Good Roundup on the .30 RAR

Murdoc has a good roundup on the .30 Remington AR.  I’m mostly of the “do we really need another AR caliber?” mindset, but I’m also not a hunter.  It would seem like the round is a good compromise between the .308, which requires a different lower receiver, and the 7.62×39 Soviet round, which they also make AR uppers for.  It’ll be interesting to see if this round gets any traction.

2 Responses to “Good Roundup on the .30 RAR”

  1. AughtSix says:

    I’d be interested to see how long it takes before someone necks this down to 6mm for high power. Or takes the larger bolt pieces–it’s got a half-inch case head!! In an AR?!–and uses them for a 6BR upper. (Right now you can get one, but it runs about $1500 for the upper alone.) Very interesting…

  2. kerrmudgeon says:

    It seemed to me the 6.5 Grendel serves as a good intermediate caliber. It’s an improvement over .223 with stellar ballistics and can be used with the same lower and upper.

    Can astute readers explain why someone should own upper+barrel assemblies for both calibers? If they shouldn’t, would that not imply the newcomer is redundant?


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