Why I like the .30 Rem AR more and more every day…

I had to make some brass for a reloading article on the .30 Rem AR today.

I fired up a box of 125 gr. Remington FMC (2o rounds). This is the least expensive .30 Rem AR ammo you can buy. Seven shots were fired at one target at 100 yards from a sandbag rest. The other 13 rounds were fired off hand at other targets.

Here is that 100 yard target. There are five shots in one hole.

30 Rem AR, 100 yard target (7 shots)


About gunwriter

Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard literally grew up in the woods. He has chased coon hounds until daylight, waited out whitetails perched high in an oak, canoed the New River and hunted from the Montana Mountains to the Green Hills of Africa. During service in the Army and later as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, Richard obtained numerous certifications in small arms instruction. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers and civilians in the application of firearms for defensive, competitive and recreational use. Richard won the West Virginia Governor’s Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Badge turned in, Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines. He was the compiling author of the book, Rifle Bullets for the Hunter and conceptualized and contributed to Selecting and Ordering a Custom Hunting Rifle. Richard also contributed a chapter to the John Velke book, The True Story of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency. Richard has patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet testing media. A hillbilly at heart, Richard lives on Shadowland - his shooting range in West Virginia - with the most understanding wife in the world, their three kids and a very protective ridgeback hound.
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3 Responses to Why I like the .30 Rem AR more and more every day…

  1. Jim Dodd says:

    I know, I know! The other holes were from a guy cross shooting on your target. <—humor…jim

  2. Pingback: .30 Remington AR – The Saga Continues | EMPTY CASES

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