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#6890854 - 09/18/17 10:38 AM 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum
Buzzsaw Offline
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Good 1 mile caliber, or too over bore???
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#6890868 - 09/18/17 10:49 AM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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It's fast Buzz! Which bullet you running and what twist barrel?
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#6890880 - 09/18/17 11:01 AM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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No such thing as too overbore. They make new barrels every day.
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#6890903 - 09/18/17 11:13 AM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Oh, I just saw a TV show with the Weatherby Mark IV Ultralight, just wondering about the rifle and cartridge
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#6890998 - 09/18/17 12:48 PM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Sounds like it would be perfect when they're done testing the Berger 155gr bullets
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#6891047 - 09/18/17 01:42 PM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
Oh, I just saw a TV show with the Weatherby Mark IV Ultralight, just wondering about the rifle and cartridge


Ultra Light? Might want to add a few pounds of cushioning to the rear of the stock. roflmao
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#6891086 - 09/18/17 02:14 PM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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yes it is 6.5 lbs, 28" barrel def a hunting gun
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#6891727 - 09/19/17 12:28 AM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
CharlieSierraDelta Offline
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Hey Buzz, I have on video a friend of mine shooting a mile with a 25.6 inch barreled 6.5 creed at a mile. 14th round I believe running 42.1g H4350@2810fps. Don't give up on the good ol creed.
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#6891729 - 09/19/17 12:29 AM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Just saying I wouldnt want you to have to rebarrel after 500 rds.
If your anything like me, your not happy with load dev in 500. Lol
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#6891769 - 09/19/17 05:37 AM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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up

Thanks CSD
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#6892372 - 09/19/17 02:15 PM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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The 6.5 300 is both a great long range gun but was designed as a hunting rifle.
The 6.5 creed is a great caliber for shooting steel but not so much on anything
bigger than a whitetail.
I have not shot mine at a mile and never will, even though it will with no problems

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#6892566 - 09/19/17 05:01 PM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Man burn a barrel in 500 rounds.....wow....I have a 30-378, nowhere near 500 rounds but has maybe 300 and bore and throat of the barrel look perfect...I have a friend with one with probably 1250 or so thru it...looked down the bore with my hawkeye and the rifling while not strong still looks sharp, and the throat--far from eroded and cracked...and still holds 3/4 min...same as the day it was barreled... I don't think with proper care you will burn the barrel in 500-or even 1000 rounds...and that's a lot of shooting.

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#6892707 - 09/19/17 07:22 PM Re: 6.5-.300 Weatherby Magnum [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Weatherby has 4 guns that were production test guns that now have well over 1200 rounds and still shoot sub moa.

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