6.5 x 284 norma

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by BIG MICK, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. BIG MICK

    BIG MICK Active Member

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    Hey guys i got the urge to build another rifle, and i would like a 6.5 284 . Use would be mainly hunting and some range work, and i dont mind a bit of weight so it dosnt need to be a real light. which action , barrel type and lengh etc would you suggest.
     
  2. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    krieger barrel either 8.5 or 8 twist. rem action macmillian stock
     

  3. eshell

    eshell Well-Known Member

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    If using a Remington, go to a Long Action, even though the 6.5-284 is thought of as a short action cartridge.
     
  4. su37

    su37 Well-Known Member

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    If you get the Remington, the short action works just fine with a Wyatt's center feed magazine box.
    Not only does it feed perfectly it allows you to seat 140 VLD bullets out to C.O.A.L. of 2.970.

    8" twist works for me shooting the 140 VLD and that is what Berger recommends.

    700 muzzle dia.

    24" is plenty to easily get 3,000 mv with a 140.

    I've been using 7828 SSC, RL17 and RL 25 in mine.

    Magnum powder has outstanding accuracy when shooting 125/130's.
     
  5. caveman737

    caveman737 Member

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    Ive got a sako75 action whit a 1:8 kongsberg barell, five rounds make a 7mm hole in the target at 100meters.

    I rekomend kongsberg barell