6.5 MM 139 grain Lapua Scenar Question

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by hillbillybear, May 14, 2010.

  1. hillbillybear

    hillbillybear Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone used the 139 grain 6.5 MM Lapua Scenar for long range work. If so how did it perform and did you use it on any deer size critters.

    I am currently working with a 6.5x55 and I really like the BC numbers for this bullet.
     
  2. Alan Griffith

    Alan Griffith Well-Known Member

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    It's been a while since I've seen reports on the Scenars for hunting but it was not favorable. It seems the bullets to receive favorable reports are the MK's (142 gr) and VLD's (130 and 140 gr), specifically the Hunting versions.

    Alan
     
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  3. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    i use them in matches out to 1000 yards withmy 6.5-284. i use a 120 baltip for hunting. the bergers are made for hunting. the scenar and matchkings are not.
     
  4. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Amax,jlk,accubond,vld
     
  5. cinch

    cinch Well-Known Member

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    So have any of you used these for hunting?