6.5x284 partition

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  1. Gray R

    Gray R Well-Known Member

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    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
     
  2. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    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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  3. Gray R

    Gray R Well-Known Member

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    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?
     
  4. WyoElk2Hunt

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    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.
     
  5. Gray R

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    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
     
  6. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    Southwest corner 40 miles north of Rock Springs, 60 miles south of Pinedale, 240 miles south of Yellowstone.
     
  7. c-ne-elk

    c-ne-elk Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  8. Gray R

    Gray R Well-Known Member

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    Ok good. It's nothing pressing it'll be a while before I get the chance. I just switched to partitions from bergers cause all my shots are close and I was wondering if it would work when the time comes
     
  9. WyoElk2Hunt

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    So you must be close to downtown Farson! Yes that is correct.
    downtown consist of Ice cream store, Post Office and Mitch's cafe.
     
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    Ah yes, the ice cream store!
     

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  11. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    Is that you in the middle Tom
     
  12. c-ne-elk

    c-ne-elk Well-Known Member

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    Yes it is. I'm taking a guess, is this Mike?
     
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    No Bill Witt