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    I'm pretty sure that the 6.5/284 is Guy Eastman's weapon of choice. Maybe he'll tell you what cartridge works for him, and his experience with it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elkoholic307 View Post
    Whatever he does, please do not let him shoot 125 Partitions in it.
    What would be wrong with shooting 125 grain Partitions in it?
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Musket Man View Post
    What would be wrong with shooting 125 grain Partitions in it?
    Please inform us Elk? I also would like to know
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

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    He might be referring to the 125 partition's less-than-stellar BC, and BC is what really makes a fast 6.5 shine.

    The Accubond Long Range would be a much better choice.

    I would personally be looking at the Berger VLDs with that cartridge.

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    Barnes has a 130 grain flat base bullet that I'm wanting to try in the 6.5x284 Norma.
    That should work out to 400 Yards on anything I care to shoot, including Elk. If I want to push it further I'll look at a boat tailed bullet like the Berger.

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    Vince, what's the B.C. & S.D. on that Barnes bullet? Why no boattail I wonder? I don't care much for flat base bullets.

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    Sectional Density: .266
    Ballistic Coefficient .363

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    From my review it looks like it compares well with 165 grain .30 caliber bullets with a little more sectional density, thus better penetration.
    I'm trying this bullet because in these days of hard to find components it's what I could find.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vince View Post
    From my review it looks like it compares well with 165 grain .30 caliber bullets with a little more sectional density, thus better penetration.
    I'm trying this bullet because in these days of hard to find components it's what I could find.

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    Thanks Vince, I'm still toying with the idea of either a 6.5 Creedmoor or perhaps a .260 A.I. in a lightweight bolt gun.

 

 

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