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Old 08-03-2010, 07:45 AM
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longer range 6mm bullet?

I have a 6mm/284 with a 1 in 10 twist and currently shoot 87 v-max bullets 3470fps. This combo works very well out to 600 yards but starts getting inconsistent past this. Anyone have a recommendation on a bullet better suited to the longer ranges that will still stabilize in my slow twist?
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Old 08-03-2010, 10:38 AM
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Re: longer range 6mm bullet?

the 90g Berger boat tail would be the only one i would think would work in the 1-10 twist. With pushing them fast you might get the 95g VLDs from berger to work. The reccomend a 1-9 but with the extra volcity you get they might work. If you try the 95s dont try to group at 100yards. They will not stabelize in that short of distance.
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Old 08-03-2010, 05:36 PM
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Re: longer range 6mm bullet?

Depends on the throat, but Randy Robinette sells some super FB bullets that are top notch accuracy wise.

He has a 95 that will run in a 10 twist, but you have to have a long throat. The pressure ring must be set in the neck of the case.

google him or go to BR central and PM him.

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Re: longer range 6mm bullet?

My 6mm/284 with a 10 twist Shaw didn't like bullets larger that the 85 gr Sierra Game King. That was my antelope bullet for this rifle and it was a good round. If for some reason your rifle would let you, the 107 SMK is a great bullet and I have taken it to 1000 yards. Expansion on game to 700 is awesome from my 8 twist 6mmBR. But I doubt the 10 twist will stablize it.

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Old 08-03-2010, 06:20 PM
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Re: longer range 6mm bullet?

Some people have had success with the 105 Amax in slow twist barrels.
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Old 08-04-2010, 09:18 PM
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Re: longer range 6mm bullet?

The Nosler 95grn. ballistic tip should do the trick also.

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Old 08-05-2010, 07:54 AM
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Re: longer range 6mm bullet?

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The Nosler 95grn. ballistic tip should do the trick also.

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I agree with this....and this bullet can be pushed hard
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