Bartlein

Since its approval by SAMMI in 2011, the 300 AAC Blackout (abbreviated 300 BLK) has been a popular choice with shooters.  Often recognized as the go to choice for suppressed applications with heavy subsonic loads; the lighter, supersonic offerings exhibit similar performance to the 7.62x39mm …

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 …

I’ve taken a few trips to the range developing a load for my 22″ barrel 6.5 Creedmoor precision rifle. The rifle is built with the following components from Brownells: Surgeon 591 action Bartlein 6.5mm 1:8 twist HV barrel Badger M5 bottom Metal Timney 510 trigger …

6.5 X 47 Lapua Range Report

August 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Designed to work in short action rifles with a standard .308 bolt face, feed reliably from detachable box magazines and utilize small rifle primers, the 6.5 X 47 Lapua has been an absolute pleasure to shoot.  Low recoil, excellent exterior ballistics and quality brass make …