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123 SMK or 123 Scenar in 6.5mm?

 
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Old 12-31-2006, 09:05 PM
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123 SMK or 123 Scenar in 6.5mm?

Does anyone have empirical data to support which bullet has the best BC? Any opinions or data is appreciated. I am going to be using RL 22 (or H4831) in 6.5-284.
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Old 01-01-2007, 06:14 PM
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Re: 123 SMK or 123 Scenar in 6.5mm?

If it is for hunting, I would forget the scenar- wont work well on game.-
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Old 01-02-2007, 08:47 AM
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Re: 123 SMK or 123 Scenar in 6.5mm?

I'd shoot a 140 gr bullet if it were me [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img].
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Old 01-02-2007, 05:25 PM
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Re: 123 SMK or 123 Scenar in 6.5mm?

I'd go with the 140 a-max, I have 5 one shot kills on deer out to 609 yards, out of a 260ai. If your punching paper use what shoots the best.

I would start my loads with h4831sc first, I found it to be the best in my 6.5 bore. Also temp stable unlike r22.
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Old 01-03-2007, 11:33 AM
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Re: 123 SMK or 123 Scenar in 6.5mm?

H-4350 has worked well for me in several 6.5-284's
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Old 01-03-2007, 01:53 PM
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Re: 123 SMK or 123 Scenar in 6.5mm?

Viva,
I cant give any definate proof of which bullet has the best BC can only go by what the maker said: Scenar .547, SMK .510.
However here in the UK shooters using 6.5s seem to favour the Scenar when using that weight of bullet, its very popular in the 260 for F Class.

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Old 01-03-2007, 03:35 PM
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Re: 123 SMK or 123 Scenar in 6.5mm?

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Viva,
I cant give any definate proof of which bullet has the best BC can only go by what the maker said: Scenar .547, SMK .510.
However here in the UK shooters using 6.5s seem to favour the Scenar when using that weight of bullet, its very popular in the 260 for F Class.

Ian

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That is probably because there is likely no 123 Sierra's across the pond yet [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] I have yet to see any good data on these two bullets, but will be finding out myself in the coming months...

The 123 SMK is shorter but sleeker, so i'd trust the relative difference in BC's

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