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Posted: 12/17/2005 9:00:55 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/17/2005 9:01:48 PM EDT by MonkTx]
I want an SBR but I'm having trouble deciding what round I want. Right now I'm leaning towards a 9mm set up but the cost is more than building my own in .223. So, here's my question, which one would be more effective round for an SBR for 100 yards or less? This will be used mainly to keep unwanted night time visitors away, the occasional wild pig I can't pass up and of course lots of plinking.
Thanks, Monte.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:03:33 PM EDT
9mm...,.223...,hmmm.......
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:08:34 PM EDT
Go ahead and register the lower now. flip a coin for caliber.

Whiel you're waiting on the form 1 to come back, you can get an upper in the other caliber.

Once form one comes back sent ATF a letter adivsing that you will be using both calibers.

then, eventually down the line, when to gets to be a pain in the butt to keep switching, you can form 1 another lower, and have 2 dedicated setups.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:09:39 PM EDT
Set it up for 5.56 and then later get a 9mm upper and magblock etc. Have both!!!!
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:12:30 PM EDT

Originally Posted By NAM:
Go ahead and register the lower now. flip a coin for caliber.

Whiel you're waiting on the form 1 to come back, you can get an upper in the other caliber.

Once form one comes back sent ATF a letter adivsing that you will be using both calibers.




I was under the impression that the ATF was no longer allowing a receiver to be registered with more than one caliber?
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:17:31 PM EDT

Originally Posted By MonkTx:

Originally Posted By NAM:
Go ahead and register the lower now. flip a coin for caliber.

Whiel you're waiting on the form 1 to come back, you can get an upper in the other caliber.

Once form one comes back sent ATF a letter adivsing that you will be using both calibers.




I was under the impression that the ATF was no longer allowing a receiver to be registered with more than one caliber?



Initially, No. the Form 1 can only state one caliber. However, once the item is registered, you can notify the ATF in writing that you will be using "X" calibers, "X" barrel lengths, etc.....
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:35:17 PM EDT

Originally Posted By MonkTx:
I was under the impression that the ATF was no longer allowing a receiver to be registered with more than one caliber?



When did they start doing this?
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:43:22 PM EDT
5.56mm is much more effective. Unless you have a need for total suppression or WWB ammo.....
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 11:03:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
5.56mm is much more effective. Unless you have a need for total suppression or WWB ammo.....

+1
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 11:53:20 PM EDT
Is the .223 sbr any harder on brass than any other AR15? I ask this because I only shoot handloads and don't want torn up brass.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 12:19:49 AM EDT
.458 SOCOM......................j/k


Whatever you decide, be sure you share with your neighbors
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 3:35:09 AM EDT
both
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 10:24:53 AM EDT
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