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#6886431 - 09/13/17 02:56 PM Factory Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor, best one
Buzzsaw Offline
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Doing a little research for a buddy who just bought a Barrett fieldcraft 21" 6.5 Creedmoor.

Those of you who shoot this caliber with factory ammo, which one do you have the best accuracy with. Trying to get a consensus so he doesn't have to test a box of everyone.

If you don't shoot factory 6.5 Creedmoor no comments are needed.


Edited by Buzzsaw (09/13/17 02:56 PM)
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#6886460 - 09/13/17 03:26 PM Re: Factory Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor, best one [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
Doing a little research for a buddy who just bought a Barrett fieldcraft 21" 6.5 Creedmoor.

Those of you who shoot this caliber with factory ammo, which one do you have the best accuracy with. Trying to get a consensus so he doesn't have to test a box of everyone.

If you don't shoot factory 6.5 Creedmoor no comments are needed.


Hornady 140 gr ELD Match

shot out of a CADEX CDX-30, .75" @ 100 yds



Edited by cabosandinh (09/13/17 03:27 PM)

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#6886461 - 09/13/17 03:29 PM Re: Factory Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor, best one [Re: Buzzsaw]
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My friend shoots the 143 ELD-X factory loads in his Savage Stealth, and I have been very impressed with how they shoot. That is the only factory Creed load I have even second hand experience with though, so take it with a grain of salt.

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#6886521 - 09/13/17 04:42 PM Re: Factory Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor, best one [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I know a lot of guys running prime with really good luck.
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#6886565 - 09/13/17 05:25 PM Re: Factory Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor, best one [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Hornady 140 ELD-Match is shooting awesome out of my Tikka CTR

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#6886582 - 09/13/17 05:50 PM Re: Factory Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor, best one [Re: Buzzsaw]
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dang it guys forgot to mention, hunting loads, sorry.
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#6886694 - 09/13/17 07:55 PM Re: Factory Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor, best one [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I'd run the eld ammo if it shoots it good. Winchester makes some now too but don't know anyone that's ran it yet.
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#6886725 - 09/13/17 08:28 PM Re: Factory Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor, best one [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Thanks Dee, I saw some Winchesters with ballistic tips which should be good.
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