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6.5-284 Load Data

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Unread 04-04-2005, 04:39 PM
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Re: 6.5-284 Load Data

sorry about that, please excuxe me im getting old and forgetful
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    Unread 04-04-2005, 05:46 PM
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    Re: 6.5-284 Load Data

    I just put 59 rounds down the bore of my brand new 6.5 x 284. I'm not yet satisfied with these loads, (50.3 grains of H4831 SC & 142 Gr. SMK's w/ Fed 210M shot the best, but I won't mention the size of the groups... I'm working on it. Several of my freinds have their's shooting less than .125 moa.
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    Unread 05-11-2009, 01:34 PM
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    Re: 6.5-284 Load Data

    Hi im new to this forum been shooting a custom 6.5.284 Norma here in Scotland for two years now its a great cartridge and very accurate shoot red and roe deer here with it and some foxes too using 120 grain Nosler Ballistic tips could do with some load data for lighter bullets if anybody has any it would be appreciated for 95 &100 grain bullets
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    Unread 09-07-2009, 08:43 AM
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    Re: 6.5-284 Load Data

    Originally Posted by D.P. View Post
    My last 6.5-284 was a 26" 1-8 twist Hart Barrel (Sendero contour)set in a Sako Varmint McMillan stock. I would have kept it but the short action drove me nuts. It loved the 140 A-max. with either R-22 or H-4831. It also shot great with 120 NBT's 3250fps (the deer hated em)
    I hope to also find an A-max load for the new one and test it out soon on some crop damage tags. I will post results.

    got mine coming next week

    itll be a sako 75 long action wearing a pacnor 30 f class 1;8.5 twist barrel with mcmillan sako varmint stock

    i have made up some shooting in rounds using the 140 g amax and 4831 sc powder i have left bullets well out so i can just reseat them once rifle is home

    happy days
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    Unread 09-07-2009, 02:52 PM
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    Re: 6.5-284 Load Data

    look on . go to articles. search for one by german salazar. "allaint reloader 17 "
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    Unread 09-25-2009, 07:35 AM
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    Re: 6.5-284 Load Data

    Hey fellow 6.5 x 284 shooters/reloaders ........i've been trying to locate data for the Barnes bullets...they do not list our cartridge in their manual. They offer some pretty cool bullet types especially for Long Range Hunting but NO DATA......Any experimenters out there ? I worked up a couple loads last year but im a little scared about going too far with it and grenading my new E.R. Shaw barrel, in the Mauser 98 Action.....It should be ok but.....i'd rather find someone else that has done it before.
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