142 grain SMK

Since its introduction by Hornady in 2007, the 6.5 Creedmoor (sometimes shortened to Creed) has established a strong foothold in the US rifle market.  The 6.5 Creedmoor balances the excellent external ballistics of .264″ diameter bullets with manageable recoil. (FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!) Left to right, …

I worked up some loads for my custom 6.5 Creedmoor precision rifle with a 22″ barrel using Sierra’s 142 Grain MatchKing (SMK) HPBT and Hodgdon H4350 powder.     According to Sierra, the 142 grain SMK has a sectional density .291, and G1 bc of …