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Old 02-02-2014, 09:23 PM
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6.5x284 partition

Hey guys I came across some 140 grain partitions and I was wondering if anyone here had done an elk inside of 400 yards with a 140 grain 6.5 partition and what the results were. Thanks ahead of time
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:21 AM
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Re: 6.5x284 partition

The partition bullets wok great. I have killed elk with a 130 gr partition in a 270 and elk with a 140 gr in a 280 but haven't shot a 6.5x284 shoud be ok with proper bullet placement I wouldn't worry about the bullet at all.
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Old 02-06-2014, 10:42 AM
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Re: 6.5x284 partition

Thank ya very much. It's funny you mention the 280 that's my other dream caliber so it would be one of the two for an elk hunt if I went. I'd love to move out there and learn some day. How far are the average shots in your area?
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Old 02-06-2014, 11:26 AM
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Re: 6.5x284 partition

Can be from 50 yards to a 1000 just depends on where the elk are. Most Antelope are around 500 unless they are on hay field deer around 400 unless on hay field also.
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Old 02-06-2014, 12:41 PM
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Re: 6.5x284 partition

If you don't mind my asking which part of the state are you in? I'd like to research all avenues before I jump on a hunt
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Old 02-06-2014, 01:22 PM
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Re: 6.5x284 partition

Southwest corner 40 miles north of Rock Springs, 60 miles south of Pinedale, 240 miles south of Yellowstone.
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Re: 6.5x284 partition

So you must be close to downtown Farson! It always cracks me up when I look at the weather channel for Farson's weather and it says the station is located 1 block from "downtown"...

I have used a 6.5x284 with a 140 g Berger on a couple of elk with no issues so I am sure a Partition would do just fine if you can get them to shoot decently.
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