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Voodoo 5.45x39 barrel and bolt AR build

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by rangerstx4, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. rangerstx4

    rangerstx4 Eastern Oregon Member

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    I recently put together a 5.45x39 AR. It was difficult choosing the right barre. There is a lot of opinions and options out there. I settled on the Voodoo barrel and bolt. From an online major retailer it was 333.00 for the set then I got $50 off with a coupon code. I mounted the barrel on an Aero COP upper. Lower was a Raptor from Bend.
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    First ammo I tested was Wolf 60gr. The group was just at an inch at 100 yards. I then shot some Hornady Vmax 60gr. Same group, just patterned a little different. The groups were ok, but I was really happy when I cycled 7n6 ammo through it. It ate it up, with zero stuck cases. I built a 5.45 AR a few years ago and in the first mag of surplus I had a stuck case. So far Ive put over 200 rounds of surplus through this one without a single problem on extraction. I get 1 or 2 fail to fires out of a 30 pack, because I haven't upgraded my hammer spring, but thats my fault and its easy to fix.
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    The groups might be brought in some with either a lighter or heavier grain. In all Im just happy to find an AR that will run surplus.
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  2. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    Nice grouping. BTW, I've shot thousands of rounds of comblock 5.45 with the Geissele SSA trigger and never had a misfire. Costs a little more than a spring kit though.

    How many 5.45 rounds can you fit in that 223 PMag before they jam?
     
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  3. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    1-2 clicks right, 2 clicks up and you're SET!

    What was your grouping with 7N6?
     
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  4. rangerstx4

    rangerstx4 Eastern Oregon Member

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    I was just putting 5 rounds in the mag before they got off cant and would not feed. My C-products 5.45 mags showed up and I use them now. I like the Geissel triggers, I may go that route.
     
  5. rangerstx4

    rangerstx4 Eastern Oregon Member

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    Never grouped the 7n6 actually. I threw a red dot on it and a buddy is borrowing it now. Once I get it back, Ill put it on the bench. I want to get some 69gr Wolf stuff too, to test.
     
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  6. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    I can get 10 to feed reliably in the 30 round mags. I don't think I've tried it on the 20s. C-Products seem to work great, just takes forever to find them at a decent price.
     
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