Re: 6.5X284 load starting point please
I have a coupLe of 6.5x284's that I shoot 140 Berger hunting bullets. The barrels are 24 and 26" but both can get 3050FPS but have found the best accuracy is produced at lower velocities. Interestingly, both rifles produce the best accuracy of .25-.5 MOA at 500yards consistently with a seating depth at .075" out of the lands.
Two very good loads in both my rifles are:
Lapua Brass, FL Redding, neck size at .292"
53gr. H4831SC , Fed 210M , 2945FPs ,ES 5-10, Savage LRH, 24" barrel
59gr. Retumbo, Fed 215, 2965FPS, ES 5-10, Cooper 520, 26" barrel
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