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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 …

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, …

I often utilize traditional methods to develop hand loads for my rifles.  Normally, I’ll load five rounds of a given charge in .3 grain increments for a given powder (some shooters load 3, or 6, for two three shot groups).  Each string of rounds is fired …

6.5 Grendel Review: 18″ Special Purpose Rifle

February 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 6.5 Grendel was created as a 200-800 yard cartridge to fit into a standard AR-15 magazine.  Based on the 220 Russian cartridge (the parent case utilized for the 7.62x39mm, 5.45x39mm and the 6PPC), the 6.5 Grendel is essentially a 6PPC necked up to 6.5mm with …

Introduction I cut back a 28″ barrel 308 Winchester one inch at a time, to 16.5″, and recorded velocity data for four different cartridges.  The data was summarized in 308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO: Barrel Length versus Velocity (28″ to 16.5″).  This post provides Rifleshooter.com’s readers …

Introduction I cut back a 28″ barrel 308 Winchester one inch at a time, to 16.5″, and recorded velocity data for four different cartridges.  The data was summarized in 308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO: Barrel Length versus Velocity (28″ to 16.5″).  This post provides Rifleshooter.com’s readers …

Introduction I cut back a 28″ barrel 308 Winchester one inch at a time, to 16.5″, and recorded velocity data for four different cartridges.  The data was summarized in 308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO: Barrel Length versus Velocity (28″ to 16.5″).  This post provides Rifleshooter.com’s readers …

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