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6.5 Grendel and xbr 8208

 
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:48 PM
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6.5 Grendel and xbr 8208

I have a 24" bull barrel upper in 6.5 g , it has a 1:9 twist. I recently got a pound of 8208 and was wondering if any other members have had success with this powder and maybe some good recipes to work off of?
Thanks , tackdriver
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Old 05-16-2013, 05:11 AM
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Re: 6.5 Grendel and xbr 8208

Funny you mention the grendal....I just spent my eve watching this guys youtube of him bulding a 6.5 grendel...also checked out his reloading and then shooting his loads...he used the 8208..maybe you could check them out and see if you can find anything out.

He seems to be a laid back good ol'boy that likes to shoot and hunt.

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Old 05-16-2013, 03:54 PM
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Re: 6.5 Grendel and xbr 8208

I shoot the 6mm AR Turbo Improved which is based off the 6.5 Grendel case and I use 8208 with my 107 Sie. Loads very accurate and not temp sensitive or high pressure at 2900 fps. ! Give it a try I suppose you are going to use it with 123 grain bullets?
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Old 05-16-2013, 05:54 PM
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Re: 6.5 Grendel and xbr 8208

I shoot BLC2 and 8208 in my grendel, both work well



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