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#6921721 - 10/15/17 08:59 PM 6.5-300 weatherby
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Adds a little bump to the Creedmoor. Anyone play with this yet? flame


How fast, you might ask? Well, the company is introducing three cartridges, each with a muzzle velocity well north of 3,300 fps:

127-grain Barnes LRX ó 3,531 fps
130-grain Swift Scirocco ó 3,475 fps
140-grain Swift A-Frame ó 3,395 fps

To give some perspective, the 127-grain round has a maximum point blank range (MPBR) of 0-305 yards on a 5-inch target with the rifle scoped in at 200 yards. And the bullet has more velocity at this particular MPBR than the .260 Remington produces at the muzzle.


Edited by hetman (10/16/17 07:51 AM)
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#6921833 - 10/15/17 10:41 PM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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Yes, I wasn't impressed at all. It's like cramming a big block with a large blower out the hood into a Ford Pinto. It's nothing but horse power, and hard to control. Not my cup of tea, but it is for some.
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#6921834 - 10/15/17 10:52 PM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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I'd rather get 3000 fps out of a 142gr bullet with barrel life and consistency. That's a little too hot for a 260 though, wish I went with a 6.5-284.

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#6921851 - 10/15/17 11:24 PM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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Iíll stick to my 26 Nosler.

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#6921854 - 10/15/17 11:27 PM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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Not sure but it seems like that might kill on both ends ?
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#6921890 - 10/16/17 04:46 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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A barrel burner for sure.
It makes a 7 mm wsm like a 308.

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#6921921 - 10/16/17 06:10 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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Doesn't appeal to me at all. Chad already explained.
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#6921926 - 10/16/17 06:20 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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too much recoil for this baby rifle but so does a .243
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#6922094 - 10/16/17 08:54 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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I think that it's a neat super zapper. Not a target gun, obviously, but a cool hunting option if you like the .257 Wby or the 7mm Ultra.
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#6922167 - 10/16/17 09:44 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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sounds real cool bruh! how long is the barrel going to last, 300 rounds?

just another example of how most of us have been bitten by the "hardware disease" bug.

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#6922175 - 10/16/17 09:50 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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6.5 Weatherby is a MUCH better option
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#6922178 - 10/16/17 09:51 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Yes, I wasn't impressed at all. It's like cramming a big block with a large blower out the hood into a Ford Pinto. It's nothing but horse power, and hard to control. Not my cup of tea, but it is for some.


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#6922198 - 10/16/17 10:03 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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^^ Exactly!!!

The 6.5 Wby, based on the 257 Wby case necked up would be an awesome round. The 6.5-300 Wby is a whole different case, and much larger. So, there's 2, 6.5,, Wby rounds.
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#6922251 - 10/16/17 10:41 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
^^ Exactly!!!

The 6.5 Wby, based on the 257 Wby case necked up would be an awesome round. The 6.5-300 Wby is a whole different case, and much larger. So, there's 2, 6.5,, Wby rounds.


Weatherby only list the 6.5-300

257 Weatherby: Parent†case.375 H&H Magnum -Case capacity 84†gr H2O

6.5-300 Weatherby: Parent†case.300 Weatherby Magnum - Case capacity 96†gr H2O
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#6922353 - 10/16/17 11:58 AM Re: 6.5-300 weatherby [Re: hetman]
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One cartridge. Three loadings.
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