6.5-06 or 6.5-06 a-square

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by woodeyehunter, Jun 15, 2012.

  1. woodeyehunter

    woodeyehunter New Member

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    im wanting to build a rifle in 6.5-06
    what is the difference in the 6.5-06 a square ??
    i dont know if there is a difference , pls help a guy out here:D
     
  2. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    The 6.5-06 started out as a Wildcat which means that some reamers/smiths could've done things a hair different to the extent that you wouldn't be able to interchange ammo without extra care.

    A-Square standardized the cartridge with SAAMI such that all future builds based on the 6.5-06 A-Square standard would be based on a common spec.

    This also makes it possible for ammunition manufacturers to make ammo that works safely in any standard chamber. ...but, not necessarily true for older, pre-standardized chambers.

    But, that's just my understanding which might be right or wrong.

    -- richard
     

  3. woodeyehunter

    woodeyehunter New Member

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    makes perfectly good sense to me , guess i will go for the a-square
    thankslightbulb