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Old 08-06-2006, 03:01 PM
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goodgroupers 6br imp

GG,

What improved version of the 6br did you build ? Also , do you think it is necessary to improve the cartridge for it to shoot good at longer ranges ? And if I may ask , what is your favorite bullet powder combo for yours at this point ?

Thanks for your time , Jim B.
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Old 08-07-2006, 05:16 AM
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Re: goodgroupers 6br imp

Can't answer for GG but, I have reamers(one tight neck and one no turn) for an improved 6BR that moves the shoulder forward .070" and sharpens to 40 degrees. With an 8 twist barrel, the 107 gr VLD can be pushed to 3100 fps.
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Old 08-08-2006, 07:45 AM
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Re: goodgroupers 6br imp

DocEd,

Thanks for your reply , I am trying to decide whether to " improve" a 6br or build it straight up . Decisions , decisions [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

Jim B.
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Old 08-08-2006, 01:52 PM
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Re: goodgroupers 6br imp

I would go with the std 6br case...for several reasons...
one being if your just starting to play with it ...cheaper tooling costs ie dies ect. not always a good idea to start with an improved case...fire forming ect.

the std 6br has won one world record at 1000!!!
and a little ole 6br
just won some wood at the 1000 yd Williamsport heavy gun class with a 15 lb gun (not 60 or 70 lbs.)world comp...
good job jason....
its incredable what the little cartridge is capable of.... my 10 yr old has hit a 2 moa rock at 1200 yds in bad conditions and it only burned 30 grs of powder and with a 527 BC bullet .....
good luck
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Old 08-08-2006, 08:18 PM
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Re: goodgroupers 6br imp

Agree go with .272 no neck turn standard br for first gun. Just get the reamer with enough freebore for the 100-108 gr Boattail bullets. I would order my own reamer from Dave Kiff at Pacific Tool and Guage for $140

Go with a Broughton 5C barrel finished at 28 inches. No need to go longer and the 5c canted rifling is definitely 50-75 fps faster.

Try the CCI standard and magnum primers, lapua brass and either VARGET, RL15, or VVN540 powders. Bullets either the SMKs sorted or berger 105s. Best IMO is the Clinch Rivers but good luck getting any. James Phillips on www.6mmbr.com often has some for sale ($360 per 1000) as he shoots a lot with Greg from CR a lot.

I shot a short neck BR improved and now went to the 6mm BR DX which is Ack Imp with long neck. Same capacity as Dasher with longer neck. However, no standard dies available all custom.

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BH
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Old 08-09-2006, 07:15 PM
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Re: goodgroupers 6br imp

6br4me2, Bountyhunter,

Thanks a bunch for your replies , I really appreciate your responses , experience like y'alls is the best for deciding things like this .

The 6br standard is getting the go ahead . Smiths for this ?

Jim B.
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Old 08-10-2006, 09:56 AM
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Re: goodgroupers 6br imp

Jimm
good luck to you on your 6br.... good advice already given...one the funnest rounds and most accurate ever!!!
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