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#6902533 - 09/28/17 03:46 PM My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor
Deerhunter61 Online   content
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Guys,

Some asked me to share if I bought a Bergara. I ordered it last week and picked it up yesterday. I got the scope on it yesterday and headed to the range to try it out. First thing I noticed was the stock when I pulled it out of the box. It's very good looking, I love the way the shape and feel of the grip, and it's adjustable. Then I checked the action...very very nice! Very smooth and easy to cycle. Then I checked the trigger and I'm here to tell you it's fantastic! Very light. As for how it shot there's a pic below that shows two five shot groups. The largest group is from factory Hornady 129gr SSTs. The smaller group is from the ammo I shoot thru my Custom CM, 140gr Berber VLDs. As you can see the group with the VLDs was better and I can't wait to take it to the range to shoot the rounds I've already prepared for it in order to find its sweet spot. So my initial impression is that I understand why this rifle has gotten great reviews!

Here are a pics.




While at the range I put five rounds down range from my other two Creedmoors. The first target is from my AR-10 and the second is from my Custom. As you can see I simply have to yank one of the five almost every time.





Edited by Deerhunter61 (09/28/17 04:28 PM)

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#6902543 - 09/28/17 03:54 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 07/08/07
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Nice

Those guns are making a name

By the way I've never ordered a Barbara

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#6902545 - 09/28/17 03:56 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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I have a Barbara, she shoots great !!!!!



Great choice deerhunter, what scope is that?
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#6902551 - 09/28/17 04:05 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 08/16/15
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Loc: Fort Worth
Hey Cabelas has these in stock - thinking about pulling the trigger....
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#6902557 - 09/28/17 04:13 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 08/12/13
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Loc: Dallas, TX
I like the look of that rifle

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#6902569 - 09/28/17 04:29 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 09/14/13
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Loc: Austin
Good to know...I want one

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#6902572 - 09/28/17 04:30 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Pig_Popper]
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Originally Posted By: Pig_Popper
Hey Cabelas has these in stock - thinking about pulling the trigger....
when you get it from cabelas please post a pic!

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#6902577 - 09/28/17 04:36 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
I have a Barbara, she shoots great !!!!!

Great choice deerhunter, what scope is that?

It's a Zeiss, I pulled it off my 300Mag. I haven't decided what scope I'm going to put on it. I plan to hunt with it a little this year and then I'm going to consider what kind of scope I'm going to get for it permanently.

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#6902623 - 09/28/17 05:34 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
I have a Barbara, she shoots great !!!!!

Great choice deerhunter, what scope is that?

It's a Zeiss, I pulled it off my 300Mag. I haven't decided what scope I'm going to put on it. I plan to hunt with it a little this year and then I'm going to consider what kind of scope I'm going to get for it permanently.
what does that set up weigh?
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#6902630 - 09/28/17 05:45 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 08/04/12
Posts: 1733
Loc: Greenville, TX
Damn, I didn't realize they put such nice stocks on their rifles. That's one good looking factory rig.
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#6902636 - 09/28/17 05:54 PM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: colt45]
Deerhunter61 Online   content
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Originally Posted By: colt45
Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
I have a Barbara, she shoots great !!!!!

Great choice deerhunter, what scope is that?

It's a Zeiss, I pulled it off my 300Mag. I haven't decided what scope I'm going to put on it. I plan to hunt with it a little this year and then I'm going to consider what kind of scope I'm going to get for it permanently.
what does that set up weigh?


It's not as light as I would like. The rifle weighs 9 1/2 lbs and the scope 26oz.

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#6903129 - 09/29/17 08:28 AM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 01/19/12
Posts: 9077
Loc: 60 Mi North of DFW
Dh61, could you supply the actual model number for the rifle you bought? Thanks
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#6903160 - 09/29/17 08:48 AM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 07/03/10
Posts: 786
Loc: Houston, Tx
It's starting to look like this rifle is the only excuse someone would have to spend $900 and not get a Tikka CTR. For the same price, most folks are getting the same accuracy, similar slick action and good factory trigger. All with a stock that is quite a bit nicer and cheaper magazine system.

Subscribed. Would love to see what it does with the gold standard for factory Creedmoor ammo: Hornady ELD or Prime. SST ammo always shot like crap in my Creedmoor too.

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#6903174 - 09/29/17 08:56 AM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 10/25/04
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Loc: Texas
Do they make one in 243?
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#6903176 - 09/29/17 08:57 AM Re: My New Bergara 6.5 Creedmoor [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 12/29/12
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Loc: Spanish Fort
cool
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