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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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Old 10-07-2013, 01:35 PM
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Awesome rifles at GA Precision! Little stimulation and a good European answer will follow. You should eventually consider a 6,5 x 68 (pure performance as you probably know), both brass and fab - ammo no issue at all. Or maybe a 6,5 x 65. True rocket - rounds...
I have toyed with the idea of a 6.5/8x68S Improved and also a 6.5/300 Dakota. The 8x68 brass is less expensive but the 300 Dakota brass will need very little fire forming and has a little more capacity. Decisions, decisions
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I have toyed with the idea of a 6.5/8x68S Improved and also a 6.5/300 Dakota. The 8x68 brass is less expensive but the 300 Dakota brass will need very little fire forming and has a little more capacity. Decisions, decisions
! Like to hear that you're considering the 6,5 x 68, a classic round for hunting in the Alpes at long distances. RWS is producing ready calibrated 6,5 x 68 (high quality) brass, so no downsizing etc. requested, just load and shoot.
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! Like to hear that you're considering the 6,5 x 68, a classic round for hunting in the Alpes at long distances. RWS is producing ready calibrated 6,5 x 68 (high quality) brass, so no downsizing etc. requested, just load and shoot.
That would be sweet to be able to get 6.5x68 RWS, but I can not find it here in the US. Do you know anyone here selling it?
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That would be sweet to be able to get 6.5x68 RWS, but I can not find it here in the US. Do you know anyone here selling it?
RWS | Rottweil: RWS centerfire rifle cartridges

RWS' English web site. You may look after an/the US - retailer(s) (often in connection with Blaser and Zeiss!) on its site, maybe you know about him/them already. You need to insert your postnr., town etc.

BTW, the fastest fab -ammo by RWS in 6,5 x 68 is going by V0 3505,3 fps, not bad.
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RWS | Rottweil: RWS centerfire rifle cartridges

RWS' English web site. You may look after an/the US - retailer(s) (often in connection with Blaser and Zeiss!) on its site, maybe you know about him/them already. You need to insert your postnr., town etc.

BTW, the fastest fab -ammo by RWS in 6,5 x 68 is going by V0 3505,3 fps, not bad.
Do they sell ammo only, or do they also sell Brass?
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Do they sell ammo only, or do they also sell Brass?
I called the Tampa distributor and they do not sell brass unfortunately.
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Do they sell ammo only, or do they also sell Brass?
Here comes the american web - site with dealers and the full package. For explanation, RWS is part of the Swiss RUAG - Group.

Rifle | RUAG Ammotec USA, Inc.

Of course is RWS selling brass in all countries where you find them, and they do in the USA as I know for sure. 6,5 x 68 is usual stuff in Europe, and when you're ordering it in the USA they will deliver! The USA are the most important marked in the world.
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