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Old 03-29-2012, 09:01 PM
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Re: 6.5 wsm

started with 140 bergers, H1000 66. gr was the best so far at 3150fps. Going to try H4831 next. Dan
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:11 AM
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Re: 6.5 wsm

Nice rifle, like that shooting bench set up to. The 6.5 WSM really intrigues me are you necking down from 270 WSM brass.
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:42 AM
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yes 270 Norma so far I think it is going to be a nice round. Wpuld like to see 3200 fps out of it but so far 3150 fps seems to be more accurate. Will see what the 4831 does today. Dan
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:56 AM
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Re: 6.5 wsm

awesome rifle,and awesome bench.
Saw a guy pull a bench on a single axle behind a utv one time, thought that was pretty slick too.
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Old 03-30-2012, 06:04 PM
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I have a 31 inch 8 twist Krieger that I am building a 6.5 WSM with. Rem 700 SA. I was going to thread and chamber it on monday but had the flu. I am going to try to get it done this coming monday.
Dan,
Gun looks great.
Did you turn the necks to clean them up? What primers are you using?
My reamer has a .2995 neck and a .200 freeebore. I just turned the necks enough to clean them up.
I have some 140 VLD's and H 1000 to start with.
Keep us posted on your results.
Tarey
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Old 03-30-2012, 07:46 PM
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I was using CCI 250 primers. Today the Retumbo was better than the H 1000 or H 4831. 67 gr. was the best group at 100yds with a spread of 7. I plan to go on Monday to Jett's and shoot distance. Not sure about frebore on my reamer I sent a dummy round the way I wanted it and had Dave grind the reamer. The 140 oal is 3.100. I don't think that will work on a short action. Haven't played with seating. I was .002 off. Tommorow I plan to back the bullets up in .005 steps to see if accuracy or velocity changes. I here about guys getting 3200 fps but I always started getting preasure before getting that kind of velocity. My chrono says 3150 fps is about all that I can stand. It's still been fun playing with something new. Dan
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Old 03-30-2012, 07:52 PM
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My longest OAL was 3.150 to get the reamer and I am going to single load them anyway, so mag lenght doesn't matter. I'll have to get some Retumbo for my testing.
Thanks Dan.
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