Re: What is your favorite 6.5mm round?
Originally Posted by MontanaRifleman
This is a great thread and I would go with the 6.5-7WSM to squeeze out a little more from the WSM. It would be a great short action build. I'm thinking with RL17 and a 26" barrel, I could get the 130 Scirrocos up to 3400 fps, That would make it an 1100-1300 yd deer killer in Montana depending on altitude.
It should do that, or at least close. I don't think R17 is the first choice of most guys shooting this number though.
Retumbo, H1000, and R19 and 25 seem to be the talk. If you try some 17 let us know how it does, could be the right stuff.
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