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Which 6.5mm?

Discussion in 'GATE Long-Range Shooting' started by up1911fan, Oct 29, 2011.


  1. up1911fan

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    To be built on a short action Rem 700 for shooting 600+ yards, which 6.5mm would you reccomend? 6.5CM, 6.5x284, .260 Rem or 6.5x47 Lapua?

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  2. Zak Smith

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    .260 for a "short action."

    If you want to go long action both 6.5-284 and 6.5-06 have been used to good effect.
     

  3. up1911fan

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    I was leaning toward's the .260 or the 6.5x47. Any reason you choose the .260 over the Lapua?

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  5. up1911fan

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    Great read, thanks for the link!