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Anyone use 6mm BR for deer?

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Unread 10-26-2008, 10:28 PM
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Anyone use 6mm BR for deer?

I took a few, looking to hear from others on their experience.
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    Unread 10-27-2008, 08:44 AM
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    Re: Anyone use 6mm BR for deer?

    It will do a good job as long as you stay within its range limitations. Me and or my kids have killed several whitetail and even two elk with the 260 rem in a 14" specialty pistol (should be close to what you can do in a rifle length performance wise).
    Both elk were under 100 yards (120 NBT's) and were lung shots-both bullets exited.
    Right placement+right bullet= dead animal (within its range capabilities of course)
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    Re: Anyone use 6mm BR for deer?

    I killed one at 400 yds, 105 amax/2840 mv, double lunged, exit, stumbled 25 yds at most and dropped.

    Just wondering if more people use this highly accurate easy to shoot round.
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    Re: Anyone use 6mm BR for deer?

    I have a 6mm-225 Winchester 14 inch barrel for my T/C Contender that is about the same as the 6 BR. I use the Sierra 80 gr. SSP bullet at 2650 fps and it did a real number on the one buck deer I shot with it at 100 yards. It went through both shoulders and dropped the deer.
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    Unread 10-27-2008, 06:13 PM
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    Re: Anyone use 6mm BR for deer?

    Oops.
    6.5BR,
    Your user name threw me off-I was thinking 6.5 caliber-Sorry.
    My son and I have used the 6mm-6.5x47 Lapua in a specialty handgun and have killed 2 buck antelope, 1 buck muley, and one doe antelope-All one shot kills. used Bergers 105 VLD
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    Unread 10-27-2008, 09:51 PM
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    Re: Anyone use 6mm BR for deer?

    Hi Ernie, yes, built a 7BR rifle in the past, last minute, ready made dies/brass...saved a few $$$, and had many 6BRs and one again in the works, and SOME day will do a 6.5 version....but now the 47 and Grendel hit the scene......well you know!

    Anyway, how did the Bergers do? Fine I take it.

    I'd guess you are getting rifle 6BR speeds in that handgun at least?

    Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Anyone use 6mm BR for deer?

    2790 with the 105 Berger VLD-Yes they worked great!
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