6.5x284 Rifle

Discussion in 'Gun Photos' started by WyoElk2Hunt, Apr 5, 2014.

  1. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    My new rifle picked up yesterday will let you know how it shoots soon. Nightforce ATARC 5-25x56 scope.
     

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  2. mtnwrunner

    mtnwrunner Well-Known Member

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    THAT is a very nice looking rig. Nice build.
    I keep looking at that ACTAR---one of these days......

    Randy
     

  3. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    Very Nice!
     
  4. marioq

    marioq Well-Known Member

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    Yes please let us know!!!!! I was thinking if getting one if Bobs guns. Curious how it shoots and how it feels also how heavy is it? Did they do barrel break in for you?
    Did they give you a load to start with?
    Thanks

    Mario
     
  5. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    No they only test fired the gun but they might break it in if you wanted too have to ask them.
    They gave me the load that they like for the 6.5x284 but suggest you tweak your own load.
    The rifle with the scope and bipod weighs 13 pounds on my bathroom scale ( no bullets}.
    Will attend the shooting school on April 18th and 19th.
     
  6. jw308

    jw308 Well-Known Member

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    Very nice gun... Nice price tag on those too...lol... I'll bet it shoots awesome!
     
  7. jw308

    jw308 Well-Known Member

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    So how's that thing shoot?... I'm pretty sure that cal is going to be my next build.
     
  8. digger11

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    After looking at that I need a smoke!!
     
  9. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    Rifle shoot great as expected. Here are some pictures of the shooting school. My load
    Lapua brass
    Fed 210 primer
    49.7 gr Hodgdon Hybird 100
    Berger 140 gr Hunting VLD
    COAL is 3.070
    I was getting Sub 1 inch groups at 200 yards didn't get pictures of groups. We shot at 100 yards for sight in and went to range and shot steel at 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1500. 1800 and wind blew the 2000 yard target over before we started shooting at it. My 6.5x284 was only shot at the 1000 because the wind was so strong so didn't try the 1500 but shot the 1800 with Bob's 338 Lapua. I would recommend going to a shooting school if you get a chance. You will learn a lot and get a chance to improve your skills and just shoot a bunch.
     

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  10. jw308

    jw308 Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a lot of fun..gun)
     
  11. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    3 Shot group at 1500 yards by Jason Baney from EuroOptic. My rifle shoots good, Now I just need to be as good as it is. This was done at ExtremeOuterLimits shooting school on 5/8/2014.
     

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  12. jw308

    jw308 Well-Known Member

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    That's awesome! What are you shooting through it? Hand loads?
     
  13. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    Lapua Brass
    Federal 210 Primer
    140 Gr Berger Hunting VLD
    49.7 Gr Hybird 100
    3.070 COAL
     
  14. Timber338

    Timber338 Well-Known Member

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    Awesome gun. 6.5x284 is a huge contender for my next custom build. And it would double as my sons first big game rifle.

    Thanks for sharing!