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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #15 - Jul 11th, 2018 at 8:23am
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6.5 Creedmore is just the 6.5 x 54 MS (Greek) of 1900, ballistically.  They may have got things right about 120 years ago!

You might even argue it parallels the 6.5 x 53R Mannlicher (Dutch and Romanian) of 1892 and 1895!

However, swooning over the newly is better for business, and besides, sells more rifles.
  
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Reply #16 - Jul 11th, 2018 at 9:16am
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True - not much new in cartridges these days. What’s new is the marketing that big companies can use to sell their new wonder cartridge, ammo, brass, rifles, etc. Hornady have a winner with their Creedmoor marketing, and who can blame them if people buy it?
  
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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #17 - Jul 11th, 2018 at 10:04pm
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Haha, listen to you two old dinosaurs Smiley It's called progress. Don't fear it, embrace it. Think about it next time at the dentist when you get a filling how it would have been 1892, 1895 or 1900 and you will start to like it suddenly  Grin
  
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Reply #18 - Jul 12th, 2018 at 6:51am
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Nope, still just this year’s must have handbag 😀
  
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Reply #19 - Jul 12th, 2018 at 10:03pm
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J wrote on Jul 12th, 2018 at 6:51am:
Nope, still just this year’s must have handbag 😀

Could be worse. Could be the must have lipstick of the week  Kiss
  
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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #20 - Jul 13th, 2018 at 9:41am
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😀👍
But I do admit to being an old dinosaur.

If you want a cool little 6.5 with target shooting pedigree, short case (shorter than Creedmoor), long neck, renowned for being unfussy with loads, small rifle primer, Lapua cases, high psi capability, up to 20 reloads per case, the 6.5 x 47 Lapua would be my choice.
  
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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #21 - Jul 17th, 2018 at 4:25pm
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Sad
  

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Reply #22 - Jul 19th, 2018 at 3:00pm
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J wrote on Jul 12th, 2018 at 6:51am:
Nope, still just this year’s must have handbag 😀

Agree. The 6.5x55 Swede will do anything this can do.
  
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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #23 - Jul 19th, 2018 at 4:41pm
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Allizdog wrote on Jul 19th, 2018 at 3:00pm:
J wrote on Jul 12th, 2018 at 6:51am:
Nope, still just this year’s must have handbag 😀

Agree. The 6.5x55 Swede will do anything this can do.


Except fit in an SA AICS style magazine....

Which is what the 6.5 CM was designed for.....max performance in a short magazine with a heavy for calibre high BC projectile.

I'm currently building my first 6.5 x 47 Lapua and another 6.5 CM with the same barrel, length, SP Lapua brass, powder & projectile  Cool

So it will be interesting to see the differences in performance stack up  Smiley
  

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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #24 - Jul 20th, 2018 at 8:10am
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So the 6.5creedmore and 6.5 x47, if you pushed both hard velocity wise....would they both have similar performance?? Or does creedmore have an edge??
  
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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #25 - Jul 20th, 2018 at 10:23am
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spearo wrote on Jul 20th, 2018 at 8:10am:
So the 6.5creedmore and 6.5 x47, if you pushed both hard velocity wise....would they both have similar performance?? Or does creedmore have an edge??


If you want the cold hard facts, you might be a bit premature in asking this question  Wink
  
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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #26 - Jul 20th, 2018 at 11:56pm
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If you trust the professional shooters in the Precision Rifle Series top 100:


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Re: 6.5 Creedmoor
Reply #27 - yesterday at 7:55pm
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Mind you that chart will have changed by next season. Smiley
  

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