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#5585111 - 02/05/15 06:52 PM Cartridge poll
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If you were building a SA custom in something other than 6.5mm with a non mag boltface which would you choose? Assuming ammo availability wasn't an issue and used for Texas deer and long range plinking.
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Edited by P & Y (02/05/15 07:18 PM)
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#5585232 - 02/05/15 07:33 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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I voted other. As I am currently having a 7-08 built for dual purpose.

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#5585242 - 02/05/15 07:35 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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Voted for the .22 Creedmoor because of the "cool" factor
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#5585378 - 02/05/15 08:22 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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6mm creed for me as I'd want it to handle mulies and sheep as well. 22 creed is very tempting though.

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#5585386 - 02/05/15 08:26 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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6mm-284, the caveat being ammo is no issue being a handloader. You can get as much powder under a bullet with this cartridge as I think is pratical. YMMV.
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#5585432 - 02/05/15 08:45 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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#5585437 - 02/05/15 08:48 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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I voted 6 creed because the 105 hybrid around 3k fps is about as good as it gets imho.

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#5585477 - 02/05/15 09:09 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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6mmWSM just for the heck of it.
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#5585483 - 02/05/15 09:14 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: TCB]
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Originally Posted By: TCB
Voted for the .22 Creedmoor because of the "cool" factor
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#5585484 - 02/05/15 09:17 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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I voted other as I feel like my 7mm-08AI serves very well in this role. A 162gr Amax at 2812fps is some stout medicine. That being said I am also building a 6mm Creedmoor to play around with but won't have a full opinion for a few months.
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#5585513 - 02/05/15 09:34 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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Where is D stroud.. I have built him both the 6 and the 22 creed wonder his opinion fact that he drives them all the time. I personally say 22 creed as that is my daily driver. Been deadly out to 455 so far and was shooting gongs at 900 this weekend
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#5585524 - 02/05/15 09:43 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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Since I am always behind what the KoolKids are doing..for a long range plinker I'd build a 280AI VT style something...and bang 4 footed stuff as far as I could see them with appropriate for critter sized bullets.
Ron
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#5585525 - 02/05/15 09:44 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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I voted OTHER, I can't buy those at Walmart, and I am very forgetful, so Walmart is important
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#5585546 - 02/05/15 09:57 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: P & Y]
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Of that list the 22 Creedmoor, fun pushing a 22 pill at high velocity. But for it to really shine go with a 1:7 twist and push the Berger 90gr bullets fast. But still will do good with the Swift 75gr Sirocco for popping game at a distance from a light recoiling rifle.

Could do a 224TTH and have a little more room for powder bolt
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#5585585 - 02/05/15 10:23 PM Re: Cartridge poll [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1


Could do a 224TTH and have a little more room for powder bolt



If it's a HOT .22 you want...
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