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View Poll Results: Favorite 6.5 Cartridge
264 Win Mag 70 11.74%
264 Rem Mag 4 0.67%
65. STW 4 0.67%
6.5-284 131 21.98%
6.5 WSM 25 4.19%
6.5 SAUM 20 3.36%
6.5 Rem 59 9.90%
6.5-47 Lapaua 50 8.39%
6.5-06 45 7.55%
Other 188 31.54%
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Unread 03-13-2013, 03:00 PM
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Re: Favorite 6.5 Cartridge

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My only experience with Norma is 300 WSM. I seems to be very good for me. Holds up well under high pressure.

See, I said it was just a problem with 6.5x284

I use Norma brass for my 6.5WSM, I've got no complaints.


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    Re: Favorite 6.5 Cartridge

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    I didn't even know CEB made .277's in 165 grain. That oughta be just about perfect for a .277/300 Dakota. Some serious 270 smack down right there. With all of the promising new Berger bullets on the horizon, I sure wish they'd actually produce one every once in a while.

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    Iff'n yer interested, Chad can borrow my reamer when I get it. That would probably be sometime this fall.

    It will have a 40* shoulder and some other slight mods and I'm gonna call it the 270 Montana
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    Iff'n yer interested, Chad can borrow my reamer when I get it. That would probably be sometime this fall.

    It will have a 40* shoulder and some other slight mods and I'm gonna call it the 270 Montana


    Oh crap... i'm going to pretend I didn't see you post....


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    Oh crap... i'm going to pretend I didn't see you post....


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    Re: Favorite 6.5 Cartridge

    you could call it the 270 MoWy.
    Then Outlaw could call his the WyMo.
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    Re: Favorite 6.5 Cartridge

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    BTW- Look for a thread on the 140CEB's this afternoon or in the morning. No cool stuff yet but i'll throw in bullet measurements compared to the 130 MTH & probably start loading.
    Has this happened yet? I sure don't wanna miss it....
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    you could call it the 270 MoWy.
    Then Outlaw could call his the WyMo.
    6.5 Gillette has a nice ring to it
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