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#6178162 - 02/10/16 05:47 PM 6.5 Creedmoor
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Picked up my new 6.5 Creedmoor and drove to the range to shoot. The wind west of Ft Worth was crazy and gusting so I didnt work on loads but just wanted to shoot and clean the barrel. I think I am going to love it when I get the correct scope on it. Here is the breakdown of the build and a few groups shot using 140 gr eld Hornady factory ammo. (planning to shoot the 143 eldx bullets in the future)

Bartlein barrel 1 in 8 twist
Boyd Stock (bedded by garland)
Jewel Trigger
Stiller Predator action.





Shooting in between wind gusts today but I know the gun is going to be everything I hoped for.


Edited by brianl (02/10/16 07:14 PM)
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#6178254 - 02/10/16 06:58 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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Not too shabby!

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#6178261 - 02/10/16 07:04 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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How is this round comparable to 6.5 Creedmoor ?
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#6178267 - 02/10/16 07:08 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: Pig_Popper]
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Originally Posted By: Pig_Popper
How is this round comparable to 6.5 Creedmoor ?


The exact same grin

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#6178280 - 02/10/16 07:15 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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so much for not proof reading lol
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#6178297 - 02/10/16 07:32 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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Originally Posted By: brianl
so much for not proof reading lol


cheers

Nice looking gun by the way!
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#6178322 - 02/10/16 07:53 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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Very nice!

My Brother just got his Ruger Precision Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor yesterday. Mounted a NightForce Scope on it and is bringing it up here tomorrow to break it in.

Should be fun.

Hope to get nice grouping....like what you posted.
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#6178336 - 02/10/16 08:03 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: Pig_Popper]
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decoy

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Originally Posted By: Pig_Popper
Originally Posted By: brianl
so much for not proof reading lol


cheers

Nice looking gun by the way!


Yes it is!!!
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#6178344 - 02/10/16 08:07 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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Shoots like a Creedmoor! Very nice!
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#6178356 - 02/10/16 08:15 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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good looking and fine shooting. you have well built, quality parts rifle.
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#6178395 - 02/10/16 08:34 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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Nice

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#6178404 - 02/10/16 08:39 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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cheers

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#6178677 - 02/11/16 05:41 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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Great round and a great looking setup. Well Done cheers
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#6179076 - 02/11/16 11:13 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
JTPinTX Offline
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Registered: 04/01/15
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Loc: TX Panhandle
I love my Creedmoor.

Nice build you have there, looks like it is going to shoot.

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#6179787 - 02/11/16 07:58 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmore [Re: phantom]
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What kind of hunting rounds are you folks going to use? My rifle will be here next week. I got the predator and 100 rds of 140 led to get used to the gun but an wondering what to use for hog and deer. Thanks
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