel and red dot, I can make hits at 500 yds and I'm not exactly Annie Oakley.

 
Link Posted: 1/31/2011 5:21:15 PM EDT
[#2]
I hit a 2/3 sized silhouette at 300 yards with regularity shooting 55gr ball ammo out of a 10.5" barreled gun.  No problems.  Stick in some 77gr Black Hills and you'll be very surprised.
Link Posted: 1/31/2011 5:26:40 PM EDT
[#3]
300 yards, definetly if you do your part and use decent ammunition.
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 2:56:41 AM EDT
[#4]
Shortening a barrel makes it stiffer and more accurate, not less.  What you lose is velocity.  300m hits therefore depend mainly on the optic.  An Aimpoint will cover the target at 200yds so precision is not possible.  An Eotec 1MOA dot would be better but not easy, the red dot tends to 'black out' targets at distance even when set low.  A conventional 1-4 optic with uncluttered, unfat crosshairs would be best.  I can hit clay pigeons at 150m with a Leupold 1.5-5 30mm VX3 on a 11.5; that is 3MOA accuracy.
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 7:33:22 AM EDT
[#5]
Quoted:
Shortening a barrel makes it stiffer and more accurate, not less.  What you lose is velocity.  300m hits therefore depend mainly on the optic.  An Aimpoint will cover the target at 200yds so precision is not possible.  An Eotec 1MOA dot would be better but not easy, the red dot tends to 'black out' targets at distance even when set low.  A conventional 1-4 optic with uncluttered, unfat crosshairs would be best.  I can hit clay pigeons at 150m with a Leupold 1.5-5 30mm VX3 on a 11.5; that is 3MOA accuracy.


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