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#6708886 - 03/18/17 07:47 PM Short Barrel 6MM?
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Anyone have a stubby 6mm rifle? I'm building a Dasher so I can win Jason's match next year. I was thinking about adding a shorty to the collection while I'm at it. Something under 20" would be an awesome rifle for the popup blind.
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#6708915 - 03/18/17 08:18 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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You may have a feeding problem with the 6 Dasher or 6br. The 6 Creedmoor will feed more reliable than them.

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#6708921 - 03/18/17 08:23 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: redmist1]
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Originally Posted By: redmist1
You may have a feeding problem with the 6 Dasher or 6br. The 6 Creedmoor will feed more reliable than them.


In a bolt action?
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#6708935 - 03/18/17 08:50 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Yes I tried it in a bolt and they did not feed very well at all,

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#6708940 - 03/18/17 08:57 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: redmist1]
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Originally Posted By: redmist1
Yes I tried it in a bolt and they did not feed very well at all,


Hmm. What action were you using?
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#6708943 - 03/18/17 09:03 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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#6708948 - 03/18/17 09:10 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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I am having S&S precision build me a 18 inch 6.5 Creedmoor I saw a couple of theirs and they looked really good and feed well.They had them going 2800 feet per second with a hundred and thirty grain bullet.They also had good success with the 6 millimeter Creedmoor.

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#6708978 - 03/18/17 09:38 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: redmist1]
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Originally Posted By: redmist1
I am having S&S precision build me a 18 inch 6.5 Creedmoor I saw a couple of theirs and they looked really good and feed well.They had them going 2800 feet per second with a hundred and thirty grain bullet.They also had good success with the 6 millimeter Creedmoor.


I saw a couple of their rifles at Jason's last match. They build very nice rifles.

My buddy Paul is a PRS shooter. He has several Dashers built on Surgeon actions and he hasn't had any problems at all. I'll be building my long range rig on the new Curtis Axion. Hopefully it'll feed without any issues.
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#6708993 - 03/18/17 09:50 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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surgeons are a little out of my price range. good luck with your project keep us apprised on how it turns out.

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#6708995 - 03/18/17 09:53 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: redmist1]
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Originally Posted By: redmist1
surgeons are a little out of my price range. good luck with your project keep us apprised on how it turns out.


They're out of my price range too. The new Curtis actions are half the price. I'll keep y'all posted.
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#6709003 - 03/18/17 10:00 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Maybe next year I will bring My Creed to the match and see if I can give you a run for your money

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#6709007 - 03/18/17 10:04 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: redmist1]
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Originally Posted By: redmist1
Maybe next year I will bring My Creed to the match and see if I can give you a run for your money


If I shoot like I did last time, you can bring your Red Ryder and kick my arse with it.
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#6709010 - 03/18/17 10:08 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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#6709031 - 03/18/17 10:50 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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I've yet to hear anyone using this and say a br had troubles feeding. https://primalrights.com/equipment/6br-aics-conversion

redmist is right though, it is a fairly common problem.

I'm on my third dasher barrel and second brx (all in a single shot custom action), they are awesome but don't do well in a short barrel. The 6 Creedmoor or 6SLR would be my two choices in a short 6.
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#6709033 - 03/18/17 10:53 PM Re: Short Barrel 6MM? [Re: Judd]
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Originally Posted By: Judd
I've yet to hear anyone using this and say a br had troubles feeding. https://primalrights.com/equipment/6br-aics-conversion

redmist is right though, it is a fairly common problem.

I'm on my third dasher barrel and second brx (all in a single shot custom action), they are awesome but don't do well in a short barrel. The 6 Creedmoor or 6SLR would be my two choices in a short 6.


What kind of round count are you getting from your Dasher barrels?
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