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6mm-257 Weatherby?

 
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Old 12-31-2010, 03:00 PM
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Re: 6mm-257 Weatherby?

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6-284
240 Weatherby
Another vote for a 6x284 OR one of my personal favs, a 6mm Remington Ackley Improved. Plenty of neck length and a 40 degree shoulder to theoritically save your throat life (as much as possible, LOL).

JMHO, I have a 6mm-06 Ackley in addition to my fav. 6mm Ackley. It is basically a 240 Wby without a belt, plus a few FPS, which I personally hate belts.

Truly doubtful if you will see a huge increase of velocity with the 6-257WBY over the above calibers.
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Old 12-31-2010, 03:01 PM
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Re: 6mm-257 Weatherby?

So what twist barrel would be right for a 240 or 6-284 with 105-115 gr bullets? And what length?
thanks
Daniel
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Old 12-31-2010, 03:33 PM
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Re: 6mm-257 Weatherby?

I ran 115 vlds thru my broughton 5c with a 1-8" twist. Never had any come apart and I shot both the hunting and target jackets.

I ran them from 3175 up to almost 3300 fps but my accuracy sweet spot was 3175. After 3200 my accuracy went to ****.
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Re: 6mm-257 Weatherby?

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So what twist barrel would be right for a 240 or 6-284 with 105-115 gr bullets? And what length?
thanks
Daniel
I love my 1-7" twist three groove Lilja. It will carry my 107 gr. Matchkings to a 12x12 gong at 1000 yards all day long!!!
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