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Unread 03-23-2013, 06:54 PM
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what 6mm

What I want is the fastest cartridge for shooting a 107 smk or the 115 bergers with at lest 2000 round barrel life. I was leaning towards the 6-47 lapua but didn't know if there is a better round like the 6xc.The spects on the 6mm-06 looks preety good but I don't think it will meet my round count and I all ready have to many barrel burners so help me out. I am a reloader but I have never fire formed, but I not opposed to doing it.
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    Unread 03-23-2013, 07:53 PM
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    Re: what 6mm

    Do you already have an action?
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    It really depends on what you intend to do with it. If your going to punch paper all day long than a 6x47, 6xcr or any other 6mm in the BR family would work great. If it's a hunting rig and your shot strings are less frequent. I don't think you can beat a super 6 like the 6mm-06. I love my 6mm-06, and it is one heck of a hunting rig. I have used it on everything from PD's to cow elk. all DRT. 70gr NBT @ 4100 FPS and 95gr VLDS @ 3500 FPS. Easy to reload for, cheap brass & dies. Just neck down some 25-06 in one step and go. Two words with a 6mm-06, fast & fun. I have around 600 rounds down mine with not a single sign of barrel ware. It's gun I have to practice self control with. When I bring it into the PD fields I don't bring out more than 20 rounds. It's almost a point and shoot gun out to 500 yards with the 70gr NBT.

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    My recommendation would be 6x47lapua. Is there a particular reason you want a 6mm? the 6.5x47lapua is excellent. It can be loaded to send 130grain bullets 2900fps in a 26" barrel.
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    I don't have an action. I will be using it mostly on rock chucks and paper, but I could see my self using it for antelopes and deer. Mostly chuckers don't mind the 6.5 but the 6mm bullets are a lot cheaper. I like the idea of the super 6mms but don't think the barrel life would be long enough my last build the barrel only lasted 6 months. So I want at least 2000 round out of it. I didn't think the 6-06 would get there but if it will. That will for sure be the round I will get.
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    243AI or the 6mmAI will do what you want. The 6mmAI will probably give you the better barrel life. Either will do.
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    Will the 6mmAI give me 2000 rounds if i take care of her?
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