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Old 06-14-2013, 11:54 AM
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6.5mm-06 or the 6.5x284

If you had a choice what would you pick and why?
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Re: 6.5mm-06 or the 6.5x284

Have you seen the price of the 6.5-06 brass ? I thought the Lapua stuff was expensive....

If you make your own brass from 30-06 brass, it will be a better fit (if you can get any 30-06 of course).

I do not have my 6.5-284 barrel yet, so I can't give you any feedback, but if Savage is selling factory rifles their popularity must be improving.
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Re: 6.5mm-06 or the 6.5x284

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Re: 6.5mm-06 or the 6.5x284

Seeing as to how Lapua brass is awesome, and that they readily make 6.5-284 brass, I would be more inclined to go in that direction, if it were my gun, and I were heading up the 6.5 class on a standard bolt face.

If I were going 6.5 on a Magnum, I would go with 6.5x257 Wby Imp. like Chase Curtis' new gun. That caliber really has me intrigued.
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Re: 6.5mm-06 or the 6.5x284

similar to the .264 Win. Mag?


Does Lapua make brass for the 6.5x55?
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Re: 6.5mm-06 or the 6.5x284

Lapua makes brass for 6.5x284, 30-06, and 6.5x55
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Re: 6.5mm-06 or the 6.5x284

Good question. I would go with head stamped Lapua 6.5x284.
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