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260 Rem Vs. 6.5-06

 
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Old 01-09-2014, 09:08 PM
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Re: 260 Rem Vs. 6.5-06

Why a 40 shoulder?
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Old 01-10-2014, 09:03 AM
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Re: 260 Rem Vs. 6.5-06

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Why a 40 shoulder?
More velocity from the sharper shoulder angle.

It doesn't matter anyway, I'm getting rid of the brass. A buddy of mine needs it.
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Old 03-09-2014, 11:32 PM
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Re: 260 Rem Vs. 6.5-06

260 imp 30 degree. Short action 264 cal with 3000+ in a short action cartridge. Awesome!!!
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260 imp 30 degree. Short action 264 cal with 3000+ in a short action cartridge. Awesome!!!
6.5 SS, 3200' with 140's in a short action, and the long bullets will fit in the magazine box............Rich
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Old 03-10-2014, 01:47 PM
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Re: 260 Rem Vs. 6.5-06

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6.5 SS, 3200' with 140's in a short action, and the long bullets will fit in the magazine box............Rich
How much barrel life and what's it based on. I would be shooting it more for competition and don't want to leave a bunch of time spent making cases on the ground. What is the length? I am loading my 260 to 2.870, 2.9 touches my magazines.
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How much barrel life and what's it based on. I would be shooting it more for competition and don't want to leave a bunch of time spent making cases on the ground. What is the length? I am loading my 260 to 2.870, 2.9 touches my magazines.
It is a 300 SAUM (NORMA case) or 7saum other? It is shortened to roughly the same body length as a Creedmore but with a .320" neck. We haven't shot them enough to say exactly what barrel life is, but my 6.5 Sherman has 1700 rounds through it and still shoots well. This case holds 4+ grains less powder than the Sherman and has a longer neck so it should do even better than the Sherman........rich
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Re: 260 Rem Vs. 6.5-06

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How much barrel life and what's it based on. I would be shooting it more for competition and don't want to leave a bunch of time spent making cases on the ground. What is the length? I am loading my 260 to 2.870, 2.9 touches my magazines.
It is a 300 SAUM (NORMA case) or 7saum other? It is shortened to roughly the same body length as a Creedmore but with a .320" neck. We haven't shot them enough to say exactly what barrel life is, but my 6.5 Sherman has 1700 rounds through it and still shoots well. This case holds 4+ grains less powder than the Sherman and has a longer neck so it should do even better than the Sherman. With 2.9" you should be able to load even the 160's clear to the lands.......rich
It is throated for the 140's being seated at the boat tail junction. We have pushed the 160 Matrix to 3184' in a 29" barrel so 3100' is doable in a 26", but that is MAX!
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