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Old 02-17-2013, 05:09 PM
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Re: New 6.5 Idea

Well put RHB, its nice to have some one like Goodgrouper follow up your work, there nothing like the call saying I got your load done it's hard to get it to shoot over 3/8!!, and know thats exactly what that gun is doing. Hope you post some of your accomplishments we can all learn a little on the way.
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:51 PM
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Re: New 6.5 Idea

I would say to try some slower powder. Go to 4831 or some type or even H1000. You may see some gains in velocity.
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Re: New 6.5 Idea

I could be wrong, but I'll go out on a limb and guess it won't get any more velocity than with RL17. Not in this casing. H1000 might come close, but I'm guessing not. In my experience with the 25-06, I got about 200 fps more velocity (3400) with RL17 with about 90% capacity vs Retumbo (3200) at close to 100%, pushing 115 gr bullets.

In any case, no one can complain about either the velocity or accuracy so far.

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I could be wrong, but I'll go out on a limb and guess it won't get any more velocity than with RL17. Not in this casing. H1000 might come close, but I'm guessing not. In my experience with the 25-06, I got about 200 fps more velocity (3400) with RL17 with about 90% capacity vs Retumbo (3200) at close to 100%, pushing 115 gr bullets.

In any case, no one can complain about either the velocity or accuracy so far.

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I'm with Mark on this one. Maybe we'll both be wrong!......rich
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:33 PM
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Re: New 6.5 Idea

I'm not disagreeing with either of you. Just another powder I thought of that might work also. Seems to favor these kind of cartridges. Superformance powder. Just a thought.
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I'm not disagreeing with either of you. Just another powder I thought of that might work also. Seems to favor these kind of cartridges. Superformance powder. Just a thought.
Yup, I would try Superperformance and RL33. I have no experience with those yet.
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The question is...... Where to find 33???
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