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Old 04-12-2009, 11:21 PM
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Finally Got the 6.5-284 Done- Pictures

I finally got my gun put together this weekend and I took out for a test run Sunday morning.

These are the first rounds that have been shot through this barrel.
Here are the details

6.5-284 Switch barrel
Rem 700 Action- Trued
Benchmark Barrel/ Lilja #8 contour 1/8.5 twist/ 28.5"
Holland Lug/Pinned
Rifle Basix Trigger- ERV3-k / 1lb
HS Precision Stock/ Free floated, not bedded
Mueller Tactical 4-16x50 scope
Badger 20moa Rail
Scope Mount holes welded and re-drilled to 8-40 threads
Rail Steel bedded
My test target is sloppy, sorry.


The first shot was high so I moved 8 clicks down and shot this 3 shot group. I knew I had a shooter. 3 shots .086"
47 grains H4831

The group with 51 grains measures .066"


Here are the rest of the groups. All were shot with H4831. The conditions were so so.




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Old 04-13-2009, 06:11 AM
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Re: Finally Got the 6.5-284 Done- Pictures

Hot hot hot.. in a number of ways... nice
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Old 04-13-2009, 09:17 PM
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Re: Finally Got the 6.5-284 Done- Pictures

Yep, I'd say 51.0 grains is the ticket. Did you repeat the test? What bullet?
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:18 AM
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Re: Finally Got the 6.5-284 Done- Pictures

what bullet? did you use 4831 or 4831sc?
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:53 AM
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Re: Finally Got the 6.5-284 Done- Pictures

I used the 142 Sierra Match King and H4831, not the SC.
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:01 AM
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Re: Finally Got the 6.5-284 Done- Pictures

Wow!

Do you have any idea what your velocity is? I am running the 140 bergers with 49gr H4831 and getting 3033 FPS. Thats out of a 28" Pacnor.


Nice looking gun by the way.
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Old 04-14-2009, 04:20 PM
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Re: Finally Got the 6.5-284 Done- Pictures

I haven't sent them through a cronograph yet. I will do it this weekend and post my velocities. 3000 fps with 49gr of H4831 is crazy fast!!! I have never heard of anyone getting those velocities with the low of a powder charge

At 52 grains I was not seeing any signs of pressure.
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