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260 vs. 6.5-284 Whats the difference?

 
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Old 03-22-2004, 07:26 PM
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260 vs. 6.5-284 Whats the difference?

I mean velocity wise and case differences, accuracy and advantages of one over the other.
I was considering rebarreling my 300wm in favor for a LR cartridge with less recoil. My 300wm though 12# still beats me up to bad and I'm not interested in braking it.

Also would the 6.5 (140gr.) recoil less than the .308 (175gr.)? [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/confused.gif[/img]

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Re: 260 vs. 6.5-284 Whats the difference?

308,

To rebarrel that 300wm your going to have to get a bushing put on the boltface and that cost alot of $$$$, the 260 in the same lenght barrel will run about 200fps slower, but you can get 2800/2900 out of a long barrel, 30+", both have good components availible, but the 260 will cost a bit less to start reloading for, as for accuracy I dont think you will find a differance between the two, the 260 will last a bit longer for match grade accuracy, As for recoil, im running 140's in my 16.5lb match gun at 2850fps, and recoils like a 223.

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Re: 260 vs. 6.5-284 Whats the difference?

you could do a 6.5 WSM or WSSM on the 300WM bolt face [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img]

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Re: 260 vs. 6.5-284 Whats the difference?

Not a bad question.

Here is a picture I took that might add a little something:

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Re: 260 vs. 6.5-284 Whats the difference?

http://www.biggameinfo.com/RecoilCalc.aspx

you can try this to get an idea of recoil.
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