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Tell me about your Longest Kills with a 6mm br.

 
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Old 02-28-2010, 10:45 AM
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Tell me about your Longest Kills with a 6mm br.

My 6br will be done this week. I am getting pumped! It consists of a trued Howa action, BC tac stock pillar bedded, varmint SS Keiger 28" with 1 in 8 twist. A IOR 4 x14x50 gen 4 with MP-8 ret. I plan on shooting 105 or maybe bigger bullets. The Bergers and A-Max's look good at this point.

So what is the effective range for a 6br on antelope or deer with good bullet placement? Tell me what you have taken effectivly, what bullet etc.

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Old 02-28-2010, 11:33 AM
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Re: Tell me about your Longest Kills with a 6mm br.

My 6BR is a pistol. I shoot 88 grain Bergers over 31 gr of Varget. The only animal I have shot with it is a doe antelope at 270 yards. One shot in the lungs piled up within 100 yards after being hit.

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Re: Tell me about your Longest Kills with a 6mm br.

Thanks 7STDUBBERU, Very nice looking rig and great shootin!

Guess not many hunt with the 6 br... ??

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Re: Tell me about your Longest Kills with a 6mm br.

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Guess not many hunt with the 6 br... ??
The 6br isn't really a 'hunting' cartridge, beyond varmint hunting.
It only has deer killing energy to ~400yds with 95gr bullets.

I use a 6br for woodchucks(w\95VLDs). My furthest kill to date with it is 627yds. But a 6br is plenty capable further out -with varmints.
It wouldn't concern me to take deer at ~600yds, but they would be strictly head shots.

My gun
Browing Eclipse, rebarreled to 6br in Pacnor, 8tw, 26" finished.
My load
31.6gr IMR4895, 95grVLDs, CCI450s, ~2975fps
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Re: Tell me about your Longest Kills with a 6mm br.

Goodgrouper shot an antelope or two with a 6Br improved or something similar using the 95 Bergers. You will have too search back about three or four years to find it. As I remember it was only about 600 yards because the wind was so fierce.
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Re: Tell me about your Longest Kills with a 6mm br.

Took a yote with mine e few weeks ago. 653 yards with a 107 SMK. Yote was facing me mostly. Stuck it in the front shoulder and it exited under the tail with a 1 1/2" exit. Yup, he can now phart in stereo...

Bullet impressed me. I would have no prolem taking a deer with the 107 SMK out to 700.

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