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6.5 -284 Ballistics??

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Unread 03-27-2013, 05:57 PM
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6.5 -284 Ballistics??

For you guys that shoot the 6.5/284 what bullets are you using and what kind of velocity are you producing. Tell me why you went with the 6.5/284
I saw a Cooper Jackson Hunter in the red spiderweb snythedic stock for sale in the 6.5/284
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    Unread 03-27-2013, 06:47 PM
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    Re: 6.5 -284 Ballistics??

    I use Berger hunting and JLK 140 VLD's at 2965FPS. My favorite, and most accurate 6.5x284 is a Cooper Jackson Hunter( also back/red veined),Model 520 with a 1:8 twist med/heavy barrel. Outstanding performance on deer sized game, my furthest taken at 998 yards. Perfect bullet performance, and dead in their tracks.
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    Unread 03-27-2013, 10:49 PM
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    Re: 6.5 -284 Ballistics??

    iam shooting the berger 140s sitting atop some rl22 at 3008fps i have a remington action and a kreiger barrel 26" and iam killing rocks at 1032
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    Re: 6.5 -284 Ballistics??

    I just chronographed my savage LRH today.I'm shooting 129 gr Hornady SST with A3100 at 3140 fps.The gun just shoots those bullets into itty bitty groups.
    I've only shot a couple of coyotes so far,,just kind of getting this rifle online.So far real happy.
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    Unread 03-28-2013, 08:36 AM
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    Re: 6.5 -284 Ballistics??

    That clenched it for me........................your guys are getting great performance. A 140 at 3000 The Cooper what does that rifle weight..............I will check and see what the twist rate is on the Cooper here in town.............

    Thanks for the feed back.............

    So if you guys had to do it over you would still go with the 6.5/284?
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    Unread 03-28-2013, 08:55 AM
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    Re: 6.5 -284 Ballistics??

    I have a few 6.5X284's two for benchrest: 2930 for one and 2980 for the other with 140 hybrids. My hunting gun is running 140HVLD's @ 3125.
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    Unread 03-28-2013, 09:58 AM
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    Re: 6.5 -284 Ballistics??

    Greyfox, do you use the JLKs for hunting or just punching paper?
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