You asked: Is an AR10 a good deer rifle?

Are you allowed to hunt with an AR-10?

The AR platform is great for hunting as they are lightweight with a smaller size then most lever actions or bolts so easier to carry and move around. Being modular it’s a easy and quick change to go to the appropriate caliber for what you are hunting. It’s legal, and suitable for any game huntable where I live.

Is a 308 overkill a deer?

The 308 is a great round for any deer in NA. I would stick with the 150 or 165 grain bullets for deer. Anything less is most likely be a varmit round and not a good idea to use on deer. The 110-grain bullets in 30-caliber are thin-jacketed, intended as varmint bullets.

What is the best AR-10 for hunting?

C. Top 8 AR-10

Rifle Top Feature MSRP
1. LWRCi REPR MKII 7.62 Rifle Accuracy $4,150
2. Armalite AR-10 Tactical Rifle Tactically styled $1,759
3. Grey Ghost Precision .308 MKII Quality $2,500
4. Palmetto State Armory (PA-10) Price $899

How far can a AR-10 shoot?

ArmaLite AR-10

Muzzle velocity 820 m/s (2,690 ft/s)
Effective firing range 600 m (660 yd) (700 m (770 yd) with A.I. 3.6× telescopic sight)
Feed system 20-round detachable box magazine
Sights Adjustable aperture rear sight, fixed post front sight
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Can you hunt with an AR-10 in Michigan?

Yes, they can be used for hunting, depending on local regulations. Even within Michigan, different laws apply by area. Although AR-15’s and the like are typically less powerful than many other hunting rifles, they are adequate for hunting.

Is a .308 an overkill?

These calibers aren’t “overkill” as long as you can put shots on target. But an afternoon of practice at the range with a . 308 Win. will always be less comfortable than with a 6.5 Creedmoor. These medium-sized calibers are more than capable of taking down deer.

Is the 308 outdated?

308 is obsolete is thinking/speaking from a pretty narrow perspective. As noted already newer projectile design has given new life to many of the older “obsolete” cartridges. By the same token, those same improvements in design are usually being applied to the other ‘newer’ cartridges too.

Is a .308 too big for deer?

308 Winchester is a good caliber for hunting deer, pronghorn, elk, moose and bear. … 308 Winchester will usually tell stories of how well the caliber does as a sniper rifle out to 700 yards and sometimes beyond.

Is 7.62 x54 the same as 308?

No, the 7.62×54 is a rimmed cartridge firing a bullet of about . 311″ diameter. The 308 Winchester is a rimless cartridge firing a bullet of about . 308″ diameter.

Can I shoot 308 in my AR-10?

308 in an AR platform designed for 7.62, is that due to chamber diameter, that you could cause a case rupture, and or damage to your rifle, due to the difference in pressures and the thickness of the brass between the two. Also Nato is headspaced a little looser, so the rifle may not reliably even go into battery.

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