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Old 09-17-2013, 06:45 PM
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Re: 6.5 slrm

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Is this a round they are thinking of making, and now out yet
Notice the "if" in my comment.
In other words, I have know idea what they are coming out with, ego, the "if"
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:06 PM
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Re: 6.5 slrm

I just sent Gunwerks an email with a link to this thread asking them to please give us some details on this new cartridge.
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:02 AM
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Re: 6.5 slrm

The 6.5 SLRM is a short version of our 7LRM necked down to accept 6.5mm bullets. The design goal was 3050 with a 140 in a short action without high pressure loading. You can make this cartridge from RCM brass with a little work moving the shoulder back. We will probably test in "wildcat" state for another 6-8 months, then we will order up the correct brass.
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:01 AM
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Re: 6.5 slrm

Sounds like Rich Shermans 6.5 SS.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:00 PM
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Re: 6.5 slrm

Will be the same as the 6.5 SAUM(4S) by GAP.
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Old 12-17-2014, 01:51 PM
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Re: 6.5 slrm

Sounds like a great cartridge. The 6.5 SAUM and the 6.5 SS are both using the SAUM case. The 6.5 SLRM is based off of the RCM case,
I believe the WSM case is just a bit too big to use the 6.5 mm bullets. It works, but not like the 6.5 SAUM does with its nice barrel life, ect. The RCM is a great idea too. It has less capacity than the SAUM but the 6.5 SAUM has some minor issues with being able to fit in a standard short action magazine when the bullets are seated out to the lands. Minor issue and easily fixed. The 6.5 SS is a shortened 6.5 SAUM with a few other tweaks to the case to get capacity back up. It's a true short action cartridge with and improved shoulder and a nice long neck.
Until we see the specs on the 6.5 SLRM we are only speculating. But it sounds like it will be shorter than the SAUM, putting it real close to the 6.5 SS.
I'm a huge fan of the short, fat, efficient cartridges. And most certainly of the 6.5mm. I look forward to another. I think these Short magnum 6.5's are here to stay. And that's s really cool thing.
My hats off to the guys at GA Precision who came out and developed the 6.5 SAUM and made it a popular choice. And now to Gunwerks for taking it a step further, and hopefully not to long from now, will have head stamped brass for us like they did with the 7 LRM.
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