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Scirocco Accuracy

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Unread 05-10-2004, 12:15 PM
 
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Scirocco Accuracy

Waiting on Swift's new 6.5mm Scirocco to use as a long range hunter in my 6.5-284 and was wondering how any of you have found their accuracy in other calibers? How about their terminal performance?
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    Unread 05-10-2004, 12:28 PM
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    Re: Scirocco Accuracy

    DBS I have used them in 7mm RUM with great sucess on paper. Only game shot was a large 6 pt bull at 556 yards. The Bullet hit dead center shoulder and exited through the off side shoulder. Needless to say he took his last step. I hadn't heard they were coming with a 6.5mm. My new 6.5 284 should be done in a couple weeks. When are the bullets due out?
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    Unread 05-10-2004, 02:11 PM
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    Re: Scirocco Accuracy

    I just used them for the first time in my new .300 RUM this weekend. The range was limited to only 100yds. I key-holed every group of three I shot. I'll continue to use them.
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    Unread 05-10-2004, 03:18 PM
     
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    Budman, I spoke with Swift again this morning, the 6.5 Scirocco at 130 grains will be available around the end of July.
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    Unread 05-10-2004, 03:28 PM
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    Re: Scirocco Accuracy

    I've used the 7mm 150gr and they shot fine, but not as good as a sierra.
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    Unread 05-11-2004, 07:16 AM
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    Re: Scirocco Accuracy

    DBS Thanks for the update on the 6.5mm. Will be trying them out then.
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    Unread 08-18-2004, 06:34 PM
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    Re: Scirocco Accuracy

    I did a lot of load developement for a
    friend's 300um with 180gr scirocco's,they
    shoot extremely well but you must sort by
    weight,every lot I tried varied 3 to 5gr.
    as far as performance 3 one shot kill's
    1deer,1elk 1moose.
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