6.5x55 vs .308

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by lrbeginner, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. lrbeginner

    lrbeginner Member

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    i read a lot of things about 6.5x55 and 308 barrel life, there's a lot of theories....
    so what you think which one will last longer ?
    thanks
     
  2. MTBULLET

    MTBULLET Well-Known Member

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    the one shoot the least ! sorry, couln't resist.
    this type question is impossible to answer, toooooo many variables .
     

  3. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Awesome I agree to many variables
     
  4. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    Aside from the case design and bullet diameter, all else being equal or at least proportionally equal, the 308 should hands down have a longer life.



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