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6.5x284 vs .260 ackley for hunting and paper punching

 
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:23 PM
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Re: 6.5x284 vs .260 ackley for hunting and paper punching

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Ballistically they're almost the same. 400 yards is a chip shot for either, both are capable to a 1000. Do you want a short or long action ?
You could squeeze the 260 in a short but both would be better in a long action to allow a longer seating depth.. I'm shooting a 6.5. Creedmoor with an elite iron supressor it's a dream. Very little recoil. I wouldn't have a problem taking antelope sized critters at 800 or more with 140 bergers. The heavy 6.5's are dam impressive in the BC department.
Excellent advice! I may take a look at the Creedmoor.
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