6.5 Creedmoor

Over the past two decades in the sport I’ve learned short barrel precision rifles shoot well and look cool.  Most of the short rifles I’ve built were 16″ barrel 308 Winchesters.  Always looking for something new, I wanted to see how one of the trendy …

6.5 Creedmoor 16.5″ barrel load development for the 123 grain Sierra MatchKing (SMK) and 140 grain Sierra MatchKing (SMK) When I rebuilt my Savage 10 FCP-SR into a custom 6.5 Creedmoor, I settled on a relatively short, 16.5″ barrel.  In 6.5 Creedmoor- Effect of Barrel Length …

Savage Arms manufactures accurate rifles.  My Savage Model 10 FCP-SR wasn’t the best out of the box, changing the factory stock for a MDT LSS chassis system made the gun shoot significantly better.   Always looking for the extra edge, I decided it was time …

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, …

Use of the 260 Remington in shooting competitions helped introduce a generation of US rifle competitors to 6.5mm cartridges.  While long appreciated in Europe, the 6.5mm has developed a strong following on this side of the Atlantic.  Known for its light recoil and excellent external ballistics, 6.5mm …

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