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Nov 6th, 2020 at 4:06pm
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Hi,
Just after some suggestions as to a good hunting projectile for medium to light game. Iíve been using 143gr ELD-X but canít get any at the moment. SSTĒs maybe? Any thoughts or recommendations would be great, itís for a 6.5 Creedmoor 1-8 twist.
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Reply #1 - Nov 6th, 2020 at 7:53pm
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Partitions
  

I have English Pointers because they don't ever grow up either..

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Any particular weight for caliber recommendations?
  
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Re: 6.5 Projectiles
Reply #3 - Dec 2nd, 2020 at 1:21pm
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STI wrote on Nov 6th, 2020 at 7:53pm:
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125 gr,, its slightly better at killing than a 165 in 308
  

It is much better to Hit the Animal in the right place, with a Rifle you can shoot well, then to hit it poorly with a Large Calibre..John Nosler
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Re: 6.5 Projectiles
Reply #4 - Dec 4th, 2020 at 8:36pm
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Sounds great,

You must have them shooting well. What speed are they doing? and which powder are you using?

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Reply #5 - Dec 10th, 2020 at 5:01pm
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Nosler ballistic tips, Hornady interlokt 129's. Sierra and speers 120/140's all work well at .260/6.5 CM speeds.
  

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Re: 6.5 Projectiles
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Southern-Fish wrote on Dec 4th, 2020 at 8:36pm:
Sounds great,

You must have them shooting well. What speed are they doing? and which powder are you using?

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mines a wildcat,,only 2500 fps
  

It is much better to Hit the Animal in the right place, with a Rifle you can shoot well, then to hit it poorly with a Large Calibre..John Nosler
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