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Ruger drops 6.5 Creedmoor

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Unread 03-22-2012, 07:05 AM
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Re: Ruger drops 6.5 Creedmoor

March 20,2012 I just got off the phone with the Ruger folks at the plant. As of now there are no plans to drop the Creedmoor. It is in their 2012 catalog.
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Unread 10-13-2013, 01:03 AM
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Re: Ruger drops 6.5 Creedmoor

October 12, 2013 - just looked at Ruger website, there are 4 models of the 77 bolt action available in 6.5 Creedmoor. Nothing in the No. 1 for 2013.
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Unread 10-13-2013, 03:52 AM
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Re: Ruger drops 6.5 Creedmoor

The thing is that the Creed is an awesome round. . Not saying the other 6.5 s aren't great also. I hope the Creed will be aroundforever and since there are several other companies are making rifles in that cart. I imagine it won't just disappear. .

I guess 300 Savage afficinados were saying the same thing about the 308 when it first came out. Ect.ect.ect.
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Unread 10-13-2013, 06:50 AM
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Re: Ruger drops 6.5 Creedmoor

Having written about several 6.5 Creedmoors, I agree it is a great caliber but to me so is the .260 and it is not a proprietary round. If another ammunition company comes out with the Creedmoor, then I would think it was here to stay. Ruger did come out this year with the Ruger #1V in 6.5-284. Expect an article on this rifle here soon. Len has the article. Like the Creedmoor #1V, it is a tack driver. I plan on hunting with it this deer season. When asked how long it would be available, I was told by Ruger that it all depends on sales. So if you want one in 6.5-284 Ruger#1V you better buy the first one you see. Ask your dealer to stock them will work also.
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Unread 10-14-2013, 05:50 PM
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Re: Ruger drops 6.5 Creedmoor

I would be more than happy if my dealer would just carry the stainless 6.5 Creed in the m77 Target, Predator and 26" barrel Hawkeye.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:52 PM
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Re: Ruger drops 6.5 Creedmoor

I know that GA Precision offers a fine looking hunting rifle in the 6.5 Creedmore.
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Re: Ruger drops 6.5 Creedmoor

Well it's 2015 and I just purchased the Ruger American Preditor 6.5 Creedmoor and topping it off with a Quigley-Ford 520. Hopefully the round will be around for a while. When I like a gun I normally keep it for a few years, like forever. Hopefully this will be a good whitetail round when I want to give the 20 year old M77 Stainless 7mm Mag a rest.
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