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Old 12-24-2012, 09:45 PM
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Re: input on 6mm something or other coyote rig build

Abandon the 6mm and go with a 25-06 or 25-06ackley with 87 gr bullet and jump up to 120's for deer
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:59 PM
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Re: input on 6mm something or other coyote rig build

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Abandon the 6mm and go with a 25-06 or 25-06ackley with 87 gr bullet and jump up to 120's for deer
Im a guessin that wouldnt help your BC any and your velocity very little. Bad trade. And I would put any 115 up against the 120 in 25 cal. Ive had both and killed a lot of crap with them both and that dart lookin 115 berger or smk has a good amount of SD for a 6mm and the 25 really doesnt. Even now with the new hybrids at 105 I would launch that 115 icepick just for the penetration. I guess I'm sayin a 115 in a 6 is deadlier than a 120 in a 25-06 for big critters and the 6mm will huff an 87 at real close to the same speed as a 25-06 with a lot better bc.
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Old 12-25-2012, 05:40 AM
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Re: input on 6mm something or other coyote rig build

Yep the 6mm is magic
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Old 12-25-2012, 05:53 AM
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Re: input on 6mm something or other coyote rig build

I shoot a 6mm-06 imp with a 30 degree shoulder and it is by far my favorite rifle. I shoot the 105 a-max at 3,250 fps out of a 26" rock creek. It is also one of my most accurate hunting rounds. They can be pushed up to 3,350 but the pressure starts getting pretty high at this point.
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Old 12-25-2012, 08:42 AM
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Re: input on 6mm something or other coyote rig build

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Yep the 6mm is magic
The biggest problem with 25 cal is the bullets(especially 100 gr and below) are stubby and soft for the 250 savage. I've got a 25 wssm, and it's a hell of a rifle but it takes a 120 bt to get the bc up enough for longer range.
I'm looking at rebarreling a striker, so I'm going to stay with a .473 bolt face so I could put the original barrel on with little tinkering.
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Old 12-25-2012, 09:34 AM
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Re: input on 6mm something or other coyote rig build

Got me and the G.D. (71 & 3.5yrs. which ever needs it first- never fired yet) a WallyWorld $399 youth Rem 700 .243Win and a bunch of all the factory loads and noticed:

-in their gun:
A) 58gr Hornady Superformance V Max 3,925 fps
B) 80gr Barnes TTSX BT 3,350 fps

That is woofing it & I bet it will leave a mark. I may never have to reload any, but I got the stuff!

Good luck with your choice.
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Old 12-25-2012, 11:48 AM
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Re: input on 6mm something or other coyote rig build

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The biggest problem with 25 cal is the bullets(especially 100 gr and below) are stubby and soft for the 250 savage. I've got a 25 wssm, and it's a hell of a rifle but it takes a 120 bt to get the bc up enough for longer range.
I'm looking at rebarreling a striker, so I'm going to stay with a .473 bolt face so I could put the original barrel on with little tinkering.
one has not completeted his journey in shooting till he's had some fun with a .250 Ackley!! Now there is a round that's pure magic
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