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#6901922 - 09/28/17 08:30 AM 6.5 Creedmoor
DFWPI Offline
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Registered: 06/02/06
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Loc: Arlington
Looking to get a new rifle, and can't make up my mind. What are your thoughts?

Excuse any misspelled words, as typing on my phone smile
Which rifle
Only one choice allowed


Votes accepted starting: 09/28/17 08:29 AM
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#6901941 - 09/28/17 08:44 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
patriot07 Online   content
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Registered: 11/06/11
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Loc: Royse City, TX
You at least have to give a look at the Tikka CTR if you're in that price range unless you're dead set on a chassis.

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#6901949 - 09/28/17 08:51 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
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Registered: 06/18/09
Posts: 654
Loc: Royse City
I voted for the RPR just because I had one and it was a great shooting rifle. But for $500 less money the Stealth should be just as good. All the savage rifle I have shoot just as well.

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#6901952 - 09/28/17 08:54 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
oaktreeplanter Offline
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Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 150
Loc: Spanish Fort
They all should work well it just comes down to personal preference and availability. Enjoy it when you get it.
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#6901986 - 09/28/17 09:11 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
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Stainless 20" ctr

Shop whitakers

Rugers and Savages are ugly

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#6902023 - 09/28/17 09:44 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
Buzzsaw Online   content
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
what weight you looking for, what purpose is rifle for? you want a boat anchor and something to hunt with?

WHAT'S YOUR BUDGET??? remember you are going to have to spend AT LEAST 1K on optics. Or stay home.

Forget the Ruger, Savage . If you go Ruger there are a million for sale on various forums.

shop Europtics.com too. They usually have in stock where Whitakers is not.

I hate questions like this, so vague when you give "OTHER" as a choice
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#6902029 - 09/28/17 09:46 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
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Registered: 11/07/11
Posts: 1860
Loc: Collin County, TX
I just purchased a Bergara b-14 in 6.5. Based on a rem 700 action, it has the best out of the box trigger I have ever touched...also, the stock does not feel like a production gun stock either. Might take a look at them.
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#6902122 - 09/28/17 10:55 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
colt45 Online   content
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Loc: bastrop county
more info needed...
budget?
if your budget is around $1800. look at the Fierce 6.5 creedmore, very accurate our of the box.


Edited by colt45 (09/28/17 10:56 AM)
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#6902140 - 09/28/17 11:04 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
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#6902192 - 09/28/17 11:42 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
603Country Online   content
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Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 6568
Loc: Central Texas
I vote for Chad's 'other'. He had a stainless T3 rebarreled (20 inch) and tuned up for me. Breathtaking accuracy.

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#6902219 - 09/28/17 12:05 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
J.Monaghan Offline
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Registered: 09/06/17
Posts: 103
Loc: Kilgore, Tx
RUGER

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#6902235 - 09/28/17 12:15 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
patriot07 Online   content
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That's a good point. If you're in the price range of an RPR, then Chad's Tikka with a Bartlein barrel would be incredibly difficult to beat for the $.

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#6902484 - 09/28/17 03:09 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: DFWPI]
Kevin1 Online   content
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Registered: 04/06/11
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Loc: Allen Tx
My vote goes to the Tikka T3X Tac A1.

http://www.tikka.fi/rifles/tikka-t3x/t3x-tac-a1

Do some reading on this gun.

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#6902580 - 09/28/17 04:39 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: unclebubba]
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: unclebubba
I just purchased a Bergara b-14 in 6.5. Based on a rem 700 action, it has the best out of the box trigger I have ever touched...also, the stock does not feel like a production gun stock either. Might take a look at them.


I picked up my Bergara B-14 yesterday. And I really like it. You can see it on my post.

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#6902660 - 09/28/17 06:23 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Kevin1]
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Originally Posted By: Kevin1
My vote goes to the Tikka T3X Tac A1.

http://www.tikka.fi/rifles/tikka-t3x/t3x-tac-a1

Do some reading on this gun.
the ONLY Tikka worth owning cuz it has some Sako tendencies


Edited by Buzzsaw (09/28/17 06:23 PM)
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