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6.5 x 55 Pet loads ...Tikka Rifle

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Unread 10-23-2012, 09:30 AM
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Re: 6.5 x 55 Pet loads ...Tikka Rifle

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Thanks ..have some H4350 on hand...Ken Waters liked that powder in the 6.5 Swede I heard. Also have some H 4831 sc.
Both powders have done very well in my rifle with 140gr Bergers and Hornady SST's. I have not tried any 130gr bullets.
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    Re: 6.5 x 55 Pet loads ...Tikka Rifle

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    That depends upon who you talk to and what your personal philosophy is regarding the sort of terminal performance you are after.

    I have not yet shot live game with any of my 6.5's. When I do, I intend to use Berger Hunting VLD's or Hornady AMAX's with my Swede. I don't believe that the Swede develops enough velocity to make tougher bullets necessary. I look forward to testing that theory in the field when my circustances permit.

    For my faster 6.5's, I am developing shorter ranged loads with 140g Partitions and long range loads using AMAX's.
    Thanks alot ..let me know how you make out.
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