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Thinking about a new.... #6947453
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Bolt gun dedicated towards varmits and pigs. Definitely will be suppressed and cut down to 16” to account for the length of the suppressor. I was thinking about a .22-250 but a .243 with a lighter bullet is intriguing as well. I don’t expect shots longer than 400 yards, so nothing extreme in shots.

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Caliber?


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Howa heavy barreled 6.5 Grendel, still light weight gun in the mini action.

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Howa heavy barreled 6.5 Grendel, still light weight gun in the mini action.


Interesting....love my Creedmoor’s


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Factory ammo is now available for it with bullets from 90gr TNT for varmint to 130gr Match with the 130gr Berger Hybrid as well as 120gr Fusion, 123gr ELD-M and SST and for cheap plinking 100gr I think it is Wolf FMJ in steel case ammo.

Think Creedmoor in a lighter package with less recoil that is still effective from a 16 inch barrel to well I know of one elk shot at 400 yards that was a one shot kill with a 16 inch barreled AR.

it also has noticeably less recoil than the 243, burns about 25 to 30% less powder which helps reduce recoil and muzzle blast

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You really can't go wrong with any

I just cut down a 223 for the same purpose.

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If you can get a 1:8 .223 it would be what I would do.

If they made a 1:8 .22-250, that would be the ultimate off-the-shelf buy. In order for me to get a 1:8 .22-250, I had to build it. And once I did, and hand loaded for it, it did not disappoint.



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Caliber?


If you can get a 1:8 .223 it would be what I would do.

If they made a 1:8 .22-250, that would be the ultimate off-the-shelf buy. In order for me to get a 1:8 .22-250, I had to build it. And once I did, and hand loaded for it, it did not disappoint.


Not hard to find. I have one.
https://shop.whittakerguns.com/product/38416
https://shop.whittakerguns.com/product/1704071440207



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